The Changing Climate and Children’s Health

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Changing Climate and Children's Health provides an overview of climate change identifying important details that impact the health of patients. This course also provides abundant resources for patients, as well as what you can do to prepare your clinic for extreme weather events. 

Learning Objectives
  • Define climate change.
  • Explain the "Greenhouse Effect".
  • Identify common health impacts associated with climate change.
  • Explain the potential relationship of birth outcomes and climate change.
  • Explain how health care providers can assist patients in addressing health effects due to climate change. 
  • Identify at least one way you can work as a team with your community to help residents deal with the effects of climate change.
Authors

Laura Anderko, Phd, RN, Professor, Endowed Chair, and Director Region 3 PEHSU, Georgetown University

Jerome Paulson, MD, FAAP, Medical Director, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units - East

Continuing Education Information

ORIGINATION DATE: October 04, 2019

RENEWAL DATE: October 4, 2021

EXPIRATION DATE: October 04, 2023

 

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 1.2 nursing contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, our content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Dr. Jerome A Paulson and he wishes to disclose Occasional (1-2 times/yr.) consult to lawyers on lead poisoning cases.

Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Dr. Jerome A. Paulson to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Disclaimer: This material was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: 5 NU61TS000237-05 along with the American College of Medical Toxicology and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: 5U61TS000238-05 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Acknowledgement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorse the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications.

Acknowledgement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorse the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications.

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