Work and Reproductive Health: Awareness and Prevention
This webinar was originally presented on May 3, 2021. About this course: This activity will offer training to primary care and reproductive health care providers on the scope and nature of occupational reproductive health concerns. It will offer training and tools to help healthcare professionals provide services and counseling to workers of all genders concerned about their reproductive health.
- List 3 important questions to ask patients about their work and workplace exposures.
- Describe regulatory guidelines important for clinicians to understand when addressing occupational reproductive health concerns.
- Describe 3 strategies clinicians can convey to their patients to reduce their exposures to workplace hazards.
- Identify at least 2 evidence-based occupational reproductive health resources.
- Describe how a team approach to occupational health and safety will improve reproductive outcomes for workers.
Debra Cherry, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington
Debra Cherry, M.D., M.S., is a board certified occupational medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, director of the UW Medicine Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency and a UW associate professor of General Internal Medicine and an adjunct associate professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Dr. Cherry is an expert in injuries and illnesses that result from exposure in the workplace. She takes pride in promoting the health and safety of workers, assisting injured workers in their transition back to work and managing worker’s comp claims efficiently. Dr. Cherry earned her M.D. from Texas Tech, Lubbock, and her M.S. from Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas. She is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Her clinical and research interests include work-related injury and illness, exposure to hazardous waste products, pediatric environmental health, work hazards associated with commercial fishing, and resident education.
CE Origination date: May 3, 2021
CE Renewal date: May 3, 2023
In support of improving patient care, 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 live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1.0 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 1.0 nursing contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.
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