CME/CEU

 

Environmental Health Medical Toolkit (overview)

Case Definition

Potential Health Effects Due to Inhalation

Reference Materials for Diagnostic Coding

Survey for Patients’ Potential Exposure

 

Title of Course: Environmental Health Medical Toolkit

Course Directors:

*David Brown. ScD, Consultant, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Jessa Chabeau, MSW, Case Manager, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Lydia H. Greiner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Consultant, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Sujit Joginpally, MD, MBA, MPA, MAS, Project Manager/Consultant, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Carole Perry, PhD, MPH, RN, Nurse Educator, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Lenore K. Resick, PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Nurse Practitioner, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Leslie A. Walleigh, MD, MPH, Occupational Medicine and Public Health Consultant, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

*Beth Weinberger, PhD, Consultant, Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project, McMurray, PA

Disclosure of Course Director:

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

No relevant financial relationships with commercial entities were disclosed by:

David Brown, ScD; Jessa Chabeau, MSW; Lydia H. Greiner, MSN; Sujit Joginpally, MD; Carole Perry, PhD; Lenore K. Resick, PhD; Leslie A. Walleigh, MD; Beth Weinberger, PhD.

Target Audience:

This continuing education is meant to attract physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physician assistants interested in learning about the health impacts of shale gas drilling activities.

Objectives:

  1. Inform health care providers of current information regarding the contribution of shale gas development exposure to disease causation or exacerbation of pre-existing conditions.
  2. Utilize environmental health and exposure history as a systematic risk assessment in care of patients.
  3. Identify environments of concern and organize potential exposure hazards.
  4. Identify susceptibility of certain segments of a population to specific exposures.
  5. Recognize illnesses related to environmental exposure.

Activity Dates:

Released: 1-31-2017     Reviewed: 1-31-2017     Expire: 1-31-2018

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

 

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Environmental Health Medical Toolkit