PEHSU Grand Rounds Webinar
This webinar is part of an ongoing series of educational presentations by experts on issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.
Summer Like It Hot, Some Like It Hotter – Public Health Impact of Environmental Exposure and Extreme Heat - June 20, 2018
- Describe the scope and trends in global temperature and regional microclimates.
- Identify the physiologic health effects of extreme heat to different at-risk populations.
- Outline support systems and public health programs regionally and nationally to assist with support in extreme heat events.
- Understand the treatment considerations and evaluation of pregnant and pediatric patients with core temperature elevation.
Presenter: Scott Crawford, MD, FACEP, CHSOS
Dr. Scott Crawford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, a Simulation Technician for the Region Training and Simulation Center and the Technology Consultant for the Southwest Center for Pediatric Environmental Health. He graduated from Rush University School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine. He did his residency at the TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso with the Department of Emergency Medicine. His areas of interest are emergency medicine, simulation, and education.
Continuing Education Information
- Take the course on the PEHSU National Classroom
- Visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before July 24, 2020.
- Search for the activity: WD2588-062018
- Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
- Pass the posttest at 80% on TCEO (Posttest consists of a mix of five multiple choice and true/false questions.)
- CE certificates will be available on your TCEO account
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.