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Firearm Marksmanship and Adolescent Lead Exposure: Adverse Health Effects, Surveillance, Control, and Prevention

posted on Oct 16, 2018
This course qualifies as continuing education for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists, certified public health professionals and other professionals provided by the Centers for Disease Control and its partners. 
 

CE Origination Date – 10/01/2018
CE Expiration Date – 10/01/2020

The goal of this activity is to enhance the knowledge of physicians and other healthcare providers about the health impacts of lead exposure at firing ranges and competitive marksmanship among adolescent populations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss potential adverse health effects of lead exposure to adolescents.
  2. Describe measures to control lead exposure in firing range environments.
  3. Describe appropriate primary prevention and hygiene measures for youth actively engaging in marksmanship.
  4. Discuss recommendations for medical surveillance of adolescents exposed to lead.

Developed By

Rose Goldman, MD, MPH
Director of Faculty Affairs, Dept of  Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
 
Alan Woolf, MD, MPH, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT
Associate Chief Medical Education Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
Director, Region 1 PEHSU
 
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NOTE: Enrollment in this learning plan will automatically enroll you in both courses.  
 

This material was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: U61TS000237 along with the American College of Medical Toxicology and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: U61TS000238 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.

Filed under: Lead, Online Course