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PEHSU Grand Rounds | Marksmanship and Adolescent Youth Lead Poisoning - November 13, 2018 at 1:00pm ET

posted on Oct 29, 2018
Presenter: Rose Goldman, MD, MPH; Associate Director, Region 1 PEHSU. This webinar will discuss what are the sources of lead exposure at shooting ranges, preventive measures to reduce and prevent exposure, and what role the health care provide can play.
 

Title: Marksmanship and Adolescent Youth Lead Poisoning

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 1:00pm EST

Presenters:  Rose Goldman, MD, MPH; Associate Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Director of Faculty Affairs, Dept. of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance; Associate Director, Region 1 PEHSU

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss potential sources of lead exposure at the shooting range and how that translates to appropriate questions to ask the patient.
  • Describe personal protective and hygiene measures that reduce/prevent exposures from shooting.
  • Describe measures to control lead exposure in the firing range environment.
  • Discuss potential adverse health effects of lead exposure to adolescents.
  • Describe a strategy of medical surveillance that a health care provider could recommend.
 
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