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PEHSU Grand Rounds | Summer Like It Hot, Some Like It Hotter – Public Health Impact of Environmental Exposure and Extreme Heat - June 20, 2018 at 1:00pm ET

posted on Jun 14, 2018
Title: Summer Like It Hot, Some Like It Hotter – Public Health Impact of Environmental Exposure and Extreme Heat

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Presenter:  Scott Crawford, MD, FACEP, CHSOS; Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso; El Paso, TX; PEHSU Region 6

Learning Objectives:

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

  • 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.
 
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