Free CME Archived Webinar on Preventing Elevated Blood Levels in Children
The New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (NJAAP) in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health has created an educational video for healthcare providers that highlights the importance of conducting blood lead level tests for children. Elevated blood lead levels is one of the most preventable pediatric environmental health issues in the United States today.
There is no safe level of lead. Even small amounts of lead exposure can alter a child’s life forever.
The webinar will:
Detail the new regulations for healthcare providers regarding blood lead testing
Summarize the role of the pediatric healthcare provider in preventing, identifying, and managing elevated blood lead levels in young children
Summarize public health’s role in preventing and managing elevated blood lead levels in children
List three effects of lead exposure in the pediatric population
Identify the sources of lead, its routes of exposure, and prevention measures
*Upon completion of the video, physicians can earn CME credit by submitting an evaluation using the link provided in the description box (underneath the video). Your score will be displayed upon completion. Please note that a score of 80% or higher is required for CME credit. If your score is less than 80% you will need to re-submit (the same evaluation link can be used). ** Please note that nursing credits are not awarded for this activity
- Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of New Jersey through the joint providership of Atlantic Health System and the American Academy of Pediatrics, New Jersey Chapter. Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Atlantic Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.