3315.0 Current Issues in Children's Environmental Health

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Children's environmental health is a continuing priority of the Environment Section. This session provides insights into how children's environmental health may be compromised by home, school, and community exposures, and how those exposures may be reduced or avoided. Caregiver and provider education are essential ingredients for avoiding and preventing exposures.
Session Objectives: Presentations: - Describe current environmental exposures; - Demonstrate and evaluate how to reduce exposures, including provider and caregiver education; - Assess the impacts of exposures

Approaches to Reduce Lead in Drinking Water through Education
Jerry L. Ellis, MS and Francine St. Denis, PhD
Lead Screening and Family Education: Characterizing Risk Factors
Janet Primomo, PhD, Frank DiBiase, MA, Elizabeth Pulos, PhD and Lindsay Spencer, BS
Home Safety Assessment among households with children in the Texas Rio Grande Valley
Genny Carrillo Zuniga, MD, ScD, Nelda Mier, PhD, Yoon-Ho Seol, PhD and Miguel A. Zuniga, MD, DrPH
Assessing exposure metrics for air pollution and birthweight models in North Carolina
Simone C. Gray, BS, MS, Sharon Edwards, BA, MS and Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Environment
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Public Health Nursing, School Health Education and Services, Statistics

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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