142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Environmental Health in Child Care

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will highlight current research and practice related to environmental issues impacting infants and young children, particularly relating to child care settings. Topics include epidemiology, prevention, policy, standards, practice, and/or effectiveness of intervention programs. Panelists will include members from academia, federal and state public health agencies, non-profit organizations, and advocacy groups.
Session Objectives: Objective 1: Examine emerging issues and challenges in environmental management and policy within the child care settings Objective 2: Describe the populations of infants and young children who are in child care and are most at risk of exposures to environmental hazards Objective 3: Discuss key environmental health hazards found in and around child care facilities. Objective 4: Understand why children have unique vulnerabilities to harmful chemicals in the child care environment. Objective 5:Identify steps to prevent or mitigate exposure to these hazards
Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH and Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH
Chanda Nicole Holsey, DrPH, MPH and Jennifer Marshall, PhD, MPH

An Integrated Pest Management Intervention in Child Care Centers
Abbey Alkon, PhD, Bobbie Rose, RN, PHN, Dana Cox, RN, PHN, Regina Vittore, RN, PHN, Alicia Swartz, RN, PNP, PhD student, Sahar Nouredini, PHN, MSN, CNS and Michelle Stephens, RN, PNP

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing