CROM Grand Rounds- March 7, 2017- Hazards for Health Care Workers – Lawrence D. Budnick, MD, MPH

Posted at 8:59 am March 6, 2017, in Seminars

Speakers:  Lawrence D. Budnick, MD, MPH                                                                

Topic:“Hazards for Health Care Workers”

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Conference Rooms A&B, EOHSI, Piscataway, NJ

OBJECTIVES

  1. 1.Assess who can be exposed and potentially harmed in health care facilities.
  2. 2.Broadly review potential hazards and harmful exposures that can exist in health care facilities.
  3. 3.Detail the effects of selected hazards on health care workers.
  4. 4.Explain methods to prevent illnesses, diseases and injuries among health care workers.

 

Target Audience:: Environmental and/or occupational medicine practitioners, community health workers, industrial hygienists, researchers, students of air pollution health effects and to others in the field of environmental and occupational safety and health. Occupational Physicians, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists, fellows, residents, medical students and environmental exposure scientists.

Accreditation & Designation

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the Healthcare Team.

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Declarations

Lawrence D. Budnick, MD, MPH has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Budnick does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during his presentation.

“Planning committee members, Dr. Mitchel Rosen and Dr. Michael Gochfeld have no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Michael Pratt’s immediate family works for Novartis.” Michael Pratt, MD, MPH was the content reviewer.