CROM Grand Rounds- February 21, 2017- Occupational Asthma in Healthcare Workers – Anna Samedova Sevilla, MPH, MBS

Posted at 11:51 am February 20, 2017, in Seminars

Speakers:  Anna Samedova Sevilla, MPH, MBS     

Topic:Occupational Asthma in Healthcare Workers

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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


  1. Describe current trends in the epidemiology of occupational asthma nationwide and New Jersey.
  2. List several chemical hazards that may lead to the development of occupational asthma in healthcare workers.
  3. Discuss the types of interventions for eliminating or reducing exposure to allergens in the workplace.

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

Anna Samedova Sevilla has no relevant financial relationships and Anna Samedova Sevilla does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during her 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.