Professional Development: Climate Change and Health: A COEH Continuing Education Webinar

Do you want a review of the health effects of climate change? Want to hear an expert speak on this at your desk? Then this webinar hosted by The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health’s Continuing Education (COEH-CE) Program may be of interest to you!

Changes in climate and increases in the frequency of extreme climate events are predicted to adversely affect human health in a variety of ways. In this webinar Dr. Kent Pinkerton, Director of the Center for Health and the Environment at UC Davis, will provide an overview of the public health effects of climate change.

Date: Wednesday, April 5
Time: 10:30-11:30am PDT

On completion of the Climate Change and Health webinar participants will be able to:

* Outline the evidence for climate effects that can impact human health
* Identify specific health issues associated with climate change
* Distinguish specific respiratory problems likely to increase as climate change occurs

Dr. Pinkerton also serves as the Associate Director for the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, where he researches climate change impacts on agricultural health and safety. He has co-chaired symposiums on Climate Change and Global Public Health for the American and Turkish Thoracic Societies
and is co-editor of the book, Global Climate Change and Public Health published in 2014.

CE credits are available for nurses and industrial hygienists. CE requires additional registration to complete payment and evaluation to receive credit. The cost for CE credit is $30 per webinar. Directions on how to receive these are available on the registration website.

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health’s Continuing Education (COEH-CE) Program offers high quality professional development courses for practitioners working in occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational epidemiology, ergonomics, and other allied health professions in the occupational safety and health community. COEH is a collaboration of UC San Francisco’s Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UC Berkeley’s Labor Occupational Health Program, and UC Davis’ Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. Professional courses are relevant to
multidisciplinary audiences.