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Medical Grand Rounds - From Carpeting to Cosmetics - Chemical Risks in Consumer Products
Patterson Education Building, Sayre, Pa.
Videoconferenced to: Big Flats, Corning Centerway, Corning Hospital, Ithaca, Owego, Southport, Troy Community Hospital and Wellsboro.
(Lunch will be provided)
Presenter: Gary Ginsberg, PhD, Senior Toxicologist, Connecticut Department if Public Health, Hartford, CT
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
*Describe how chemicals put into consumer products are evaluated for safety.
*Identify which consumer products tend to have the greatest amounts of chemicals of potential concern.
*Describe which chemicals to watch for on labels of consumer products.
*Identify the types of effects these chemicals can cause including cancer. Endocrine disruption, and acute poisoning.
*Recognize why children can be most valuable to chemicals in consumer products.
*Recall which questions to ask patients regarding their chemical exposure via consumer products.
This program is intended for: General Internists, Hospitalists, Family Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.
“The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.”
“The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement
“Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Guthrie Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).