National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Education Webinar for Pediatricians
2:00pm – 3:30pm ET
2:00 – 2:05 Introduction
2:05 – 2:20 The Evolution and Ongoing Relevance of Pediatric Lead Exposure
2:20 – 2:50 The Importance of Screening & Testing for Lead in Pediatric Practices
2:50 – 3:05 Community Level Approaches to Decreasing Pediatric Lead Exposure
3:05 – 3:30 Q & A
1. Participants will understand the importance of testing children for lead in the context of pediatric practice and that lead exposure is a priority public health concern.
2. Participants will have increased confidence and understanding of their role as clinicians in detecting lead exposure in patients and blood lead level testing.
3. Participants will increase comprehension of the CDC’s Blood Level Reference Value and its utility.
4. Participants will verbalize plans to increase testing for lead in pediatric or other medical practices.