Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Health Provider Series: Session 6
April 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
4/12/23 – Looking Forward: NASEM Recommendations to Improve Public Health
Review the NASEM report’s recommendations that include public health surveillance, as well as the critical need to educate health providers on environmental exposures and associated health effects.
About the Speaker
Laura Anderko, RN, PhD
Dr. Anderko is an environmental health nurse consultant and co-director of the Federal Region 3 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) of Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment at the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, Villanova University. She has consulted with health providers and communities about potential health effects and risk reduction strategies for PFAS. She was a co-author for the recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report, Guidance on PFAS Exposure, Testing, and Clinical Follow-up (2022) https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/guidance-on-pfas-testing-and-health-outcomes.
ACCREDITATION AND CONTACT HOURS
Each participant will earn one CE for attending each session. There is no cost for participating in any of the sessions.
Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.