Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change and the Role of the Health Professional

Recorded March 27, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Kristen Welker-Hood, ScD, MSN, RN, Director, Environment and Health Programs, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Washington, DC

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • List 3 anticipated impacts of global warming on public health
  • Describe the relationship between burning fossil fuel and global climate change
  • List 3 strategies they can employ to support mitigation and public health adaptation policies

Minimum System Requirements

While the presentations may be viewable on systems that don't meet these criteria, we recommend that you use a computer that meets the following standards:

  • Broadband internet access (DSL, Cable, T1, Wi-fi)
  • Speakers or Headphones
Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
Mac OS Version - OS X
  • Browser Requirements: Internet Explorer 5.2.3 or later for Mac OS X, Safari 1.0.3 or later (Safari 1.2.4 & above recommended), Firefox 1.0 or later
  • Media Player Requirements: Windows Media Player for Mac OS X
Mac OS Version - OS 9

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