Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: A Comprehensive Public Health Response to an Environmental Issue


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Explain why exposure to environmental lead is a health concern for young children.
  2. Describe the steps taken to determine a childs blood lead level and what happens if the level is elevated.
  3. Describe how the lead surveillance data is used to develop a housing based approach for the prevention of childhood lead poisoning. 

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Participant Information

4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

Program Evaluation

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Objectives/Learner's achievement of each objective
12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Tom Carroll, Chief Sanitarian, Housing Hygiene Section, New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Community Environmental Health and Food Protection

Presenter 2
14. Sue Slade, Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health, New York State Department of Health

Presenter 3
15. (Not applicable)

Presenter 4
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Presenter 5
17. (Not applicable)

Conflict of Interest

Outcomes of Education

23. Please list up to three specific barriers you have identified that will prevent you from incorporating what you have learned into practice.


24. Please list up to three specific strengths of this learning activity/offering.

25. Please list up to three specific areas to improve this learning activity/offering.

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