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CME Webinars – 2009

Following the live broadcast, WOEMA members may view and listen to the webinar on-line and then complete the questionnaire in order to receive credit.


TOPIC: Pyrethroid Pesticides: Hidden Hazard
Aired Thursday, December 10, 2009

Speaker: Rupali Das, MD, MPH, FACOEM, California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Description: Pyrethroid pesticides are widely used for pest control in both occupational and residential settings. Often marketed as safe, the adverse effects of pyrethroid pesticides are under-appreciated. Occupational and environmental health practitioners are likely to encounter patients exposed to pyrethroids. This webinar will provide critical information to guide practice.

Learning objectives:

  • Report pesticide illness
  • Describe why occupational illness due to pyrethroids is a concern
  • Recognize settings where exposure to pyrethroid pesticides may occur
  • Identify potential health consequences of exposure to pyrethroid pesticides
  • Manage workers exposed to pyrethroid pesticides.

[Webinar, Powerpoint Presentation, Evaluation for CME Credit – WOEMA Members Only]

CREDIT:WOEMA is accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WOEMA takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

WOEMA designates this educational activity when combined with completion and submission of the on-line questionnaire, for a maximum of 0.66 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. CME Certificates are issuedand e-mailed to those who successfully participate and complete the webinar.


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