Public Health & Public Policy
Zita Lazzarini, JD, MPH
Division Director and Associate Professor
Medical Humanities, Health Law & Ethics
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
From smoking bans to seatbelt laws, patient confidentiality to AIDS testing - public policy is essential to public health. In this program viewers will learn more about the impact of current policies as well as more about how public health practitioners can influence a change in policy.
Zita Lazzarini, a public health lawyer, researcher and professor, will bring us up to date on some of the latest policies as well as areas where there may be a need for stronger policies to protect public health.
Originally broadcast November 16, 2006
For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in December, 2008 and renewed until December 2010.
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity has been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-073 and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.