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Is Work Making your Patients Sick?

Preventing, Diagnosing & Treating Occupational Illness

Friday, September 28, 2012
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Fee: $50.00 - includes continental breakfast and a lunch

Occupational health is a vital aspect of one’s overall physical, mental and emotional health. It is also the focus of dynamic research throughout the United States. This conference will explore important common and emerging health topics in occupational medicine delivered by top experts in the field.

Keynote: Elimination of Health & Safety Disparities
Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH
Immediate Past President, American Public Health Association
Cook County (IL) Health Department

Other Presentation Topics Include:

  • NYS Occupational Health Services for Health Care Providers
  • NYS Occupational Health Clinic Network’s Role in Assisting Primary Care Practitioners
  • Rural Occupational Medicine
  • Pesticides and Parkinson’s Disease
  • Occupational Health Issues and the Nanotechnology Workforce
  • Taking an Occupational History: Work-related Asthma
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Noise-induced Hearing Loss
  • Repetitive Stress Disorders
  • Return to Work Decisions

Click here for presentation objectives.

Continuing Education Credits

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 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The New York State Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

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 6.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.

The planners and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

Commercial support was not obtained for this program.

This event is co-sponsored by:

  • Empire State Public Health Training Center
  • Occupational & Environmental Health Center of Eastern New York
  • School of Public Health University at Albany
  • New York State Department of Health
  • New York State Nurses Association
  • New York State Academy of Family Physicians
  • NYNJ Education and Research Center