Webinar: Guidelines on Maternal Lead Screening for Immigrants and Refugees

Oct 19, 2023

Monday, Nov. 6, 2023

12-1 p.m. ET | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. CT | 10-11 a.m. MT | 9-10 a.m. PT

The Minnesota Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health will host this webinar and include specific considerations for Afghan newcomers who are pregnant and/or lactating.

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Guidelines on Maternal Lead Screening for Immigrants and Refugees

Learning Objectives

  • Identify who is at risk for elevated lead
  • Understand the effects of lead on pregnant women and the fetus
  • Understand ACOG guidelines for prenatal lead screening
  • Understand best practices for ordering and obtaining lead samples
  • Know how to care for a pregnant or lactating patient with an elevated blood lead level

Moderator

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Dr. Meera Siddharth, FAAP

Attending Physician, Pediatrics
TB Services Coordinator, Refugee Health Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Presenters

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Dr. Kevin Osterhoudt, MSCE, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT

Attending Physician, Emergency Department
Medical Director, The Poison Control Center
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Dr. Jessica Deffler

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine Thomas Jefferson University

Medical Director, Wyss Wellness Center

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Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, Mir Wali Khan, MBBS, MS, F.MAS

Visiting Scholar
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia




Continuing education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Department of Health. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other participants will receive a proof of attendance document from MDH following completion of a post-webinar evaluation and are responsible for determining if this training meets CE criteria for their professional organization.


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