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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Updated Policies and Best Clinical Practices

NC State Laboratory of Public Health | Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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2020 Clinical Lead Training
Watch full training recording (5 hours)
NOTE: Participants must watch the full training recording to earn a certificate of completion for CEUs.
Individual presentation recordings and slides can be viewed below.


Background of Lead in NC and Overview of State Programming
Ed Norman, MPH, NC DHHS Children’s Environmental Health
Watch recording (35 minutes) | Download slides
Sources of Lead Exposure
David Brown, REHS, NC DHHS Children’s Environmental Health
Watch recording (23 minutes) | Download slides
Health Effects and Medical Treatment of Lead Poisoning in Childhood and Pregnancy
Ann Chelminski, MD, MPH, NC DHHS Children’s Environmental Health
Watch recording (56 minutes) | Download slides
Lead Testing Procedures and the State Lab’s Role
Kate Koehler, NC State Laboratory of Public Health
Watch recording (28 minutes) | Download slides
Clinical Case Management and the NC LEAD System (part 1)
Melanie Napier, PhD, MSPH, NC DHHS Children’s Environmental Health
Watch recording (47 minutes) | Download slides
Clinical Case Management and the NC LEAD System (part 2)
Barbara Donadio, RN, BSN, Duke Primary Care Heritage Pediatrics
Watch recording (20 minutes) | Download slides
Role of Environmental Health Specialist
David Brown, REHS, NC DHHS Children’s Environmental Health
Watch recording (36 minutes) | Download slides
Role of Public Health Education
Neasha Graves, MPA, UNC IE Center for Public Engagement with Science
Watch recording (48 minutes) | Download slides

–Credits & Disclosures | Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence 

  • Per the Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence (PHNICE), 7.0 NCPD contact hours and up to 7.0 Recertification Credits may be earned upon successful completion. Participants must attend 100% of the educational activity and complete the online evaluation. No partial credit will be awarded.
  • –No conflict of interest, as defined by PHNICE, exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.
  • –The Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credits & Disclosures | School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • –The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • –This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
  • –The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This training was provided through a partnership of the NC DHHS Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, the NC DHHS Public Health Nursing Institute for Continuing Excellence, the UNC School of Medicine Office of Continuing Professional Development, the NC State Laboratory of Public Health, and the UNC Institute for the Environment.