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Making the Connection: Environmental Health in Wisconsin Conference

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Friday, February 17
12:00 PM

Signe Scott Cooper Hall
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Alex Bryant

This activity will educate health care professionals about important environmental factors affecting human health and how best to use
that information in primary care practice. The conference will also build relationships between environmental advocates and health practitioners to advocate cooperatively for public policies that promote a healthy environment.
As a result of participation in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
1) Share knowledge about the current scientific research on health effects of exposure to environmental hazards, identify barriers and opportunities for addressing key public health problems.
2) Identify and manage significant adverse environmental health effects and apply this information to patient care.
3) Advocate for a healthier environment and foster collaboration between individuals, organizations, and government.

Intended Audience:Physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives and certified professional midwives, public health professionals, environmental activists, staff of environmental organizations, scientists and students.