The American Nurses Association Department of Nursing Practice and Policy provides the following information:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting an educational conference call on the health effects of this summer’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On Tuesday December 7, 2010 at 1:00 pm EST, subject matter experts from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the National Center for Environmental Health will present on health surveillance activities, and will take questions regarding the information. Continuing education credits are available.
Sign up by visiting the CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity website, and sign up for weekly alerts on other emerging health threats or emergency preparedness issues.