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|TRAINING MANUAL ON PEDIATRIC ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: PUTTING IT INTO PRACTICE|
This training manual has been designed by the Children's Environmental Health Network to assist health care faculty to incorporate pediatric environmental health into their teaching. It offers guidelines and tools faculty can use to teach pediatric environmental health. It was presented at the first national pediatric environmental health conference for health care providers, cosponsored by ATSDR, held by the Network June 4-7, 1999 in San Francisco. Modules include case studies, discussion questions, and suggested assignments for use in a course or training program.
View or download, for free, the entire Training Manual or one or more individual modules. Once you have downloaded the files, you can view, print, and/or share them electronically with students and colleagues.
Manual Table of Contents
2. Faculty Training Guide
3. Strategies and Tactics for Teaching
4. Advocacy for Pediatric Environmental Health
5. A Developmental Approach to Pediatric Environmental Health
6. Environmental History-Taking
8. Childhood Lead Toxicity
9. Metal Toxicity in Children
10. Air Pollution
11. Children and Solvents
ATSDR Funds Clinical Referral Units for Children
ATSDR has established a new medical consultation process using Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) around the country, currently there are 10 locations: Region 1; Region 2; Region 3 Region 4; Region 5; Region 6; Region 7; Region 8 and 9(currently no web links); Region 10. These units facilitate linkages between environmental medicine and pediatric specialists to build regional and national referral networks, thus improving environmental health services for children exposed to hazardous substances.
The PEHSUs are also supported by the California-based Children's Environmental Health Network. and the Association of Occupational & Environmental Clinics.
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