Edward Lee Petsonk, MD, FCCP, FACP
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Date: Wednesday April 4th, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Room: Pylons Learning Center, Room 1905

By the end of the presentation, the attendee will be able to:
  1. Recognize the respiratory health outcomes caused by inhalation of coal mine dust
  2. Describe trends in coal workers’ pneumoconiosis in the U.S. and West Virginia
  3. List hypotheses for recent failures in protection of coal miner lung health
Target Audience:  This program is designed for Public Health faculty, staff, students, Physicians, Nurses, Dentists, other healthcare professionals, and anyone interested in the ongoing research in the field of public health.

Continuing Medical Education Credit:
The West Virginia University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The WVU Office of CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ per session.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing education activity has been provided by the West Virginia University School of Nursing for 1.2 contact hours per session.  The West Virginia University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Legislative Rule #19CSR11-4 under provider number WV 1996-0120RN.

The West Virginia University School of Dentistry is a ADA CERP Recognized Provider, and approved Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) Program Provider (FAGD/MAGD Approved 11/01/09—12/31/13), and an Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE) Approved Provider.  This program is approved for 1 CE credit hour per session.

 ** Please RSVP The Office For Public Health Practice by March 30th to ophp@hsc.wvu.edu
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