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Professional Development 2009 Topics:
Childhood Lead Poisoning

Childhood Lead Poisoning
Date: 02/12/2009
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Presenters

Meredith Lins, Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health

Description and Agenda

Lead poisoning is the most serious environmental health threat facing young children in the U.S. The rate of lead poisoning in Wisconsin in 2006 was more than double the national average.

In this WisLine, we will discuss:

  • how lead affects children,
  • identification and assessment of children with lead poisoning,
  • multi-disciplinary response and communication, and
  • prevention

Materials

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