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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Clinical Education (Web On Demand) - WD2150

This 1-hour web-based course is designed to enhance recognition and treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning, in both emergency and non-emergency situations, by clinical personnel. It is intended for emergency department clinical personnel and family and general practice providers.

This broadcast was originally accredited as activity number WD1233. It has been re-accredited under new activity number WD2150. Please disregard the Continuing Education expiration date contained within the broadcast. Accreditation expires January 7, 2015.

FACULTY: Hampson, Neil B., MD
CREDENTIALS: Emeritus physician, Section of Hyperbaric Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

FACULTY: Lavonas, Eric, MD
CREDENTIALS: Associate Director, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center Denver , CO

FACULTY: Stock, Allison, PhD, MPH
CREDENTIALS: (former) Toxicologist/Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

ORIGINATION DATE: January 7, 2013
EXPIRATION DATE: January 7, 2015

TARGET AUDIENCE: DOs, LPNs, MDs, NPs, RNs, medical students

PREREQUISITES: Medical/clinical background

FORMAT: Enduring activity

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This course will enhance recognition and treatment of CO poisoning in emergency and non-emergency situations by clinical personnel.

OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of CO poisoning
  2. Identify mechanisms of CO toxicity
  3. Describe the clinical aspects of CO poisoning
  4. Identify the symptoms of CO poisoning
  5. Explain the treatment of CO poisoning

CONTACT INFORMATION: CDC/NCEH Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch (770) 488-3700


CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.0

CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, and our content experts wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

SUPPORT/FUNDING: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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