04.04.24| Exposure and Health Effects of Organophosphate-based Flame Retardants

April 4, 2024

Live Lecture  ~ 4:00 - 5:00 PM EST
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University 

Guest Speaker:
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David C. Volz, PhD
Professor of Environmental Toxicology
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of California, Riverside

 

Target Audience

This educational initiative is designed for local, physicians, specialists, residents, and fellows, specializing in Pathology. 

 

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, attendees should be better able to:

  • Understand why organophosphate-based flame retardants (OPFRs) are used to comply with furniture-
    and vehicle-specific flammability standards at the California- and federal-level, respectively.
  • Describe the mechanisms of developmental toxicity and exposure of Southern California commuters
    to a high-production volume OPFR frequently detected within humans across the United States.
  • Understand how this research may provide the basis for regulatory agencies and industry to begin
    pivoting toward alternative, lower-risk OPFRs.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
02/02/2024
Course expires: 
06/30/2024
Event starts: 
04/04/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/04/2024 - 6:00pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00

Lecture - 4:00-5:00 PM

Cocktail Reception - 5:00-6:00 PM

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
 

Credit Designation:

Physicians: Warren Alpert Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.   
 

Others: Upon request, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • 1.00 Attendance

    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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