Clinician Overview: Ethylene Oxide
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CE Original Date: July 10, 2023
CE Expiration Date: July 10, 2025
This instructional video is designed to increase awareness among healthcare professionals about ethylene oxide and its health effects. It also intends to enhance competency in the recognition, management, and counseling of patients exposed to environmental hazards.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the latest science on ethylene oxide exposure.
- Discuss potential adverse clinical effects associated with ethylene oxide exposure.
- Describe how to clinically manage patients exposed to ethylene oxide.
- Describe how to improve collaborative practice across the health care team regarding the diagnosis and treatment of patients exposed to ethylene oxide.
Clinicians in practice and in training, including physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, nurses, and nursing students.
Dianyi Yu, MD
Hardware: Computer Hardware; Internet Connection; Browser
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of medicine or related basics of human health promotion at a professional level is recommended.
Format: This activity is Web on Demand.
In support of improving patient care, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 0.5 nursing contact hours.
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