Contact:

Dr. Anne Turner-Henson 
UAB School of Nursing, Leadership Education in Child-Health Nursing (LECHN) 
 
205 934 7533 

When

Friday November 19, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM CST

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Where

University of South Alabama College of Nursing 
5721 USA Drive North
Mobile, AL 36688
 

 
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Nurses & Environmental Health: Health Consequences of the Gulf Oil Spill 

A one-day workshop designed to inform nurses of the environmental health consequences of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and learn health risk communication strategies. 

Registration FREE; Limited to first 100 participants 

Conference Objectives:

  • To describe the environmental and human health risks from the Gulf Oil Spill from a short- and long-term perspective.
  • To discuss strategies used to reduce environmental and human health risks from the Gulf Oil Spill.
  • To describe how to develop and use risk communication messages with selected populations.

Speakers:

  • Keynote:  Linda McCauley PhD, FAAN, FAAOHN, RN, Dean, Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
  • Risks to the Environment:  James Connors, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of South Alabama
  • Risks to Human Health: 
    • Nalini Sathiakumar MD, DrPH, Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health
    • Ronald Franks MD, Vice President for Health Sciences, University of South Alabama
  • Risk Communication Strategies:  Barbara Sattler DrPH, RN, FAAN,Professor, Director, Environmental Health Education Center, University of Maryland, School of Nursing,  

 

Sponsored by: 
 University of South Alabama College of Nursing
 UAB School of Nursing, Leadership Education in Child-Health Nursing (LECHN) Program
 University of Maryland Environmental Health Education Center

 

Nursing CEU's will be available