Clearing the Air: Protecting Your Patients from Air Pollution

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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, and Other Allied Health Workers.


Clearing the Air: How Air Pollution Affects Your Patients, and What You Can Do About It

You know that air pollution exacerbates asthma, but did you know that it’s also associated with heart disease, low birth weight, dementia, Parkinson’s, behavioral problems, diabetes and obesity? Learn how air pollution affects your patients’ health, and how you can help protect your patients from the dangers of exposure to air pollution. This presentation is relevant for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and other allied health workers.

Method of participation: Online audio/video lecture, case review, successful completion of post-test and evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 45 minutes

Release Date: June 1, 2016
Valid Thru: June 22, 2020
Revision Date: May 30, 2018

The following faculty member does not have significant or other financial relationships with industry/commercial supporters to disclose:

Laura Wenzel
Dr. Raymond Lawrence

Note: Your module link is listed on your receipt/confirmation under "WORKSHOP INFORMATION."

System Requirements
Participants who are interested in taking this eLearning course, please go to our system requirements page for more information and to test your computer and the network your computer will be on prior to registering for the class.

Credit Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC and Clean Air Carolina. Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Enduring Activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC) designates this continuing education program as fulfilling the requirement for 0.75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 0.75 contact hours.


  • Describe the impact of air pollution on health
  • Assess patient risk from air pollution
  • Advise patients on how to protect themselves from air pollution
  • Identify policies which ensure healthy air


Carrie J Jackman-Hoyle, MHA, 704-512-3720


Jun 2, 2016 - May 30, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Jun 2, 2016 - May 30, 2020
Check-In Time
8:00 AM
0.75 - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.75 - CEU
Online Learning
Jun 1, 2016 - May 30, 2020
Online Learning
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit