Health Effects Related to Mold and Moisture in Indoor Environments

Mold on a ceiling

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photo courtesy of Terry Brennan

Learning Objective

  • Following this program, participants will be able to develop skills to make informed decisions on the need for environmental intervention based on current information on health effects and exposure to mold and moisture.

Target Audience

  • Clinicians in specialties where consideration of environmental factors contributes to the quality of care (e.g. internal medicine, allergy, asthma, disaster medicine, family medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, pulmonary disease, pediatrics).
  • Public health professionals who work with clinicians to reduce environmental risk factors.
  • Others involved in public health response to hurricanes.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations.  Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Croteau, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Croteau will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

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Provided by:

Marc Croteau, M.D., M.P.H.

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Center for Indoor Environments and Health

 

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation and attain an 80% score on a brief quiz at the end of the Health Effects Related to Mold and Moisture in Indoor Environments course in order to obtain CME Credits. Learners can take the quiz as many times as they like. Once the quiz and evaluation are complete, learners will be able to display and print a certificate to receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.