With the last year being the fourth warmest on record, it is critical that health care providers are prepared now to address the health effects of increased temperatures and extreme weather events. With the rise of heat-related illnesses, infectious, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, as well as concerns related to mental health and nutritional deficiencies and food insecurity, providers need substantive, evidence-based education to effectively recognize and manage impacts to protect and improve human health. This CME conference is aimed at a broad audience of allied health professionals seeking to improve understanding, performance and patient outcomes.
Target Audience: Public Health Professionals, Policy Makers, and Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals with relevant expertise in:
Allergy and Immunology
Ear, Nose, and Throat Medicine
Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Urgent Care Medicine
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint-providership of the Westchester Academy of Medicine and the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Westchester Academy of Medicine is accredited by MSSNY to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
The Westchester Academy of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.