Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Drinking Water Safety.
The presentation will briefly discuss drinking water regulation, how the City of Columbus treats its water, and what Columbus is doing about some current water quality issues that have been in the media. Following the second portion of the presentation, we will discuss three of the more
common medical concerns with Drinking Water Safety; Elevated Blood lead level, Cryptosporidiosis, and Methemoglobinemia. We will briefly review the risk factors, associated symptoms and key points to current diagnosis, as well as review currently available treatment, screening and prevention opportunities.
Dates and Times
End Date: 5/5/2020
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE how drinking water is regulated; DISCUSS how Columbus, Ohio, treats its water to protect public health; and RECOGNIZE the identification, treatment, and prevention of three of the more common issues with drinking water safety; Elevated Blood lead level, Cryptosporidiosis, and Methemoglobinemia.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Safe Drinking Water Act
- Common illnesses acquired from drinking water
- Primary Goals of Water Treatment
- Flint and the Lead Crisis
- Lead- Risk Factors
- Pregnancy and nitrates
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.