2019 Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium

2019 Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium

The UCSF Fresno Department of Internal Medicine will present the fourth annual Air Pollution and Climate Change Symposium on Saturday, April 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research at 155 N. Fresno Street in downtown Fresno. The focus of the conference will be on the effect of air pollution on health, causes of increased wildfires in California, the role of agriculture in nitrogen oxide production and impediments to air quality improvement. Participants will learn how to educate patients on the effects of air pollution on their health and existing health conditions, how to receive real-time air quality alerts, and how to adjust medications and physical activity during peak air pollution periods among other topics. Four AMA PRA Category 1 credits are available for this continuing medical education event. Physicians, allied health professionals and the general public are encouraged to attend. Registration is $50.  There is no cost for the general public to attend.  Register at: https://www.eeds.com/live/608583 For more information, call (559) 499-6406 or email cme@fresno.ucsf.edu 

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