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Updated Overview of Adult Occupational Lead Poisoning in California (CDPH series)
No charge for this activity.

Overview of Adult Occupational Lead Poisoning in California

CDPH series

Content Reviewed and Released: April 11, 2016
Expires: April 10, 2019

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to do the following:
• List at least three types of industry where occupational lead poisoning commonly occurs.
• State at least three health effects associated with lead exposure at levels not previously considered harmful.
• Identify two criteria for removing workers from lead exposure for medical reasons under "Medical Removal Protection."
• List at least one reference document related to the clinical management of lead poisoning published by OLPPP.
• List at least three requirements of the OSHA lead standards that employers must follow with regard to medical surveillance of exposed workers.

There is no charge for this activity.

Target Audience

The intended audience consists of primary care physicians and other health care professionals.

Course consists of the following elements:
Adobe PDF Slide presentation (Slides will open up in full screen - click ESC button to reduce/close)
Test  (require to pass with 80% or better)

Participation is accomplished through self-directed viewing of the web-based material. CME credit is obtained upon completion of the program content, passing the test with 80% or better and submission of the program evaluation. The test can be taken up to three times. An electronic CME certificate will be available after successfully completing the evaluation. Please be patient while certificate is processing, system will need to refresh your test score and results. This CME course should take approximately 2 hour to complete.



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 University of California, Davis Health System and the California Department of Public Health. The University of California, Davis Health System is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis Health System designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credits acceptable for multidisciplinary team members

Nursing: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.  For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report hours of credit and fill in "CME Category 1" for the provider number).

Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.


The author, planning members, and content reviewer have indicated that no relevant financial relationships exist.
Saeher Muzaffar, MD, MS, MPH – Author
Barbara Materna, PhD, CIH – Planning Committee
Ray Meister, MD, MPH – Planning Committee
Paul Papanek, MD, MPH – Content Reviewer

Software Requirements
Adobe Reader

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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