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Methyl Mercury Poisoning - CE308-60
Methyl Mercury Poisoning
A Public Health Menace

CE308-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Rosalyn Feller Scherf, RNC and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, RN, MSN, CIC
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education module is to inform nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, laboratory professionals, pharmacists and physicians about the threat of mercury poisoning in humans in the U.S. and around the world. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the properties of mercury, particularly its most lethal form
  • List three questions to assess for exposure to mercury and three prevention strategies
  • List at least five signs and symptoms of methyl mercury poisoning

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, laboratory professionals, pharmacists and physicians.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/10/2015

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Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Gannett Education guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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