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The Health Impacts of Climate Change: What Nurses Need to Know!

  • 17 Jun 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Meriden YMCA, 110 West Main St. Meriden, CT
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Registration

  • If you are a member of CT Nurses' Association

Registration is closed

The Health Impacts of Climate Change: 

What Nurses Need to Know!

Meriden YMCA
9 am - 12 noon

Registration opens at 8:30


Healthy Air, Water and Food

are a Necessity for a Healthy Life!


What health care providers will learn:

  • Latest reports out of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Specific Environmental changes and impact on acute and chronic health conditions

  • Latest thinking on Renewable Energy - Is natural gas out?

  • Food, the environment and health

  • What health care providers can do!


Who should attend:

  • Nurses

  • APRNs, PAs and MDs

  • Nutritionists

  • Public


AGENDA

8:30 am                      Registration/coffee

9:00 am - 9:15 am      Welcome

9:15 am - 10:35 am    Panel Presentation : Climate and Health

  • Air
  • Water
  • Extreme Weather
  • Vector Borne Diseases
  • Food Insecurity
10:35 am - 10:45 am  BREAK


10:45 am - 11:45 am  What can we do?

                                   CT policies addressing climate and why you 

                                    need to be involved!

11:45 am -12:00 pm   Next Steps!

Continuing Nurses Education will be provided for this activity

Connecticut Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 

by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation



Registration opens at 8:30 am

Parking:
There's a parking lot outside the building and on street parking.

There is also a parking lot a cross the street from the YMCA building - there is a small charge for this lot.