MCAH Programs

Contact Information
Los Angeles County                 Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning
Prevention Program
5555 Ferguson Drive, Suite 210-02
Commerce, CA 90022
(800) LA-4-LEAD
Fax (323) 890-8736
Lead in Brief
Course Description:  This is a one-hour, non-credited, comprehensive lead education program.  Training is provide on clinic site during an agreed general meeting time.


Course Objectives: 

Following this training the participant will be to:

  • Identify targeted screening regulations on standards of care on screening for Lead poisoning.
  • State major behavior risk factors associated with Lead poisoning
  • List primary sources of Lead poisoning.
  • List global cultural products that contain Lead.
  • Differentiate the responsibilities of the doctors, nurse practitioners and physician's assistants doing periodic health care assessments on children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years.
  • Differentiate the role of the PHN and EHS in Lead case management.
  • Assess HCP blood lead level collection procedure.
  • Overview other HCP education programs available.

Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, CMA, and Office Managers.
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