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Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

    

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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@ph.lacounty.gov

 

Health Care Provider Education and Training Unit
The Training Unit provides education and materials designed to increase awareness regarding State regulations and responsibilities as a Health Care Provider. Educational materials are intended to improve screening rates, enhance clinical case management follow-up for children exposed to Lead, and assess children at-risk for Lead exposure.  For an official summary of health care providerís responsibilities to conduct periodic health care assessments on children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years, and for information on two free CMEs on lead poisoning, go to http://www.dhs.ca.gov/childlead/html/POpapers.html

 

Targeted Audience:  Training is conducted in public and private hospitals, clinics, schools and community-based facilities.  Information and education are provided to health care providers and community-based organization at the local level. 

 

For course description, objective, and the corresponding schedules click below:

Medical Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Lead Awareness & Fingerstick Initiative Training

Lead In Brief

 

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