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Children's Environmental Health Summit

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WKU Knicely Center

2355 Nashville Rd

Bowling Green, KY 42101

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The Kentucky Department for Public Health in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute and Barren River District Health Department is hosting the Second Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit on Wednesday November 15, 2017. The brief agenda is below. This Environmental Summit is funded through EnviroHealthLink, Kentucky’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, with additional sponsors including the Kentucky Environmental Lead program, Kentucky Asthma Partnership and Kentucky Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

The target audience includes: decision/policy makers, administrators, teachers, childcare personnel, pediatricians, nurses, academia, environmental educators and providers, community health workers, and state and local public health staff who help assure a safe school, home, play, preschool and community environment for children.

Topics that will be covered include: adverse childhood events, lead, preparedness, pesticides, injury, asthma, healthy homes, built environment, tobacco free schools, green and healthy schools and childcare centers, and more!

This event is approved or in the process for Continuing Education Credits:

  • Registered Sanitarians-pending 6 hours
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)-pending 5.5 hours
  • Early Care & Education Professional (ECE-TRIS) -pending 5 hours
  • Nursing Contact Hours -pending 7.1 hours
  • EILA/ Effective Instructional Leadership Act -pending 6 hours
  • Respiratory Therapists-pending
  • Asthma Educators-pending
  • Social Workers-pending
  • Community Health Workers-pending


When registering, please select the ticket type based on CE credits for your profession (1 person will choose 1 for the credit type, NOT the number of credits you want to receive) or select ENV Summit - no CE if this does not apply:


GROUP HOTEL:

Should you require overnight accommodations, please utilize this link to look at available options.

https://www.wku.edu/knicelycenter/accommodations.php

AGENDA:

9:00 AM Registration and Networking

9:30 AM Welcome, Dr. Connie Gayle White, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department for Public Health

9:35 AM Summit Overview and Purpose, Janie Cambron, MPH, Program Manager, EnviroHealthLink, Kentucky's Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, Kentucky Department for Public Health

9:45 AM Three TED Style Talks

Children Run Better Unleaded

Planning for Kids: Preparedness and Pediatrics

Go Noodle Wellness Break (Nicole Barber Culp, Kentucky Department for Public Health and Jamie Sparks, Kentucky Department of Education)

School Environments Matter!

11:30 AM County Health Rankings Overview and Application to Children’s Health

Luncheon with Special Presentation from Kristie Trousdale, MPH, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Presentation of Environmental Super Heroes Poster Winners

1:00 PM Breakout sessions

  • Healthy Homes
  • Healthy Communities
  • Healthy You

1:45 PM Go Noodle Wellness Break (Nicole Barber Culp, Kentucky Department for Public Health and Jamie Sparks, Kentucky Department of Education)

2:00 PM Breakout sessions

  • Healthy Homes
  • Healthy Communities
  • Healthy You

2:45 PM Facilitated Networking, Roundtables and Data Briefs:

  • Kentucky Asthma Partnership
  • Injury and Poison Prevention
  • School Environmental Health
  • Built Environment and Children’s Wellbeing
  • Tobacco Free Schools
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal and Child Health (birth defects)
  • Radon Exposure and Prevention

4:00 PM Plus Delta Wrap-Up

Kentucky EnviroHealthLink staff want to thank the Kentucky Rural Health Association for their support in co-locating this event. We encourage you to stay and join the 2017 Kentucky Rural Health Association conference on November 16-17!

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