UCSF PEHSU: Fact Sheets for Clinical Professionals

Tools

Pediatric Environmental Health History Forms
Forms designed for the primary health care provider to capture most of the common environmental exposures to children. Developed by the National Environmental Education Foundation.

The Integrated Pest Management Toolkit for Early Care and Education Programs (pdf)
Practical information about using integrated pest management (IPM) to prevent and manage pest problems in early care and education programs.The Toolkit includes: A curriculum booklet, Integrated Pest Management: A Curriculum for Early Care and Education Programs, which includes general information about IPM, the Healthy Schools Act, what you need to know about pests and pesticides, how to implement IPM, and appendices with sample policies, forms and letters.

These materials were developed by the University of California (UC), San Francisco School of Nursing's California Childcare Health Program, UC Berkeley's Center for Children's Environmental Health Research, UC Statewide IPM Program and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Pediatric Environmental Health Interactive Curriculum
This is an easy to introduce environmental health curriculum which helps pediatric residents meet ACGME competencies.

Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. The materials are visually appealing, practical and easy to use. The Toolkit fills the need for environmental health education and information, and is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

The Greater Boston (GBPSR) and San Francisco Bay Area chapters of Physicians for Social Responsibility, in partnership with the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at the University of California, San Francisco, and a team of pediatricians from around the country, developed the Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit.

Free Online Continuing Education Course
Free Online 1 1/2 hour Continuing Education Course based on the Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit for physicians, nurses, health educators, and other health professionals interested in Pediatric Environmental Health. Designed by UCSF PEHSU in collaboration with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and Physicians for Social Responsibility. CE credits given by the CDC.

Presentations

Perchlorate: Concern About Environmental Exposures, Thyroid Homeostasis, and Developmental Impacts
A 90 minute webinar about perchlorate.