COEH Builds Bridges: Interdisciplinary & Ethical Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learning Objectives
Thursday, February 11, 2021
At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the relationship between SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence and reported personal protective equipment use among firefighters and emergency responders in San Francisco, CA
  • Describe the evidence demonstrating disproportionate mortality in certain occupational groups by race and ethnicity, identify key elements of the Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards for COVID-19 Prevention, and describe the role of emergency legislation and regulations to protect workers
  • Describe the components of a virtual ergonomics evaluation and summarize common home office ergonomic mistakes, symptoms, and strategies to mitigate risk
  • Identify the impact of COVID-19 on grocery store workers, including physical and mental health risk
  • Examine the impact of social and economic factors on work-related disease and illness and strategies to employ an occupational health equity approach in practice
  • Discuss strategies and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and research in occupational and environmental health
Friday, February 12, 2021
At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the application of epidemiological research to clinical care, and how to rapidly pivot public health practices and policies in response to emerging infectious diseases
  • Apply the latest evidence from public opinion surveys about the U.S. public’s attitudes, knowledge, and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations to the learner’s own practice
  • Apply harm reduction principles from HIV, sexual health and addition medicine to mask messaging, and discuss data on the relationship between viral dose and infectivity
  • Practice interdisciplinary communication and utilize messaging strategies to combat misinformation and build trust
  • Describe the structure and successes of international research collaboration N95DECON and discuss the challenges in maintaining collaborative efforts
  • Identify recognized symptoms of Post-COVID Syndrome and utilize resources to refer and evaluate these patients for further treatment
  • Discuss ethical considerations and ethical response when addressing emerging scientific data