Archived Webcast:Georgia Legislative Update and the Impact on Public Health

This webcast is a recorded version of a live presentation held at the Rollins School of Public Health on May 5, 2015.  
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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27875-01-00, Affordable Care Act (ACA) Public Health Training Centers for $975,634.00. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Lecture Description

Georgia Legislative Update and the Impact to Public Health

Scott Maxwell, Founding Partner of Mathews and Maxwell, Inc. and Legislative Liaison for the Georgia Public Health Association will provide an update on the 2015 Georgia Legislative Session, including highlights of legislation and appropriations that will have an impact on public health.  The presentation will also include a forecast for public health-related legislation, including the tobacco tax, likely to included in the 2016 session as well as how Georgia's political scene might impact public health.  Scott will leave participants with some strategies for promoting public health in their local communities and across the state.  

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Continuing Education Credits

CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and School of Public Health, Emory University. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.5 contact hours.

IACET CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.

CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive .15 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-15-095-H04-P. ACPE logo

Continuing Education Credit Origination Date: March 28, 2013
Continuing Education Credit Expiration Date: June 3, 2017

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