Sat, Jan 21|
Virtually on Zoom
Climate Change and Environmental Health
Perspectives on the comprehensive effects of climate change and environmental toxins on health will be presented. Environmental justice/injustice will also be a focus. Organizations and research projects supporting policies and actions needed will be identified. 3 contact hrs
Time & Location
Jan 21, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
Virtually on Zoom
About the Event
WHAT TO EXPECT
This online event will offer perspectives on the comprehensive effects of climate change and environmental toxins on health for locally and globally will be presented. Environmental justice/injustice will also be a focus. Organizations and research projects supporting policies and actions needed will be identified. Tangible steps and actions needed will be identified.
This event will be hosted in partnership with the Minnesota Holistic Medicine Group.
Presenter 9:15 am - 10:15 am
· Karen Clark, MPH, RN: Environmental injustice and research on the cumulative negative health impact on one Minneapolis inner city neighborhood and opportunities for engagement
Presenter 10:30 am - 11:30 am
· Teddie Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP: discussing the emerging transdisciplinary field of Plantary Health and the importance of health professionals to take action.
Participants will be able to:
1.Describe three or more ways that humans are disrupting the Earth’s natural systems and threatening planetary boundaries.
2.Make a link between human caused disruptions of the Earth’s natural systems and impacts on human health.
3.Describe three ways that health professionals can take action to decrease harm and promote planetary health.
4.Gain an understanding of what environmental justice is theoretically and practically
5.Describe a local example of how environmental injustice negative health impact is being documented in research through GIS mapping
6.Consider possible civic actions to take regarding a local project experiencing environmental injustice right now.
9:00-9:15: Welcome and centering from the Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association and the Minnesota Holistic Medicine Group: Bill Manahan, Janet Dahlem, Carolyn Torkelson, Mary Johnson
9:15-10:15: Karen Clark, MPNH, RN
10:15-10:30: Break and sharing
10:30-11:30: Teddie Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP
11:30-11:45: Discussion and sharing
11:45-12:00: Wrap-up, evaluation, and closing
Everyone is welcome.
$10 for public, $5 for Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association (MinnHNA) members
3 contact hours for nurses
You can request or gift a scholarship for MinnHNA Membership at minnhna.org/plans.
This event is on Zoom. The link will be sent once you register.
Welcome and Introductions
Presenter and Q & A: Karen Clark, MPA, RN
Admission Online or In Person
This is your event ticket. You can keep it for your records. this ticket allows you to attend online. For online events, you will receive an email with details on how to join the event on Google Meet. Please reach out to us if you have questions at: https://www.minnhna.org/contact Looking forward to seeing you there!$10.00+$0.25 service feeSale ended