Environmental Health Consultations
NW PEHSU provides free consultations to healthcare professionals, health departments, government agencies, community organizations, and individuals in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and Idaho (Region 10) on non-acute issues pertaining to reproductive or pediatric environmental health. For acute issues where a significant exposure is suspected or an individual is symptomatic, call the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) or seek immediate medical attention. To learn more about how our consult process works, issues we address, and how to make a request, go to the CONSULTATION tab.
Educational Outreach and Training
Educational outreach and training services are an important component of PEHSU’s mission to improve outcomes in reproductive and pediatric environmental health. Providing educational services to healthcare professionals and community members provides individuals with the tools they need to prevent exposures or address environmental health concerns as they arise, Service projects typically fall under the categories of clinician training, community outreach education, and the development of environmental health resources. Examples include:
- speaking at professional conferences
- hosting workshops or in-person training seminars
- creating webinars, online continuing education modules, and factsheets
- participating in community forums and events
- presenting at Grand Rounds
Project topics are typically guided by requests and consultations to best address the needs and concerns of the communities we serve. To learn more about the services we can offer, to offer a suggestion for future projects, or to request NW PEHSU services, go to the OUTREACH AND TRAINING tab.