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CPE Webinar Opportunity: Clarifying the Controversies: The Science of Bisphenol A (BPA)

October 26, 2010

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation has developed a webinar, "Clarifying the Controversies: The Science of Bisphenol A (BPA),” to provide insights and perspectives on emerging science, scientific evaluation as well as risk perception utilizing bisphenol A (BPA) as a case study.  Dr. Justin Teeguarden will discuss the emerging pharmacokinetic studies and their potential impact on BPA research past and present.   Dr. Julie Jones will then identify best practices for health professionals to evaluate scientific studies.   Finally, Dr. George Gray will provide insights into public perceptions about risks and emerging science and technology.  While we do not record our webinars for later viewing, you can download a copy of most of the slides here.

This webinar is a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) live-event program.  If you are a registered dietitian or a dietetic technician, registered, simply follow the instructions to earn one (1.0) CPE credit hours following the end of the web cast. 

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the CPE program, the learner should:

  1. Understand emerging pharmacokinetic studies and their potential impact on BPA research both past and present;
  2. Identify best practices for today's helth professional to evaluate scientific studies;
  3. Gain insights into public perceptions about risks and emerging science and technology.

*Suggested Learning Codes:
4000  Wellness and Public Health
6000 Education, Training and Counseling
9020 Evaluation and Application of Research
* Please note that although learning codes are listed above for this program, you may use any learning code if it is applicable.

Step 1. Read the learning objectives for this CPE program as listed above.
Step 2. Registration is closed.
Step 3. Watch the live event on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 11:00am -12:0pm ET.
Step 4. Obtain a certificate of completion. If you attended this event and did not download a certifcate of completion, please contact
**NOTE: The link for the certificate will be available for download two hours after the webinar until November 29, 2010.

Other Resources:
Questions and Answers About Bisphenol-A (BPA)
Science and the BPA Controversy
Update on Bisphenol A (BPA) for Use in Food: January 2010 (FDA)
EFSA updates advice on bisphenol A (EFSA)
A Practical Guide to Risk Communications CPE Program
Improving Public Understanding: Guidelines for Communicating Emerging Science on Nutrition, Food Safety and Health
2010 Food & Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes Toward Food Safety, Nutrition & Health

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