Classroom Course » Our Chemical Environment: Racial Disparities in Phthalate Exposure

Dates & Times:
August 11, Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

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Phthalates are toxic chemicals we encounter through daily contact with a variety of products. Some populations have higher exposure to phthalates than others, exposing racial health disparities. This webinar describes how higher exposure early in life may persist in midlife affecting the severity of hot flashes.

Please be sure to also register with U of I Extension at as we are only providing CEUs for this webinar.

  • Brief description of phthalates and definition of health disparities
  • Illustrate existing health disparities in phthalate exposure (i.e., reproductive-age women, children) - environmental injustice
  • Present current research on health disparities in phthalate exposure at midlife

Intended Audience:

Counselors (Clinical/Professional)


Marriage and Family Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RNs/LPNs)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs


Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)

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