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SPOTLIGHT ARCHIVE: Environmental Health

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April 10-16, 2012 is National Environmental Education Week (NEEW). In support of this event, this spotlight provides environmental health-related learning products and resources for the public health community to maintain and improve the health of the American people.

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Environmental Health Learning Products

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine Continuing Education

  • Designed to increase primary care providers’ knowledge of hazardous substances and aid in the evaluation of patients potentially exposed to hazardous substances
  • Additional companion products provided

Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response

  • Increases the level of emergency preparedness of environmental health professionals by providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to address the environmental health impacts of emergencies and disasters

Environmental Public Health Online Courses (EPHOC)

  • Includes a package of 15 e-learning courses for environmental public health practitioners
  • Access and register through CDC TRAIN

Health Practices on Cruise Ships: Training for Employees

  • Created for cruise ship employees and provides training on topics including food protection, potable water, hazard analysis critical control point, and integrated pest management

Heat Related Illness (HRI) Prevention Continuing Education

  • Reinforces awareness of heat-related illness in order to promote the development and implementation of guidelines including an emergency plan by coaches, athletic trainers, students, school nurses, parents, and teachers

Lead Poisoning Prevention in Newly Arrived Refugee Children: Tool Kit

  • Developed in response to the increasing number of refugee children entering in the United States and subsequently developing elevated blood lead levels

Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Training Module Continuing Education

  • Introduces users to the basics of environmental health and explains the purpose and best use of Toolkit materials
  • Discusses current pediatric medical practices related to environmental health and provides resources for delivering anticipatory guidance during well-child visits

Environmental Health Resources

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Information regarding training products and resources featured in the Spotlight was provided by

  • TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN), a free service of the Public Health Foundation
  • National Center for Environmental Health
  • Page last reviewed: April 1, 2012
  • Page last updated: April 1, 2012
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