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Addressing Environmental Contaminants and their Effects on Human Health

University of Michigan (through the Michigan Public Health Training Center)

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Robyn Nolan
(734) 615-9439

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This course, offered on CD-ROM, discusses common environmental contaminants and their potential effects on human health. Topics include mold, lead, mercury, and pesticides, all of which are found in the home, the community, and the workplace. Presentations cover prevalence statistics, health symptoms, vulnerable populations, and other issues. Students learn methods, tools, and technologies for improving environmental public health.

The course is intended for nurses, environmental health specialists, and other health professionals who are charged with protecting the health of citizens, patients, or workers from environmental contaminants.



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