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Advocating for Healthy Environments and Healthy People

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 provides information and resources for nurses who want to be effective advocates for protecting the environment and human health. The course uses slide presentations, case studies, video clips, and Internet-based resources. It is taught in five modules:

  • What is Advocacy?
  • Framing Environmental Health
  • Who’s in Charge?
  • Influencing Government
  • Influencing Process

The audience is nurses and other health practitioners interested in advocating for environmental health.

Self-paced online.


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