Continuing Education Information for Environmental Assessment Training Series (EATS) 101
CDC Course Number: WB2906
Course Description and Objectives
The goal of this training is to set a foundation of skills needed for conducting an environmental health assessment in an isolated food service setting. This training will teach participants how to use critical thinking, interviewing, sampling, and observation to identify an outbreak’s contributing factors and properly gather data to support the National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS).
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the 5 internal variables that influence food safety.
- Identify the 5 stages in conducting an environmental assessment site visit.
- Apply critical thinking skills to identify ways to remediate food safety problems in the presented scenario.
Carol Selman, MPH, Food Safety Consultant with the National Environmental Health Association
Course CEU Origination Date: March 12, 2018
Course CEU Expiration Date: March 12, 2020
Format: This is web-based
Standard computer with internet access, keyboard, mouse, speakers, and video/graphics capabilities.
Epidemiologists, Laboratorians, Environmental Health Specialists, Public Health Specialists, Environmental Health Regulators, Restaurant/Food Chain Regulators, Business community, Academia, Public Health Sector
For Continuing Education Units (CEU): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.9 CEUs for this program.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 9.0 CPH recertification credits for this program. CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Carol Selman and she wishes to disclose that she is the owner of CAS Consulting. Planning committee reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use. CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
To Receive Continuing Education (CE):
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB2906 – Environmental Assessment Training Series (EATS) 101: Foundation Skills (Web Based), please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps by February 26, 2020 or TBD.
No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
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- Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018
- Page last updated: May 1, 2018
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