NAME 01. General Environmental Health
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING
CONTACT HOURS 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION This introduction course will cover the definition, mission, principals, the core functions, and essential services of Environmental Public Health. It will include the role of environmental public health in society. Areas to be covered will be brief introduction to general systems theory, environmental health law and regulations, environmental science as it relates to the chemical, physical, and biological changes in the environment. This course will cover the principle of cause and effect, the meaning of risk, the importance of communications, and the goals and activities of both preventive medicine and public health.