NAME VCEHP 101: Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance course provides the basic knowledge needed by the Environmental Public Health Workforce to help them protect the communities they serve from Vector-borne Diseases of environmental origin, and educate the public and the partners with whom they work, particularly in the area of vector control. After completing this course, users will be able to identify the most important disease causing vectors in the US, classify the basics of vector biology, recognize how vectors transmit disease, differentiate the diseases each vector can transmit and explain basic vector borne disease pathology.