NAME VCEHP 106: Toxicology of Pesticides for Environmental Health Professionals
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Toxicology of Pesticides for Environmental Health Professionals course identifies current usage, health and environmental problems, and proper usage of pesticides. After completing this course, users will be able to understand the benefits and risks of pesticide use, recognize the difference between acute and chronic pesticide exposure, understand the consequences and risks of improper pesticide use, learn about the Toxicology Guides for the Correct Use of Pesticides, understand the role of Poison Control Centers (PCCs) and how they can provide advice and assistance in cases of exposure to pesticides and learn about the role of environmental health professionals regarding pesticide use in the communities they serve.