NAME LaHRH 102: Mold Exposure and Health Effects
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Introductory
CEU ELIGIBILITY Not eligible for CEUs
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION & LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Course Description:
After natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family.

This course is designed to provide information on how quickly mold grows after hurricanes and floods occur in Louisiana and steps that can be taken to aid in mold prevention and remediation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of mold and mold growth

  • Know how exposure to molds can contribute to health effects and concerns
  • Know when mold remediation should occur and how to properly and safely do so if needed after mold exposure