Environmental Health and Shelters

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Provider: South Central Public Health Partnership (Tulane University and University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Course Description: The lectures in this course focus on teaching environmental health specialists how they can apply their knowledge of everyday environmental health problems to dealing with environmental health issues that arise in the creation of mass shelters that may follow a major disaster. The lectures provide the learner with an introductory overview of the course topic and offers general knowledge of the subject matter.

Course Objectives: By the end of this course, the student should be able to describe key environmental health issues and the roles of environmental health professionals in shelter operations.

Time Requirement: 1 to 3 hours

Target Audience: Environmental health professionals

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