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Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO)

Image of a badge Online Public Health Assessment Training: Module 1: The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and Its Method (Web-Based)


Course Summary

Course:  WB2918R
CE Expiration:  01/24/2024, 11:59 PM (ET)
Available CE:  CME, CNE, CEU, CHES

Module 1: ATSDR and Its Method is the first online module in a series of eight about ATSDR’s method to evaluate exposure to hazardous substances, known as the public health assessment (PHA) process.

 

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of Module 1, the participant will be able to:

  1. Name three responsibilities of ATSDR to protect the public from hazardous exposures.
  2. List two components of the PHA (ATSDR's method).
  3. Identify two criteria considered in the evaluation of petition requests.
  4. List three types of documents that you might develop to summarize the findings and recommendations of the health assessment.
  5. List two public health recommendations that can be made as a result of the PHA.
  6. Explain three benefits of working with EPA.
  7. Describe the importance of interprofessional collaboration between ATSDR and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

 

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Target Audience

This educational activity is appropriate for public health professionals involved or interested in the environmental health assessment process, including Environmental Health Specialists, Toxicologists, Epidemiologists, Medical Officers, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Community Involvement Specialists, Health Communicators, and Program Managers.

Materials

Course participation is via the Internet. Attendees need computer hardware, Internet connection, a browser, and access to the Word and Adobe programs.


Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

In support of improving patient care, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring material  activity for a maximum of 1  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

In support of improving patient care, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for  0.9 nursing contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

Continuing Education Contact Hours for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to  total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.  CDC provider number 98614.

TCEO does not provide CPE certificates. As a Pharmacist, you must log into the CPE monitor 8 weeks after the activity to obtain CE credit.