|Credit||4.0 Nursing Contact Hours; 5.0 CHES Category I Contact Hours, 5.0 CE hours for NEHA (pre-approved for 2011)|
|Instructors||Barbara Sattler Brenda Afzal Pamela Ortner|
|Availability||Notify Me When Available|
This environmental health advocacy course provides key information and resources for nurses and others who want to be more effective advocates for protecting the environment and human health. The self-paced online course is intended to help you learn about the organizations and agencies that are responsible for environmental laws, regulations, and other policies and how you can influence them. This course includes slide presentations, case studies, and video clips; Internet-based resources are provided. This course has five modules including:
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Public health nurses are the primary audience for this course. Other public health practitioners will find the course accessible and useful.
Continuing Education Credit and Completion Certificate
Continuing education credit and completion certificates are available to those who successfully complete the entire course. Passing a final exam and completing a final course evaluation covering all six units is required to be awarded credit or completion certificates.
This course provides 5.0 Nursing Contact Hours, 5.0 Contact hours for CHES and 5.0 CE hours for NEHA. Additional information about social work, nursing, NEHA and CHES continuing education provisions is available on the Career Advancement page of our website.
The Office of Public Health Practice, University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing contact hours for this activity will expire on December 31, 2012.
Course planning committee: Brenda Azfal, RN, MS; Angela Beck, MPH, CHES; Larry M. Gant, PhD, LMSW, MSW, MA; Julie McCallum, RN, BSN, MPH; Pamela Ortner, RN, BSN, COHN-S; Amy Sarigiannis, MPH; Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH.
This course has been classified as at skill level: "knowledgeable," based on depth of material covered and length of course.
Information about scholarships, fees and refunds, cancellations, registration deadlines, certificates, ADA accommodations, and our grievance policy and procedures can be found under Help in the Frequently Asked Questions section.