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Module 17 Continuing Education




Course Information and Registration for CE 

Instructions: Please read the following course information and complete the registration form at the bottom of the page to advance to the evaluation and post-test for CE credit. CE is offered free of charge.


Program Faculty

Carol Ann Gross-Davis, PhD, MS

Hardware and Software Requirements

The online courses offered on this website require a computer using the Windows Operating System (95/98, NT, 2000, ME, XP) or Mac Operating System (OS X version 10.7 or higher), and Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher, Mozilla Firefox version 3.5 or higher, Safari version 6 or higher, or Chrome version 6 or higher.

Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentations, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software.

Continuing Education Credits

You need to view the entire program to receive credit (approximately 1.25 hours total). You will then be directed to a link for the post-test and evaluation.  To receive credit, you will need to correctly answer 70% of the questions on the post-test. Upon successful completion of the post-test, and completion of the evaluation, a Certificate of Completion will be available for you to print

Public Health CPH CE

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 Certified in Public Health CE credits.  APTR is a pre-approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. In order to claim credit, CPH Certified public health professionals must log into the CPH Recertification & Reporting System ( to report the recertification activity.


All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity. All faculty and planning committee members have indicated that they have no financial affiliations that are a conflict of interest.

Faculty/Planning Committee Disclosures

Each of the planning committee members as well as Carol Ann Gross-Davis, PhD, MS presenting in this Module, have listed no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that would be considered a conflict of interest.

Financial Support

This program is not supported by any commercial or financial interest.

Planning Committee

Christine M. Arcari, PhD, MPH; Jessica Boyer, MPH, MSW; Lisa Ann Campbell, DNP, MSN, RN; Vera Cardinale, MPH; Suzanne B. Cashman, ScD; Daniel Handysides, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CHG; Debbie Hoyer, MPH; Jennifer K. Ibrahim, PhD, MPH; Jill E. Lavigne, PhD, MPH; Amy Lee, MD, MPH, MBA; Thomas L. Lenz, PharmD, MA, PAPHS, FACLM; Allison Lewis; Rika Maeshiro, MD, MPH; Sally O’Neill, PhD; Allison Roper, LICSW.

Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

We respect, and are committed to protecting, your privacy. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Public Health students and practitioners, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, PT/OT, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and other health professional students and practitioners.

Overall Educational Objectives

  • Describe and explain potential health effects of exposure to environmental pollutants in especially in connection to the Environmental Health Healthy People 2020 goals.
  • Attain an introductory comprehension of Environmental Health and how to identify a vulnerable population using case studies and published data.
  • Summarize and discuss seminal literature describing the human factors, and prevention implications related to the problem of health effects for certain populations.
  • Examine and evaluate policy solutions to address this risk using environmental and public health policy frameworks.
  • Acquire an awareness of the increased risk of environmental pollution and the complexity of health-promoting environments that relies on continuing research to understand more fully the effects of exposure to environmental hazards on people’s health.


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