Environmental Health and Justice: a brief primer

This self-paced online class provides an introduction to environmental health and environmental justice and presents three environmental justice resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community.

This class will be delivered entirely online through the Moodle course management system. The class is broken up into 5 topics that are presented through a tutorial (SCORM), with narrated demonstrations and knowledge checks. All the topics are open and available for you to work through at your own pace.

  

Objectives

Upon completion of this class, students will be able to:

1. Define environmental health and environmental justice.

2. Use the Environmental Justice Dashboard from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to find data on environmental health disparities in your community. 

3. Use EJScreen, the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Justice Mapping tool to find data about environmental health disparities in your community.

4. Search MedlinePlus.gov to find environmental health information for library patrons and members of the public.

Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

April Wright, Outreach Librarian, Environmental Health & Justice, Region 1
Nora Barnett, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, Region 6

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class has been approved for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credit. 

Up to 1 Credit in Public Health Recertification Credits may be earned at this event.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Environmental Health and Justice: a brief primer This self-paced online class provides an introduction to environmental health and environmental justice and presents 3 resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Environmental Health and Justice: a brief primer This self-paced online class provides an introduction to environmental health and environmental justice and presents 3 resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On