NSG 336 - Environmental Health

3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )

Description:

This course explores the relationship we have with our environment and how it affects our physical well-being. Students will explore the environmental influences on health, the ways in which individuals and societies create environmental health hazards, and how to reduce them. The following areas will be considered: background of the field and “tools of the trade” (environmental epidemiology and environmental policy and regulation); environmental diseases (microbial agents, radiation, etc.); and applications and domains of environmental health (water and air quality, food safety, and occupational health).

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