PH 6016 Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness
This course provides an overview of environmental factors including biological, chemical, physical, occupational, and human elements that create optimal and adverse health conditions. Students learn federal and state regulations, guidelines, mandates, and authorities that control environmental and emergency preparedness issues and operations. Students address genetic, physiological, cultural, psychosocial and safety factors to prevent and control environmental hazards to protect the public. They will utilize a lean management approach for rapid process improvements to promote safety and quality. Students plan, coordinate and prepare a community to effectively respond to disasters and deploy appropriate risk management and risk communication approaches.