VCEHP106: Toxicology of Pesticides for Environmental Health Professionals
VCEHP106: Toxicology of Pesticides for Environmental Health Professionals is sixth in a eleven-course learning series.
In this course, learners will about current usage, health and environmental problems, and proper usage of pesticides.
Public Health, First Responders, Emergency Response and Preparedness Professionals and Healthcare Practitioners
- Understand the benefits and risks of pesticide use
- Recognize the difference between acute and chronic pesticide exposure
- Understand the consequences and risks of improper pesticide use
- Learn about the Toxicology Guides for the Correct Use of Pesticides
- Understand the role of Poison Control Centers (PCCs) and how they can provide advice and assistance in cases of exposure to pesticides
- Learn about the role of environmental health professionals regarding pesticide use in the communities they serve
Marc L. Lame, PhD, MS
Marc Lame, PhD, MS is a 20-year faculty member of IU, now serving as clinical professor at SPEA and director of the Master of Science in Environmental Science (MSES) Program. Dr. Lame holds degrees in agriculture, entomology, and public administration. He was an extension integrated pest management (IPM) specialist at the University of Arizona for 10 years and an administrator for Arizona Department of Environmental Quality before joining Indiana University.
LuAnn E. White, PhD, DABT
LuAnn White, PhD, DABT is the former senior associate dean at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and director of the Center for Applied Environmental Health (CAEPH) and is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. She has 30 years of experience in developing environmental public health academic and workforce development programs
Dawn H. Gouge, PhD
Dawn Gouge, PhD is an Urban Entomologist for University of Arizona, with an extension, teaching and research focus on the implementation of Integrated Pest Management strategies to manage public health pests in sensitive environments including schools, child care and assisted living environments.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing VCEHP106: Toxicology of Pesticides for Environmental Health Professionals
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