ATSDR Pediatric Environmental Health Online Toolkit (Web-based)
Course Number: WB2407
The Pediatric Toolkit is a one hour and 30 minutes session of a self-directed, interactive primer. The content covers an introduction, a clinical case presentation with self check questions and answers, a post-test covering all section learning objectives, and an overall course evaluation
The course provides the pediatric healthcare provider with the principles and practices of environmental medicine for use when investigating the potential environmental etiology of illness and/or exposure as part of the clinical evaluation of children exposed to hazardous substances. In addition, it bridges the professional practice gaps that will allow physicians and other healthcare personnel to increase their knowledge/competency and make applicable practice changes to better diagnose, treat, counsel, and manage patients based on taking an appropriate exposure history.
TARGET AUDIENCE: The target populations for the Toolkit are pediatric health care providers, primary health care providers and other health professionals that are interested in environmental health topics.
PREREQUISITES: A basic knowledge of medicine or related basics of human health promotion at a professional level is desired.