Health Professionals’ Roles in Environmental Health: A free workshop

Presented by the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, this two day workshop will explore the relationship between human health and our environment, including air (indoor and outdoor), water, food, and products. You will learn how environmental considerations are an important part of health assessments for individuals and communities by health care providers.

On December 14 and 15, you’ll learn how to:

* Assess common environmental health exposures in homes, schools, workplaces, and communities
* Apply the basic principles of toxicology to environmental health problems
* Address environmental contributions to health disparities and environmental justice
* Access credible scientific sources of information
* Advocate for institutional and governmental policies that protect the environment and promote environmental health
* Develop institutional strategies in the health sector toward sustainability and environmental health
* Identify the special vulnerabilities to environmental impacts that humans face through the life stages
* Explore how our energy choices affect our health and climate change

This workshop is sponsored by the University of San Francisco, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the Center for Environmental Health and will be held at the Presidio Campus of the University of San Francisco.

Click here for more information including how to register.