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University of British Columbia – Outdoor Air Quality and Health and the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) Course

Climate-Change-Influences-Air-Pollution-Makes-It-Worse-than-It-Already-Is-380956-2 University of British Columbia – School of Population and Public Health – Outdoor Air Quality and Health and the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) Course This free, web-based course through the University of British Columbia offers a free online, on demand course titled Outdoor Air Quality and Health and the Air Quality Health Index to health care providers with a comprehensive overview of air pollutants; the health effects associated with air pollution for susceptible populations; guidelines for health professionals to advise patients on reducing impacts of outdoor air pollution on their health; and the use of the AQHI as a risk communication tool. Accreditation is available to many health professional groups.  To learn more about this course – available in French and English go to http://spph.ubc.ca/continuing-education/current-courses/outdoor-air-quality

 

 

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Barbara.walls

Director of health Promotion with the New Brunswick Lung Association. Credentials: Bachelor of Nursing and Masters in Adult Education. Thirty years experience in the health care field.

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