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Environmental Public Health Tracking
Online Training


Environmental public health tracking is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data from environmental hazard monitoring, and from human exposure and health effects surveillance. The goal of environmental public health tracking is to provide information that can be used to plan, apply, and evaluate actions to prevent and control environmentally related diseases.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,(CDC) in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association, offers the following to educate users about environmental public health tracking.
 


Environmental Public Health Tracking 101 (Tracking 101)

This course gives an overview of the major components of Environmental Public Health Tracking. The course is divided into 12 modules within 3 sections. Each module focuses on a different subject. You may choose to take as many of the modules as you like, in any order. There is no cost to view and complete the course. Free continuing education is available from NEHA and CDC.

Instructions to Access the Course
To access the course, you will need to log in to the NEHA e-Learning site (www.nehacert.org) with your Username and Password.

  • If you have not previously been provided with a Username and Password, please register. There is no cost associated with this course.

    • Register Here.

    • A Username and Password will be sent to your email, with instructions and a link to the course

  • If you are a NEHA Member or already registered in CDC or EPA Sponsored Workshops, you already have access to this course.

Instructions for Continuing Education
To earn free continuing education from CDC
(Nurses, Health Educators, Other Health Professionals)

  1. Completely view the course(s), Environmental Public Health Tracking 101, Part 1, 2, or 3.

  2. Go to CDC Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEonline) website at www.cdc.gov/tceonline. First-time users must register as a new participant. Select new participant to create a profile. Return users should select participant login and use their previously established login name and password.

  3. After logging in, you can either search and register for this course (Use: Environmental Public Health Tracking 101) or find the course(s) using the keyword search option (Use the course numbers: WB1799 for Part 1, WB1810 for Part 2, or WB1811 for Part 3).

  4. When the course title appears, select the course, select CE type, and then submit. New users will be asked three demographic questions. Return users will have an opportunity to update their information if needed. Users will be directed to complete an evaluation for the course.

  5. After completing the evaluation, you must complete the post-test. Once the post-test and evaluation are complete, the course will be entered on your personal transcript, and you will be able to print a certificate of completion. A record of course completion will be retained in the transcript and certificate section of the record.

For any questions or problems related to Continuing Education, please contact CDC Training and Continuing Education Online at (800) 498-6260 or ce@cdc.gov.


To earn NEHA approved CE credits
Complete the quizzes and evaluations following each part of the course, then print the course certificate.
 


NEW Training! Tracking in Action: Workforce Implementation

NEHA and CDC are offering this no-cost opportunity to learn how Environmental Public Health Tracking programs work with local health departments and community based organizations. Free CEU credits are available from NEHA upon completion of this course. Visit www.nehacert.org to register and take the course. For more information, contact Christl Tate at ctate@neha.org or (303) 756-9090 x305.

Tracking in Action provides real-life examples of grantee Tracking Programs and Networks and how they have partnered with local programs and organizations to identify and combat environmental health concerns. This course contains information from the California, Florida and New Mexico Tracking Program & Networks as well as the CDC National Tracking Program & Network.


Instructions to Access the Course
To access the course, you will need to log in to the NEHA e-Learning site (www.nehacert.org) with your Username and Password.

  • If you have not previously been provided with a Username and Password, please register. There is no cost associated with this course.

    • Register Here.

    • Username and Password will be sent to your email, with instructions and a link to the course

  • If you are a NEHA Member or already registered in CDC or EPA Sponsored Workshops, you already have access to this course.

If you have questions regarding accessing the course or have trouble logging in, you may contact the e-Learning provider at: dbrown@certi.us or (719) 632-1215.


 


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