Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:43:00 PM
Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. This training—Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals—emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus and others. The training offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
The training includes 11 courses. Take all of them or pick and choose (the first three are required, then take courses in any order):
- Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance
- Integrated Pest Management Basics
- Performance Assessment and Improvement of Vector Control Services
- Tick Biology and Control
- Mosquito Biology and Control
- Toxicology of Pesticides
- Rodent Management
- Pests and Vectors in Food and Housing Environments
- Special Pest Management Considerations for Schools
- Risk Communication Basics
- Bed Bug Biology and Control
Visit the following website to register and to learn more about the training: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/elearn/vcehp.html.