(ENV 3711) The Nurse's Role and Climate Change
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A BETA VERSION OF OUR 'THE NURSE'S ROLE AND CLIMATE CHANGE' COURSE. THE MODULE IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVISION BASED ON FEEDBACK.
Without substantial changes in emissions rates, climate change from the buildup of greenhouse gases is likely to lead to extensive transformations of U.S. ecosystems and coastlines later this century. The U.S. Department of Defense's 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review recently determined that climate change will contribute to food and water scarcity, may spur or exacerbate global mass migration, and will increase negative health consequences. The online course specifically addresses the nursing role in climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies. It includes a pre-test, a one hour interactive module incorporating a case study, and a post test.
The goals of this course are to:
At the end of this course, you will be able to: