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ACMT Environmental Medicine Modules

In 2013, ACMT initially launched our web-based Environmental Medicine Classroom that consisted of a series of modules on contemporary issues in environmental toxicology and environmental health developed by leading authorities in medical toxicology. We are able offer these courses to medical students, residents, and fellows across the United States. Surveys of participants six and 12 months post-completion indicate 90% of participants reported the modules enhanced their knowledge and awareness of environmental toxicology.

We have relaunched this offering in cooperation with the federal Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) program. The modules will now be hosted within the PEHSU National Classroom: http://www.pehsu.net/nationalclassroom.html. Through this Classroom, students can self-register, access individual modules, and track their progress. Not only will participants have access to ACMT’s educational courses, they will now be able to access many other educational products developed by the PEHSU program. 

Basic Topics

  • Taking an Exposure History
  • Approaching Cases of Environmental Exposure: A Framework for Clinicians
  • Understanding & Utilizing the Environmental Public Health System
  • Reproductive Toxicology
  • Pediatric Asthma & Environmental Exposures
  • Pesticide Residues in the Indoor Environment

Advanced Topics

  • Endocrine Disruptors
  • Toxicology of Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Pesticide Residues in the Indoor Environment
  • Particulate Matter & Public Health
  • Environmental Exposures & Cancer

To gain access to The PEHSU National Classroom:

  1. Navigate to the PEHSU National Classroom at http://www.pehsu.net/nationalclassroom.html
  2. Select Take Course for any of the courses listed. You will be routed to the National Classroom Learning Management System.
  3. Select Subscribe.
  4. Log-in or select Register here to create a new user account.
  5. Select Subscribe.

 

Support

Funding for this web-based learning module was made possible (in part) by the cooperative agreement award number 1U61TS000117-05 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.