University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Administration & Public Health

Indoor Air Pollution: Sources & Controls

The phrase “indoor air pollution” refers to any chemical, biological, or physical contamination of indoor air. However, what pollution is common varies vary much by region. Upon successful compilation of this learning module, you will be able to: Describe the types of Indoor Air Pollutants. Identify how these air pollutants affect human health. Explain how […]

Nov 4, 2020

Outdoor Air Pollution: Sources & Controls

The World health organization defines air pollution as the contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment by any chemical, physical, or biological agent that modifies the natural characteristics of the atmosphere. Although both indoor and outdoor air pollution are both important factors in public health this module will focus primarily on the sources and controls […]

Nov 4, 2020

History of Air Pollution

This module will discuss written records of observing air pollution and current laws. Upon successful completion of this learning module, the learner will be able to: Explain the regulations of air pollution throughout the world’s history. Identify key air pollution centered events. Describe the efforts to reduce air pollution in cities.

Nov 4, 2020

EMS Mortuary Services: Waste Handling

This module describes waste management processes when associated with highly infectious diseases such as Ebola and other special pathogens.

Oct 14, 2020

EMS Mortuary Services: Cleaning and Disinfection

This module describes how to perform a risk assessment, how to determine appropriate personal protective equipment, and appropriate cleaning and disinfection activities in healthcare settings associated with highly infectious diseases

Oct 14, 2020

EMS Mortuary Services: Containment of Patient Remains with Ebola or Other Special Pathogens

By the end of this module, the learner will be able to list the equipment required to properly prepare the remains of a patient who died from Ebola Virus Disease or other special pathogens that require containment and identify administrative and engineering controls to maintain safety during the process of packaging the remains.

Oct 14, 2020