The global supply of water and how human use and abuse can affect both the quality and quantity of that supply. This activity has been submitted to the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) for approval to award contact hours. AAOHN is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Relate evidence that water quantity and quality affects human health.
  • Identify water pollutants and their sources.
  • Discuss the current scope of the problem of waterborne disease.
  • Analyze community strategies for the control of water pollution.


The core competencies for public health professionals are a consensus set of skills identified by the Council on Linkages (CoL) between academia and public health practice as being desirable for the delivery of the essential public health services. The CoL competencies identified for this course are:

Domain 1: Analytic/Assessment Skills

Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills

Domain 6: Basic Public Health Sciences Skills

Domain 7: Financial Planning and Management Skills

Continuing Education Units

Please note that these trainings may offer different types of continuing education credits. This Learner Portal may not calculate the correct number of continuing education credits. Please refer to the Continuing Education Credits section of your course site after registration for the correct information.

This course is eligible for 0.25 CEUs or 2.5 contact hours and up to 3 CPH re-certification credits can be earned by completing this course.

Contact & Questions

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Section Title
Environmental Health: Water Supply and Waste Water
Online, self paced
Jul 19, 2019 to Jul 19, 2030
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No Fee non-credit $0.00
Section Details
The Midwest Center for Lifelong Learning in Public Health (MCLPH), within the School of Public Health, is a member of the Association for Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and an approved Continuing Education partner with the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE). CPH recertification credits or continuing education credits can be earned by completing this course. Upon completion of all course requirements, your certificate will be available for you to save, email and print. Please contact your accrediting agency regarding any questions receiving credits.
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