Prior to accessing your first module in the Occupational and Nanotechnology Health and Safety series, we need you to complete a short survey. This information will satisfy our funding requirements and tell us who is interested in learning about occupational and nanotechnology health and safety. Once you have completed and submitted the survey, you have access to all the modules without repeating the survey. There are 19 modules in the series. You may take these modules in sequence or at your own discretion. Thank you for your interest in the METPHAST Modules.
Nanomaterials in the Environment
(This module is one of 5 units comprising the first section of METPHAST: Introduction to Occupational Hygiene. There are 15 modules on Nanotechnology Health and Safety, as well. See the section "Additional Information" for more details about these modules.)
In this module the sources of nanomaterials in the environment will be identified. The routes of human exposure to nanomaterials and their ecological effects will be covered and learners will find out methods for measuring their concentration in various media.
This module will cover nanomaterial:
b. Routes of human exposures
c. Ecological effects
d. Concentration measurements in various media
By the end of the module, learners should be able to:
- Identify sources for nanomaterials in the environment
- Describe potential ecological effects of nanomaterials
- Predict pathways for exposure of the public to nanomaterials
- Assess human exposure to nanomaterials in the environment
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 0.1 CEUs or 1.0 contact hours and up to 1 CPH re-certification credits can be earned by completing this course.
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