Connecticut Nurses Association Continuing Education

Environmental Health

CNE :    1 hour
Price:    $20

Connecticut Nurses' Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation

Introduction to Environmental Health, terms, regulations, chemicals believed to adversely impact health, at-risk populations, why nurses care and nurse advocacy.


Presented by Hacah Boros, RN, MSN, Environmental Health Coordinator, Connecticut Nurses' Association, this course explores and introduces environmental terms, chemicals of concern, regulatory history and current framework, community health and at risk populations, why nurses care and opportunities for nurse advocacy. 

Course Length (including evaluation time) = 65 minutes 

NOTE: courses do not have to be completed in one sitting. If you exit out of a course before it ends, you can choose to resume where you left off the next time you launch the course, or restart the course from the beginning.

Learner Objectives:

1.    Define environmental health and body burden
2.    Explain current research on certain chemicals of concern and their effect on health
3.    Identify ways to improve practice settings through education and safer use of products
4.    Discuss the impact of federal and state laws regulating chemicals on consumer products

Requirements for Successful Completion of this CNE Activity:

In order to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion for this activity, learners must complete the following criteria:

1.    View the entire course module
2.    Complete the online evaluation

Once the above criteria are met, your Certificate of Successful Completion can be accessed from ..... under the ........  An email containing a link to the certificate will also be sent to you upon completion.

Conflict of Interest for Planners & Presenters

The planners of this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

The presenter(s) declare no conflict of interest. As faculty/presenter(s) for this activity, the presenter(s) attest that they have provided the best available evidence for this content and have presented information fairly and without bias.