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Basic knowledge of climate change. A course in natural sciences and/or human health may be helpful, but not required

Ca. 16 Stunden zum Abschließen
Englisch
Untertitel: Englisch

Was Sie lernen werden

  • Describe how and why the climate is changing and is predicted to change in the future

  • Describe the range of adverse health impacts of climate change

  • Explain the determinants of vulnerability to extreme weather (heat, storms, and floods)

  • Summarize the current understanding of how climate change affects the incidence of infectious diseases

Kompetenzen, die Sie erwerben

Health EquityInfectious DiseasesClimate SciencePopulation HealthEpidemiology
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Basic knowledge of climate change. A course in natural sciences and/or human health may be helpful, but not required

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Lehrplan - Was Sie in diesem Kurs lernen werden

Woche
1

Woche 1

1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Welcome to Introduction to Climate Change and Health!

1 Stunde zum Abschließen
1 Video (Gesamt 3 min), 3 Lektüren
3 Lektüren
Course Description10m
Meet your instructor, Dr. Robert Dubrow10m
Final Assignment10m
3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Fundamentals of Climate Change

3 Stunden zum Abschließen
6 Videos (Gesamt 67 min), 1 Lektüre, 1 Quiz
6 Videos
The Ice is Melting and the Seas are Rising8m
Extreme Weather Events are Increasing10m
The Greenhouse Effect9m
Anthropogenic Radiative Forcing of the Climate and Climate Feedback10m
Future Climate Change16m
1 Lektüre
Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment40m
1 praktische Übung
Fundamentals of Climate Change30m
Woche
2

Woche 2

3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Overview of Health Impacts of Climate Change, Adaptation, Mitigation, and Co-benefits

3 Stunden zum Abschließen
8 Videos (Gesamt 56 min), 1 Lektüre, 1 Quiz
8 Videos
Vulnerability5m
Overview of Adverse Health Impacts of Climate Change (Part 1)12m
Overview of Adverse Health Impacts of Climate Change (Part 2)12m
Determinants of Vulnerability4m
Adaptation6m
Avoiding 2 Degrees Celsius of Warming3m
Immediate Health Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation8m
1 Lektüre
Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits - multiple selections45m
1 praktische Übung
Health Impacts of Climate Change, Adaptation, Mitigation, and Co-benefits30m
Woche
3

Woche 3

5 Stunden zum Abschließen

Extreme Weather: Heat, Storms, & Floods

5 Stunden zum Abschließen
9 Videos (Gesamt 70 min), 2 Lektüren, 2 Quiz
9 Videos
Heat-Related Illness7m
Determinants of Vulnerability To Heat Stress9m
Occupational Heat Stress4m
Urban Heat Islands6m
Future Exposure to Heat Extremes10m
Adverse Health Effects of Storms and Floods5m
Mortality Surveillance6m
Mental Disorders7m
2 Lektüren
Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits - 720-722 (Section 11.4)15m
Health effects of coastal storms and flooding in urban areas: a review and vulnerability assessment1h
1 praktische Übung
Extreme Weather: Heat, Storms, & Floods30m
Woche
4

Woche 4

3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Water-borne Infections and Vector-borne Diseases

3 Stunden zum Abschließen
8 Videos (Gesamt 74 min), 1 Lektüre, 2 Quiz
8 Videos
Vibrio Infections: Cholera11m
Vibrio Infections: Non-Cholera3m
Vector-borne Diseases: Overview11m
Malaria (Part 1)5m
Malaria (Part 2)14m
Lyme Disease (Part 1)8m
Lyme Disease (Part 2)11m
1 Lektüre
Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits - 722-730 (Section 11.5)15m
1 praktische Übung
Water-borne Infections and Vector-borne Diseases30m
26 Minuten zum Abschließen

Course conclusion

26 Minuten zum Abschließen
1 Video (Gesamt 1 min), 1 Lektüre
1 Video
1 Lektüre
What's Next?10m

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Climate change is arguably the greatest public health threat we face. To address it successfully, health and environmental professionals, advocates, and others need to acquire new skills and a deeper understanding of its challenges and solutions. This specialization is for those who wish to understand the impact of climate change on health and are committed to protecting the health of populations using the knowledge and skills they will acquire....
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