Sanitarians & Health Official Pack. 5 CEUs


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The Florida Department of Health requires health officials to obtain Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order to maintain their credentials as sanitarians and health officials. In order to meet requirements for the Department of Health, take this pack of online courses by NSPF®, to receive 5 CEUs. This online training package contains two approved courses that will help you stay informed with the latest from the aquatic industry. Complete at your own convenience. Once you complete your training, you will need to submit a course evaluation and a Record of Completion for each course to NSPF®, and NSPF®, will submit the information to the Department of Health for approval.  Total CEUs - 5

Recreational Water Illness

PRODUCT DETAILS Minimum Time to Complete: 3 Hours Public health officials, pool operators, aquatic managers, service companies, suppliers and manufacturers will gain a comprehensive and detailed understanding about the control of RWIs by taking this online course. The course, intended to help professionals understand and prevent these often serious illnesses. RWIs can cause a wide variety of symptoms, including gastrointestinal, skin, ear, respiratory, eye, neurologic, and wound infections. Crypto, which can stay alive for days even in well-maintained pools, has become the leading cause of swimming pool-related outbreaks of diarrheal illness. Participants work through the basic steps of identifying the health threats present, unique features to those threats, understanding what the possible consequences would be, identifying ways to reduce the risks and finally, prioritizing the risk reduction. Topics include: • Risk Management for RWIs • Microbes & Disease • Gastrointestinal, Dermal & Respiratory RWIs • Other Microorganisms and Diseases in Aquatic Settings • Methods for Control of RWIs