188.686.01 CLINICAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL TOXICOLOGY
Through a variety of methods, explores adverse impacts on human health from a wide range of environmental and occupational toxicants. Covers toxicant-related health effects by organ system and by selected chemical categories, including metals, pesticides, solvents, and asphyxiants. Discusses the use of biomarkers in clinical evaluations of exposed individuals and populations. Addresses prevention of adverse health effects in exposed populations and assessment of causal relations. Presents a wide range of information resources which are then utilized in course work. Utilizes case-based examples throughout the course.
This course will prepare you to be able to do the following: Recognize adverse health effects of environmental and occupational toxicants in individual patients and/or populations; Develop a public health-based approach to clinical assessment that includes; Obtaining a detailed occupational/environmental history; Utilizing a resource base, including the Internet; Understanding the application of appropriate diagnostic tests, such as biomarkers; Defining an evaluation and management plan for exposed patients and/or populations.
- Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50
- Friday 1:30 - 2:50