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Last Edited: 6/2/2001

What is health professional education?

Health professional education in environmental health is aimed an improving the knowledge, skill, and behavior of health professionals concerning taking an exposure history, understanding the geographical area they serve and the possible sources of exposure that may be of concern to their patients, and methods of diagnosing, treating and preventing injury or disease related to those exposures. Health professional education may take place in grand rounds, a workshop, a short course or some other activity.