Continuing Education

Our Continuing Education Program delivers professional development opportunities for health professionals with a commitment to maintaining and enhancing professional competence. It provides a venue for communicating research findings and teaching best practices. It also creates an opportunity to network with researchers and other professionals. Our community of learners work in diverse organizations and have varied backgrounds and experience. Our courses are recognized by professional organizations as providing educational value through the granting of certification maintenance points.

We welcome opportunities to collaborate and encourage prospective partners in continuing professional education to contact us. We have had many valued partners in education, including government and public agencies; non-government organizations; other universities; and industry partners.

Current offering:

Outdoor Air Quality and Health and the Air Quality Health Index (Qualité de l’air extérieur, santé, et Cote air santé (CAS)) – is now available. Please click on course title to be redirected to the course registration page for more information.

Coming in 2016:

Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course completed on May 4-8, 2015, UBC Vancouver.  If you are interested in enrolling in the 2016 Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course please contact lydia.ma@ubc.ca to be on the notification list when course dates are confirmed.

 

Past courses:

Industrial Hygiene Primer: Understanding Industrial Hygiene – October 28, 2013

Sampling and Monitoring of Workplace Hazards (Part 1)  – November 18, 2013

Sampling and Monitoring of Workplace Hazards (Part 2)  – February 17, 2014

Interpreting Exposure Monitoring Results – March 3, 2014

Bicycling by Design: Facilities to Promote Safe & Healthy Travel  April 7-8, 2014

Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review  – April 28 to May 2, 2014

Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course  – May 5-9, 2014; May 4-8, 2015