Risk Assessment

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The module will introduce the processes used to conduct public health assessments and environmental risk assessments.  Four topic areas will be covered (Table 1) with approximately 1 hour per topic area. Format will be six short videos (20 – 30 minutes).

After reviewing the videos, PowerPoint files and Provided Resources each participant should take the assessment and earn a grade of 80% or greater. Each question is worth 2 points. You may repeat this quiz 4 times to achieve a minimum score of 80%.

Competencies and Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the current environmental and public health risk assessment processes, risk communication strategies and identify the implications of risk management decisions in relationship to environmental justice.
  2. Calculate and interpret exposure risks.
  3. Communicate audience-appropriate public health risk content, both in writing and through oral presentation.