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SI 300 - SI 300 Course Description

SI:300 Introduction to Air Pollution Toxicology
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12 hours
1.2 CEU credits

Course Description
This course is intended primarily for air pollution control agency personnel who might work with criteria pollutants but are not familiar with hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and their effects on human health. The course is multi disciplinary in its approach so that students from diverse academic backgrounds will understand and use the information. Issues are addressed with a level of generality that will allow students to understand the basic principles of air pollution toxicology.

Major topics

    • How air toxicants can alter body functioning
    • How adverse health effects are measured and estimated
    • Chemical classifications of air toxicants
    • Air pollution history
    • Air pollution regulations
    • Where air toxicants are likely to be found
    • Acute symptoms of exposure
    • Human pharmacokinetics
    • Normal body system function
If you want to receive CEU credits for the course, you must be a Registered APTI user and will be required to provide a PIN upon passing the test. If you do not remember your PIN, contact Eric Crump. If you are a new user, it is recommended that you complete the Training Application Form at the beginning of the course, as it may take several days to process the application. If the PIN you select has already been used, we will notify you.

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