Engineering Methods for the Control of Airborne Infections (Airborne08)

Venue: Harvard School of Public Health

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 14, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 25, 2008
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Engineering Methods for the Control of Airborne Infections
An International Perspective
July 14–25, 2008
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Join this graduate level, two-week, interactive training workshop and learn how to apply current engineering methods to reduce the transmission of airborne diseases. This program is globally unique in that it is the first time anyone has identified and put together a body of information needed to control airborne infections.
Core issues examined in this program are pandemic influenza, drug resistant strains of tuberculosis, SARS, and select bioterrorism agents. Special weight is placed on interventions that are feasible, yet effective, in developing countries where resources are limited.


• Professional engineers
• Architects
• Health and safety specialists
• Government agency employees
• Relief and response teams
• Academics

Program Highlights:
• Hands on laboratory and problem solving workshops assure that concepts are thoroughly mastered and can be applied in practice
• Case-based group problem solving sessions prepare participants working in resource-poor regions to improvise creatively
• Learn from an experienced faculty of leading academics and professionals –
o Pioneer in environmental engineering and industrial hygiene, Melvin First
o World renowned author, Paul Jensen, expert on CDC guidelines on TB infection control
o UV and ventilation expert, Steve Rudnick
o National expert on laboratory design, Janet Baum
• Ready-made materials are provided to assist participants in the preparation of their own instruction courses

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By completing this program, you may earn the following continuing education credit:

• The Harvard School of Public Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians. The Harvard School of Public Health designates this educational activity for up to TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
• TBD CEUs, Harvard School of Public Health
The CEUs earned in this program may be applied towards the following credits:
• Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) Certification Maintenance Points
• Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) Certification Maintenance Points
• Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Maintenance Points
• National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT) Maintenance Points
• Other Appropriate Credits

• $1,395 if payment received by
March 28, 2008
• $1,495 if payment received between
March 29 and June 13, 2008
• $1,595 if payment received after
June 13, 2008
Program fee includes:
• The ACGIH 2008 TLVs® and BEIs® book
• Training materials, simple teaching aid tool kit
• Breakfasts, lunches and breaks
• ABIH CM, AAHP, CME and CEU credits
• Harvard School of Public Health certificate of attendance
• All day field trip to Maine with group photo and lobster dinner

Workforce Training Funding for Massachusetts Employers: This program is eligible for Massachusetts Department of Workforce Development funding grants. Massachusetts companies may be eligible for up to 50% off program fees. Contact the Massachusetts Department of Workforce Development for assistance on filling out the approval forms:

Please be sure to mention your Reference Code: AIR08-LS12


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Please be sure to mention your Reference Code: AIR08-LS12