The goal of this continuing education program is to familiarize nurses with health issues associated with indoor environmental radon. After you study this information, you will be able to —
- Identify the source of indoor environmental radon, and its association with three types of cancer.
- Discuss nurses’ roles in disseminating information about radon’s health effects, testing, and techniques for mitigation.
- List three reasons why the public does not view radon as a health risk.