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For a Healthy Environment‚ Clinicians and Hospitals Have to Go Green(er) - CE489
For a Healthy Environment‚ Clinicians and Hospitals Have to Go Green(er)

CE489 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD and Lisa M. Riedel, MS, DNP, CRNA
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The goal of this program is to inform nurses and pharmacists about the environmental and financial effects of hospital waste and the steps they can take to minimize those effects. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain how greenhouse gases and global warming affect health
  • Describe the types of hospital waste
  • Discuss how hospitals can decrease their environmental impact

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, pharmacists and physicians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/31/2017

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