Indoor Air Pollution and Child Health - Free Online Midwifery Courses

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Delivery Method: e-Learning

Indoor air pollution: an invisible threat to child health

Indoor air pollution can have a greater impact on health than outdoor pollution, and children are especially vulnerable. This module covers the causes of air pollution in the home, the potential health effects on the developing fetus, babies and young children, and provides guidance on ways to reduce indoor air pollution.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this module you should:

  • Be aware of the dangers of indoor air pollution, a greater threat
    to health than outdoor air pollution
  • Understand the impact of air pollutants on the health and
    development of infants and the growing fetus
  • Be able to advise parents on reducing air pollution in their homes

NEXT STEPS

  • Read the clinical review content
  • Complete the online assessment
  • Receive CPD certificate

AUTHORS

Written by: Tara Ralph BSc (Hons)
Reviewed by: Prof Dave Clarke | Foundation Professor of Nursing, University of Leicester | PhD, MA, BSc (Hons), RGN/RSCN

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This learning module can be used towards CPD for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

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