Annotation: Constructing a powerful message is important to convey essential information, especially in the context of environmental health. This session gives public health professionals guidance on how to construct, frame and distribute messages effectively when communicating with decision makers. This session also provides tools to effectively advocate to local, state and federal decision makers for policies and resources that promote and protect environmental and human health.
Learning Objectives: • Construct effective messages designed to incorporate health broadly in all policies (CHES Area of Responsibility 7.1.1).
• Identify key audiences for environmental health messaging (7.1.3).
• List tools for communicating and advocating to decision makers (7.2.3,7.2.5).
• List resources that promote and protect environmental and human health (7.2.3).
Continuing Education: 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours (expires March 31, 2019); 1.0 CHES Category 1 CECH, Certificate of completion; $3 charge for CE credits