Resources


We have compiled helpful tools, databases, and other resources for the nurse interested in environmental health. Please let us know if there is a resource you think we should add – email katie@enviRN.org

Academic Resources: Case studies, online tutorials, and resources to help you integrate environmental health into nursing curricula.

Aging and Environmental Health: Older adults face increased risks from exposure to environmental health contaminants.  Part of the normal aging process, our bodies become more susceptible to environmental health threats which may worsen chronic conditions.  Additionally, the bodies of older adults have accumulated a lifetime of environmental and occupational contaminants.

Air Quality: Online resources where you can learn about the air quality where you live, tools, and educational materials

Assessment Tools Find a variety of tools that can be used to assess environmental exposures

Associations and Organizations Links to organizations working on environmental health issues

Federal Agencies Information on federal agencies that address environmental health issues and regulations

Federal Regulations

Green Cleaning Reports, tools, recipes, and more

National Library of Medicine Tools Tools for all ages and knowledge levels

Reproductive and Child Health Resources Pregnant women, infants, and children face a disproportionate risk from exposures to environmental contaminants.  These resources will help you educate patients, families and your community about the risks they face and how to best protect themselves and their children.

Safe Cosmetics Just because a product is on the shelf doesn’t make it safe.  Learn about the dangerous chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products and how can you make safer product choices.

Safe Cosmetics Just because a product is on the shelf doesn’t make it safe.  Learn about the dangerous chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products and how can you make safer product choices.

Safe Medication Disposal A few small steps can make an important difference in safeguarding lives and protecting the environment.

Sustainable Foods

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Transportation and Health Transportation significantly affects environmental and human health in many ways: traffic collisions, air pollution, urban sprawl, and access to healthy food and physical activity are just a few examples.

Water Quality Clean drinking water should be a right, not a privilege. Instead, we are exposed to a wide array of chemicals and pollutants every time we take a drink or step into the shower. Learn more, including the truth about bottled water.