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Goal: Understand the fundamentals of mold and how it affects the indoor air quality.
Objective – Classify mold, describe its main components and identify its requirements for growth.
Objective – Identify several ecological and taxonomical groupings of mold and understand their implications on indoor air quality.
Objective – Identify the major categories of health effects and understand their potential synergistic effect.
Goal: Understand the role of bacteria in human health and indoor air quality.
Objective – Distinguish bacteria from other microorganisms, describe what they need for growth, and identify how they get into indoor air.
Objective – Identify the worst case IAQ scenario bacteria and understand their health effects.
Goal: Understand what viruses are, how they affect health and what we can do to reduce their transmission.
Objective – Describe the structure of viruses, their reproductive cycle, and their inactivation.
Objective – Identify common viral diseases that affect the respiratory system or are transmitted through the air.
Goal: Understand the allergens that trigger allergic disease, and how to control their presence indoors.
Objective – Define common terms related to allergy and identify common allergic diseases.
Objective – Describe common allergens and how to control them.
Goal: Identify key sources of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and understand how to control them.
Objective – Define VOCs and common terms related to them, as well as identify important sources and health effects.
Objective – Identify the sources of important VOCs and their health effects.
Goal: Understand where radon comes from, how it enters indoors, and what health effects it causes.
Objective – Describe what radon is and what makes it unique among radioactive decay products.
Objective – Understand the four factors that contribute to indoor radon levels.
Objective – Identify the major health effects caused by radon and comment on the disease prevalence.
Goal: Understand the fundamentals of carbon monoxide in order to identify its sources in buildings and notice its common symptoms.
Objective – Describe characteristics of carbon monoxide and explain how it is produced during the combustion of fuels.
Objective – Identify common sources of carbon monoxide that can produce elevated indoor concentrations.
Objective – Identify the chronic and acute, high-level and low-level health effects of carbon monoxide.
Goal: Understand the important indoor air quality contaminants of environmental tobacco smoke, asbestos, lead, ozone, and particulate matter.
Objective – Describe the composition of environmental tobacco smoke, its health effects, and control strategies.
Objective – Define asbestos, describe its properties, identify products that contain it, explain its health effects and related regulations.
Objective – Describe products that may contain lead, activities and scenarios that may cause an exposure, and describe its health effects and regulations.
Objective – Describe how ozone is formed, how it reacts with other compounds, and how it affects health.
Objective – Define particulate matter, identify common sources, and describe its health effects.
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