February 8 Event – Climate and Heath Responders Course for Health Professionals

The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, Project ECHO, Health Canada and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) invite you to join an 8-week free online certificate course dedicated to giving health care professionals the tools to effectively respond to the climate and health crisis in their communities of practice.

February 8 through April 5, 2022

Tuesdays 10:00 – 11:00 AM MT 9:00am – 10:00am PT / 12:00 – 1:00pm ET / 4:00 – 5:00pm UTC



This certificate-based online program is designed to equip health professionals with the knowledge needed for transformative action. Participants may receive up to 16 no-cost continuing education hours. To receive a certificate, participants must attend 75% of the Tuesday didactic sessions and pass a short online quiz at the end of the course.

Additional sessions to learn climate communication skills and essential tools for practice will be held Wednesdays February 16 through April 13, 2022, as part of our ongoing series


Course Objectives:

  • Develop a solid foundation of the current evidence on climate and health across eight main impact areas
  • Become equipped to lead climate and health education and programmatic development at your own institution or within your own community
  • Improve communication and advocacy skills
  • Gain a new professional network to help you in addressing the adverse impacts of climate change and health in your community of practice

Target Audience:

  • Health Professionals
  • Health Professional Students
  • Health Educators
  • Climate Leaders



To join the eight optional skills/tool sessions on Wednesdays 11:00am-12:00pm PT/ 2:00-3:00pm ET/ 7:00-8:00pm UTC, Feb 16 – Apr 13, 2021



Students are WELCOME to join. We will host 4 additional interactive, case-based sessions for students from all backgrounds. Please visit the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education website for more information and to register.

Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE), and the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP)to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.