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Intermediate Level

Basic knowledge of climate change. A course in natural sciences and/or human health may be helpful, but not required

Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Explain why intentional adaptation to climate change is necessary for protecting human health

  • Identify and navigate at least one source for health, environmental, and vulnerability data

  • Identify a list of adaptation actions relevant to a particular climate-sensitive exposure and health outcome of interest

  • Apply the Adaptation Action Planning framework to a particular intervention or capacity building activity

Skills you will gain

Adaptation action planningReadiness asessmentsHealth EquityClimate exposure prioritizationClimate and health data navigation
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Intermediate Level

Basic knowledge of climate change. A course in natural sciences and/or human health may be helpful, but not required

Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Yale University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to Climate Adaptation for Human Health!

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 2 readings
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Adaptation: What is Climate Adaptation?

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Informing Adaptation: Collecting Data for Adaptation

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Informing Adaptation: Assessing Adaptation Readiness

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 60 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Planning for Adaptation: Adaptation Action Plans

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 84 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
20 minutes to complete

Course Conclusion

20 minutes to complete
1 reading

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