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Professional Development Programs • Registered Sanitarians

Course Format

In the summer of 2014, the National Environmental Health Association offered a newly revised REHS/RS exam, which better addressed the most relevant topics in the field. The course outline and curriculum for this exam prep course reflect these changes, ensuring course participants can focus only on the content covered by the new exam topics.

Course Outline (subject to change)

Week 1

  • Overview and pre-test
  • Radiation and bio-medical facility inspections
  • Performing occupational health and safety inspections
  • Epidemiology investigations

Week 2

  • Statutes and ensuring compliance
  • Promoting public health awareness

Week 3

  • Performing potable water inspections
  • Performing onsite wastewater system inspections

Week 4

  • Performing solid waste facility inspections
  • Performing hazardous waste investigations

Week 5

  • Emergency preparedness
  • Performing recreational water inspections

Week 6

  • Performing food inspections
  • Performing inspections on group gatherings, institutions, and other establishments

Week 7

  • Performing indoor air quality investigations
  • Healthy homes and complaint inspections

Week 8

  • Performing inspections
  • Confined feeding facilities
  • Investigating illegal operations
  • Review and post-test