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Arsenic and Health

Course #: 010-720

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #140160 approved for 1 CPEU.

CEU Course Description

Arsenic can pose health risks and in high enough amounts can be fatal. This CEU course examines how one can be exposed to arsenic, the health effects of exposure, and how to reduce the risk of exposure.


Article Author:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the purpose of the majority of the arsenic that is produced.
  2. Explain the single-most characteristic effect of long-term oral exposure to inorganic arsenic.
  3. Investigate the most reliable means of detecting arsenic exposures.
  4. Identify what is usually the largest source of arsenic for a person.
  5. Provide the EPA’s Maximum Contaminant Level for arsenic in drinking water.

CPE Level: I

Learning Codes: 2080, 4040

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.3.1 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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