FUNGUS RECOGNITION AND IDENTIFICATION

  • March 19, 2013
  • March 20, 2013
  • University of Minnesota, St. Paul Conference Center

This one and a half day training will provide you with an opportunity for concentrated skill development in recognizing and identifying fungi. Using intensive hands-on lab sessions, case studies and presentations, you will learn a systematic procedure for conducting critical analysis of spores in both aerosol samples and in bulk cultures. You will receive one-on-one instruction in laboratory sessions using microscopes to identify fungal samples. You will also receive a photo disk of cultures and the textbook identifying Filamentous Fungi to use for future reference.

Objectives:
1. Describe proper procedures for microscopic examination and identification of selected fungi.
2. Discuss a range of fungal types and potential human health effects.
3. Correctly identify selected fungi under the microscope from both air samples and cultures.

 

Who Should Attend?
Building owners and managers, engineers, industrial hygienists, health and safety professionals, school personnel, building inspectors, sanitarians, and environmental health and safety consultants.

 

Register online: cpheo.sph.umn.edu

Cost: $395
Questions: 612.626.4515 or 800.493.2060

 

FACULTY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
• Neil Carlson, MS, CIH, Senior Environmental Health and Safety, University of Minnesota
• Ruth Rasmussen MPH, RN, CE Director, Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

 

“This event is sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.”


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