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NEEF Benchmark Survey Report

Measuring impact is key to achieving NEEF's vision of inspiring and engaging 300 million Americans to actively use environmental knowledge by 2022.  The Benchmark Survey was designed to help guide the creation and assessment of effective environmental education programs to reflect an understanding of different segments of the U.S. population based on current levels of environmental knowledge and behavior.

Improving Pediatrician Knowledge About Environmental Triggers of Asthma

This article from Clinical Pediatrics finds that following NEEF's educational intervention, pediatricians reported a significant increase in knowledge about environmental triggers of asthma and a willingness to incorporate exposure history questions and remediation recommendations in their routine practice.

Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers

The Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers, in English and Spanish, are aimed at integrating environmental management of asthma into pediatric health care. These documents outline competencies in environmental health relevant to pediatric asthma that should be mastered by health care providers, and outlines the environmental interventions that should be communicated to patients.

Health Professionals and Environmental Health Education Position Statement

Our Health Professionals and Environmental Health Education Position Statement calls for improvements in environmental health education for health professionals and recommends specific actions necessary to successfully incorporate environmental health information into their education and practice.

Children and Nature Initiative: Rx for Outdoor Activity Training Module

This training module is a webinar archive featuring presentations about the link between childhood obesity and sedentary lifestyle, the scientific basis for the physical and mental health benefits of nature, and how to connect children and families to nature sites for outdoor activity.

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