Continuing Education: Sanitarian Education - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian
Continuing Education

Continuing education is required for renewal (Minnesota Rules, Part 4695.2600, Subpart 7) of the Sanitarian/Environmental Health Specialist credential in order to assure continuing competency of the holders of the credential. Changes in technology and discovery of new and emerging environmental health hazards require professionals to acquire and maintain the most current knowledge on past, present and future public health concepts.

Contact hours are granted for acceptable continuing education activities when the activity continues for at least 50 minutes, excluding coffee breaks, registration, meals or other social activities. Renewal of the credential requires at least 24 contact hours during the renewal period.

Approved Training Events

Attention REHS/RS Continuing Education Program/Course Sponsors: email this application: Request for Approval of Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Contact Hour(s) to the Sanitarian Registration Program at HEALTH.sanitarians@state.mn.us regarding applying for REHS/RS registration renewal continuing education training contact hour approval of an upcoming or ongoing qualifying educational opportunity. Non-sponsors or individuals should not apply.

The approved educational trainings listed below have been submitted to Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and determined to be an acceptable continuing education activity for REHS/RS registration renewal. "Acceptable continuing education activity" means a learning experience in which a registrant has participated, evidence of which he/she submits to the council as part of the application for registration renewal, and which meets the requirements stated in parts Minnesota Rules, Part 4695.2500 to Minnesota Rules, Part 4695.3200.

2014, 2015 and 2016 Approved REHS/RS Registration Renewal Continuing Education Training

Food Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Food Safety Partnership
(FSP)
Continuous Awarded per event Classroom
Videoconference
Streaming
Minnesota Department of Health
Food Safety Partnership
Food Safety Partnership – Plus (FSP+) Continuous Awarded per event Classroom
Videoconference
Streaming
Minnesota Department of Health
Food Safety Partnership
Food Manager Certification Continuous 7 Workshop UMN Extension: Contact the Food Safety Program
Food Manager Certification Renewal (Serve It Up Safely) Continuous 4 Workshop UMN Extension: Contact the Food Safety Program
HACCP Training Continuous 8 Classroom and Workshop UMN Extension: Contact the Food Safety Program
Module: Emerging Trends Continuous 1 Online UMN Extension – Serve It Up Safely Online Course
Module: Emerging Trends 2 Continuous 1 Online UMN Extension – Serve It Up Safely Online Course
CDC EHS e-Learning on Environmental Assessment of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Continuous 9 Online Minnesota Department of Health health.foodlodging@state.mn.us or 651-201-4500
Pest Management and Food Safety Seminar Sept 27, 2016 5.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture
FDA Central Region 2016 Retail Food Protection Seminar Aug 29 - Sept 1, 2016 20 Seminar Minnesota Department of Health or
651-201-4500
Not Just a Fairy Tale:  A workshop for food safety course providers and other food safety professionals Apr 20, 2016 6.5 Workshop Minnesota Department of Health health.fmc@state.mn.us or 651-201-4500
Guidance on Obtaining Defensible Samples (GOODSamples) Apr 4-7, 2016 30 Workshop Minnesota Department of Agriculture
MDA Delegated Agency Training Mar 3, 2016 6.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us
Latinos: Our World and Our Culture Nov 12, 2015 6 Workshop and Open Forum Minneapolis Department of Health - Food, Lodging & Pools
SCSU Food Microbiology Symposium Oct 19 – 21, 2015 10.75 Symposium Saint Cloud State University
Allergens & Food Processing Workshop May 7, 2015 8 Workshop

Minnesota Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Defense Task Force
MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us

Poo Fighters 2015 Tour:  A workshop for food safety course providers and other food safety professionals Apr 22, 2015 6.5 Workshop Minnesota Department of Health health.fmc@state.mn.us or 651-201-4500
FD215 Managing Retail Food Safety Feb 3–5, 2015 22 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health health.foodlodging
@state.mn.us
or
651-201-4500
MDA Delegated Agency Training: Imported Foods, Plan Review, Labeling, Sampling Dec 2, 2014 5.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us
How to Develop, Validate and Verify a HACCP Plan at Retail Oct 28, 2014 6.5 Classroom
Videoconference
Minnesota Department of Health health.foodlodging
@state.mn.us
or
651-201-4500
The Art of Influence Oct 1, 2014 5 Classroom Olmsted County Public Health Services
Olmsted County Website
Food Defense Awareness Workshop Jul 24, 2014 8 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us
The Mod(ule) Squad: A workshop for food safety course providers and other food safety professionals Apr 23, 2014 6.5 Workshop Minnesota Department of Health health.foodlodging
@state.mn.us
or
651-201-4500
Pest Management and Food Safety Seminar Apr 3, 2014 5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture
MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us
IDW MGMT 3231, FEMA National Center for Biomedical Research and Training Feb 25-27, 2014 24 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us

 

MEHA (Minnesota Environmental Health Association) Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
MEHA Fall Education Conference Oct 6, 2016 6.5 Conference MEHA
MEHA Spring Education Conference May 12-13, 2016 10 Conference MEHA
MEHA Winter Education Conference Jan 28, 2016 7 Conference MEHA

Science Salon – Wind Energy Research at the University of Minnesota: Helping power the nation with renewable electricity

Sept 22, 2015 2.5 Presentation & Tour Minnesota Academy of Science/MEHA
MEHA Spring Education Conference May 14-15, 2015 10.5 Conference MEHA
MEHA Winter Education Conference January 29, 2015 6.5 Conference MEHA
MEHA Fall Education Conference Oct 2, 2014 6.5 Conference MEHA
MEHA Spring Education Conference May 1-2, 2014 10 Conference MEHA
MEHA Winter Education Conference Jan 30, 2014 6.5 Conference MEHA

 

NEHA (National Environmental Health Association) Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
NEHA e-Learning courses Continuous Awarded as designated by NEHA Online NEHA e-Learning
NEHA 2016 AEC and HUD Healthy Homes Conference June 13-16, 2016 Awarded as designated by NEHA Conference NEHA
2015 NEHA Region 4 Education Conference Oct 7-8, 2015 Awarded as designated by NEHA Conference Iowa Environmental Health Association/MEHA
NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) Jul 13-15, 2015 Awarded as designated by NEHA Conference NEHA
NEHA Annual Educational Conference (AEC) Jul 7 – 10, 2014 Awarded as designated by NEHA Conference NEHA

 

Pool and Aquatic Facility Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Aquatic Play Feature (APF) Continuous 2 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Aquatic Risk Management (ARM) Continuous 1.5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Certified Pool & Spa Inspector (CPI) Continuous 6 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) Continuous 16 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) Re-certification Continuous 8 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Emergency Response Planning (ERP) Continuous 1.5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Recreational Water Illness (RWI) Continuous 5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) Suppes Environmental Health Consulting, LLC
Aquatic Play Feature (APF) Continuous 2 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
Aquatic Risk Management (ARM) Continuous 1.5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
Certified Pool & Spa Inspector (CPI) Continuous 6 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) Continuous 16 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
Emergency Response Planning (ERP) Continuous 1.5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
Recreational Water Illnesses (RWI) Continuous 5 Varies (online, classroom or fusion – combination online plus classroom) National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF)
NRPA Aquatic Facility Operators Course (AFO)

Jan 23 – 24, 2014

14.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health health.foodlodging
@state.mn.us
or
651-201-4500

 

Regulatory Foundation Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Regulatory Foundation Training for Inspectors Jan 31, 2014 5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us
Regulatory Foundation Training for Compliance Officers Jan 22, 2014 6.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Agriculture MDA.DFIDTraining.MDA@state.mn.us

 

Water Supply Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
MDH EH Drinking Water Protection Section Meeting Oct 26-27, 2016 8 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health
Non Community Compliance or 651-201-4700
MDH Noncommunity Public Water Supply 2016 Fall Unit Meeting Oct 25, 2016 6 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health
Non Community Compliance or 651-201-4700
Noncommunity Public Water Supply Unit 2016 Spring Delegated Programs Training May 26, 2016 6.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
MDH EH Well Management Section Spring Video Conference Mar 23, 2016 or Apr 4, 2016 2 Classroom
Video Conference
Minnesota Department of Health
Health.wells@state.mn.us or 651-201-4600
MDH Noncommunity Public Water Supply 2016 Spring Unit Meeting Mar 15, 2016 6.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
MDH EH Well Management Section Meeting Feb 25, 2016 6 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health
Health.wells@state.mn.us or 651-201-4600
Noncommunity Public Water Supply Unit Delegated Programs RTCR and More Training Jan 27, 2016 3.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
MDH EH Drinking Water Protection Section Meeting Oct 28-29, 2015 8.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
MDH Noncommunity Public Water Supply 2015 Fall Unit Meeting Oct 27, 2015 5.5 Workshop Minnesota Department of Health health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
Noncommunity Public Water Supply Unit 2015 Delegated Programs Field Training Course May 21, 2015 6 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
Water Well Design Training Course Mar 19, 2015 6 Classroom and Facility Tour Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
MDH EH Well Management Spring District Video Conference

Mar 11, 2015
or
Mar 31, 2015

2 Classroom
Videoconference
Minnesota Department of Health
Health.wells@state.mn.us or 651-201-4600
MDH EH Well Management Section Meeting Feb 19, 2015 6 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health
Health.wells@state.mn.us or 651-201-4600
MDH EH Drinking Water Protection Section Meeting October 29-30, 2014 7 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
Noncommunity Public Water Supply 2014 Delegated Programs Field Training May 29, 2014 7 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700
Noncommunity Public Water Supply 2014 Spring Unit Meeting May 16, 2014 7.5 Classroom Minnesota Department of Health health.drinkingwater@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700

 

Sewage
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Onsite Sewage Treatment Program (OSTP) – 2016 OSTP Continuing Education Workshops As designated in: 2016 OSTP Water Resources Center Workshop listing Awarded per Workshop Various Formats University of Minnesota Water Resources Center
Onsite Sewage Treatment Program (OSTP) - There are a variety of courses to choose from: 2015 OSTP Certification Course Descriptions and Offerings As designated in: 2015 OSTP Certification Course Descriptions and Offerings Awarded per Workshop or Event Various Formats University of Minnesota Water Resources Center
Onsite Sewage Treatment Program (OSTP) - There are a variety of courses to choose from: 2014 OSTP Certification Course Descriptions and Offerings As designated in 2014 OSTP Certification Course Descriptions and Offerings Awarded per Workshop or Event Various Formats University of Minnesota Water Resources Center

2015 Minnesota Onsite Wastewater Association (MOWA) Conference

January 26-28, 2015 16 Conference Minnesota Department of Health HEALTH.nonCommunityCompliance@state.mn.us or 651-201-4700

 

Indoor Environments and Radiation Safety Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Radiological Emergency Preparedness Training as part of the REP program; Reception Center Off-Site Plan Ongoing 3.0 hours Classroom Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program - Minnesota Department of Human Services
651-431-3011
Indoor Air Workshop Aug 10, 2016 (Saint Paul) 2.5 hours Workshop

Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605

Indoor Air Workshop Aug 9, 2016 (Mankato) 2.5 hours Workshop Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605
Healthy Homes Aug 3, 2106 7 hours Workshop Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605
Indoor Air Workshop July 27, 2016 (Bemidji) 2.5 hours Workshop Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605
Indoor Air Workshop July 26, 2016 (Saint Cloud) 2.5 hours Workshop Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605
2015 Annual Asbestos Conference February 5, 2015 5 hours Conference

Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605

2015 Annual Lead Conference January 28, 2015 3 hours Conference

Minnesota Department of Health
Indoor Air Unit
651-201-4605

 

Environmental Health Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
2016 Community Health Conference - From Principle to Practice: Walk the Talk for Health Equity Sept 29-30, 2016 9.5 Conference

MDH - Health Partnerships Division, & SCHSAC - CH Conference Email

2015 Community Health Conference: Public Health: Everyone, Every Day, Everywhere Oct 7-9, 2015 8.0 Conference MDH - Office of Performance Improvement & SCHSAC - CH Conference Email
Health Impact Assessment Training Mar 27, 2015 5.0 Classroom

MDH – MN Climate and Health Program, Environmental Impacts Analysis Unit health.hia@state.mn.us

2014 Community Health Conference: Public Health on the Horizon Sep 18-19, 2014 8.0 Conference MDH - Office of Performance Improvement & SCHSAC health.chconference@state.mn.us

 

Epidemiology Continuing Education Training
Name of Training Date of Training Contact Hours Awarded Format of Training Sponsor/Contact
Outbreaks 101 - Foodborne diseases and Epi/EH interactions Feb 10, 2016 3 Lecture, Case Presentation Minnesota Department of Health Food, Pools and Lodging Services Section or 651-201-4500
Outbreaks 101 - Foodborne diseases and Epi/EH interactions Dec 21, 2015 3.5 Lecture, Case Presentation Minnesota Department of Health Food, Pools and Lodging Services Section or 651-201-4500


Approved REHS/RS Registration Renewal Continuing Education Training Archive

Updated Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 09:53AM