Workshop: Climate Change: Infectious Diseases in South Florida

Course ID - CTD0498-1         

Short Title: Climate and Disease     

 Audience    Faculty
Length of Workshop:       1 hour 
Prerequisite     none

This presentation looks at infectious diseases in South Florida from the perspective of climate and environmental changes that may occur in the future as a result of global warming. The possible increase in diseases and introduction of new organisms is presented based on present knowledge of epidemiology and predictions by climate scientists. Faculty will increase their knowledge base for Learning Outcome #10- Natural Systems and the effects on health.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how climate changes relate to infectious disease
  • Identify environment associated infectious diseases in South Florida
  • Explain the vectors of some common diseases and how these vectors are impacted by environmental changes
  • Explore the basics of climate change induced environmental changes
  • Discuss proposed solutions to these problems and what your local, state and federal departments are doing now and for the future



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0498-1
Course Title: Climate and Disease 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.