Workshop: Living Mindfully: Lighten Your Ecological Footprint-Greening the Health Care

Course ID - CTD0759   

Short Title: Greening Health Care  

Audience:      All Employees
Length of Workshop:        1.5 hours 
Prerequisite     none

A "footprint" is a calculation of how much land is needed to support the consumption of waste produced by an individual or other entity.  This workshop will shed light on personal ways to live more mindfully as well as some ecological concerns in health care. Additionally, this workshop will identify ways to reduce the environmental impact of health care systems while maintaining safety. Identification of ways the College and employees can conserve resources will be discussed.


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

  • Describe sustainability.
  • List 3 ways to reduce waste responsibly in their home/health care setting.
  • List 3 ways to re-cycle responsibly in their home/health care setting.
  • Discuss environmental exposures in the health care setting.
  • Identify actions that can be taken by health care providers to reduce environmental exposure in the health care setting.
  • Identify at least one way the College/campus personnel can conserve resources.



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0759
Course Title: Greening the Health Care
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.