Light and Health: What We Know and Don't Know in Applying the Research

Start Date
10/18/2018
End Date
10/18/2018
Description
Recently the industry has learned about Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs) and circadian regulation while many in the industry are promoting tunable lighting for health and wellness. However the science is complex and controversial. Let’s explore when to use light and when to use caution.
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Healthcare & Therapeutic Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Hear an overview of the research: What do we know, what do we NOT know?
Understand how individual characteristics and lifestyles could affect a lighting recommendation.
Understand why it is difficult to define principles of light and health.
Develop sensitivity on which populations and applications are most vulnerable.
Instructors
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC, Designer/Sr Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Website Registration
Course Codes
LSW18 S21
Provider
Exponation, LLC


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