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Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health

The University of Iowa Building Capacity Program

Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals (training at University of Iowa)

Statement of Purpose
To provide basic information and skills to enable the health care professional to function in the anticipation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries in the farm community. Successful completion of this course allows participants to join AgriSafe® as a Provider Member. AgriSafe® Provider benefits include clinical resources, technical assistance, continuing education, and use of the trademarked name AgriSafe® in promoting agricultural health services.

Target Audience
Nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, veterinarians, and other interested health care professionals.

Training Director
Kelley Donham, MS, DVM, DACVPM, Professor and Associate Head for Agricultural Medicine, Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, I-CASH Director

Number and Origin of Building Capacity Training Participants:

Table      Map

March 2013: We are initiating a program called “The Academy of Agricultural Medicine Instructors” to upgrade this train the trainer effort to a certificate education program, designed to recognize resource people in ASH, who have professional competency as well as detailed knowledge in topic areas of ASH and can effectively teach components of the Agricultural Medicine Core Course. More information and application form for instructors. Due May 17, 2013.

 

2013 Iowa Training (SAVE THE DATE!)

Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals
June 10-14, 2013
College of Public Health Building
Iowa City, IA
Brochure with Registration Form
Scholarship (due May 1, 2013)

Contact Kay Mohling at 319-335-4219 or kay-mohling@uiowa.edu

 

2013 Nebraska Training

Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals -the Core Course
July 9-12, 2013
UNMC College of Public Health
Omaha, NE
Flyer


North Carolina Training

Session I: January 17-18, 2013, Greenville, NC
Sessions II - VII: February -March, 2013 (via the web)
Session VIII: April 4-5, 2013, Greenville, NC
Brochure


2013 Vermont Training

February 6 - April 9: Ten 1.5 Hour Weekly Webinars
April 16- 19: 3.5 Days of Onsite Training
Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, VT
Flyer