Agricultural Health and Safety Course for Medical and Safety Professionals

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

To thank our health care providers, emergency services personnel, and those who continue to provide essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering this course free of charge. However, registration is required.1

If you had previously paid for your registration, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL REFUND IN THE SAME FORM OF PAYMENT THAT YOUR REGISTRATION WAS RECEIVED.

If you have questions, please contact Jackie Farley via email.

1If you are taking this as part of a course requirement or certificate program with the UNMC College of Public Health, please note that you must register with the college to receive your course credit.


Course Dates

To ensure that our learners stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, this course is going to be provided via Zoom and supplemented with online modules.

To receive continuing education credits, you must complete all  course requirements by August 17, 2020.


About the Course 

The Agricultural Health and Safety Course for Medical and Safety Professionals is designed to examine key health and safety issues specific to rural and agricultural workers. Experts will present course material relevant to those working in health care, public health, education, and safety professions. 

This course is intended for professionals who work with or have an interest in agricultural health and safety including physicians, nurses, emergency medical responders, physician assistants, health educators, advanced practice nurses, Ag extension, migrant health clinicians, physical therapists, insurance specialists, veterinarians, safety professionals, and students.

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Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Evaluate the core elements of agricultural medicine
  2. Integrate the anticipation, recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational and environmental illnesses and injuries within rural and agricultural communities
  3. Qualify to become an AgriSafe Provider in order to develop sustainable agricultural occupational health and safety delivery programs within their regions

To receive continuing education credit, you must:

Sessions A and B:

Deadline to complete the course requirements including post tests and evaluations is August 17, 2020.

Session C:

Deadline to complete this session is August 17, 2020.


Continuing Education Credits

Physicians

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SESSION A
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SESSION B
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SESSION C
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SESSION A
This activity is provided for 16.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

SESSION B
This activity is provided for 16.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

SESSION C
This activity is provided for 4.75 contact hours under ANCC criteria.

EMS

SESSION A
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, EMS and Trauma Division approves this educational opportunity for 16 hours of Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education. (Debbie VonSeggern, NRP, EMSI)

SESSION B
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, EMS and Trauma Division approves this educational opportunity for 16 hours of Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education. (Debbie VonSeggern, NRP, EMSI)

SESSION C
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, EMS and Trauma Division approves this educational opportunity for 4.75 hours of Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education. (Debbie VonSeggern, NRP, EMSI)


IMPORTANT: Credit will not be awarded for completion of any activity after August 17, 2020.


Sponsors

Sponsors

This course is supported in part by NIOSH grant #5U54OH010162.