Agriculture is a hazardous industry; informed healthcare professionals are key partners in minimizing acute and longterm safety and health issues for farmers and other agricultural workers. Check out the resources below to learn more about agriculture-related health concerns and to find out how you can positively impact rural health in NC.
Online Continuing Education
Check out the NC Agromedicine Institute’s dedicated online portal for agricultural safety and health continuing education at www.ashce.com. Current courses include:
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Are you looking for an effective and efficient way to provide better musculoskeletal health education for agricultural workers that emphasizes prevention and self-care? Institute Member, Dr. John Carzoli, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Western Carolina University have developed two online video-based modules. Participate in one today to receive a completion certificate by clicking here: Physical Health Promotion in Agriculture.
2019 Agricultural Health and Safety Symposium
The 2019 Agricultural Health and Safety Symposium was held at the NC Biotechnology Center in Durham, March 27, 2019. The event gathered experts in Agromedicine from across the country. Visit the NCAI Website to view oral presentations and research posters from the event. Click here for presentations.