Back to Events List

Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals

Changing The Face Of Rural Health Services For New England Farm Families

This comprehensive interdisciplinary training is designed for Primary Care and Emergency Services practitioners, Chiropractors, EMTs, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Behavioral Health clinicians, Public Health and Department of Labor specialists, Veterinarians and other Agricultural Professionals serving rural areas. The 40 + academic and practicing faculty will come from Vermont, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina. Post-training certification is available through the University of Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health.

  • Six 90 Minute Weekly Webinars - September 16 through October 21, 2015
  • 4.5 Days On-Site Training September 11, 2015 and October 27-30, 2015 - Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, Vermont

Training Topics include:

  • Acute Agricultural Injuries
  • Zoonotic Disease
  • Environmental Issues and Climate Change
  • Vector Borne Dieseases
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Agricultural Pesticides
  • Behavioral Health Issues
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions & Agricultural Ergonomics
  • Cancer in Agricultural Populations
  • Agricultural Skin Diseases
  • Oral Health Issues
  • Rural Phamacy Issues
  • Child Development and Safety Issues
  • Geriatric Health and Safety Issues
  • Tools for Integrating Occupational Health into Established Health Care Practices

Registration:

Registration form and payment information on website: www.cvahec.org

Cost For Full Training = $800- scholarship opportunities available. 

For more information:

Email: mhorton@cvahec.org or Call: 802-527-1474