AgriMedicine Courses

Ag Med courses are offered at select institutions each year and are approved by AgriSafe as meeting the designation of a certified course.  Topics may vary among training sites, however, core topics generally include:
  • Integration of Ag Health  
  • Special Risk Populations 
  • Injury
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Transportation Hazards
  • Respiratory Health        
  • Ergonomics
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Skin Cancer
  • Behavioral Health

At AgriSafe we believe that rural professionals should access training courses that

  • improve their clinical competency to serve the health care needs of farmers.
  • complement their passion to integrated occupational health in primary care
  • expand their knowledge of emerging issues that impact the lives of rural citizens. 

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


Upcoming Courses

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Agricultural Safety and Health Course for Medical and Safety Professionals

July 9-12, 2019

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, and safety professionals.


University of Iowa

Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course will be held at the University of Iowa College of Public Health June 10-14, 2019. The course is ideal for healthcare providers, safety managers, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the specific health and safety needs of rural and agricultural populations. This course has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for over a decade, providing a strong foundation in the principles of occupational safety and health in agricultural settings. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. A limited number of Course Registration Fee Waivers are available. For more information contact Kay Mohling at [email protected] or visit: https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/gpcah/education/ag-safety-and-health-course/