AgriMedicine Courses

Ag Med courses are offered at select institutions each year. 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 integrate 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

July 14-17, 2020

Agricultural Safety and Health Course for Medical and Safety Professionals

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.


University of Iowa

June 8-12, 2020

Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

Statement of Purpose: To provide the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community. Successful completion of this course allows qualified participants to join AgriSafe® as a Certified Member. AgriSafe® benefits include clinical resources, technical assistance, and continuing education.

Intended Audience: Appropriate for safety and health managers, graduate students, nurses, physicians, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the special health and safety needs of rural and agricultural communities.

Training Director: Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD, Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, College of Public Health.