Last updated on April 29th, 2022 at 07:47 am
FarmResponseSM is a 3.5-hour continuing education course developed by national experts from the AgriStress Response NetworkSM. AgriSafe’s FarmResponse course provides the full range of competencies necessary to provide appropriate mental healthcare for agricultural producers and their families. This knowledge is critical for a healthcare professional to effectively care for a farmer’s total health.
CE Credits: 3.5
Do you live in Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, or Wyoming? Submit an inquiry form to take FarmResponse for free!
The topics covered in FarmResponse include:
- The Total Farmer Health Model
- AgriBusiness Factors Impacting Mental Well Being
- Agriculture Work Factors
- Family Dynamics
- Agrarian Culture and Values
- Special Populations
- US Agricultural Producer Demographics
- Agricultural Community Healthcare Challenges
- Opioids and Alcohol Issues in Agriculture
- Suicide and Agriculture
- Resources and Referrals
The on-demand content was developed in Articulate, an award-winning interactive virtual training product that meets the needs of e-learner’s professional development. FarmResponse will be housed in AgriSafe’s Learning Lab. The chapter format allows the learner to complete the course in chapter stages to meet the busy healthcare professionals’ time constraints.
We have ensured that the learning format meets the standards for professional development with learning objectives and required post-test.
The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety offers 0.35 CEU or 3.5 contact hours of participation. This course is eligible for 3.5 CPH Recertification Credits and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. The following groups of professionals have been able to use these CEUs in the past; Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Public Health Professional(CPH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Nursing (RN, LPN), Social Work (LSW), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Audiology (ABA), and others. Please contact your accrediting agency regarding any questions about receiving credits.
The Minnesota Medical Association designates this enduring series for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and AgriSafe Network. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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FarmResponse is the product of many hours of work by experts from agriculture, healthcare, and education. Meet the people responsible for content, creation, and evaluation.
Content for FarmResponse was developed by experts from fields including agriculture, law, health and safety, and business. Meet our content developers:
Following content development, FarmResponse was created in Articulate and reviewed by experts in instructional design, web development, health and safety, and agriculture. Meet our technical and content reviewers:
Cheryl Beseler, PhD
Program focus: Outside Expert Reviewer, Evaluation Consultant and Adult Learner Specialist
- Diversifies and strengthens mental health care delivery for healthcare professionals serving agricultural communities
- Increases patient provider engagement in treatment
- Improves patient care outcomes
- Increases patient satisfaction with healthcare professionals
- Decreases stigma in agricultural communities
- Receive continuing ed in a variety of fields