Last updated on July 28th, 2021 at 01:23 pm

Enhancing Rural Nursing Practice Through Distance Learning

Last updated on July 28th, 2021 at 01:23 pm

The AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program is an online learning experience taught by expert health & safety educators. The course will help nurses increase their competence in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture. Topics covered include emerging issues, PPE, respiratory PPE, allergic and non-allergic respiratory disease, hearing protection, dermatologic disorders, pesticide exposure, women’s health issues, the opioid crisis, zoonoses, immigrant farmers, safe-guarding children, rural behavioral health, musculoskeletal disorders, aging, and more!

The Nurse Scholar program consists of a series of webinars provided by experts in the field of agricultural safety and health. Students can view the webinars at their convenience. Participants will be required to complete all of the training, pass a comprehensive exam, and complete evaluations in order to receive a certificate and 20 hours of continuing nursing education (CNE). Join nurses from 34 states by completing this course today!

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Benefits

  • Receive 20 hours of ANCC approved continuing nursing education (CNE).

  • Trainings are online and on-demand, so they fit in your schedule.

  • Gain knowledge and tools to increase your effectiveness in managing and caring for the unique healthcare needs of rural communities.

  • Increase competence in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture.

  • Earn a digital badge to showcase your new knowledge to your colleagues.

These learning sessions have been so valuable and will greatly influence my practice in rural primary care. Thank you so much! I wish all rural nurses could have access to this training.

-Jean Matthews, MSN

I enjoyed the autonomy of the Nurse Scholar program - I was able to work around our busy ranch schedule and my current night shift schedule… This is a great program to gain a better understanding of the impact agriculture has on healthcare!

- Sarah Musgrove, BSN RN

Join Nurse Scholar

Nurse Scholar typically opens in mid-March and you have until the following March to complete the work. Join us today!

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Last updated on July 28th, 2021 at 01:23 pm

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