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Nurse Scholar Webinar: Prevention of Heat Related Illnesses in Agriculture
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

Cost: $75
AgriSafe members: $60 with promo code
Nurse Scholar participants: included in course fee

Presenter: Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S 
Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network 

Summary: 
This presentation, Prevention of Heat Related Illnesses in Agriculture, will address the pathophysiology among vulnerable populations and critical steps to prevent heat related illnesses as well as provide patient/client educational resources. 

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: 
1. Explain the pathophysiology of heat related illnesses and identify heat stroke, heat exhaustion, syncope, heat rash, and heat cramps. 
2. Recognize the dangers of a minimum of three pre-existing health conditions that contribute to heat related illnesses. 
3. Identify at least three medications contraindicated while working in extreme heat conditions. 
4. Identify action steps to prevent heat stress. 
5. Locate evidence based resources recommended to use in patient/client teaching.

 

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Contact: Natalie Roy - [email protected] or Stacey Jenkins - [email protected]