AgriSafe Network Webinar: Zoonotic Disease

AgriSafe Network Webinar: Zoonotic Disease

06Apr2017

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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AgriSafe Network

Presenter:
Charlotte Halverson, BSN, COHN-S
Occupational Health Nurse, AgriSafe Network
 

Summary:

The majority of emerging infectious diseases in U.S. are zoonotic in nature. They are often difficult to determine as many go unreported for a variety of reasons. This program will address some of the major zoonotic diseases found in the agricultural workplace and provide a list up to date educational resources.

Objectives / Focus Areas

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define zoonotic disease and identify various modes of transmission
  • Identify a minimum of four significant zoonotic diseases affecting the production agricultural population
  • Discuss warning signs and symptoms of major zoonotic diseases
  • Locate a minimum of three recommended educational resources for use in educational programs

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