12:00pm - 1:00pm
Carolyn Sheridan, RN, BSN
Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network
The goal of the webinar is to inform health care providers of farmers and farming respiratory exposures and diseases that are common in the agricultural environment. The webinar will cover a general overview of respiratory hazards associated with agricultural exposures. Viewers of this webinar will be able to recognize the importance of an agricultural occupational health risk assessment in the treatment and prevention of respiratory disease. “Lungs for Life” agricultural respiratory resources will be discussed and case studies presented to describe the use of prevention strategies to reduce respiratory exposures and reduce lung disease associated with agricultural respiratory exposures.
The specific goals/learning objectives:
- Be able to recognize respiratory hazards associated with various agricultural environments that are common in agriculture.
- Be able to discuss the use of agricultural occupational health risk assessment to determine agriculture related respiratory risks
- Be able to understand and implement the use of “Lungs for Life” respiratory algorithm to determine appropriate treatment and follow up options for farmer and agricultural workers
- Be able to understand and implement prevention options for respiratory disease in farmers and agricultural workers.
This webinar is presented as part of National Farm Safety and Health Week.