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Monday, June 11, 2018

Agricultural Safety & Health: The Core Course

Start Date: 6/11/2018 7:45 AM CDT
End Date: 6/15/2018 5:45 PM CDT

Venue Name: University of Iowa College of Public Health Building

145 N. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA  United States  52242

Registration is now open for Agricultural Safety & Health: The Core Course

June 11-June 15, 2018
The University of Iowa College of Public Health Building
145 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242

Purpose: This course, offered by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, provides the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community.

Intended Audience: The course is appropriate for safety and health managers, health care providers, public health practitioners, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the unique safety and health needs of rural agricultural communities.

The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for a decade. Expert instruction is provided by experienced faculty and specialists including Board Certified Physicians, a Veterinarian, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. The course has also been approved for General CEUs. See the brochure for more information.

The course will be held in two sessions:
  • Session 1: June 11-13, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after 
  • Session 2: June 13-15, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after
Registration for both sessions will cost $500 on or before May 12, and $600 after. Participants are welcome to join us for one session or both. Registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, awarding of continuing education credit and parking during course hours at the Newton Road Parking Ramp.
For a full course schedule and other information, including a printable registration form, please see the course brochure. There will be a networking reception and poster session on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 4-6 pm.