Online: A Nurse's Guide to Children's Agricultural Safety

The purpose of this continuing education offering is to help the nursing professional working with rural families understand the importance of adult responsibilities in assigning agricultural tasks to children. The North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks are geared toward helping parents choose jobs that are matched to the abilities of their children. The goal of the Guidelines is to reduce the level of risk for children, with the ultimate goal of preventing farm work-related injury and illness. This course will help health care providers give informed guidance to parents in making those decisions.