Enhancing Rural Nursing Practice through Distance Learning

The AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program is an online learning experience (18 CNEs), taught by expert health & safety educators. The course will help nurses increase their competence in prevention, identification and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture


Download the Nurse Scholar brochure here...

Training Topics

  • Integration of Ag Health into Practice
  • Special Populations (youth, older adults, immigrant and migrant workers)
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Chemical/Pesticide Exposures
  • Women's Health
  • Respiratory Health
  • Ergonomics
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Skin Disorders
  • Behavioral Health
  • Emerging and Regional Issues


Program Cost: $1000 or $56/CNE

Discounted Rate*: $500 or $28/CNE

* Nurses employed by nonprofit organizations, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, government agencies or educational institutions are eligible to receive a 50% discount

All participants in the AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program will also receive an 18 month AgriSafe membership ($200 value). 


Please contact Charlotte Halverson ([email protected]) with questions.


The next opportunity to participate in the Nurse Scholar Course will be listed here in the AgriSafe Learning Lab.



Continuing nursing education (CNE) will be provided by Northeast Iowa Community College (Provider #7) and approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing.


Program support provided by: