Working with Farmers & Ranchers with Disabilities: An AgrAbility Resource for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 22, 2022
Price
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Overview

This course is designed to educate occupational therapy practitioners on how to improve OT services provided to farmers and ranchers with a disability. Modules cover assessment, agriculture tasks, hazard safety, common conditions, ergonomics, assistive technology, modifications, and resources.

Course Information Farmers and ranchers are at risk of acquiring a disability. Occupational therapy (OT) practitioners require knowledge of agricultural occupations to address farmers' and ranchers' rehabilitation needs. However, there are a few educational resources available to practitioners. These modules are designed to inform occupational therapy practitioners, in all settings, on how to improve OT services provided to farmers and ranchers with a disability. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:understand basic farm culture, tasks, and hazardsassess the role of occupational therapists in agriculture settingsidentify hazards, risks, and safety concerns in farm and ranch occupationsidentify different types of agriculture and the common injuries associated with those fieldsevaluate ergonomics and body mechanics of farmers and ranchers to prevent secondary injurydetermine motivation and change factors for farmers and ranchersidentify common interventions and programs for agriculture producers and their familiesevaluate assistive technology devices, task modifications, and equipment modifications for farm and ranch useunderstand the role of AgrAbility in serving agriculture workers and their familiesThis course is eligible for 10 Occupational Therapy Education Hours of training certified by the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA). You will have access to this course for 1 year before your account is unenrolled.

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