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Online Self-Paced Learning: Farm Toxicology for Primary Care - Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning

North Carolina Eastern AHEC
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


The North Carolina Eastern AHEC offers an online self-paced course that focuses on the recognition and management of pesticide poisonings in primary care, including the long-term consequences of pesticide exposure.

Learning modules include:

  • Introduction to Farm Toxicology
  • Critical Information Sources
  • Insecticides: Cholinergic Agents and Organochlorines
  • Insecticides: Pyrethroids, Nicotine, and Neonicotinoids
  • Herbicides
  • Rodenticides and Fungicides
  • Poisonous Gases
  • Long Term Consequences of Pesticide Exposures in Farmworkers

Course brochure


The course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses practicing in primary care.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The course is offered free of charge.

Application process

Register online using the link from the program website.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Health workforce education and training · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care

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