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Mental Health Issues in Agricultural Populations

Farmers are at risk for serious health issues, including anxiety, depression and suicide. This continuing education program is designed to help you identify the sources and warning signs of these issues and develop successful interventions. 

  • Identify sources of stress associated with farming
  • Recognize the unique manifestations of stress 
  • Assessment tools 
  • Identify nursing interventions to assist the farmer and the family deal with mental health issues 

 

COURSE DEVELOPERS:

Susan Jones, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Eve Main, DNP, ARNP-BC

Dawn Wright, PhD, PMNNP-BC, CNE

 

Cost:  Free

Continuing Education: 1 KBN Contact Hour

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) as a provider of continuing education under the provider number 5-0026 expiration date 12-31-17. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded after completing the entire module, quiz, and evaluation.    KBN # 5-0026-12-17-998.

Continuing Education: 1.0 Category I CECH 

Sponsored by Western Kentucky University Department of Public Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0_ total Category I continuing education contact hour. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are__0__.    Event #26012

Register Here     (Train ID# 1068945)

 

 

Culturally Sensitive Healthcare for Anabaptist (Amish/Mennonite) Populations

Description:  Anabaptist groups (plain people) are expanding in Kentucky with an estimated population of 10,000 individuals in 53 Anabaptist communities in the Commonwealth (Donnermeyer & Anderson, 2014). However, there are no known continuing education (CE) programs that address the skills needed to provide healthcare for these populations. This interactive module was developed to fill that void. The content was developed from research among Anabaptist populations (Garrett-Wright, Main, & Jones, 2017) and healthcare providers who have experience providing care for these populations.

Donnermeyer, J. & Anderson, C. (2014). The growth of Amish and plain Anabaptist in Kentucky. Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies 2 (2), 215-244.

Garrett-Wright, D., Main, M. E. & Jones, M. S. (2017P. Anabaptist community members’ perceptions and preferences related to healthcare. Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies 4 (2), 187-200.

  • Describe the historical background and culture of plain people
  • Identify barriers to health care among the plain people populations
  • Identify common health issues/concerns of plain people
  • Outline appropriate nursing interventions when providing health care for plain people.

 

COURSE DEVELOPERS:

Susan Jones, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Eve Main, DNP, ARNP-BC

Dawn Wright, PhD, PMNNP-BC, CNE

 

Cost:  Free 

Continuing Education: .1.0 KBN Contact Hour

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) as a provider of continuing education under the provider number 5-0026 expiration date 12-31-17. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded after completing the entire module, quiz, and evaluation.    KBN # 5-0026-12-17-1128.

Continuing Education: 1.0 Category I CECH

Sponsored by Western Kentucky University Department of Public Health, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0_ total Category I continuing education contact hour. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are__0__.    Event #26011

Register Here    (Train ID# 1068571)

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 Last Modified 3/8/17