This one-hour session provides an overview of the prevalence and causes of disability in agriculture, the structure, services, and resources of the USDA AgrAbility program, and technologies appropriate for agriculture workers with functional limitations. In addition, the relevance of occupational therapy to AgrAbility is discussed with examples provided of how OTs have contributed to the program.
Course created on June 6, 2019
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-725804; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Work And Industry; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to state the estimated prevalence of disability in agriculture and at least two major causes of disability in agriculture.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize at least three features of the AgrAbility programs structure, services, or resources.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two ways that OTs can contribute or have contributed to the AgrAbility program.
|5-10 Minutes||AgrAbilitys impact|
|10-20 Minutes||Prevalence and causes of disability in agriculture|
|20-35 Minutes||AgrAbilitys structure, services, and resources|
|35-45 Minutes||Assistive technology in agriculture|
|45-55 Minutes||Occupational therapys interface with AgrAbility|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Paul Jones is manager of the National AgrAbility Project, a USDA-funded program for agricultural workers with disabilities that is administered through the Breaking New Ground Resource Center at Purdue University. He has been a staff member in Purdue’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program since 1998, began managing Indiana AgrAbility Project in 2000, and began managing the National AgrAbility Project in 2008. Paul specializes in educational resource development, including print, electronic, and audiovisual materials.
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