RN and Allied Health Lecture: Pesticide Protective Behavior in Agriculture - A Cancer Prevention Strategy

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES. Research indicates that individuals in the agricultural industry who come in to contact with certain pesticides have an increased risk of developing leukemia and other cancers. This lecture will review a study done to understand which pesticide protective behaviors, mandated to be taught by the Worker Protection Standard, farmworkers actually practice. It will also provide insights into clinical considerations in caring for this patient population. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

  • RN and Allied Health Lecture: Pesticide Protective Behavior in Agriculture - A Cancer Prevention Strategy
  • 2017-08-09T12:00:00-04:00
  • 2017-08-09T13:00:00-04:00
  • Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES. Research indicates that individuals in the agricultural industry who come in to contact with certain pesticides have an increased risk of developing leukemia and other cancers. This lecture will review a study done to understand which pesticide protective behaviors, mandated to be taught by the Worker Protection Standard, farmworkers actually practice. It will also provide insights into clinical considerations in caring for this patient population. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
When Aug 09, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (EST / UTC-400)
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AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Nursing
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research indicates that individuals in the agricultural industry who come in to contact with certain pesticides have an increased risk of developing leukemia and other cancers. This lecture will review a study done to understand which pesticide protective behaviors, mandated to be taught by the Worker Protection Standard, farmworkers actually practice. It will also provide insights into clinical considerations in caring for this patient population.

Register to Attend via GoToWebinar