The Maryland Agromedicine Program offers seminars and workshops by request for health care providers and other professionals. Topics addressed can include:
- definition of terms
- brief review of pertinent laws and regulations
- patterns of pesticide use and exposure
- potential acute and chronic effects of pesticides
- current pesticide-related health concerns or issues
- taking an exposure history
- diagnosis and treatment of pesticide-related illnesses.
Seminar participants receive two manuals:
- the Pesticide Resource Book for Health Professionals
- Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning.
Seminars have been offered for school nurses, sanitarians, clinicians who treat migrant and seasonal workers, and other audiences. To arrange a seminar or workshop for your group, contact the University of Maryland Pesticide Education and Assessment office by calling 301-405-3928 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.