Date: June 21, 2022
AgriSafe Network currently has a scholarship opportunity that allows nurses providing care for individuals in rural Missouri to complete the AgriSafe Nurse Scholar continuing nursing education program free of cost (a $500 value). These scholarships are made possible by FCS Financial and Farm Credit Services of Southeast Missouri.
The Nurse Scholar program provides learners with 20 hours of continuing nursing education and is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program is completed when convenient for the learner, online in a self-paced format. It is taught by expert agricultural health & safety educators, and helps nurses increase their competence in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture. Topics covered include mental health needs, heat related illnesses, sleep deprivation, chemical/pesticide safety, respiratory health and much more. Additional information about the program is available on the AgriSafe Nurse Scholar Program website.
The program can be completed anytime between now and March 15, 2023. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is July 30, 2022. Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship here. If you know anyone that might be interested in this scholarship opportunity, please share this information with them.
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