Tools for Healthcare Professionals Working in Agricultural Communities (February 19, 2021)
Summary: In this webinar, attendees will learn about tools they can make use to enhance healthcare services for their farming and ranching patients. Alex Cavanaugh from the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) will provide a general overview of services including: Rural Response Issue Guides for COVID-19, Farmer Mental Health and Suicide Prevention resources, and the Agricultural Health and Safety Topic Guide. Sarah Dauterive of AgriSafe Network will introduce MedlinePlus and its uses for healthcare professionals.
Objectives: At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to...
- Recognize RHIhub as a resource for understanding rural health and Ag issues
- Navigate the RHIhub for specific materials to respond to rural health needs
- Increase understanding of MedlinePLus features and how to use them
Intended Audience: Healthcare Professionals working with farmers and ranchers
Funded under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012345 with the University of North Texas Health Science Center - Gibson D. Lewis Library, and awarded by the DHHS, NIH, National Library of Medicine.
Alex Cavanaugh, MA
Information Specialist, Rural Health Information Hub
Alex Cavanaugh is an information specialist for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub). In this position, he writes and maintains topic and state guides, adds new resources to the RHIhub website, and provides customized assistance through the Resource and Referral Service. He earned both a bachelor of arts and master of arts degrees in English from the University of North Dakota. He also holds a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from the University of Oregon and is currently working toward a PhD in English.
Sarah Dauterive, MLIS
Web Technologies Specialist, AgriSafe Network
Sarah is the Web Technologies Librarian for AgriSafe Network. She is the project lead for the AgriSafe Health Hub, AgriSafe’s database of health information and services for the agricultural community. Through the Health Hub and her work at AgriSafe, Sarah connects the AgriSafe community with quality health information, services, and tools. She has a bachelor of arts degree in History from Mississippi State University and a Master of Library and Information Studies degree from the University of Alabama.