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Health Care Provider Courses (Versión Española Aquí)

OEHHA offers educational courses to health care providers on the recognition, treatment, and reporting of pesticide-related illness and injury. Courses are available on-line or on-site. Each course is approximately one hour, and continuing education credits may be provided for physicians, nurses, and PharmDs. A brochure on all available courses is available for download.

On-Line Courses- Register Here

  • Recognition, Management and Reporting of Pesticide Illness—A General Overview

A course on pesticide illness surveillance with medical information on the recognition of symptoms and medical management of pesticide poisoning.

  • The California Medical Supervision Program

A course on the California program of medical supervision (cholinesterase monitoring) for agricultural pesticide mixers/loaders/applicators who regularly handle toxicity Category I and II organophosphate or n-methyl carbamate pesticides.

On-Site Provider Courses

  • Recognition, Management and Reporting of Pesticide Illness—A General Overview

A course on pesticide illness surveillance with medical information on the recognition of symptoms and medical management of pesticide poisoning.

  • The California Medical Supervision Program

A course on the California program of medical supervision (cholinesterase monitoring) for agricultural pesticide mixers/loaders/applicators who regularly handle toxicity Category I and II organophosphate or n-methyl carbamate pesticides. 

  • Poison Control Centers, Illness Episodes, and Agricultural Pesticide Applications

This course is designed for California Poison Control System staff focusing on pesticide regulation, pesticide illness surveillance, emerging pesticide issues, and pesticide information resources.

To arrange a presentation at your worksite, contact OEHHA at Pesticides@oehha.ca.gov or (916) 324-2829

Educational Materials for Health Care Providers and the General Public

Posters and brochures FREE for your office or worksite!!!

Posters are 23 x 35 inches. Plastic pockets come with posters to hold brochures. The tri-fold brochures are companions to the Public’s Guide to Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury and will fit in pockets attached to the posters. Available in English and Spanish.

Ordering

Contact OEHHA at Pesticides@oehha.ca.gov or (916) 324-2829 to request posters and brochures.

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