Agricultural Lung Disease

June 15, 2022


Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.

Target Audience

Physicians, Advance Practice Professionals, Nurses, Ancillary Staff, Medical Students (Rotating), Non-Medical Students (Rotating), and Healthcare Administrators.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss common agricultural lung diseases.
  • Describe how bioaerosols in agriculture contribute to the pathogenesis of agricultural lung disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/15/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/15/2022 - 1:00pm CDT

Patrick G. Hartley, MB, BCh, BAO, MPH
Pulmonologist, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, and Medical Director of UI Occupational Health, University of Iowa


Patrick Hartley, M.D., received his medical degree from University College in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Hartley completed his internal medicine residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and St. James’ Hospital also in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Hartley then moved to Iowa where he completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He subsequently completed a residency in occupational medicine and a Masters degree in Public Health (MPH) at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. He is a Clinical Professor in Internal Medicine and in Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, respectively. Dr. Hartley is board certified in occupational medicine.

Dr. Hartley has over 20 years of experience in pulmonary care and critical care medicine, and 15 years of experience in occupational medicine, safety, and health. Before UI Occupational Health, Dr. Hartley served 15 years as Medical Director of the UI Hospitals & Clinics Workers' Health Clinic. He continues to serve as Medical Director of the Firefighter and Police Officer Disability Evaluation Program and as Medical Director of the Occupational Medicine Clinic, both at the UI Hospitals & Clinics. He is also a staff physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Dr. Hartley has expertise in job matching and functional evaluation, leading to a more strategic approach to the prevention and care of work-related medical concerns.

Accreditation Statements

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

  • Patrick G. Hartley, MB, BCh, BAO, MPH - Speaker

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, Availa Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.


The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B


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