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NSOH 7100 - Introduction to Occupational Health Nursing

Nursing Specialty Occupational Health Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course, an introduction to occupational health nursing, focuses on work and its relationship to health. It introduces the student to the community focus of the occupational health nurse through the beginning use of frameworks, epidemiological principles, and relevant legislation. There is an emphasis on building partnerships with individual employees, management, labor, and other health and safety team members.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare a report describing the work-health relationship, incorporating theory and data from various sources including interviews of workers and personal knowledge and experience.
  • Interpret how various factors influence the nurse's scope of practice. Use an occupational health nursing conceptual model as a benchmark.
  • Apply the Industrial health and Safety Regulations to a selected worksite by incorporating knowledge gained from theory, nursing experience and a worksite tour.
  • Demonstrate growth in written and oral business communication skills.

Effective as of Fall 2004

Related Programs

NSOH 7100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Occupational Health Nursing Specialty
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate
  2. Specialty Nursing (Occupational Health)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing


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