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NSOH 7301 - Occupational Health Nursing Practice Experience 1

Nursing Specialty Occupational Health Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This clinical course will focus on assessing work environments, analyzing jobs, and making recommendations to improve the health and safety of the workplace. The course provides the nurse with opportunities to build on communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and systematic inquiry skills related to the role of the occupational health nurse. This course uses a distance delivery format. Students will complete the readings, course assignments and schedule site visits in consultation with their tutor. Students have 12 weeks to complete all course requirements.


NSOH 7250





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 55354

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Other


Janet Morrison

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Clinical lab format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Contact the Program Head at 604-451-7082 for approval to register in this clinical course. Course delivery is online format. Please note the Advanced Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing program is closing; no further courses will be offered after the September 2019 term.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Assess and analyze the work environment using the principles of occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene and safety.
  • Identify appropriate industrial hygiene sampling methods.
  • Make appropriate recommendations based on the workplace assessment.
  • Demonstrate their ability to develop a health protection program in response to an assessed occupational health hazard.
  • Evaluation their own current level of competency with regards to the Key Areas of Practice for Occupational Health Nursing, and their learning and grown in the clinical experience.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

NSOH 7301 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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