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NSOH 7450 - Occupational Health Surveillance

Nursing Specialty Occupational Health Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course introduces concepts, principles, and theory of occupational toxicology through the study of occupational disease. The course will emphasize a collaborative approach to anticipating, preventing, recognizing, and addressing potential health risks related to biological and physical, as well as chemical hazards in the workplace. Participants will explore the occupational health nursing role in providing leadership in this process.

Prerequisite(s)

NSOH 7400

Credits

3.0

Cost

$826.50

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 50696

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$826.50

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is a paper-based course with an online component. Students need to contact the bookstore to order the course textbook. Please note the Advanced Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing program is closing: no further courses will be offered after the September 2019 term.
  3. 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.

In Progress

CRN 50697

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Janet Morrison

Course Outline

Cost

$253.81

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course section is for students who require an extension to complete their course from the previous term. Re-registration is a one-time option only. Contact the Program Head at 604-451-7082 for approval to register. 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.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Interpret toxicological concepts and principles as they relate to the risk for occupational disease occurring in a group of potentially exposed workers.
  • Act proactively to protect worker health through the application of the principles of toxicokinetics within the context of occupational health nursing practice.
  • Articulate the epidemiological rationale for specific exposure limits and health surveillance programs.
  • Determine the appropriate biological monitoring if any, for a specific hazard providing rationale based on research and legislated standards.
  • Develop a health surveillance plan for a biological, chemical, or physical hazard in the workplace, distinguishing between organizational aspects and clinical protocols.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

NSOH 7450 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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury
Author Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron
Publisher Oxford University Press
Copyright 2011
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19539-788-8
Price $107.50
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