Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine – Programme Under Development

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This programme is under construction. Seeking expressions of interest
  • Award title

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Programme duration

    8 months

Entry requirements

  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language

  • Full employment in a medical practice throughout the duration of the programme

  • Medical or health-related science degree granted by a recognised institution

What will I study?

  • Introduction to Occupational Medicine
  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management and Surveillance
  • Accidents and Accident Analysis
  • Introduction to Workplace Hazards and Control
  • Work Equipment Hazards
  • Electrical Risks
  • Fire Safety
  • Chemical and Biological Hazards
  • Toxicology and Radiation
  • Transport Hazards
  • Ergonomics
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Hepatic and Renal disease
  • Cancer, Immunology, Skin and Infections
  • Mental Health and Stress
  • Disability Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Health Law and Ethics
  • Health Promotion
  • Organizational Psychology 
  • Leadership and Management

Programme benefits

Upon completion of this programme, you will:

  • be able to research and understand the current health and safety at work legislation in your region

  • be proficient in the identification and management of common occupational hazards and diseases

  • have enhanced confidence in your understanding of  hygiene, toxicology, occupational mental health and disability assessment

  • be able to perform a medical assessment in respect of return-to-work fitness

  • have exposure to research and current scientific evidence relating to occupational medicine

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