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188.680.81 FUNDAMENTALS OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Maureen Cadorette
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning.

Description:

Surveys the history of occupational health, the continuum from exposure to disease, the hierarchy of controls in the workplace, workplace medical screening and surveillance, occupational health hazards, legal and regulatory issues, the provision of occupational health services, the core disciplines in occupational health and safety, and current issues in occupational health.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on a mid-term examination, a final report, a group presentation, and participation in Live Talks and bulletin board discussions.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required