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Occupational Health Nursing

Available at: Online part-time

Overview

This program is designed to enhance the Registered Nurse’s knowledge attitudes, skills in health promotion/surveillance, professional ethics and administrative/supervisory skills.

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.

This program is being phased out; current students have until Summer 2019 to complete courses within this program. There will be no intake of new students to this program.

Highlights

Program Name

Occupational Health Nursing

Program Code

B0410

Credential

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Start Dates

Winter 2019*
Summer 2019*
*For current students within the program. Please Note: There will be no intake of new students to this program.

Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Online part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline

Courses
OCHS 1 Introduction to Occupational Health Nursing
OCHS 2 Chemical & Physical Hazards in the Workplace
OCHS 3 Ongoing Health Status Assessment
OCHS 4 Health & Safety Management
OCHS 5 Counselling and Health Promotion
OCHS 11 Disability Management
OCHS 12 Ergonomics
OCHS 13 Health & Safety Legislation

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Applicants must provide evidence of a licence to practice as a registered nurse from the College of Nurses of Ontario or equivalent from other provinces/territories.

    Prerequisites

    Health Requirements

    Testimonials

    As a graduate of the CDA program I can honestly say, it has been one of the most rewarding educational endeavors I have ever pursued. Coming from a University background I was not sure what to expect in college and assumed it would be another one of those “you are just another number, not an individual” scenarios. I am completely shocked by the lasting friendships I have made with everyone in the program and the relationships I have created with the professors. I have always had a passion for the field of Speech Therapy, and the CDA program has taken my passion for this field to a new level. I learned more in one year than I could have ever taken away from my 5 years in University, and have been given the ability to network with professionals in the field during my 2 clinical placements. Communicative Disorders Assistants are slowly starting to have a new place in the world of rehabilitation as we move forward, and the CDA Program at St. Lawrence College prepares you above and beyond anything you could possibly expect. I remember applying for jobs after finishing University, before taking this program and thinking “ya I got this in the bag!”…until the interview, when I realized how little University had prepared me for a career. After completing the CDA program I go into interviews confident in my abilities because of the hands on, friendly and heartwarming experiences I have had the opportunity to experience in the CDA program.

     

    -Danielle Mills



    Danielle Mills

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