Occupational Health Nursing (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) PgDip

London South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)

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This PgDip is for registered nurses with a Bachelors degree. Registered nurses with an Undergraduate Diploma should instead choose the BSc option. This course gained the Innovations in Occupational Health 2011 award and is approved by the NMC.

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London
103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA, London, Inglaterra
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Public Health
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Public
Health nursing

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Modules

The degree course consists of six modules each worth 20 credit points. Of these; one is a research module and is taught across a range of primary care programmes. The remaining five are OH pathway specific. Some modules are available on a standalone basis. This is subject to availability - priority for places on these units is given to those enrolling on the entire degree course.

Full-time

The full-time course will be completed within one year of study.

Semester 1
  • Role of the occupational health practitioner
    This module explores the ethical, legal and professional issues impacting on OH practice. 
  • Assessing risk 1
    This module introduces risk assessment, provides an overview of health and safety legislation and introduces ergonomics. 
  • Assessing risk 2
    This module further develops the skills of risk assessment focusing on physical hazards and food hygiene. 
Semester 2
  • Evaluating research for health care
    This module develops the ability to critique research papers. 
  • Environmental impact
    This is public health focused module considering the environmental impact of a workplace. 
  • Applied pathology and rehabilitation
    This module further develops the effect of work on health and health on work and gives an overview the development of return to work recovery strategies. 
Part-time

The part-time course will be completed within two years of study.

Year 1
  • Role of the occupational health practitioner
    This module explores the ethical, legal and professional issues impacting on OH practice. 
  • Assessing risk 1
    This module introduces risk assessment, provides an overview of health and safety legislation and introduces ergonomics.
  • Evaluating research for health care
    This module develops the ability to critique research papers.
Year 2
  • Assessing risk 2
    This module further develops the skills of risk assessment focusing on physical hazards and food hygiene
  • Environmental impact
    This is public health focused module considering the environmental impact of a workplace. 
  • Applied pathology and rehabilitation
    This module further develops the effect of work on health and health on work and gives an overview the development of return to work recovery strategies.