Occupational Health and Safety Principles and Nursing Certification Review – UCLA

Course Overview


State of the art information in the field of occupational and environmental health and safety.

Comprehensive workbook/resource manuals and classroom materials; Test taking techniques and strategies for examination preparation; Written tests prior, during, and at conclusion of seminar; Participative lectures.

Management / Coordinator / Consultant Functions: Provide advice and manage Occupational Health and Safety Programs, services and staff

Clinical Functions in OHN Practice: Clinical care, environmental relationships, counseling, client advocacy, and change agent

Advisor / Educator Functions in OHN Practice: Health protection, health promotion, health education, and research

There will be a working lunch on Thursday – lunch is included in your registration fee.


IMPORTANT:

Additional resources suggested for the COHN/COHN-s Certification exam:

  • Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing: AAOHN Core Curriculum, 4th edition
  • Fundamentals of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing: AAOHN Core Curriculum, 4th edition,Online Study Guide, (you can earn 41.25 CNE with this resource)
  • AAOHN Journal and Workplace Health and Safety Case Management Reference, 2nd edition
  • ABOHN Certification Self Assessment Test (CSAT), Volumes I and II.
To order: AAOHN—800-241-8014; ABOHN888-842-2646

Who Should Attend?

Designed for Nurses who are:

  • Employed full or part-time in the field of Occupational Health
  • Preparing for the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses Certification Exams—COHN or COHN-S
  • Considering entering the field of Occupational Health Nursing
  • Setting up Occupational Health Programs

Valuable information for:

  • Case Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Safety Consultants
  • Physicians
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims Personnel
  • Directors/Administrators of Occupational Health Facilities

What they said

“Thank you for the [stet] offering a superb review course. The material was well organized and thorough. I attended the LA course this June and took my exam in July. I passed! Thank you again for offering this course. I will be sharing with everyone in my AOHP chapter how valuable the information you review is and encourage them nor only to apply for certification, but to take advantage of the knowledge and expertise you share in your course.”

Agenda *

Topics
Management / Coordinator / Consultant Functions:

  • Provide advice and manage Occupational Health and Safety Programs, services and staff
  • Assessment of corporate, environmental and employee needs
  • Analysis of health and safety data to identify program and organization status/needs
  • Review of managerial roles, concepts, principles, applications, mission statement, strategic planning systems, staffing, facilities, policies and procedures, budgets, cost benefit/cost effective analyses
  • Knowledge base necessary to the practice of OHN
  • Review of collaborative relationships with management, employees, health and safety professionals, providers, and community agencies and representatives
  • Establishment of networks of qualified providers of health and safety services
  • Scope, definition, ethical issues and standards of OHN practice
  • Recordkeeping systems in the OH setting/principles of confidentiality
  • Review/design of legally mandated health and safety programs (OSHA, ADA, FMLA, DOT, CLIA, etc.)
  • Design and evaluation of health and safety programs and expected outcomes/TQM/CQI

Clinical Functions in OHN Practice:

  • Clinical care, environmental relationships, counseling, client advocacy, and change agent
  • Assessment of individual’s physical and mental health status and needs
    Health and medical surveillance systems and programs
  • Identification/symptomatology/management of occupational diseases and injuries
  • Health effects and medical/environmental monitoring of environmental stresses (chemical, physical, biological, ergonomic), principles of toxicology
  • Worksite walk-through surveys, industrial hygiene and safety principles
  • Case management/managed care/rehabilitation
  • Primary care, nursing diagnosis, nursing guidelines, interventions and expected outcomes
  • Counseling/employee assistance programs

Advisor/Educator Functions in OHN Practice:

  • Health protection, health promotion, health education, and research
  • Health protection/health promotion/health education program design
  • Survey methods and identification of learning needs
  • Knowledge of the work environment/control measures
  • Planning interventions/expected outcomes related to health protection, promotion and education
  • Health and safety training and education programs
  • Research and epidemiology in OHN

 

* Subject to modification


Other Registration Options

 

Register by phone: 310 206-2304 | Register by fax: 310 794-9317

Mail in: 650 Charles E. Young Dr. South 61-279 Los Angeles, CA 90095


Lodging and Transportation Information

Upon request


Payment Terms

(rev. 11/6/09):

Substitutions may be made without additional charge. Cancellations must be in writing. Refund schedule:

  • Cancellation 15 or more business days before the class 80% of registration fee
  • Cancellation 7-14 business days before the class 50%
  • Cancellation less than 7 days before the class and “no shows” No refund

If course materials such as books have been sent to course participants in advance, the cost of that material will be subtracted from the refund.

UCLA reserves the right to postpone an offering 7 days prior to the course date should minimum enrollment requirements not be met. If a program is canceled, you will be notified and your registration fee will be refunded in full, less the cost of course materials sent in advance if they are not returned in the condition in which they were received. The liability of UCLA is limited to the course fee.



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