PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE (OEHP)

職業及環境健康護理專業文憑課程

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHT

  • The programme is recognized by The Hong Kong College of Community and Public Health Nursing (HKCCPHN) and the Hong Kong Association of Occupational Health Nurses (HKAOHN) for the specialization of occupational health practice qualification

  • Integrate theories and practices

  • Taught by registered specialists in occupational and environmental medicine and experts in occupational nursing as well as safety professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon the completion of this programme, graduates will have acquired the ability to:

  • gain knowledge and skills of occupational and environmental health and health promotion in the health setting and other workplaces;

  • identify, evaluate, prevent and manage occupational and environmental hazards in workplace and provide recommendations to the relevant parties;

  • conduct health risk assessment, plan and evaluate occupational rehabilitation programmes;

  • apply theory and principles of occupational and environmental health practice in policy design and healthcare case management. ​

TARGET STUDENTS

This programme is specially designed for nurses and other health care professionals who need to handle occupational diseases and work-related health problems in hospitals and clinics.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

English (Supplemented by Chinese)

RECOGNITION

  • This programme is recognized by The Hong Kong College of Community and Public Health Nursing (HKCCPHN) and the Hong Kong Association of Occupational Health Nurses (HKAOHN) for the specialization of occupational health practice qualification.

  • The programme is recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF).

    • ​QF Level 6

    • QR registration number: 20/000481/L6

    • Validity period: from 10/06/2020

REMARKS

Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health Practice was phased out in 2010. CUHK decides to re-launch the current programme which is at the same level and includes similar content of the previous programme with an additional introduction to environmental health.

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