PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE (OEM)

職業及環境醫學專業文憑課程

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHT

  • The programme is recognized by Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM) for training specialists in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

  • Integrate theories and practices

  • Taught by registered specialists in occupational and environmental medicine and other experienced experts

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • gain knowledge and skills of occupational and environmental medicine in the health setting;

  • identify, assess, evaluate, manage and control occupational and environmental risks and hazards in workplace;

  • conduct medical examinations, assessments, diagnoses and treatments on occupational injuries and diseases;

  • apply theories and principles of occupational and environmental medicine in health care management and policy making.

TARGET STUDENTS

This programme is specially designed for medical doctors who are interested in the health care of workers, occupational diseases and work-related health issues.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

English (Supplemented by Chinese)

RECOGNITION

  • The programme is recognized by Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM) for training specialists in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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

    • ​QF Level 6

    • QR registration number: 20/000482/L6

    • Validity period: from 10/06/2020

REMARKS

Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine 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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