Occupational Health Programme
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Occupational health is a multidisciplinary field of health care focused on the well-being and safety of employees in the workplace. Fulfilling and engaging work provides many benefits to the worker, the employing organisation and society at large. Physical therapists / physiotherapists have a key role to play in this field in both preventing injury, returning individuals to the workplace following disability and also optimising performance in the workplace.
A series of courses developed by The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE) that provide a comprehensive foundation in topics relevant to practicing in this field.
This programme is made up of a number courses covering the following topics:
- Introduction to Occupational Health
- The Evidence Base for Occupational Health Interventions
- more courses in development...
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.
Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 16 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 16 Physioplus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.
Requirements to complete this course
In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:
- Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
- Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.