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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Occupational Health (Non-Thesis) (Resident) (46 credits)

Offered by: Occupational Health     Degree: Master of Science Applied

Program Requirements

A three-term program leading to the degree of Master of Science(Applied) [M.Sc.(A.)] in Occupational Health; Non-Thesis, appropriate for graduates from engineering and basic sciences, physicians, and nurses. Occupational health training includes evaluation of work environments and reduction or elimination of work hazards using prevention and control.

Research Project (15 credits)

  • OCCH 699 Project Occupational Health and Safety (15 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Under supervision, the student will identify an issue relevant to occupational health and report on work accomplished (i) to review the present state of knowledge and (ii) to conduct a survey and make recommendations or to devise a study proposal and to carry out a preliminary feasibility study.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Required Courses (31 credits)

  • EPIB 507 Biostats for Health Sciences (3 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Basic principles of statistical inference applicable to clinical, epidemiologic, and other health research. Topics include: methods of describing data, statistical inference for means, statistical inference for proportions, non-parametric statistics, correlation and introduction to linear regression.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Summer 2021

    Instructors: Zhang, Ting (Fall) Rahme, Elham (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

    • Restriction: Restricted to students registered in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, Human Nutrition, Medical Residents, and Clinical Fellows.

    • Course not opened to students registered in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics programs.

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course during the summer session, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day. The standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines apply for sections of this course offered during the Fall or Winter semesters.

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.

  • EPIB 601 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (4 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : This course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to epidemiologic concepts and corresponding terms. After an introduction to the history, definition, and purposes of epidemiology, "core" concepts that are relevant in several areas of investigation (e.g., etiologic research, health care research, and community medicine practice) will be presented.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Koski, Alissa; Malagon, Talia (Fall)

  • OCCH 602 Occupational Health Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : This course analyzes the functions, structure and organization of occupational health programs and services.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Czyziw, Elizabeth; Gregoire, Gabrielle (Fall)

  • OCCH 604 Monitoring Occupational Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Principles and practices of environmental and biological monitoring of workplace hazards are addressed. Familiarization with instrumentation and calibration procedures is undertaken. Students learn to identify workplace health hazards, develop effective sampling strategies, use industrial hygiene equipment and interpret results of exposure measurements.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Gauvin, Jean-Pierre (Winter)

  • OCCH 605 Physical Health Hazards (6 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Properties, mechanisms of action and health effects of physical agents in the workplace and in the general environment: electromagnetic risks, noise and vibration, ionizing radiation, ventilation and thermal environment. Administrative, engineering and medical control methods, exposure standards and safety measures for these agents.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Heroux, Paul; Gauvin, Jean-Pierre; Turcotte, Alain (Winter)

  • OCCH 608 Biological Hazards (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Biological hazards and infectious diseases susceptible of being acquired at work and the several preventive and protective measures to be put in place, including airborne, foodborne, vectorborne infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and mold.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bouchez, Therese (Winter)

  • OCCH 612 Principles of Toxicology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : General principles of toxicology, routes of toxicant entry, human organs as targets of toxic action, adverse effects, time-course of reactions to toxicants. Risk assessment techniques, in vivo-in vitro toxicity models, links between human population observations and animal, cellular and biochemical models.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Heroux, Paul (Fall)

  • OCCH 615 Occupational Safety Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : Principles of safety and loss prevention; incident investigations and analyses, occupational safety management tools; loss recognition; safety standards, guidelines and legislation. Selected topics include: fire prevention; workshop, tool and machine safety; fall protection; laboratory safety; confined space entry; safe work permit systems; and materials handling.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Gasparrini, Pietro; Pezzi, Linda; Grifo, Dino (Winter)

  • OCCH 616 Occupational Hygiene (3 credits)

    Offered by: Occupational Health (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Occupational Health & Hygiene : An introduction to the principles and practices of industrial hygiene designed to provide the students with the knowledge required to identify health and safety hazards in the workplace.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Gauvin, Jean-Pierre (Fall)

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences—2020-2021 (last updated Jan. 20, 2021) (disclaimer)
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