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Global Program in Occupational Health Practice (GPOHP)

This is an internet (distance)-based, instructor-led program for professionals in either occupational health services or occupational hygiene. The Great Lakes Center, a World Health Organization Collaborating Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, houses the Program. After 7 years, GPOHP has successfully certified more than 120 professionals from around the globe.

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Who should take these courses?

Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who provide screening, care, return-to-work, and disability management should enter the Occupational Health track.

 

Environmental, safety, and human resources managers who need skills to manage or understand work site hazards should take the Occupational Hygiene track.

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Online Course

The program is completely online and asynchronous.  No visit on campus or out-of-country travel is required.

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Time Efficient

The program requires approximately 10 hours per week for reading, practical exercises and assignments.

Languages

Course materials are in English.  Participants can return their completed assignments and communicate with faculty in English and Spanish.

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Web-based Teaching Platform

Participants have access to thousands of professional journals via the online university library.

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Assessment

Student evaluation uses a portfolio technique, which includes a mixture of assignments, checklists, reports & online tests.

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Course Faculty

Experts in Occupational Health and Hygiene guide students to apply skills in their own workplaces during the course.

Courses

Certificate Programs

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OHTA Approved

Students enrolled so far

Occupational Health Practice

For physicians and nurses who deliver occupational health services to companies or governments

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Course 801

Foundations of Occupational Safety, Health & Hygiene Practice
Sep 5 - Nov 13, 2016

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Course 802A

Occupational Medicine & Health Surveillance
Jan 2 - Mar 12, 2017

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Course 803

Management of Occupational Safety, Health & Hygiene Programs
Mar 27 - Jun 4, 2017


Occupational Hygiene Practice

For engineers, managers, and technicians who work in occupational safety, health, and hygiene

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Course 801

Foundations of Occupational Safety, Health & Hygiene Practice
Sep 5 - Nov 13, 2016

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Course 802B

Occupational Hygiene & Engineering Risk Control
Jan 2 - Mar 12, 2017

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Course 803

Management of Occupational Safety, Health & Hygiene Programs
Mar 27 - Jun 4, 2017


Occupational Health Certification

Participants will receive a “Certificate” of successful completion for each individual course.  After completion of all three courses, participants will receive the “Global Certificate in Occupational Health Practice” from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), USA.

Course 802A is approved for 100 ACCME Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credits.

 

Occupational Hygiene Certification

Participants will receive a “Certificate” of successful completion for each individual course. After completion of all three courses, participants will receive the “Global Certificate in Occupational Hygiene Practice” from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), USA.

We are an approved provider of OHTA curriculum, included in courses 801, 802B, and 803.

 

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