HLTH 602 Workplace Hlth/Safety in Hlthc

Academic Year

This graduate-level course exposes students to the legal and practical application of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act (OSHA) as it pertains to the healthcare setting. Through readings, assignments, and videos, students will gain an understanding of what healthcare organizations must do to comply with a multitude of standards to maintain a safe working environment. Students will demonstrate and apply concepts learned by participating in weekly online forum discussions and by developing a fictional occupational health and safety program for a healthcare organization as a final project.