Course: Occupational Health and Vulnerable Worker Populations

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Session Topic Activities
Module 1: Workforces and Workplaces
1 Workforces and Workplaces Lecture 1
Module 2: Working Through the Lifespan
2 Adolescent Workers Lecture 2
3 Aging Workers Lecture 3
Module 3: Disability, Obesity, Mental Illness, and Infectious Disease
4 Barriers to the Disabled: Maintaining Employment, Return to Work

Lecture 4

Final Paper Topic Selection

5 Obesity, Work, and the Environment Lecture 5
6 Infectious Diseases (IDs) and Health Care Personnel (HCP)

Lecture 6 (not currently available)

 

7 Mental Illness in the Workplace Lecture 7
Module 4: Management of Disability/Illness and Return to Work
8 Return to Work (RTW) and Maintenance of Employment

Lecture 8

Video: Rehab at Work - Industrial Rehabilitation

Module 5: Women, Minority, and Immigrant Workers
9 Women and Work Lecture 9
10 Minority Workers and the Ongoing Struggle for Environmental Justice in the Workplace Lecture 10
11 Immigrant Workers Lecture 11
Module 6: The Second Shift: Workers' Families
12 Emergency Responders: Take Home Stress

Lecture 12

Video: Up From Zero

13 Take-Home Toxins Lecture 13
Module 7: Special Working Populations
14 The Military Reservists Lecture 14
15 Green Workers

Lecture 15

Final presentations, abstract, & references due

Peer review of presentations and abstracts