- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Learning Outcomes
- Next Steps
- Field Placement / Clinical
- Additional Information
- Frequently Asked Questions
- College Resources
- Program Contact
Specialize your skills with an Occupational Health Nursing Graduate Certificate!
Occupational Health Nurses play an important role in providing health and safety services in workplaces, both for employers and employees. In this Graduate Certificate program, you will study ergonomics and disability management, health and safety management, health and safety legislation and more, preparing you for practice as an Occupational Health Nurse.
Led by instructors who are experienced industry professionals, this program will assist with meeting the application qualifications for the Canadian Nurses Association specialty certification examination (COHN-C) or enhance the knowledge and skills of experienced Occupational Health Nurses.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
- Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN or RPN
- OR registered in the jurisdiction where you live.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Mohawk Pathways offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies. Students that graduate from any of the following programs are eligible to enroll in the Occupational Health Nursing program:
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Field Placement / Clinical
You MUST register for Preplacement/Clinical Service (HLTH10223), which is not part of the program of study, to complete required health clearances prior to registering for a clinical.
Consider joining the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA), to receive ongoing professional assistance in further developing your expertise and supporting you in your practice.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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