Registered Nurse - Occupational Health Nursing - 875
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.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Admission & Registration
- Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RN OR
- Registered in the jurisdiction where you live.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2019/20 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Health and Nursing .
Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.
Visit the Mohawk College Bookstore Textbook Search (opens in new window) for information on textbooks.
A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||HLTH10030||Health in the Workplace||42.00|
|N/A||HSCIOHN02||Occupational Health and Surveillance||42.00|
|N/A||HSCIOHN03||Health and Safety Legislation||42.00|
|N/A||HSCIOHN04||Health and Safety Management||42.00|
|N/A||MGMT10020||Ergonomics and Disability Management for Occupational Health Nursing||42.00|
|N/A||NRSGOHN01||Occupational Health Nursing Introduction||42.00|
Select 1 from the next 3 courses
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||NRSG10126||OHN Independent Study||60.00|
|N/A||NRSG10127||OHN Research Project||60.00|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.
|Course Code||Course Name||
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
|NRSGOHN01||Occupational Health Nursing Introduction||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HLTH10030||Health in the Workplace||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HSCIOHN02||Occupational Health and Surveillance||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|HSCIOHN03||Health and Safety Legislation||OntarioLearn|
|HSCIOHN04||Health and Safety Management||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|MGMT10020||Ergonomics and Disability Management for Occupational Health Nursing||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|NRSG10126||OHN Independent Study||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|NRSG10127||OHN Research Project||MyCanvas||MyCanvas||MyCanvas|
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MyMohawk is the college portal used to access your student account information, email, grades and more. Your username and password can be found on the Continuing Education Acknowledgement of Registration & Student Account form that was sent to you after you registered for your course. Visit the Getting Started - MyMohawk Guide for step-by-step instructions.
Access Mohawk Email
On the MyMohawk Home screen you will see a link to Mohawk email. Visit the Getting Started – Mohawk Email Guide to learn how to set up your account on your devices.
Courses in this program are delivered through OntarioLearn. Visit www.ontariolearn.com to access your course. Visit the OntarioLearn Course page for step-by-step instructions. Please note your course will not appear in OntarioLearn until the scheduled start date.
On the MyMohawk Home screen you will see a link to MyCanvas, Mohawk College’s Learning Management System. Visit the Getting Started - MyCanvas for step-by-step instructions. Please note your course will not appear in MyCanvas until the scheduled start date.
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Online learning courses provide you with the opportunity to learn online, anywhere, at your convenience! You can study at home or at work - wherever you like, whenever you like, within a predetermined time frame.
Courses are delivered over a set time period and are led by instructors. Most courses do not require that you be online at a certain time of day or night, but that you are active in the course during the schedule. There are scheduled start and end dates and you cannot start courses late nor finish early.
Visit the OntarioLearn Course page to discover how to get started on OntarioLearn. Please note your course will not appear in OntarioLearn until the scheduled start date.
Visit Exams for Online Courses for everything you need to know about booking and writing your online learning exam.
Field Placement / Clinical
Frequently Asked Questions
Consider joining the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association (OOHNA), where you will receive ongoing professional assistance to help in further developing your expertise and support you in your practice.