Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing

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About this program

A program that prepares registered nurses to deliver nursing health care services to workers and worker populations in clinical settings and at job sites. Includes instruction in public and community health, occupational safety and health, occupational health surveillance, case management, fitness for duty testing, medication, allergies and immunization, emergency and ambulatory care, and applicable laws and regulations.

Career Opportunities

Nurse Practitioners

diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
$114510
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Registered Nurses

Jayne Saunders from Emergency department
Molly Foss from A Level 1 Trauma Center
Ioannes Giannakakos from Caritas Frankfurt
Sandra Crawley, RN, BSN from A level II hospital
9 reviews
assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
$80010
Associate's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Nursing Professors

Dr. Jenna Liphart Rhoads Ph.D., RN, CNE from Texas Women’s University
1 reviews
demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$84060
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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