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Course Structure & Curriculum

Content

Essentials of Occupational Medicine:

  • Introduction to occupational medicine (job description, basic concepts, legal basis)
  • Physical factors (noise, dusts/gases, heat/cold, radiation, light/illumination, work equipment, chemical-toxic and biological agents)
  • Psychological factors (organisational structure/process organisation, corporate culture, effects of psychological factors, survey and assessment of psychological stress and strain, older employees)
  • Workplace health promotion (concepts for health counselling, burnout and stress management, addiction prevention, absenteeism, and reintegration management)
  • Preparation for starting a career (project management, investment planning, conducting interviews, contract law)

Elements of Organizational Medicine:

  • Strategic and HR management (operational management, personnel management)
  • Systemic health management (workplace health promotion, health management)
  • Psychological topics (basics of psychology, emergency psychology, industrial and organisational psychology, health psychology)
  • Application of organisational medicine methods (organisational medicine methodology and case applications, communication techniques and conflict management)
  • Scientific work (Research Seminars I - V)
  • Master’s Thesis