Postgraduate | CUR-OHS520 | 2024
Compensation and Injury Management
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 15 July 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the consequences for the individual worker of occupational injury, disease, and ill health
- demonstrate a detailed understanding of the modern approach to responsible management of work-related injuries consistent with the applicable legislation, appropriate policies, procedures and organisational processes
- recognise the need to consider a broad spectrum of potential employee health and injury factors and the fitness for work obligations and evaluations required within a legislative and ethical framework
- design an effective return to work program incorporating the expertise, consultation, monitoring and other obligations of all stakeholders in the injury management process
Introduction to rehabilitation and services, fitness conditioning and work hardening, rehabilitation accreditation and providers, medico-legal and cultural issues, psycho-social issues, workers compensation legislation and injury management programs in the workplace.
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- Critical Literature Review (30%)
- Report (30%)
- Report and Presentation (40%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-OHS-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees