Occupational Safety for Nurses

Course Number: NURS 591
Credit(s): 2
Prerequisite(s):

A comprehensive overview of identification, evaluation, and control of common safety hazards (e.g., confined spaces, electricity, fire, mechanical energy) found in manufacturing, construction, health care, and other workplaces. Design/modification of machinery, equipment, and products to eliminate or control hazards arising out of mechanical, electrical, thermal, chemical, and motion energy sources. Application of hazard analysis, systems safety, expert systems and accident reconstruction methods.