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Diploma in Occupational Medicine

The RSPH runs the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) approved course to prepare candidates for the Diploma in Occupational Medicine?s written examination and the oral examination based on a portfolio.

The FOM Diploma has been designed for registered practitioners. It demonstrates that the holder has achieved a competence appropriate to a generalist working in occupational health. This course is the foundation level qualification required for occupational medicine.

Course Content / Objectives:

  • Epidemiology
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • The examination
  • Occupational lung disorders
  • Occupational mental health disorders
  • Toxicology
  • Industrial relations
  • Occupational skin disease
  • Biological monitoring
  • Occupational health law
  • Disability assessment 

By the end of the course, participants should:

Be competent to seek and apply special information and techniques in Occupational medicine; Be conversant with current thinking on the application of appropriate legislation; Satisfy all the requirements of the Faculty?s Diploma Core Syllabus.

For more information, see the RSPH website.

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