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MFOM/AFOM Preparation Course | 9 session monthly course | Starting 1st October 2021 9.30am - 4.30pm | via Zoom
MFOM/AFOM Preparation Course | 9 session monthly course | Starting 1st October 2021 9.30am - 4.30pm | via Zoom

£1200 +VAT including extensive course materials
An interactive series of online teaching designed for doctors who are preparing to sit Part 2 of the MFOM or AFOM examinations

Key Topics

  1. Clinical practice: A systems-based approach to the identification and management of common medical conditions, how these complaints may impact on medical fitness for certain occupations and how occupational exposures may result in disease.
  2. Fitness for work & disability integration: The purpose and function of an occupational health service and key components. Specific fitness standards applicable across industries, pre-commencement health screening and clinical investigations used in the determination of fitness.
  3. Framework for practice: Key legal and ethical requirements of occupational health professionals; the pillars of clinical governance and standard setting for occupational health services.
  4. Workplace hazards: Risk assessment and measurement of occupational exposures. Specific health hazards associated with industries. Physical, biological, chemical, ergonomic and psychosocial risks in the workplace and strategies to minimise the impact on workers..
  5. Health surveillance & disease prevention: The requirements of health surveillance, implementation, audit requirements and management of the system; the role of workplace-based health promotion and other methods of disease prevention.
  6. Evidence based practice: Epidemiology and statistics topics including types of observational studies, estimates of risk, statistical tests of confidence, mortality ratios, and factors which may introduce bias in epidemiological studies.