DMP: Basic Medical Terminology & Pharmacology (CE 001)
This CE Module intends to provide the learner with the basic medical terminology and pharmacology as it applies to the field of Disability Management. It addresses the basic rules used to define and build medical terms, as well as explains the surgical, diagnostic and pathological prefixes and suffixes. The terms related to direction, planes, quadrants and regions of the body and various body systems are presented. As a result of this learning experience, the participant will recognize the various medical specialties and their functions.
IWHM: Health Promotion vs Health Protection vs Illness/injury Prevention (CE 002)
Upon completion of this CE Module, the learner will possess a general understanding of the terms health promotion, health protection and disease management (illness/injury prevention). The types of health promotion, health protection and illness/injury prevention programs evident in today’s workplaces are explored, and their respective value to organizations demonstrated.
IWHM: Factors that Impact Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 003)
This CE Module offers the learner a general understanding of the factors that impact workplace health, safety and well-being. Factors like environmental, social, economic, genetic, psychological and personal lifestyle. The ways that organizations can address the negative impacts of each of these factors are presented, as well as how to effectively communicate through risk communication techniques, the cost of doing nothing.
IWHM: Impact of Change on Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 004)
Factors like changes in employee demographics, the economy, social trends, social events and politics can positively or negatively impact employee health, safety and well-being. The significance of these changes are examined.
IWHM: Drivers for Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 005)
In Canada, there are several drivers for workplace health, safety and well-being. In this CE Module, these legal, financial, business and societal drivers and their significance are explored. In essence, it provides the current scene for needing workplace health, safety and well-being in Canadian organizations. The intent is to position the participant to be able to fully explain to organizational leaders the rationale for implementing an integrated approach towards health promotion, health protection and illness/injury prevention programs (IWHM).
IWHM: Impact of Leadership and Culture on Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 006)
Leaders are individuals that possess the ability to excite, stimulate and drive other people to work towards a vision, making it a reality. However, not all leaders understand and value workplace health, safety and well-being. This module is designed to address that fact and to help the participant to understand what effective leadership and culture look like and what they can offer in terms of workplace health, safety and well-being.
IWHM: Program Components and Functions (CE 007)
Integrated Workplace Health Management (IWHM) is defined as a management approach in which organizational resources are positioned in an integrated manner to promote workplace health, safety and well-being for the employee and the organization. The components of the IWHM program are linked so that they can optimize their program effectiveness as well as support the functions of all the other IWHM components. The result is an enhanced approach to promote and manage workplace health, safety and well-being.
IWHM: Hazards in the Workplace (CE 008)
By identifying workplace hazards, the learner will gain a better understanding of the risks that exist and how those risks can effectively be managed. Hazard identification, hazard assessment, hazard control and hazard management effectiveness are presented.
IWHM: Health Protection Programs: Components and Functions (CE 009)
In this CE Module, the components and functions from a health protection standpoint are explained in terms of workplace hazards. This enables the learner to explain to organizational leaders the value of health protection programs from a risk communication perspective.
IWHM: Illness & Injury Management Programs: Components and Functions (CE 010)
In this CE Module, the learner will gain a general understanding of the workplace illness and injury management programs commonly present in Canadian workplaces. These programs tend to be part of the health protection programs as described in CE 009, but their components and functions differ. This fact is pointed out to the learner so that the participant can explain to organizational leaders the value of illness and injury management programs from a risk communication perspective. In essence, it enables the learner to build a basis for having an IWHM Program in place.
IWHM: Impact of Work-Life Balance on Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 011)
The concept of work-life balance is presented, along with effective ways for re-establishing work-life balance. Through the use of this pertinent information, the participant is positioned to explain to organizational leaders some effective ways to promote and nurture work-life balance in their workplace.
IWHM: Building a Business Case (CE 012)
This CE Module is the culmination of CE Modules 2 to 11. It explains how to build a business case by using the materials pulled together in CE Modules 2 to 11. This module also provides a number of application tools and teaches how to deliver a business case to organizational leaders.
IWHM: Role of the Various Stakeholders (CE 013)
This CE Module is intended to provide the learner with an understanding of the roles, responsibilities and functions of these various stakeholders – internal and external to the organization. The purpose is to demonstrate how these stakeholders can collaboratively work together to make the IWHM Program highly effective.
IWHM: Toxic Work Environments: How to Neutralize Them (CE 014)
In this CE Module, the toxic workplace concept is presented and how to neutralize the negative impact of such a dysfunctional workplace. The terms, performance and performance improvement will be discussed, along with how organizational stressors can be identified and measured. In learning about the impacts of the toxic workplace on the employee and organization, the learner is positioned to provide organizational learners with effective ways to counter organizational stressors and to improve the workplace.
IWHM: National Standard on Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace (CE 015)
In this CE Module, the learner will gain a general understanding of the Standard as well as how it applies in a workplace setting. Available community resources are presented for participant use within the workplace.
IWHM: Organization Behaviour and Workplace Health, Safety and Well-being (CE 016)
In this CE Module, the student learns the basics of the field of Organizational Behaviour and the impact an organization’s philosophy, values, culture and management theories have on integrated workplace health management (IWHM).
DMP: Communication, Negotiation and Mediation (CE 017)
Upon completion of this CE Module, the Disability Management Practitioner will understand the importance of effective organizational communication, negotiation and mediation techniques when dealing with disability management and other workplace situations.
Effective Business Communication (CE 018)
This CE Module addresses the techniques for and the importance of effective communication in the workplace. Oral, written and non-verbal communication are explained, as well as how important it is to be an effective communicator in the workplace. Communication challenges and business communication techniques are presented. Throughout the CE Module, the learner will have the opportunity to apply these skills.