INMD 7523

Occupational & Environmental Medicine


Kristen Hanten
Course Coordinator

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    Catalog Description: Students will have an opportunity to experience the enormous breadth of Occupational Medicine practice, including clinical care of work-related conditions, performance of pre-employment examinations, corporate medical direction, and research and quality improvement. This rotation may also include visits to industrial work sites to witness the practical implementation of safety and health interventions.


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    Site Code

    Site Name



    HealthPartners Clinic - St. Louis Park West End

    Students to to both sites

    HealthPartners Clinic - St. Paul Wabasha

    Required session attendance:  

    Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (7 a.m. start on Wednesdays), no night or weekend clinical assignments.

    Direct patient care:  Yes

    Consent Requirement: Arranged.  Reach out to course coordinator by email.

    Course Objectives:  By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:

    • identify unique problems associated with occupationally and environmentally-related illness and injury
    • obtain and organize a thorough occupational or environmental history
    • formulate appropriate work/activity restrictions based on a specific illness or injury
    • describe the role of preventive medicine, both patient-focused & programmatic, in individual wellness and overall population health

    Graded Components:  

    • regular attendance at clinics, worksites, and conferences, as scheduled
    • participation in conferences and discussions
    • professionalism in interactions with faculty, residents, and staff
    • end-of-rotation presentation to faculty, residents, and staff

    Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


    Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

    Limited to Student Type:  No

    Course equivalency:  N/A

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    Course evaluation:  MedHub