Occupational and Environmental Health Training Grant

Overview

NYU Meyers College of Nursing is excited to announce a new training program in occupational and environmental health nursing (OEHN), as part of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health funded NY/NJ Education and Research Center (T42-OH-008422). The purpose of the PhD/DNP OEHN training program is to prepare nurse leaders in OEHN. We will prepare nurse scientists (PhD) to conduct interdisciplinary occupational and environmental health focused research that will advance nursing science, inform clinical practice, and influence the education of future nursing professionals. Our DNP graduates will be prepared to provide evidence-based advanced practice clinical care in OEHN, lead interdisciplinary healthcare teams in occupational health and safety, and educate future practitioners in OEHN.

Requirements

PhD DNP
OEHN PhD trainees will successfully complete at least 12 credits in occupational and environmental  health coursework. Use 3 DNP elective course credits in an OEHN course delivered by NYU Meyers faculty who are experts in the field.
Complete a dissertation focused on an OEHN topic e.g. workplace exposures, workforce issues, safety. Focus the DNP Project to a clinical question related to occupational and/or environmental health in the workplace. OEHN DNP trainees will complete at least 200 clinical hours in OEHN nursing as part of the 400 hour DNP clinical hour requirement.
Participate in interdisciplinary journal club, field trips, and other OEHN related experiences and scholarly activities. Participate in interdisciplinary journal club, field trips, and other OEHN related experiences and scholarly activities.


Why OEHN?

  • Financial Support
  • One-on-one mentorship from expert faculty and practitioners
  • Intraprofessional learning with NYU Meyers DNP and PhD students
  • Interprofessional collaboration and experiences with students across the NY/NJ Education and Research Center
OEHN

Contact

Program Director: Victoria Vaughan Dickson
Deputy Director: Amy Witkoski Stimpfel