Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine

 The course runs from 18-22 June 2018. The next course will run in 2019, dates have yet to be confirmed.

The course is now full. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist or be notified for 2019, please fill in your details here.

The course

The Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine is a short course designed for GPs, occupational medicine trainees and other medical practitioners who assess and manage patients with work-related problems.

Aims and objectives

To provide medical practitioners with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Diagnose and manage common occupational injuries & diseases
  • Document and investigate complex and less common problems in occupational medicine
  • Perform a medical assessment, including history and examination, aimed at pre-placement, medical surveillance or return to work
  • Write a medicolegal report


Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

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The course is approved for 40 Category 1 RACGP QI & CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium. Points are awarded upon passing the mulitiple choice/short answer exam at the end of the course.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

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The ACRRM has approved the course for 30 PRPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.  Points are awarded upon passing the mulitiple choice/short answer exam at the end of the course.

Australian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM)

The course meets many of the requirements for the AFOEM training curriculum.

Coordinator and teaching staff

Dr David Fish, Occupational Physician with extensive experience in industry, government and private practice, a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM).

Other occupational physicians involved in teaching:

Prof Malcolm Sim, Director, Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health

Dr David Elder, Occupational Physician

Dr David Goddard, AFOEM Education Project Officer

Over 15 other expert clinicians and specialists in their field contribute to the extensive week-long program.


  • Cost: $2,400 inc. GST
  • Flyer: View the course flyer
  • Enrolments: Enrolments will be capped at 30 participants so please register early to avoid disappointment as the course usually sells out well in advance
  • Participant pre-requisites: Must be qualified medical doctors.  International participants are very welcome, visa permitting though.  Good understanding of medical terminology in English is essential.
  • Curriculum: Download the Aims and objectives and Curriculum or view a previous program
  • Assessment: A certificate of completion will awarded to those who pass the compulsory assessment at the end of the course.
  • Venue: Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Accommodation: Details of accommodation close to the course venue will be emailed upon registration

How to register

Registration for 2018 is now closed.



Phone: + 61 3 9903 0584

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June 2017 participants
June 2017 participants

Refund policy

Up to four weeks before the course commences – 100% refund
Between 4 and 2 weeks before the course commences – 50% refund
Less than 2 weeks before the course – no refund