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Occupational Disease and Return to Work - Strategies for Success

October 23, 2013 - 11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST
Recorded in October, 2013


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Occupational diseases can have a large impact on workers in many fields.

Dr. Sharon Switzer McIntyre shares with us the impact of occupational disease on workers and their ability to work. She also provides some practical options you can use to improve return to work outcomes for people with occupational disease.  

During this webinar, attendees learn about:

  • The impact of occupational disease on a worker’s functional abilities
  • The impact of occupational disease on an individual’s ability to work
  • Strategies to assess viable return-to-work options


Sharon Switzer-McIntyre, BPE, BScPT, MEd, PhD 

Dr. Switzer-McIntyre is a physiotherapist and Assistant Professor in the Dept of Physical Therapy. She completed her BPE at McMaster University, BSc in Physiotherapy and Masters in Education at the University of Toronto, her PhD in Occupational Health is also from the University of Toronto, Institute of Medical Sciences.

Sharon is the Vice Chair of Education, teaches in the Musculoskeletal area and leads the Internationally Educated Physical Therapy Bridging Program.  She is an active member of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association


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