Course Description

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


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Physiotherapist and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Sharon Switzer-McIntyre PhD

Dr. Switzer-McIntyre BPE, BScPT, MEd, PhD 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

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Occupational Disease and Return to Work - Strategies for Success

    • Pre-Survey

    • Occupational Disease and Return to Work - Strategies for Success

    • Occupational Disease and Return to Work - Strategies for Success - Presentation Slides

    • Occupational Disease and Return to Work - Strategies for Success - Additional Resources

    • Evaluation Survey