This online lecture by Tamara Schult, PhD, MPH introduces the concept of Total Worker Health (TWH)™ and reviews evidence for effectiveness of TWH™ approaches. Then see an introduction to how this system is implemented at the Veterans Administration (VA).


At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the concept of Total Worker Health™ and how it is defined by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Discuss the conclusion on the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of TWH™ interventions 
  • Apply the hierarchy of controls to TWH™ interventions
  • Discuss the NIOSH framework for worker well-being


  • The registration fee is refundable if a cancellation request by the registrant is received seven days prior to the course start date. No refund is available after that time.
  • In the event of a course cancellation, a complete refund of fees paid will be made. In the event of a cancellation, the University of Minnesota is not responsible for participant housing or travel expenses incurred by the registrants.


This course is eligible for:

  • 1.5 contact hours of professional continuing education
  • 0.15 continuing Education Units (CEUs)


For questions regarding this course, contact Continuing Public Health Education and Outreach at 612-626-4515 | cpheo@umn.edu.

Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Integrated Approaches Supporting Health Work: Total Worker Health
Online, self paced
Jan 04, 2024 to Jan 06, 2025
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
0 $0.00
Required fields are indicated by .