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Courses in Finland 2020

Higher level scholars in Finland easily access higher education courses at practically oriented polytechnics or universities. The Finnish culture is easy to learn since the government has set a ministry which is responsible for enhancing cultural, youth policies, sports and international cooperation.

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NIVA Education

Occupational skin diseases continue to be an important group of work-related diseases. They cause a significant percentage of industrial disabilities and a great number o ... [+]

Occupational skin diseases continue to be an important group of work-related diseases. They cause a significant percentage of industrial disabilities and a great number of lost work days. The vast majority of occupational skin diseases comprises contact dermatitis, allergic and irritant eczema, less frequently contact urticaria.

Course objectives

The aim of the course is to provide the participants with detailed up-to-date knowledge of the practical importance of clinical diagnostics, therapeutics, and prevention of occupational skin diseases. The course will cover the exposures and risk factors in different occupations, as well as the causative chemicals and other causes of these diseases, and contact allergy at large.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
English (US)
Full-time
4 days
Campus
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NIVA Education

The work in elderly care is physically and psychologically demanding. The physical demand in aged care is even more strenuous than in other social and healthcare sectors. ... [+]

Our societies are facing the challenge how to organize elderly care services. The aim is to let people live in their own homes as long as possible. The functional ability decreases with age while the need for assistance is growing. This increases the demand for healthcare personnel to efficiently work in private homes. While responding to this demand the health care personnel have to apply new ways of work and confront many ergonomic challenges what the private home as a workplace pose.

The work in elderly care is physically and psychologically demanding. The physical demand in aged care is even more strenuous than in other social and healthcare sectors. There are several physical risk factors, f. ex. 82 % of back injuries happen during manual patient handling tasks. The musculoskeletal disorders cause over one-third of the sick leaves and are the most import reason for early disability allowance. Shortage in nursing personnel is a problem in all western countries and it is expected to worsen. At the same time, the need for nursing care is increasing because our societies are rapidly aging.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
English (US)
Full-time
2 days
Campus
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