Virtual Patients: Flight attendant

Flight attendant This Virtual Patients lesson is relevant for medical students and professionals working in health care. You are performing a suitable-to-fly medical examination for an air hostess already working 8 years in that job. You are expected to examine her for potential health problems while at work as a flight attendant including long-distance flights. […]

Virtual Patients: Stomach cramps and anemia

This Virtual Patients lesson is relevant for medical students and professionals working in health care. In this lesson, a young patient in a hospital with severe abdominal pain is submitted to an acute abdomen procedure. What blood tests and other examinations are needed? How to interpret a large number of laboratory values? What is the […]

Acute Respiratory Infection prevention and control for healthcare workers

MOOC: Infection Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs) for healthcare workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries This course includes nine units with animated and interactive scenarios, first introducing specific risk situations that healthcare workers have faced daily during the pandemic. After the introduction of the risks, preventive measures are presented following the Hierarchy […]

OpenWHO course: COVID-19 – Occupational Health and Safety for health workers

The WHO Platform OpenWHO developed a course for health workers who work under challenging or difficult conditions related to COVID-19. In this pandemic health workers are exposed to many different occupational risks to health and safety. In this one hour lasting course the following topics are discussed: (1) infectious risks to health and safety, (2) […]

Alert and sentinel approaches for the identification of work-related diseases in the EU

This is a Powerpoint presentation about alert and sentinel systems for the identification of occupational diseases, published on the site of OSHA Europe, for an expert audience. The presentation highlights the findings of a major project on alert and sentinel approaches to identifying emerging occupational health risks and new work-related diseases. The research will allow a […]

MOOC: Occupational Health in Developing Countries

Occupational Health in developing countries is a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) provided by the website Future Learn. Through this website you can sign in for this present course. Following the course enables you to increase knowledge about topics like occupational health and diseases, risk factors for illness and injuries at workplaces, workplace hazards and […]

Violence in the workplace

‘Workplace violence is a serious issue that affects all business sectors and occupations and the safety and security of every employee and employer. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote the awareness of this very important issue, and as a precursor to the other Workplace Violence e-courses: Recognize the Risk and Take Action, and Establish […]

HealthWISE – Work improvement in Health Services

HealthWISE is a practical, participatory quality improvement tool for health facilities. It encourages workers and managers to work together to improve workplaces and practices with low-cost solutions. Topics include occupational safety and health, personnel management and environmental health. HealthWISE is a combined action and learning tool: the Action Manual helps initiating and sustaining changes for […]

YouTube: training videos about 22 informal industries in India for Primary Health Care

The Indian Association of Occupational Health has posted 24 YouTube videos on Basic Occupational Health Services for Informal Industry via the Primary Care Ecosystem. These training videos are about 22 informal industries in India; the target group is primary health care. For example, videos pay attention to work history taking, working conditions, symptoms of health […]

MOOC: Chemicals and Health

Chemicals and Health is a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) provided by the website Coursera. Through this website you can sign in for this present course, in which you will learn about chemicals, the way people can be exposed, how you can measure chemicals in a body, how it affects your health and also attention […]