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Occupational Health in Developing Countries

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Topics Covered
  • Occupational health – basic definitions and concepts
  • Chemical, biological and physical factors at work and development of diseases and injuries
  • Psychosocial factors and health at work
  • Structures and functions of Occupational Health Services and how to care for the worker’s Health
  • Methods for measurements of work environment factors and health in occupational health settings
  • Prevention of occupational diseases and injuries

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Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From University of Bergen, Addis Ababa University, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences via FutureLearn
Instructors Ole Jacob Møllerløkken, Bente Elisabeth Moen, Gro Tjalvin, Magne Bråtveit, Akeza Awealom Asgedom, Israel Paul (Mentor), Dr Alexander M. Tungu, Hallgeir Kismul
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Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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This course is appropriate for beginner level in occupational health and safety concepts.

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However, there are less lectures and more articles hence the course is not interactive.

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Numerous quizzes are offered to evaluate retention

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it captures the situation "as it is" in developing nations.

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Occupational Health Nurse Fellow $47k

Occupational Health Nursing $52k

LPN, Occupational Health Nurse $58k

Occupational health and safety $65k

Nurse Practitioner/Occupational Health $65k

Occupational Health Technician Manager $65k

Occupational Health Nurse 1 $68k

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist 3 $81k

Surety and Occupational Health Nurse $85k

Occupational Health and Safety Superintendent $86k

Safety and Occupational Health Specialist 3 $93k

Senior Occupational Safety & Health $101k

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University of Bergen

Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From University of Bergen, Addis Ababa University, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences via FutureLearn
Instructors Ole Jacob Møllerløkken, Bente Elisabeth Moen, Gro Tjalvin, Magne Bråtveit, Akeza Awealom Asgedom, Israel Paul (Mentor), Dr Alexander M. Tungu, Hallgeir Kismul
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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