This website offers a set of free lessons on such topics as hepatitis infections in relation to needle sticking, vibration white finger in relation to forest work, prevention of further outbreaks of an infectious disease, over-use of the voice in noisy environments, diagnosis of abdominal pain, and risk and prevention in the mining industry. The lessons are presented in three languages: English, Spanish and German. It is necessary to register before the lessons can be approached. Apart from the free lessons, the website offers a large amount of others cases also, however, not for free.
Each lesson consists of text, illustrations and questions. Before one can continue, these questions (open or multiple choice) must be answered, whereafter the feedback can be checked. The lessons can be followed and displayed on-line only.
The level of the material is variable: some is meant for anyone who has basic knowledge in health care and occupational health. Other lessons demand for advanced knowledge in medicine. Some specific terms used are explained (however: not all).
Training level(s) of the material:
Key terms on the content:
Diagnosis, mining risks, vibration white finger, forestry, hepatitis, infectious disease control, voice use, abdominal pain
Time demand to complete:
Each lesson can be completed within approximately one hour.
Coverage of the content of the material:
Each lesson presents a complete specific case.
Human health and social work activities
Userful for other sector(s):
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Valuation of previous knowledge:
That is: there is a clear balance between expositive text and interactive questions.
Size of download (Mb):
<p>Online Internet connection is required.</p>
Owner / intellectual property:
Former NeTWoRM partners in Germany, England, France, Spain and The Netherlands. Corresponding address: Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.
The lessons can be attended and completed online for free. No material may be copied. During the session, some private data will be stored. The learning materials can only be used if the user registers and accepts these conditions prior to attending the on-line lesson.
Year of publication:
Date added to the website:
Tuesday, 27 March 2012