Occupational Skin Diseases – diagnostics and prevention

5th – 8th of September 2017
Scandic Grand Marina/Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland

For:

  • Dermatologists (also residents)
  • Occupational physicians (also residents)
  • Occupational hygienists
  • Chemists and other scientists working in the field of occupational dermatology and contact allergy

About this course

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.

This course has also been accepted as a theoretical course (11 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities.

For more information kindly contact Project Manager Linda Vänskä, linda.vanska@niva.org.

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Tuesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 950 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 450).

EUR 450

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

The total price of the course is EUR 700 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 200).

EUR 200

Accommodation

26th – 28th of October 2020 at Hotel Hanaholmen, Espoo, Finland.

To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly to the hotel by email to reception@hanaholmen.fi using the booking code “NIVA” (available until 2.10.2020).

Single The room price for a single standard room is EUR 115/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool) and the price for a double room EUR 134/night (including breakfast, morning sauna and access to the pool). room: 128 €/night (including breakfast).

The block reservation will be available until 2nd of October 2020.

EUR 115 – 134 / night

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.


General course fee information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline. Travel arrangements Please refrain from booking any tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on accommodation options and practical arrangements. Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.


Subject background

Since 1982, NIVA has arranged eight international courses on occupational skin diseases. Each course has been attended by 40-80 participants.

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 leader

Kristiina Aalto-Korte

Kristiina Aalto-Korte


Course lecturers

An Goossens

Erja Mäkelä

Erja Mäkelä

Jeanne Duus Johansen

Jeanne Duus Johansen

Katri Suuronen

Katri Suuronen

Marléne Isaksson

Marléne Isaksson

Peter Elsner

Peter Elsner

Rosemary Nixon

Thomas L. Diepgen

Tove Agner

Tove Agner

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