Occupational Skin Diseases – diagnostics and prevention
The aim of the course is to provide the participants with detailed up-to-date knowledge of practical importance for 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 skin diseases, and contact allergy at large.
Epidemiology, mechanisms, causative agents, risk occupations, diagnostics, treatment and prevention of occupational skin diseases. The main focus is in numerous causes and diagnostics of occupational contact allergy.
Dermatologists, occupational physicians, chemists and other scientists working in the field of occupational dermatology. Maximum 50 participants (excluding the lecturers).
Lectures, group discussions, work site visits, presentations of participants’ own problem cases (tentative). Lecturers of the course are present to guide the participants during the whole duration of the course.
Mechanisms of allergic and irritant contact dermatitis, epidemiology of occupational skin diseases, diagnostics of occupational skin disease, causative agents of contact allergy, irritant contact dermatitis, prognosis and quality of life in hand dermatitis, prevention and treatment of occupational skin diseases
September 1st 2020Register
The price of the course consists of two parts:
1) The course fee of EUR 500 and
2) One of the following:
- The day package I fee of EUR 590
- The day package II fee of EUR 330
Day package I
The day package I price is 590 EUR/person. This price includes conference facilities and technical equipment, course material, coffees, lunches, the social program and dinner on Wednesday as well as dinners on Tuesday and Thursday.
The total price of the course is EUR 1090 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 590).
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.
Day package II
The day package II price is 330 EUR/person. This price includes conference facilities and technical equipment, course material, coffees and lunches.
The total price of the course is EUR 830 (course fee EUR 500 + day package fee EUR 330).
Kindly note that the day package II does not include the social program nor the dinners.
NIVA has made a block reservation for the accommodation 6th – 9th of September 2020 at Hotel Scandic Grand Marina, Helsinki, Finland. To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation directly on the hotel's website by using the booking code BNIV061020 (available until 22.9.2020).
The room price for a single standard room is EUR 105/night (including breakfast).
The block reservation will be available until 22nd of September 2020.
Cancellations received by September, 1st 2020: full refund
Cancellations received after September, 1st 2020: no refund
The total price of the course will be invoiced after the registration deadline.
The price is subject to minor changes.
MD, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Chief Physician of Occupational Dermatology and Occupational Medicine
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
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Occupational skin diseases continue to be an important group of work-related diseases. Good knowledge of the causative chemicals and other causes of skin diseases, as well as the exposures and risk factors in different occupations are important in clinical diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention.