Pain and Work

19th – 21st of April 2016
Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway

For:

  • Definition of pain
  • The function of pain
  • Prevalence of pain
  • Consequences of pain
  • The pain system
  • Pain as a problem
  • From acute to chronic pain
  • Work factors and pain
  • Shift work, sleep and pain
  • Pain and work ability
  • Secondary prevention (prevention of pain)

About this course

This course will help participants understand the consequences of pain for work ability, sickness absence and exit from working life.

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 purpose of the course is to understand the consequences of pain for work ability, sickness absence and exit from working life.

This course has been accepted as a theoretical course (15 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


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

Several factors in the work life increases the risk for evolving MSD, and for some workers, such pains can become chronic. In order to prevent and treat pain and long lasting pain, it is important to understand, identify and control the involved mechanisms.

Course leader

Stein Knardahl

  • Professor, Dr Med, Director of Work Psychology and Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), NO

Course lecturers

Andreas Holtermann

Andreas Holtermann

  • Professor, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, DK

Dagfinn Matre

  • Research Professor, National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), NO
Board 11

Fred Haugen

  • Ass. Research Professor, National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), NO

Jan Olav Christensen

  • Research Professor, National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), NO

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