Prevention of diseases related to working conditions

lkine2188  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

Prevention of diseases related to working conditions
3 credits
30.0 h
De Wilde Valérie-Anne; Masquelier Etienne; Schepens Bénédicte coordinator;
Main themes
Principal themes required to achieve the goals of the course: - a presentation of the most occurring or disabling occupational diseases in our countries - a chronological view of the occupational world as well as its relationship with health - a presentation of some basic theories about communication to elaborate health sessions for workers Note that exercises in small groups will be used as well as ex-cathedra lectures. This course is part of the " Ergonomy and readaptation "orientation et is the follow-up of the course " Fondements de l'Ergonomie ".

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the course the successful student will have gained knowledge about a certain number of the currently used approaches in the prevention of several occupational diseases, from a bio-psycho-social perspective. Specific topics include theoretical and practical issues enabling the student to organise sessions for workers with specific occupational diseases.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Knowledge of some occupational pathologies, in relation to risk factors and prevention. Knowledge of some basic theories in oral communication to be able to organise prevention session for workers. Lectures and practical exercises.
Evaluation methods
Oral examination + written works (continuous evaluation) 
Other information
Pre-requisite : KINE 1004 - Introduction to ergonomy, KINE 1040 - Ergonomy and readaptation
Support : Notes and/or books
Supervision : Titular professor(s)
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Motor Skills: General

Master [60] in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation