This part 1 of a three-part webinar series will consider advances in research that support better respiratory health through occupational hygiene with a focus on effective prevention and medical management.
- Date and time Wed 16 Sep 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
- Location Online
- Organised by Occupational Medicine
This webinar will be an opportunity for trainees to present cases that they have directly managed during the pandemic, illustrating an understanding of the management of acute and chronic conditions in the unique circumstances of COVID-19.
Join this forum for discussion of the value of quality occupational health reports in demonstrating the management of occupational cases and reflecting on evidence-based practice and its interpretation.
Presenters should be able to exhibit fluency in the principles of risk assessment and hierarchy of control with a focus on reflection and lessons learnt and ability to communicate effectively with managers and employees. Case abstracts would be made available. At the end of the presentations, the participants will vote based on topic choice, content / evidence base, presentation, participatory effort, reflection and take away message(s) to improve future practice.
Participants can expect to:
- Demonstrate relevant legislation eg. RIDDOR , Health and Safety and Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Equality Act 2010 in the face of a pandemic
- Apply relevant guidance appropriate to the clinical cases and communicate health outcomes
- Learn the variation in application of occupational health practice in providing advice and recommendations reflected in public and private sectors including essential workers
- Promote communication between occupational health practitioners and other key stakeholders in practice through effective occupational health reports
- Demonstrate an understanding of acute and chronic conditions requiring modifications due to the risk of COVID-19
- Demonstrate best practice regarding risk- assessment, hierarchy of control and evaluation
Occupational Medicine Section: Ramazzini Prize
Prize: £250 and a certificate
Submission deadline : Monday 27 July 2020, submit here
Open to: Specialist trainees in Occupational Medicine, ST3-ST6
Four cases will be shortlisted by Council and invited to give a 20 minute presentation at the evening meeting via webinar on Wednesday 16 September 2020. Therefore applicants will need to have access to a computer/laptop with a camera and be able to access Zoom.
To submit your application, click here.
Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.
Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.
All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.
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