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Rola pielęgniarki służby medycyny pracy
The role of occupational nurses

Author(s): Bernadeta Jędrzejkiewicz, Barbara Ślusarska
Subject(s): Adult Education, Health and medicine and law
Published by: Centralny Instytut Ochrony Pracy – Państwowy Instytut Badawczy
Keywords: occupational medicine: safe work: law: competences: skills

Summary/Abstract: Work bears special value and therefore, it is under protection from the Polish law. Activities focused on the protection of employee’s health, are to be seen as occupational medicine in its purest form. The personnel who carry out such tasks are properly qualified doctors, nurses and psychologists. Nurses can acquire qualifications necessary to perform the tasks of the occupational medicine by way of postgraduate education, namely, by completing a qualification or specialization training course. Obtaining the necessary competences lets them complete objectives such as occupational health protection against the harmful effects of working environment conditions, occupational prophylaxis and health monitoring.

  • Issue Year: 566/2018
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 15-19
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Polish