All upcoming courses
13 September 2021
International course Principles of Biosafety
This intensive course, organised by the University of Antwerp and the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, in collaboration with Ghent University, University of Namur, Free University of Brussels, Sciensano and Perseus, provides a comprehensive review of all essential elements of assessing and managing biological risks. Theoretical aspects will be combined with diverse topics focused on daily practice.
30 September 2021
Bloodborne pathogens in the lab: minimize exposure & prevent infection
Instructor: Dana Brehar-Cioflec
Moderator: Heather Sheeley
This course will provide an overview on the main aspects of working safely with blood and blood containing materials in various types of laboratories (diagnostic, research, etc.).
Prevention of laboratory infections involving bloodborne pathogens will be addressed with focus on general and specific prevention measures, materials and equipment, as well as health monitoring.
Brief exercises will be included to highlight the discussed aspects.
International and European regulations and recommendations will be highlighted and relevant references and links will be provided.
14 October 2021
Instructors: Jan Piet Tijssen & Cathy Bakker
This course intends to inspire you. To convince you that safety not only pays (for you and the company), but also is fun and moreover a serious profession.
04 November 2021
Epidemiology - what is it and what do these numbers really mean?
Instructors: Isolde Sommer
1. Introduction to Epidemiology
2. Summarizing Data
3. Measures of Risk ...
18 November 2021
Personal Protective Equipment
Instructors: Ulrika Allard Bengtsson and Per Staugaard
This course will both give a theoretical overview of the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories ...
02 December 2021
Instructors: Henrik Bregnhoj & Lawrence Dickson
This course will give you an introductory experience with application of current digital educational technologies like production and use of power point-based videos, planning and execution of webinars, and the use of an Learning Management System