Search for dissertations about: "improve skills"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 swedish dissertations containing the words improve skills.

  1. 1. Improving initial care of road traffic injured people in Tanzania : Evaluation of a traffic police first aid education programme

    Author : Menti Ndile; Susanne Backteman-Erlandson; Britt-Inger Saveman; Anne Outwater; Petra Brysiewicz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Post-crash; injury; first aid; training; traffic police; lay responder; prehospital care; emergency care; knowledge; skills; transfer of learning; low-and middle income countries; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: An overwhelming proportion of road traffic deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries occurs in prehospital environments. Lay responders such as traffic police officers play an important role in providing initial assistance to victims of road crashes, either alone or in collaboration with others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Painting Treatments of Weather-Exposed Ferrous Heritage. Exploration of Oil Varnish Paints and Painting Skills

    Author : Arja Källbom; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Armour paints; linseed oil; linseed varnish; tung oil; oil varnishes; stand oil; aluminium pigments; micaceous iron oxide; leafing; anticorrosive; maintenance; management; heritage painting; painting craft; painting skills; practice; parlance; vocabulary; working procedures; sensory quality assessments; paint ageing; quality control; weather-exposure; atmospheric exposure; durability; sustainability.; Pansarfärg; linoljefernissa; linolja; tungolja; standolja; aluminiumpigment; järnglans; järnglimmer; rostskyddsfärg; väderprovning; förvaltning; underhåll; hantverksskicklighet; målerihantverk; arbetsbeskrivningar; språkbruk; uppmärksamhet i handling; kvalitetsbedömning; sinnliga bedömningar; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : This thesis is about industrial heritage—the protection of ferrous heritage by using anticorrosive oil varnish paints. The purpose of this thesis in Kulturvård and craft research is to provide guidelines, tools, concepts, and models that may be used in anticorrosive oil varnish painting maintenance of ferrous heritage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupation-based evaluation and intervention : validity of the assessment of motor and process skills when used with persons with mental retardation

    Author : Anders Kottorp; Birgitta Bernspång; Anne G. Fisher; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental retardation; intellectual disability; developmental disabilities; occupational therapy; activities of daily living; ADL assessment; performance skills; occupational performance; Many- faceted Rasch measurement; single case design;

    Abstract : The ability to perform everyday life occupations is a critical component in both evaluation and intervention for persons with mental retardation (MR). While the ability to perform personal and instrumental activities of daily living (ADL) has always been important for occupational therapy (OT) practice, there is an absence in OT literature and research with a focus on ADL and persons with MR. READ MORE

  4. 4. Goal setting and skills achievements in children with disabilities

    Author : Kristina Vroland Nordstrand; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about how children with different types of disabilities can identify performance issues and select goals for intervention. Furthermore, the objective was to study the effects of a goal-directed, task-oriented intervention based on children’s self-identified goals from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training in Mozambique : Contexts, policies, pedagogies and contradictions

    Author : Alzira Andre Munguambe Manuel; Oleg Popov; Mikael Palme; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult education; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; empowerment; life skills; Non-Formal Education; professionalisation; vocational education and training; Vuxenutbildning; kulturhistorisk aktivitetsteiri; egenmakt; livskunskap; icke-formell utbildning; professionalisering; yrkesutbildning; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Education and training in Mozambique are considered to be a ‘right’ and a ‘duty’ for all its citizens. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training (NFVET) has been promoted to increase educational opportunities for more citizens, particularly the most vulnerable groups- the out of school and unemployed. READ MORE