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Efficiency of Tele Education for Sailors in COVID-19 Pandemic Conditions
Moradali Zareipour * , Ahmad Sotoudeh , Mojtaba Fattahi Ardakani , Sahar Zamaniahari
Health Center of Urmia, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran , z.morad@yahoo.com
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Sailors are a unique occupational group in terms of access to medical facilities in times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 epidemic. On the large or small vessels, sailors may spend a long time away from standard medical services. In addition, job restrictions, closed living space, and long distance from family members during long-distance voyages make it difficult for sailors to prevent and treat diseases that occur at sea compared to landlocked individuals. Therefore, due to the nature of their work and travel to different countries through water, sailors are exposed to potential risks of disease.
Given the risk of sailors and the importance of disease prevention education in this group, Tele Education is a good opportunity to improve the knowledge of sailors in the field of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and its prevention. This training can be provided using communication tools. Tele Education for sailors can be done in two dimensions: self-care training for the prevention of COVID-19, and specific self-care training for the prevention of common diseases. In this way, the sailors' knowledge and awareness will increase and their insights and attitudes in the field of prevention of infectious diseases will be enhanced, and also their performance in this field will be improved that lead to the health and well-being.
Keywords: Tele Education, Sailors, Coronavirus, COVID-19.
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Type of Study: Mini Review | Subject: Marine Medicine
Received: 2021/03/4 | Accepted: 2021/03/14 | Published: 2021/03/18
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Zareipour M, Sotoudeh A, Fattahi Ardakani M, Zamaniahari S. Efficiency of Tele Education for Sailors in COVID-19 Pandemic Conditions. J Mar Med. 2021; 3 (1) :8-12
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