OMD552 Syllabus - Hospital Waste Management - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OMD552 Syllabus - Hospital Waste Management - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OMD552

HOSPITAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES: The student should be made to:
Know about the healthcare hazard control and accidents
Understand biomedical waste management
Learn the facility guidelines, infection control and patient safety.

UNIT I

HEALTHCARE HAZARD CONTROL AND UNDERSTANDING ACCIDENTS

9

Healthcare Hazard Control: Introduction, Hazard Control: Management & Responsibilities, Hazard Analysis, Hazard Correction, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Control Committees, Accident Causation Theories, Accident Reporting, Accident Investigations, Accident Analysis, Accident Prevention, Workers‟ Compensation, Orientation, Education, and Training.

UNIT II

BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

9

Biomedical Waste Management : Types of wastes, major and minor sources of biomedical waste, Categories and classification of biomedical waste, hazard of biomedical waste, need for disposal of biomedical waste, waste minimization, waste segregation and labeling, waste handling and disposal.


UNIT III

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

9

Hazardous Materials : Hazardous Substance Safety, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, DOT Hazardous Material Regulations, Healthcare Hazardous Materials, Medical Gas Systems, Respiratory Protection.

UNIT IV

FACILITY SAFETY

9

Introduction, Facility Guidelines: Institute, Administrative Area Safety, Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention, Safety Signs, Colors, and Marking Requirements, Tool Safety, Electrical Safety, Control of Hazardous Energy, Landscape and Ground Maintenance, Fleet and Vehicle Safety.

UNIT V

INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION AND PATIENT SAFETY

9

Healthcare Immunizations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Disinfectants, Sterilants, and Antiseptics, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Tuberculosis, Healthcare Opportunistic Infections, Healthcare-Associated Infections, Medication Safety.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
After successful completion of the course, the students will be able to know the concepts of healthcare waste management, its prevention and safety.

REFERENCES:
1. Tweedy, James T., Healthcare hazard control and safety management-CRC Press_Taylor and Francis (2014).
2. Anantpreet Singh, Sukhjit Kaur, Biomedical Waste Disposal, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd (2012).

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