Information Package / Course Catalogue
Medical Wastes
Course Code: ÇS008
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to teach definition, sources, classification, properties and management of medical wastes.

Course Content

Definition of Medical Waste, Sources of Medical Wastes, Classification of Medical Wastes, Properties of Medical Wastes, Medical Waste Management.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Nimet KILIÇ
Learning Outcomes
1.1. Students learn definition and properties of medical waste
2.2. Students classify medical wastes,
3.3. Students apply medical waste management.
4.Use the regulations related to healthcare waste management
5.Examines the technical points that are required to set up a healthcare waste management system.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Alpaslan, M.N, 2005. Katı Atıların Yönetimi, TMMOB Çevre Mühendisleri Odası, İzmir.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definition and Sources of Medical Wastes
Week 2 - Theoretical
Definition and Sources of Medical Wastes
Week 3 - Theoretical
Classification of Medical Wastes
Week 4 - Theoretical
Classification of Medical Wastes
Week 5 - Theoretical
Properties of Medical Wastes
Week 6 - Theoretical
Properties of Medical Wastes
Week 7 - Theoretical
Effects of Medical Wastes on Human and Environmental Health
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Effects of Medical Wastes on Human and Environmental Health
Week 10 - Theoretical
Collect and Transport of Medical Wastes
Week 11 - Theoretical
Collect and Transport of Medical Wastes
Week 12 - Theoretical
Medical Waste Disposal Methods
Week 13 - Theoretical
Medical Waste Disposal Methods
Week 14 - Theoretical
Medical Waste Disposal Methods
Week 15 - Theoretical
Medical Waste Disposal Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment4118
Seminar61112
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
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