Information Package / Course Catalogue
Sterilization Principles
Course Code: HEK504
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 3
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Having detailed knowledge and skills about sterilization and disinfection.

Course Content

Sterilization, disinfection, sterilization of medical materials, disinfection methods according to different units, medical and surgical asepsis techniques and rules, isolation and hand hygiene, medical waste management, sterilization unit and working principles.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Selcen ÖNCÜ
Learning Outcomes
1.To know and apply isolation methods and asepsis techniques
2.To know sterilization unit and working principles
3.To be able to do hand washing skills according to the steps
4.To be able to apply disinfection methods
5. To have knowledge about sterilization
Recommended or Required Reading
1.General Microbiology and Laboratory Guide
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Definitions of sterilization and disinfection
Week 2 - Theoretical
General principles of sterilization and disinfection
Week 3 - Theoretical
Sterilization of medical devices and instruments
Week 5 - Theoretical
Disinfectants
Week 6 - Theoretical
Hospital sterilization and disinfection
Week 7 - Theoretical
Intensive care sterilization and disinfection
Week 8 - Theoretical
Sterilization and disinfection in surgical services
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 10 - Theoretical
Sterilization and disinfection in non-hospital health facilities
Week 11 - Theoretical
Central sterilization unit and operating room controls
Week 12 - Theoretical
Location of health personnel in hospital infections
Week 13 - Theoretical
Protection from hospital infections
Week 14 - Theoretical
Medical waste management
Week 15 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory132252
Lecture - Practice131352
Final Examination118220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
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