Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Medical Waste Management MYO 259 3 2 + 1 3 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Associate's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi CEMİLE DEDE
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi CEMİLE DEDE,
Course Assistants
Course Category Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

to provide the necessary up-to-date knowledge and skills about the principles and practices related to waste originating from health institutions and medical waste management.

Course Content

The concept of waste and classification of waste,

Definition and characterization of health-care waste,

Legislation, regulations and policies on health-care waste,

Obligations of health institutions regarding medical waste,

Segregation, storage and transport of health-care waste,

Treatment and disposal methods of medical waste,

Risks associated with health-care waste in terms of healthcare professionals, public health, and environment,

Sustainable Waste Management in Health Institutions and examples of sustainable health-care waste management

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
4 Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of waste and classification of waste
2 Definition and characterization of health-care waste
3 Definition and characterization of health-care waste
4 Legislation, regulations and policies on health-care waste
5 Obligations of health institutions regarding medical waste
6 Segregation, storage and transport of health-care waste
7 Treatment and disposal methods of medical waste
8 Risks associated with health-care waste in terms of healthcare professionals
9 Risks associated with health-care waste in terms of public health
10 Risks associated with health-care waste in terms of environment
11 Sustainable Waste Management in Health Institutions
12 General principles on medical waste management in health institutions
13 Examples of sustainable health-care waste management in the world
14 Examples of sustainable health-care waste management in Türkiye
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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2 X
3 X
4
5 X
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10 X
11 X
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15
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 48 48
Mid-terms 1 24 24
Final examination 0 48 0
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 0 48 0
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 0 48 0
Total Workload 92
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.68
dersAKTSKredisi 4