Certificate in Health Care Waste Management

IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National Open University
In Agartala, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and 30 other venues

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Agartala
IGNOU AGARTALA REGIONAL CENTER MBB COLLEGE COMPLEX PO: AGARTALA COLLEGE AGARTALA, TRIPURA, 799004, Tamil Nadu, India
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Ahmedabad
IGNOU Regional Centre Opp. Nirma Institute of Technology Sarkhej - Gandhinagar Highway Chharodi Ahmedabad, 382481, Gujarat, India
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Aizawl
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY REGIONAL CENTRE M.G.ROAD, KHATLA,, 796001, Mizoram, India
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Aligarh
IGNOU Regional Centre 3/310, Marris Road, Aligarh - 202001 Uttar Pradesh, 202001, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Bangalore
IGNOU Regional Centre No.293, 39th Cross, 8th Block, Jayanagar BANGALORE, 560070, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

The Certificate programme has been developed to create basic awareness about health care waste management practices and equip the learners with enough skills for effectively managing health care waste and safe guard themselves and the community against adverse health impact of health care waste.

Objectives

The broad Objectives of the programme are to:

-sensitize the learners about health care waste and its impact on health and environment.

-acquaint the learner group to existing legislation, knowledge and practices regarding health care waste Management practices in South East Asia Region countries.

-impart knowledge on the systems and technologies in health care waste management and their practical aspects.

Programme Design


Course 1: Fundamentals - Environment and Health, HCWM Regulation

Block I Understanding our Environment 1

Unit 1 Introduction to Environment

Unit 2 Environmental Pollutants

Unit 3 Interrelationship of Environment and Health

Unit 4 Waste Management



Block II Health Care Waste: Definitions 1

Unit 1 Definition, Types and Categories of Waste

Unit 2 Principles of Health Care Waste Management

Unit 3 Handling Health Care Waste



Block III Need for a Sound Health Care Waste Management 1

Unit 1 Impact of Health Care Waste on our Environment

Unit 2 Impact of Health Care Waste on the Human Health

Unit 3 Survey Methodology, Worker Safety and Precautions



Block IV Current Status of HCWM Legislation in SEAR Countries 1

Unit 1 Rules & Legislation

Unit 2 Regulatory Mechanisms

Unit 3 Current Status in India , Thailand , Indonesia , Sri Lanka , Bangladesh

Unit 4 Current Status in Bhutan , DPR Korea , Timor Leste , Maldives , Myanmar , Nepal



Course 2: Health Care Waste Management: Concepts, Technologies and Training



Block I Practical Aspects of Health Care Waste Management 2

Unit 1 Managerial and Administrative Aspects

Unit 2 Integrated Infection Control Management

Unit 3 Disinfection & Transportation

Unit 4 Capacity Building , Training and Monitoring



Block II Systems and Technologies in Health Care Waste Management 2

Unit 1 Systems Options

Unit 2 Treatment and Disposal of Health Care Waste - Burn Technologies

Unit 3 Treatment and Disposal of Health Care Waste - Non - Burn Technologies

Unit 4 Innovative Concepts and Possibilities



Block III Health Care Waste Management and Emerging Issues 1

Unit 1 Waste water treatment

Unit 2 Management of Wastes from Immunizations

Unit 3 Health Care Waste Management and Health Promotion

Unit 4 Patient and Occupational Safety