TS 204 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Occupational Health and Safety in Healthcare Services
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 204
Fall/Spring
2
0
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives With this course students understand the concepts of safety and health at work, the health sector in risk factors and of the profession as an employee of one of these safety tips intended to gain knowledge and skills.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define History of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Define Occupational Health Epidemiology
  • Explain authorizations and responsibilities of occupational health and safety specialist
  • Define the concept of risk, hazard, primary, secondary, tertiary protection
  • Explain the physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic risks of the healthcare professional
  • Explain the psychosocial risks of the healthcare professional
Course Content The relationship between work and health, Health Risk factors, health care in terms of the classification of all possible health problems: look, accidents, occupational diseases Basic prevention measures, health care workers of the rights, responsibilities and regulations

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 History of Occupational Health and Safety
2 Used Definitions in the Health sector Lecture Notes
3 Duty, authorizations and responsibilities of the occupational health and safety specialist Lecture Notes
4 Duties and responsibilities of occupational physician Lecture Notes
5 The risk and the danger Lecture Notes
6 The concept of primary, secondary, tertiary protection Lecture Notes
7 Physical risk factors of healthcare professional Lecture Notes
8 Biological and chemical risks of healthcare professional Lecture Notes
9 Midterm exam
10 Ergonomic and psychosocial problems of healthcare professional Lecture Notes
11 Shift work and health risks Lecture Notes
12 Patient and Employee Security Lecture Notes
13 Patient and employee rights Lecture Notes
14 General review Lecture Notes
15 General review Lecture Notes
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Prof.Dr. Nazmi BİLİR, İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, 2004.
Suggested Readings/Materials İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği İşyeri Hekimliği Hazırlık Kılavuzu, 2014, Yargı Yayınları

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
45
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
55
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
45
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
12
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
14
Final / Oral Exam
1
17
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

12

To document the patient information by using medical terminology effectively and efficiently

13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the service and carry out activities for development in the field of medical documentation and secretariat

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest