TS 209 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Environmental Regulation
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TS 209
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 The aim of this course is to understand proper environmental regulations in the occupational area.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the relationship between workspace and anthropometry
  • Describe the basic concepts of body mechanics
  • Make ergonomic organization at workstation
  • Explain the impact of chemicals and other environmental factors (noise, Illumination and electromagnetic pollution) on employees
  • Define the time management
Course Content Technological Society, Anatomy, Anthropometry, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Calculation of Work Area Size, Ergonomic Organization of Worksite, Office Ergonomics, Workstation Design, Time Management, Vision and Illumination – Hearing and Noise, Noise Pollution and Electromagnetics Pollution, Climate and Chemical Environment

 



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 Technological Society, Anatomy, Anthropometry The textbooks referenced below and course slides
2 Introduction to Biomechanics The textbooks referenced below and course slides
3 Introduction to Kinesiology The textbooks referenced below and course slides
4 Calculation of Work Area Size The textbooks referenced below and course slides
5 Ergonomic Organization of Workstation The textbooks referenced below and course slides
6 Office Ergonomics, Workstation Design The textbooks referenced below and course slides
7 Time Management The textbooks referenced below and course slides
8 Midterm Exam
9 Vision and Illumination – Hearing and Noise The textbooks referenced below and course slides
10 Noise Pollution and Electromagnetics Pollution The textbooks referenced below and course slides
11 Climate and Chemical Environment The textbooks referenced below and course slides
12 Implementing the Design The textbooks referenced below and course slides
13 Analysis of a Sample Case The cases given by the lecturer
14 Analysis of a Sample Case The cases given by the lecturer
15 Analysis of a Sample Case The cases given by the lecturer
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Work Design – Occupational Ergonomics, S. Konz, S. Johnson, Holcomb Hathaway, 2008
Suggested Readings/Materials The textbooks referenced course slides

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
16
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
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
5
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
13
    Total
85

 

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