INTRODUCTION
The course is designed to expose students to the management of health-care waste and human remains. The course gives a comprehensive understanding and application of suitable ways of handling these types of wastes including their legislative, regulatory and policy aspects.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
1. Explain key concepts in health-care waste management
2. Describe health-care waste
3. Elucidate impacts of health-care waste on human health and the environment
4. Outline legal and institutional framework for health-care waste management
5. Describe methods of managing health care waste
6. Explain key concepts in human remains management
7. Describe human remains
8. Describe various methods of human remains management
9. Outline legal and institutional framework for human remains management
COURSE COMPETENCIES
1. Enforce legislation on health-care waste management
2. Establish health care waste management system for various types of health-care waste facilities
3. Manage treatment and disposal of health-care waste
4. Inspect health-care facilities to ascertain how health-care waste is managed
5. Illustrate health-care minimisation practices
6. Establish occupational health system in a health-care facility
7. Advocate for the implementation of infection prevention and control measures in
health-care institutions
8. Plan for health-care waste management
9. Analyse impacts of health-care waste on human health and the environment
10. Monitor the management of health-care waste management plans
11. Evaluate the management of health-care waste management plans
12. Enforce legislation on human remains management
13. Recommend appropriate methods of human remains disposal
14. Set up a human remains management system for a town or city
15. Explain methods of preservation of human remains
16. Inspect mortuaries to ascertain compliance to public health laws
17. Inspect funeral parlours to ascertain their compliance to public health laws
18. Identify methods of transportation of human remains.

Course Curriculum

No curriculum found !

Course Reviews

5

5
1 ratings
  • 5 stars1
  • 4 stars0
  • 3 stars0
  • 2 stars0
  • 1 stars0
  1. need more

    5

    great platform for learning, i wish to see more

top

Kafue Institute of Health Sciences and Research. All rights reserved.

X
Skip to toolbar