TLT 205 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Organization In Medical Laboratory
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 205
Fall
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to learn how to organize working environment in a medical laboratory.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define medical laboratory concept and management
  • Explain the authority and responsibilities of the employees in the medical laboratory and explain the organization chart of the laboratory
  • Define the working environment and how security will be ensured
  • Explain device and material management, technical specification writing, as well as laboratory information system
  • Define the rules to be complied with in the laboratory within the scope of patient safety, laboratory safety issues and health quality standards
Course Content This course covers the definition of medical laboratory, information on duties and responsibilities, ensuring daily cleaning and ordering of working environment, control and management of materials, laboratory safety, patient safety in the laboratory and rules of health quality standards and laboratory information system management rules. It informs the quality concept in medical laboratories and international quality systems.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction of the course. Medical Laboratory concept and scope Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 25
2 The duties and responsibilities of the medical laboratory staff, the organizational structure of the medical laboratory. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 90
3 Medical Laboratory working rules, Laboratory work schedule, seizure procedures. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 3.
4 Department of labor in medical laboratories, emergency procedures, responsibilities. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 25
5 Point-of-care tests, quality monitoring. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 81
6 Documentation in Medical Laboratories. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 90
7 Management of materials such as kit, chemical, reagent, consumables, nutrient, slides and stains. Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, 84
8 Midterm Exam
9 Laboratory safety. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015, 3-14
10 Patient Safety, Case Security and Management Problems and solutions that can be encountered. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015, 31-37
11 Patient Safety, Case Security and Management Problems and solutions that can be encountered. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015, 31-37
12 Management of analysis results. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015, 31-37.
13 Information systems and management in medical laboratories. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015
14 Rules and standards that laboratories should observe within the scope of quality standards in health care. Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ERBİL, “Hekimler ve Hemşireler için Laboratuvar ve Tanısal Testler”, Ankara Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, Mart 2015, 1-14.
15 Review of the semester Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014
16 Final

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

- Prof. Dr. Selda Demirtaş, Doç. Dr. Murat Can, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Berrak Güven. Tıbbi Laboratuar El Kitabı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, 2014

- Clinical Laboratory Management. Lynne S. GARCIA ASM press 2004

Suggested Readings/Materials - Klinik Mikrobiyolojik Tanı. Prof.Dr.Hakkı Bilgehan, Barış Yayınları, 2009 - Aday Memur Hazırlayıcı Eğitim Ders Notları, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Ankara 2002.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
5
Homework / Assignments
2
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
1
11
    Total
120

 

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

X
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

X
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

X
4

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

X
5

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

X
6

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

X
7

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

X
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

X
9

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

X
10

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

X
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

X
12

To take necessary measures in accordance with laboratory safety and protection rules in the field of medical laboratory techniques

X
13

To determine the needs according to the requirements of the laboratory processes and carry out activities for development

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