TLT 216 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Laboratory Safety
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
TLT 216
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 gain awareness about possible physical, chemical and biological hazards during laboratory studies and to learn precautions to be taken for protection.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define the physical conditions of medical laboratories.
  • Explain risk management in medical laboratories.
  • Classify personal protective equipment and their properties.
  • Explain chemical, physical and biological safety in medical laboratories
  • Define waste management in medical laboratories
Course Content This course covers the rules of working in the medical laboratory, possible physical, chemical and biological hazards and methods of protection from these hazards.

 



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. Classification of medical laboratories Y.Hakan Abacıoğlu, Cemile Sönmez, UMS Laboratuvar Güvenliği Rehberi, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Türkiye Halksağlığı Kurumu Başkanlığı, Mikrobiyoloji Refenrans Laboratuvarları Daire Başkanlığı 2014, 1-10.
2 Physical conditions of medical laboratories Y.Hakan Abacıoğlu, Cemile Sönmez, UMS Laboratuvar Güvenliği Rehberi, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Türkiye Halksağlığı Kurumu Başkanlığı, Mikrobiyoloji Refenrans Laboratuvarları Daire Başkanlığı 2014, 157- 166.
3 Medical Laboratory Safety - Overview Y.Hakan Abacıoğlu, Cemile Sönmez, UMS Laboratuvar Güvenliği Rehberi, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Türkiye Halksağlığı Kurumu Başkanlığı, Mikrobiyoloji Refenrans Laboratuvarları Daire Başkanlığı 2014, 10-20.
4 Risk management in medical laboratory Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 12-21.
5 Personal protective equipment Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 22-31.
6 Chemical safety Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 32-67.
7 Chemical safety Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 32-67.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Biological safety Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 68-83.
10 Biological safety Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 68-83.
11 Physical security and data security Y.Hakan Abacıoğlu, Cemile Sönmez, UMS Laboratuvar Güvenliği Rehberi, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Türkiye Halksağlığı Kurumu Başkanlığı, Mikrobiyoloji Refenrans Laboratuvarları Daire Başkanlığı 2014, 141-157
12 Waste management - Sterilization and disinfection Sibel Uzun, Fatih Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabı, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağlığı Laboratuvarları Dairesi Başkanlığı, 2017, 90-109.
13 First aid-Emergency action plans in medical laboratory accidents Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, 2013, 2-10
14 Rules to be followed in the medical laboratory - Class work Zehra Molu, Genel Kimya Laboratuvarı Deneyleri, Nobel Yayıncılık, 2018,1-13
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Sibel Uzun, Faith Özçelik, Laboratuvar Güvenliği El Kitabi, Tüketici Güvenliği Ve Halk Sağliği Laboratuvarlari Dairesi Başkanliğı, 2017 (https://hsgm.saglik.gov.tr/depo/birimler/tuketici-guvenligi-halk-sagligi-lab-db/Rehberler/Laboratuvar_Guvenligi_Rehberi.pdf). 

Y.Hakan Abacıoğlu, Cemile Sönmez, UMS Laboratuvar Güvenliği Rehberi, Sağlık Bakanlığı, Türkiye Halksağlığı Kurumu Başkanlığı, Mikrobiyoloji Refenrans Laboratuvarları Daire Başkanlığı 2014 (http://hastane.ksu.edu.tr/depo/belgeler/Ulusal%20Mikrobiyoloji%20Standartlar%C4%B1.compressed_1710261701460340.pdf).

Suggested Readings/Materials

Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvar Kitabı, Mustafa Altındiş, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri, ISBN: 9789754209822, 2013.

Zehra Molu, Genel Kimya Laboratuvarı Deneyleri, Nobel Yayıncılık,  ISBN: 978-605-320-889-1, 2018.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
30
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
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exam
1
10
    Total
76

 

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

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