Safety and assurance in Health Systems 3

Module description

  • Module Goals

Students should acquire knowledge and understanding of the methods used to insure safety of medical personnel and equipment in health care facilities.

  • Assessment Methods

40%: Class activity.

60%: End-of-term exam.

  • Module Syllabus

Concept of occupational safety and health; safety management systems in hospitals; food security in hospitals; radiation protection in hospitals; electrical protection in hospital; equipment grounding in hospital; drug safety; fires: causes and methods of extinguishing; earthquake and volcano regional safety; protection measures in wartime; home safety kit; protection from lightning in hospital; protection in dangerous areas; and protection equipment and systems.

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