CHCWM : CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Health Sciences
Duration 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT
Description

The concern for bio-medical waste management has been felt globally with indiscriminate disposal of health care waste and the rise in deadly infections such as AIDS, Hepatitis-B. The need to educate different health care professionals/ workers about health care waste management is thus very important. To cater to the needs of these health care professionals, the School of Health Sciences, IGNOU and WHO, SEARO have developed a Certificate Programme in Health Care Waste Management in the South-East Asia Region Countries. The programme aims to:  Sensitize the learners about health care waste and its impact on our health and environment. Acquaint the learner about the existing legislation, knowledge and practices regarding health care waste management in South-East Asia Region countries. Equip the learner with skills to manage health care waste effectively and safely.

Eligibility

 Minimum of 10+2 qualification

Fee Structure
Programme Coordinator : Dr. Ruchika Kuba, chcwm@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572813

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
BHM101 FUNDAMENTALS: ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH, HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS 6
BHM102 HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS, TECHNOLOGIES AND TRAINING 6
Optional Courses Course Code Name of Course Credits BHME101 Inter-relationship between health and environment 2 BHME102 Worker safety and patient safety 2 BHME103 Current Status of Health Care Waste Management and 2 BHME104 Managerial and Systems approach 2 BHME105 Special considerations of Waste Management 2 BHME106 Administrative and Legal Aspects of Waste Management 2 BHMP101 Project Work 2 BHML101 Workshop 2 BHME101 Inter-relationship between health and environment 2 BHME102 Worker safety and patient safety 2 BHME103 Current Status of Health Care Waste Management and 2 BHME104 Managerial and Systems approach 2 BHME105 Special considerations of Waste Management 2 BHME106 Administrative and Legal Aspects of Waste Management 2 BHMP101 Project Work 2 BHML101 Workshop 2

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
BANGALORE 1359: M.S. RAMAIAH MEDICAL COLLEGE, BANGALORE (1359)
BHUBANESHWAR 2100: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE (2100)
JAIPUR 2381: FORTIS ESCORT HOSPITAL (2381)
LUCKNOW 27187: KING GEORGE"S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (27187P)
DELHI 2 (RAJGHAT) 29055: MUALANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE (29055P)
SRINAGAR 1260: SHER-I-KASHMIR INST.OF MED.SC. (1260)
DELHI 3 (DWARKA) 0767: ARMY HOSPITAL (R&R) (767)
PATNA 0547: INDIRA GANDHI INST. CARDIOLOGY (547)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5511: HQ 39 MTN DIV (5511)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)
DELHI 1 (MOHAN ESTATE (SOUTH DELHI)) 0793: VARDHMAN MAHAVIR MEDICAL COLLEGE (793)