CHCWM : CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH CARE WASTE MANAGEMENT

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Health Sciences
Duration 0 Year, 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

Rs.2,700/- for full  programme.

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

Course Details


Fee Structure: Rs.2,700/- for full  programme.

 

Course Code

Title of the Course

Credits

 

 

Compulsory Courses

 

 

 

 

BHM-101

Fundamentals: Environment and Health, Health Care Waste

 

 

Management Regulations

6

 

 

 

BHM-102

Health Care Waste Management : Concepts, Technologies and Training

6

 

 

Optional Courses (Choose any two)

 

 

 

 

BHME-101

Inter-relationship between Health and Environment

2

 

 

 

BHME-102

Worker Safety and Patient Safety

2

 

 

 

BHME-103

Current Status of Health Care Waste Management

 

 

and Legislation in the Regional Countries

2

 

 

 

BHME-104

Managerial and Systems Approach

2

 

 

 

BHME-105

Special Considerations of Waste Management

2

 

 

 

BHME-106

Administrative and Legal Aspects of Waste Management

2

 

 

 

BHMP-101

Project

2

 

 

 

BHML-101

Workshop

2

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

16

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)