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.3,000/- for full  programme plus. Registration fee of Rs.300/-

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 BHUBANESHWAR LSC Code 2100
BHUBANESHWAR 21237: SCB Medical College Cuttack LSC 21237
JAIPUR 2316: GOVERNEMNT COLLEGE OF NURSING, JAIPUR (2316)
LUCKNOW 2789: SGPGI LUCKNOW (2789)
SRINAGAR 30040: Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Srinagar LSC 30040
JORHAT 3700: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE JORHAT LSC Code 3700
DELHI 3 Naraina 0767: ARMY HOSPITAL (R&R) (767)
DARBHANGA 4600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE DARBHANGA LSC CODE 4600
ARMY-CHANDIMANDIR 5201: WESTERN COMMAND HRDC (5201)
CHANDIGARH 06037: DR B R AMBEDKAR STATE INSTT OF MEDICAL SCIENCES MOHALI LSC 06037
CHANDIGARH 0600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE CHANDIGARH LSC Code 0600
BIJAPUR 1335P: B.V.V.S SAJJALASHREE INSTITUTE OF (1335P)
AHMEDABAD 09147: GOVT. SPINE INSTITUTE (09147 P)