Hygiene in the Dental Clinic- Dental Waste

Course Information
TitleΥΓΙΕΙΝΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΟΔΟΝΤΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ - ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΑ / Hygiene in the Dental Clinic- Dental Waste
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSotirios Kalfas
Course ID240000578

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 120
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course323

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours1
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Objectives: The student will: a) learn and understand the risks posed by the profession for the health of himself, his staff and patients, b) know how to clean, disinfect, sterilize and store tools, instruments, materials, and constructions that he/she uses in the dental clinic and generally how to protects himself, patients, other nurses or care givers and dental technicians, c) know the collection and disposal of infectious and toxic waste, d) be informed about the best arrangement and proper equipment placement in terms of ergonomics to prevent occupational health problems related to the dental profession.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Hygiene at Dental Clinic - Dental Waste Purpose: The acquisition of knowledge on: a) preventing the spread of infections in the dental practice, b) the legislation for medical devices in the EU, c) ergonomics and prevention of occupational health problems, and d) management of infectious waste in dental surgery.
Infection control, sterilisation, disinfection, protection of health personal
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Moodle
Course Organization
Reading Assigment110.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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