Hygiene in the Dental Clinic- Dental Waste

Course Information
TitleΥΓΙΕΙΝΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΟΔΟΝΤΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ - ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΑ / Hygiene in the Dental Clinic- Dental Waste
Code100306C
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolDentistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSotirios Kalfas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID240000578

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

Registered students: 100
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course322

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600121885
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
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.
Keywords
Infection control, sterilisation, disinfection, protection of health personal
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Moodle
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.5
Reading Assigment110.4
Exams20.1
Total522
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
05-07-2016