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It is the responsibility of all healthcare workers to have a healthcare waste management system in place or to have access to such a system. This system should deal completely with measures for waste reduction, separation, packing, labelling, storage, and removal under circumstances that do not threat human health or the environment. Contamination with healthcare waste should be avoided during routine investigations as well as emergency situations. Independent practitioner should be able to provide evidence of compliance with an acceptable protocol for the management of healthcare waste as guidelines stated by the HPCSA.
This course will provide the healthcare worker with guidance in healthcare waste management and look at legislation and regulations that frames the management of healthcare waste.
After completion of this course, you should be able to:
The course is developed for and aimed at healthcare professionals
This is an eLearning course.
The following modules are included in this short course:
Participants are assessed by means of multiple-choice questionnaires at the end of each module. In order to be successful a pass rate of 70% is required.
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for 23 Clinical CEU’s on Level 2.
FPD will award successful participants with a certificate on completion of this course should they successfully complete the assessment process.
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