Introduction to Medical Waste Streams

Course Number: EN-2009
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: C. "Charles" Brunner, P.E., M.Eng.
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Overview

In Introduction to Medical Waste Streams, you'll learn ...

  • Be familiar with the number of waste streams generated in hospitals and other medical facilities
  • Be able to define certain wastes as requiring special handling, and wastes which do not
  • Be able to prepare a schedule of wastes to guide medical personnel in their proper handling and disposal
  • Estimate the medical waste generation quantities from various health care facilities

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 20 pages

Medical waste includes a wide variety of materials, from bedding to used bandages, from syringes to pathological wastes. This course describes these wastes in detail, providing information on which wastes are actually to be considered as special wastes, unique to medical facilities, and which are not.

Knowing which wastes are potentially hazardous and which are not the student will be able to develop more proficient means of handling, collection, transportation and disposal.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Be familiar with the number of waste streams generated in hospitals and other medical facilities
  • Be able to define certain wastes as requiring special handling, and wastes which do not
  • Be able to prepare a schedule of wastes to guide medical personnel in their proper handling and disposal
  • Estimate the medical waste generation quantities from various health care facilities

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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