MAEH-301 – Environmental Hygiene & Safety

Course lecturer :

Inas Radwan

Course assistant :

Zinab Anbar

Course objectives :

By the end of this course the student must be able to: Know the significance of design of operating suite.
1- Define and discuss basic epidemiologic concept.
2- Know the cause of biological and physical pollution and how to avoid them.
3- Know how to deal with electric equipment and to avoid explosion and fires inside.
4- Know how to disinfect and sterilize different tools and equipment used in anesthesia

Course description :

The course contains study of the following topics: Introduction to basic epidemiologic concepts including determinants of health and patterns of disease in populations , measures of morbidity and mortality, sources of data, and design of research studies and clinical trials. Design of the operating suite, biological contamination, physical contamination, Disinfection, sterilization, fires and explosions. Dangers of electricity, precautions during using electrical equipment, regulation of temperature. Illumination, and humidity inside operating rooms and lastly care for anesthetic tools and equipment after use.

Course assessment :

6- Assessment: Distribution of marks, attendance, interactions in educational,assignment, oral, practical and theoretical exam

Recommended text books :

1- T. Cecil Gray, John F. Nunn and J.E. Utting update, General Anesthesia, Butterworth.
2- Wylie And Churchil Davidson, update, A Practice of Anesthesia, Churchil Livingstone.
3- M. J. Harrison, J. Healy and J. A. Thornton, update, aids to Anesthesia. Churchill Livingstone.

Recommended refrences :

1- T. Cecil Gray, John F. Nunn and J.E. Utting update, General Anesthesia, Butterworth.
2- Wylie And Churchil Davidson, update, A Practice of Anesthesia, Churchil Livingstone.
3- M. J. Harrison, J. Healy and J. A. Thornton, update, aids to Anesthesia. Churchill Livingstone.