HYGIENE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

HYGIENE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Course Description

RELATED LEGISLATION 1593 NUMBERED PUBLIC HEALTH LAW IN TURKEY

  • Article 126 - (Amended: 11/10/2011-KHK-663/58 art.)
  • Article 127 - (Amended: 11/10/2011-KHK-663/58 art.)
  • Article 282 - (Amended: 23/1 / 2008-5728 / 48 art.)

HYGIENE EDUCATION REGULATION: Nu. 28698, dated July 5, 2013 benefited from the Official Gazette.

COURSE METHODS: Learning by doing, question-answer, problem solving, and group work.

COURSE OBJECTIVE: Contribute to the protection of public health and development with work in accordance with the health and hygiene rules.

COURSE OUTCOMES:

At the end of the course, the participant will;

  • understand  hygiene principles and practices,
  • understand and be able to apply preventive approaches to infectious diseases,
  • understand  the legal requirements  for hygiene education, and act in accordance with the legislation.

CONTENT:

A.        INFECTIOUS DISEASES

1. Microorganisms

  • Definition of Microbes
  • Types
  1. Bacterium
  2. Virus
  3. Fungus
  4. Interference

  • Living and breeding conditions
  • Effects of virulence

2. The sources of infection

  • Oral
  • Route of exposure
  1. Human-human
  2. Animal-human
  3. Goods-human
  4. Air travel

3. Chain of Infection

  • Source of infection
  • Mode of transmission
  • The Infection of healthy people

4. Common diseases

  • Oral Transmission 
  • Infection through touch (human-human, animal-human, human-object)
  • Transmission through the air



B.        PREVENTIVE APPROACH FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES

1.         Preventive approaches for diseases transmittedorally

  • Hand cleaning
  • Toilet hygiene
  • Preventing transmission via food due to sneezing and coughing

2.         Preventive approaches in contagious diseases

  • Human-human contact
  • Animal-human contact
  • Object-human contact

3.         Preventive approaches in disease transmitted through the air

  • Transmission by droplets
  • Transmission via direct contact


C.        LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE HYGIENE COURSE

1.         Legal requirements for workers

  • Compulsory Hygiene courseS for employees
  • Liability relating to hygiene education for employees
  • Sanctions for employees

2.         Legal requirements for business owners and managers

  • Responsibilities for business owners and managers
  • Obligations for business owners and managers
  • Sanctions for business owners and managers

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