RISK MITIGATION TECHNIQUES IN LABORATORIES
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The course in risk mitigation techniques in laboratories, is included in the degree courses of Biomedical Laboratory Techniques, as a formation activity in biological risk mitigation assessment. The student will learn how to prevent and deal with biological risks in biomedical laboratories. The student will acquire the capability for the correct interpretation and formulation about risk assessment and how safely utilize laboratory instruments, the manipulation of laboratory organisms and how to correctly operate with personal and collective protective equipment.
COURSE CONTENTS SUMMARY
The course in risk mitigation techniques in biomedical laboratory will take place at the Department of Medicine and Surgery. The students will take knowledge with conventional laboratory instruments, and the related health-risk assessments.
The first part of the course is related to understand the risk mitigation during biological manipulation of virus, bacteria, cells and biological fluids.
The second part of the course is related to understand the risk mitigation using the laboratory instruments, related personal protective equipment and how to deal with alarms and malfunction in the laboratory.
Didactic material will be provided and downloadable from the website.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Final oral examination. The student will be allow to show all modality about risk mitigation ranging from laboratory organism manipulation to biomedical instruments.