COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Dental Ergonomics and Patient-Healthcare Profession Safety DEN   342 5 1 0 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Funda Gülay KADIOĞLU
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Goals
Have the future dentists learn the principles,of dental ergonomics and four handed dentistry, avoid risk factors causing musculoskelatal disorders and be able to design the ergonomical dental settings and learn and apply the safety rules
Content
Ergonomical principles, postural problems, ergonomical dental equipments and instruments, four handed dentistry, musculoskelatal disorders, work simplicitaion methods and the rules of motion economy and patient-healthcare profession safety problems and princibles

Learning Outcomes
1) Explain and exemplify the fundamental concepts of dental ergonomics.
2) Learn the professional disorders caused by wrong posture and take measurements to avoid them.
3) Learn the importance of four handed dentistry and able to work according to its rules.
4) Learn the principles of dental ergonomics and implement them into his/her professional life.
5) Work according to the patient safety rules
6) Work according to the dental team safety rules.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Meeting and Introduction to the curriculum reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
2 Ergonomics and Science of Human Factors Engineering reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
3 The Terminology of Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
4 Macroergonomics, Organizational Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
5 Physical Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
6 Cognitive Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
7 Introduction to the Dental Ergonomics reference books and notes Project Based Learning
8 The Components of Dental Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
9 Proprioseptive Derivation in Dentistry reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
10 Ergonomical Postures of Dentists in Dental Treatments reference books and notes Lecture
Motivations to Show
11 Ergonomical Postures of Patients in Dental Treatments reference books and notes Lecture
Motivations to Show
12 Work Simplification Methods in Dental Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
13 Principles of Motion Economy in Dental Ergonomics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
14 Improving Ergonomics Program in Dentistry reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
15 Relationship between ergonomics and antropometrics reference books and notes Lecture
Question-Answer
16-17 Mid-Year Exam reference books and notes Testing

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