cod. 1007264

Academic year 2021/22
1° year of course - Second semester
- Michele MIRAGOLI
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

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.


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Course unit content

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 and the Biosecurity levels.

Full programme

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Didactic material will be provided and downloadable from the website.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

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. In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabilita-dsa-bes)

Other information

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