Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4367 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5910C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

OHTH5910C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email: veemita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.
This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre­requisites or co requisites for this unit of competency



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices for direct client care

2. Follow safe work practices for manual handling

3. Follow safe work practices for infection control

4. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

5. Reflect on own safe work practices


Learning Outcomes

The critical learning for this course takes place in clinical placement within the health sector and within simulations in RMIT laboratories.
You will be instructed in skills through demonstration, modelling and roleplay.
Skills development is supported by lectures on theory

At the completion of the curse, the students should be able to-

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • Follow safe work practices for manual handling
  • Follow safe work practices for infection control
  • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
  • Reflect on own safe work practices


Overview of Assessment

Classroom Assessment Task !:

Simulation emergency scenario and WHS meeting
This assessment task supports Learning Outcome 4


Assessment Task 2:
Workbook completion to a satisfactory level
This assessment task supports knowledge assessment

Assessment Task 3:
Workplace risk assessment assignment
This assessment task supports Course Learning Outcomes (CLO's) 1, 4 &5


Assessment task 4
Clinical Placement and Skills Evidence Record
This assessment task supports Course Learning Outcomes (CLO's) 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5


You will be provided with an assessment overview for the course and a descriptor for each assessment task.
Feedback is provided on each assessment.