Course Title: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4385 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Course Title: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Ms. Suzanne Dellas Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Elements:

1. Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control

2. Identify infection hazards and assess risks

3. Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements


Overview of Assessment

Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisites must be met.

 

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

 

followed established organisation infection prevention and control procedures on at least 3 separate occasions

 

followed established organisation infection prevention and control procedures at least once for each of the following:

 

 

 

 

Assessment

Assessment: Task 1

Written test

Assessment: Task 2

Simulated Practical Assessment

Assessment: Task 3

Workplace Assessment 1

Assessment: Task 3

Workplace Assessment 2

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass 1

Ass 2

Ass 3

Ass 4

1.1

X   

X   

X   

X   

1.2

X   

X   

X   

X   

1.3

X 

 

 

 

1.4

X 

 

 

 

1.5

X   

X   

X   

X   

1.6

X  

 

 

 

1.7

X  

X   

X   

X   

1.8

X   

X   

X   

1.9

X   

 

 

 

2.1

X  

X   

X   

X   

2.2

X  

 

 

 

2.3

X   

X   

X   

X   

2.4

X   

X   

X   

X   

2.5

X   

X   

X   

X   

3.1

X   

 

 

 

3.2

X   

 

 

 

3.3

X   

 

 

 

3.4

X   

X   

X   

X   

3.5

X   

X   

X   

X   

3.6

X   

X   

X   

X   

3.7

X   

X   

X   

X   

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.