Course Title: Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4385 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Course Title: Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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)

OHTH5951C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

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 provide information about infection prevention and control procedures, integrate those procedures into work practices and monitor workplace performance.

 

This unit applies to individuals working in health or direct client care contexts, who have a coordination, team leading or supervisory responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Elements:

1. Provide information about infection prevention and control policies and procedures

2. Integrate infection prevention and control policy and procedure into work practice

3. Monitor infection prevention and control procedures performance and implement improvements in practices


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:

  • implemented and monitored infection prevention and control policy and procedures for at least 1 work area and at least 1 team of workers, incorporating:
  • hand hygiene and hand care
  • use of personal protective equipment
  • surface cleaning
  • waste management
  • handling of potentially infectious material
  • hazard identification and risk assessment and management

 

 

Assessment

Assessment: Task 1

Infection Control: Implementation & Monitoring Portfolio

Assessment: Task 2

Infection Control Report

Assessment: Task 2

Third Party Report

 

 

 

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass1

Ass 2

Ass 3

1.1

X

 

X

1.2

X

 

X

1.3

X

 

X

1.4

X

 

X

2.1

X

 

X

2.2

X

 

X

2.3

X

 

X

2.4

X

 

X

2.5

X

 

X

2.6

X

 

X

2.7

X

 

X

3.1

 

X

X

3.2

 

X

X

3.3

 

X

X

3.4

 

X

X

3.5

 

X

X

3.6

 

X

X

3.7

 

X

X

3.8

 

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.