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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4406 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion)

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.

Important Information:

This unit is offered as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and only applies to the students enrolled in the HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting program, who do not have the current dental assisting qualification (HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting).

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Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5930C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2019 (RPL)

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

None



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

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


Overview of Assessment

This course is offered as part of the HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting RPL process and the HLT45015:C4385 Existing Skills and Knowledge Inventory and  HLT45015:C4385 RPL Guide is required to be completed.