Course Title: Manage the prevention and control of infection

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Manage the prevention and control of infection

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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)

NURS5360C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

NURS5360C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email: joshua.davies@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and monitor infection prevention and control systems and procedures in work contexts where health and personal care services are provided. This unit applies to people working in roles with managerial responsibilities for infection prevention and control in small to medium sized organisations. There may or may not be a team of workers involved.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit will be co-delivered with HLTWHS004 (OHTH5909C) Manage work health and safety.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection

Elements:

1. Establish framework for infection prevention and control

2. Establish procedures for hazard identification and risk control

3. Implement and monitor infection prevention and control practices

4. Evaluate infection prevention and control performance


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency above.


Overview of Assessment

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.

 

Assessment Task 1 - Case studies

Assessment Task 2 - Group task