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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

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.

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 or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

OHTH5942C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

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 or Workplace

VE 2018 (DT1),

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

Course Contact Email: rachael.starr@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.

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

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control        
  1. Identify infection hazards and assess risks        
  1. Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards

 


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.