Course Title: Comply with infection control policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6123 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Comply with infection control policies and procedures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: Ph: (03) 9341 1407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures


1. Follow infection control guidelines

2. Identify and respond to infection risks

3. Maintain personal hygiene

4. Use personal protective equipment

5. Limit contamination

6. Handle, package, label, store, transport and dispose of clinical and other waste

7. Clean environmental surfaces

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you have the skills and knowledge required to comply with infection control policies and procedures. All procedures must be carried out in accordance with current infection control guidelines, Australia and New Zealand Standards for maintaining infection control and the policies and procedures of the organisation.

Overview of Assessment

Clinical observation. Practice manual production. Assignment.