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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3402 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing and Disability)

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

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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 course is delivered separately however practical components may be assessed on practical placement in a cluster with;

  • CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS023 - Support Independence and well being


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH6003C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH6003C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2021 (XXXX),

VE 2021 (WFV1),

VE 2021 (COT1),

VE 2021 (COT2),

VE 2021 (XXX1),

VE 2021 (1COT),

VE 2021 (BE3N),

VE 2021 (All)

Course Contact: Clare McGlone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99257929

Course Contact Email: clare.mcglone@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 successful completion of this online training course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency described in the elements.

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

This course is designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This course includes important information around helping to stop the spread of COVID-19. 



Overview of Assessment


There will be four(4) assessments overall:

A knowledge quiz and 3 practical assessments including a combination of tasks including knowledge questions

  • Hand hygiene
  • Soiled linen
  • Managing spills