HLTINFCOV001 

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

$190.00

Nationally Recognised

Reduced face-to-face requirement

Certificate within 24 hrs

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Qualification

Participants who have completed the COVID-19 course and have been assessed as competent in all assessments will receive a digital Statement of Attainment in:

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Within 24 hours of completing their course.

Pre-Requisites 

There are no pre-requisites for the COVID-19 course. Participants are however required to have a minimum level of Literacy and Numeracy to be allowed admittance to this course.

Duration

The duration of the CPR Course is approximately 1-2 hours online study with 60 minutes practical in class.

Course Content

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:
• followed established organisation infection prevention and control procedures on at least 3 separate occasions
• followed established organisation infection prevention and control procedures at least once for each of the following:
     • hand hygiene and care of hand
     • use of personal protective equipment
     • handling of waste
     • enforcing clean and contaminated zones
     • limitation of contamination
     • surface cleaning 

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

• established guidelines for the prevention and control of infection, including those for:
     • personal and hand hygiene:
          • how to hand wash
          • how to hand rub
          • pre-surgical hand preparation
          • clinical moments when hand hygiene should be performed with soap and water rather than alcohol-based
          • hand rub
          • non-clinical moments for hand hygiene hand care, including guidelines on maintaining intact skin, fingernails                and jewellery/watches
     • use and scope of personal protective equipment guidelines for:
          • glove use
          • wearing gowns and waterproof aprons
          • wearing masks
          • wearing protective glasses
     • surface cleaning:
          • cleaning procedures and their specified times
          • routine surface cleaning
     • managing a blood or body fluid spill
     • sharps handling and disposal techniques
     • reprocessing procedures for equipment
• types of additional precautions and their relevance to particular areas of work or client groups
• types of hazards in the work environment and associated risks and control measures
• chain of infection:
     • source of infectious agent
     • mode of transmission
     • susceptible host
• basis of infection, including:
     • bacteria and bacterial spores
     • difference between harmless microorganisms and pathogens
     • difference between colonisation, infection and disease
     • fungi
     • viruses
• key modes of disease transmission – contact, airborne and droplet:
     • paths of transmission including direct contact, aerosols and penetrating injuries
     • risk of acquisition
     • sources of infecting microorganisms including persons who are carriers, in the incubation phase of the disease or those who are acutely ill
• factors that increase the susceptibility to infection:
     • immune status
     • wounds or devices
     • medications and comorbidities
     • age 

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