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Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures - Health Courses for Covid19 / Corona Virus.

Course Description

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Infection Prevention and Control online

This unit describes the abilities and information needed to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, together with implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

This unit applies to people operating in health and direct consumer care contexts.

The skills during this unit should be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards, and industry codes of practice.

Infection prevention and control procedures developed for the health care and allied industries form the idea of this course. Currently accessible for contemporary settings and appropriate for all workplaces this course can help you quickly implement best practice virus and bacteria prevention and control measures.

Learn the talents and information needed to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures. This nationally accredited training includes implementing standard and transmission-based precautions; responding to standard and transmission-based events and responding to infection risks.

This course is crucial in developing your workplace health and safety capability.

Health Care Courses

Health care courses are designed to develop the skills necessary in nursing, aged care, primary health care, allied health, dental, pathology, or laboratory science, or anywhere where disease and infection prevention and control are needed.

Course Outcomes

1. Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control

  • 1.1 Follow hand hygiene practices in accordance with organisations policies and procedures
  • 1.2 Implement hand care procedures and cover cuts and abrasions
  • 1.3 Follow organisation procedures for choice and use of personal protection equipment
  • 1.4 Follow procedures for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • 1.5 Follow procedures for environmental cleaning
  • 1.6 Follow procedures for handling, transporting and processing of linen in a manner that controls the spread of infection
  • 1.7 Follow procedures for disposal of contaminated waste
  • 1.8 Follow procedures for handling and cleaning client equipment that prevents skin and mucous membrane exposures, contamination of clothing, and transfer of pathogens
  • 1.9 Identify and respond to situations where additional precautions may be required to prevent transmission of infection

2. Identify infection hazards and assess risks

  • 2.1 Identify infection hazards associated with own role and work environment
  • 2.2 Identify own areas of responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control
  • 2.3 Assess risk by determining the likelihood and severity of harm from identified hazards.
  • 2.4 Document and report activities and tasks that put self, clients, visitors and/or other workers at risk
  • 2.5 Identify appropriate control measures to minimise risk in accordance with organisations procedures

3. Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards

  • 3.1 Follow protocols for care after exposure to blood or other body fluids as required
  • 3.2 Place appropriate signs when and where appropriate
  • 3.3 Remove spills in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organisation
  • 3.4 Minimise contamination of materials, equipment and instruments by aerosols and splatter
  • 3.5 Identify, separate and maintain clean and contaminated zones
  • 3.6 Confine records, materials and medicaments to a well-designated clean zone
  • 3.7 Confine contaminated instruments and equipment to a well-designated contaminated zone

Fees & Charges

Cost of Course: $150

Health Care Courses – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures in Moreton Bay, Caboolture, Morayfield, Burpengary, Deception Bay, Pine Rivers, Redcliffe, Woodford, Wamuran, Elimbah, Donnybrook, Toorbul, Beachmere, Bribie Island, and surrounding areas.

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