Manage the prevention and control of infection

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTINF004, 'Manage the prevention and control of infection'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element

1. Establish framework for infection prevention and control

1.1 Access and interpret legislation, regulations and codes of practice for infection prevention and control

1.2 Collate and evaluate information on workplace requirements for infection prevention and control

1.3 Evaluate current policies, systems and procedures for compliance and quality

1.4 Consult with relevant colleagues on infection prevention and control issues and requirements

1.5 Develop and document infection prevention and control systems and procedures, including record keeping and reporting systems

1.6 Define and allocate infection prevention and control responsibilities

2. Establish procedures for hazard identification and risk control

2.1 Establish hazard identification and risk assessment tools

2.2 Develop workplace processes for risk control

2.3 Ensure risk controls and hazard specific procedures are consistent with the hierarchy of control

2.4 Put in place incident reporting and investigation procedures

2.5 Document hazard identification and risk assessment systems and procedures

3. Implement and monitor infection prevention and control practices

3.1 Communicate infection prevention and control systems, procedures and responsibilities to relevant colleagues

3.2 Support implementation by facilitating resources and training

3.3 Monitor day to day effectiveness of infection prevention and control procedures and address issues of concern

4. Evaluate infection prevention and control performance

4.1 Assess infection prevention and control systems against compliance requirements

4.2 Review incidents as key sources of information

4.3 Seek feedback on systems and procedures from relevant colleagues

4.4 Identify and action improvements to systems and procedures