Infection Control

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Assessment Criteria

1.1explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection

1.2explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection

[CU311.2] Understand legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of infections

Assessment Criteria

2.1outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection

2.2describe local and organisational policies relevant to the prevention and control of infection

[CU311.3] Understand systems and procedures relating to the prevention and control of infections

Assessment Criteria

3.1describe procedures and systems relevant to the prevention and control of infection

3.2explain the potential impact of an outbreak of infection on the individual and the organisation

[CU311.4] Understand the importance of risk assessment in relation to the prevention and control of infections

Assessment Criteria

4.1define the term ‘risk’

the term risk

4.2outline potential risks of infection within the workplace

4.3describe the process of carrying out a risk assessment

4.4explain the importance of carrying out a risk assessment

[CU311.5] Understand the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the prevention and control of infections

Assessment Criteria

5.1demonstrate correct use of PPE

5.2describe different types of PPE

5.3explain the reasons for use of PPE

5.4state current relevant regulations and legislation relating to PPE

5.5describe employees’ responsibilities regarding the use of PPE

5.6describe employers’ responsibilities regarding the use of PPE

5.7describe the correct practice in the application and removal of PPE

5.8describe the correct procedure for disposal of used PPE
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