Causes and Spread of infection
Q 1.1 - Identify the differences between: bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
* Bacteria are unicellular, prokaryotic microorganism found almost in all kinds of habits. Some bacteria are beneficial like those involved in nitrogen fixation...
1.1 Explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection
Within the last few years it has been highlighted that there is a very high increase in service users contracting healthcare related infections. It is therefore...
Understand the causes of infection
1. identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
Bacteria are organisms that are made up from one cell. They are capable of multiplying themselves as they have power to divide. Bacteria exist everywhere inside and on our bodies. Most of them are...
symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment) and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
2. Describe the determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.
3. Discuss the epidemiologic triangle as...
The principles of infection prevention and control
1.1 Explain employee’s role and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection.
They have to always be aware of and report changes in the health conditions of the individuals that they support. They also have...
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Causes and spread of infection
Outcome 1 - Understand the causes of infection
1 - Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
Bacteria - Bacteria are organisms made up of just 1 cell. They are capable of multiplying by themselves, as they have...
Make contribution and achieve economic wellbeing.
Education Act 2002
Sets out responsibilities for the local education authority.
Governing bodies, head teachers and those working in schools.
Working together to safeguard children(guidelines)
Sets out the duties for organization on how they...
CAUSES AND SPREAD OF INFECTION
1.1 Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
What is a Bacteria?
A bacteria is a living things that are neither plants nor animals, but belong to a group all by themselves. They...
Understanding the causes of infection
1.1 Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
Bacterial and fungi infections are easy to cure with the use of antibiotics, where as viruses can be hard to cure or vaccinate against, such as the common cold. Bacteria can be found everywhere...
14 Assignment Title: the dynamic situation between micro-
organism and host for infection and disease
Assignment No.: 1401
Issue Date: April 7, 2013
Submission Deadline: May 20, 2013
of the correct to adhere to the rules
define a hazard
A hazard is something that can cause harm, eg electricity, chemicals, working up a ladder, noise, a keyboard, a bully at work, stress. Basically, a hazard can cause harm or adverse effects
Define a Risk:
A risk is the chance, high or low, that...
receives an AIDS diagnosis after developing one of CDC (Center of Disease Control and Prevention)-defined AIDS indicator illness. An HIV-positive person can also receive an AIDS diagnosis on the basis of certain blood test and may not have experienced any serious illnesses. A positive HIV test does not mean...
of genetic and environmental factors. Its diagnosis is usually based on the pattern of symptoms, response to therapy over time. In severe cases hospitalization can be required.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), this disease defined by persistently...
to certain types of cancers and to infections the body would normally resist, such as pneumonia and meningitis. The virus and the infection itself are known as HIV. "Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)" is the name given to the later stages of an HIV infection.
History and effects of the disease
bacteria, archaea, fungi, algae, viruses and protists
2.) When we talk about “germs,” what do we mean? Most people know that bacteria and viruses can act as “germs” and cause disease. Because of this it seems perfectly acceptable to try to wipe all of the germs out of our environment by using antibacterial...
Safety at Work Act.
* The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (known as COSHH) requires employers to control substances that can harm workers' health.
* The Manual Handling Regulations 1992 sets out requirements for manual handling and moving and handling of people.
and safety in social care setting
1.1 List legislation relating to general health and safety in social care setting.
The HSE is the UK government body responsible for enforcing health and safety at work legislation. The HSE also plays a major role in producing advice on health and safety issues, and...
Health and Safety at Work Act.
· Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH)
require employers to control substances that can harm workers' health.
· Manual Handling Operations Regulations
sets out requirements for manual handling and moving and handling of people...
supply of medicines. The act also defines the categories of medicines, those that can only be supplied with a prescription, those that must be supplied by a pharmacist but do not need a prescription and those that can be brought on generally.
The Misuse of Drugs Act (1971)
protocols relevant to the administration of medication
There are several legislations in place with protocols for the administration of medication which I have listed below. The main policy re admin of drugs and storing of drugs and medicines is the Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health or COSHH...