SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
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Course information is listed below.
You will learn the skills and knowledge required to maintain infection prevention infection control during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements. It requires the ability to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self, and work colleagues. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. This unit is accepted by the Department of Health for the beauty industry and is part of the Diploma of Beauty training package and as a pre- requisite for Cosmetic Tattoo Courses. This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty therapy salons, clinics or cosmetic medical clinics. These therapists work autonomously and make decisions.
- Basic Language, literacy and numeracy skills in English (LLN)
- Victorian Student Number (VSN) – Victoria only:
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- Access to a functional pc or tablet device with internet access and Google Chrome internet browser.
The course covers in theory and practice:
- Comply with infection control regulations and guidelines and related legal obligations.
- Monitor hygiene of premises.
- Maintain infection control for skin penetration treatments.
- Sterilise equipment and maintain steriliser
- Maintain awareness of clinic design for control of infection risks.
This unit is completed by self-paced work online. The nominal hours for the course are 75hrs Online access remains live for 3 months. Any additional extension will incur an Administration Fee of $250. 3 months course access online – subject to fees with expiry please see information sheet.
Course Delivery Method
Typical assessments might include:
Integrated the maintenance of infection control with skin penetration technical skills that individually or in combination demonstrate:
- Identification of potential cross contamination risks,protecting self and client from infection risks
- Choosing and using an appropriate cleaning, disinfection and sterilising procedures for instruments, equipment and equipment attachments and work surfaces
- Use of correct steriliser operation procedures
- Disposing of waste and sharps
- Provided a written review of workplace compliance with relevant state or territory and local council laws, regulations and requirements for skin penetration treatments.
- Australian standards AS/NZS4815 and 4187 relating to infection control in office-based health care facilities
- Local council requirements for businesses offering skin penetration treatments
- Organisational policy and procedures relating to infection control
- Legal responsibilities in relation to infection control, sterilising, registration or business licensing, conduct of occupation, and maintenance of premises relevant to the role
- Standard and additional precautions as defined by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
- Industry codes of practice
- Aetiology of infection
- Sources of infection and means of transmission
- Risk management in relation to infection control
- Procedures and practices that support infection control measures and prevent infection transmission
- Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilising procedures
- Procedures for responding to spills
- Needle stick or sharps injury procedures for notification and response
- Impact of premises layout and workflow on infection control risks
- Manufacturer instructions in relation to cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising equipment and products
- Risk management process for identifying treatment infection control risks Students
Students are required to perform practical demonstrations in order to be assessed.
Video footage of demonstration is acceptable. If you cannot submit recorded videos of your skills. Students are also required to research and have knowledge of State legislation and regulations relevant to the state you are working. Underpinning knowledge is assessed through theory activities.
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