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There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following:Implemented and monitored infection prevention and control policy and procedures for at least 1 work area and at least 1 team of workers, incorporating:Hand hygiene and hand careUse of personal protective equipmentSurface cleaningWaste managementHandling of potentially infectious materialHazard identification and risk assessment and managementThe candidate must be able to demonstrate that they possess the essential knowledge required toeffectively complete tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit and manage tasks and contingencies in the context of the job role. This includes knowledge of:Key features of infection prevention and control regulation and guidelines:Australian standardsgovernment guidelinesmanufacturer documentationManagement and work processes used to control infection:AssessmentMonitoringReporting processes and hierarchiesTraining requirementsStandard and additional infection prevention and control precautions, including:Personal hygieneUse of personal protective equipmentSurface cleaningHandling of potentially infectious materialKey aspects of communicable disease transmission and their relationship to different work processesInfection risks and control measures specific to work area and related work processesHierarchy of risk control measures from most to least preferred:EliminationEngineering controlsAdministrative controlPersonal protective equipmentHLTDEN008 Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image66
HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting – Radiography Workplace Demonstration and Logbook v2.1 (2020/08/11)Assessment conditionsSkills need to have been demonstrated at the dental clinic workplace. Where the full range of contexts and situations cannot be demonstrated or can only be demonstrated rarely, there should be the addition of simulations and scenarios.The following conditions must be met for this unit:Use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:Organisational infection prevention and control policies and proceduresPersonal protective equipmentHand washing facilities and equipmentMedical or client care equipment relevant to the workplaceClinical and other wasteAreas for cleaningModelling of industry operating conditions, including:Interaction with a teamPresence of real or simulated risks, hazards and infection prevention and control problems to which the candidate respondsPerformance EvidencedCompletedBriefly describe HOW this was observed:In my opinion, the candidate has:Provided correct and current information about infection control policies and procedures to team members including hazard identification and risk assessment outcomes Y/NImplemented and monitored infection prevention and control policy and procedures for at least one work area and at least one team of workers.