HLTIN402C  Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required of health care workers in office practice settings to comply with infection control regulations, standards, guidelines, policy and procedures and to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, clients, themselves and other healthcare workers

Why should you complete this qualification?

  • Employers and employees involved in the following workplaces
  • General Practitioners Rooms
  • Dental Prosthetic Clinics
  • Dental Laboratories
  • Laser and IPL Therapists
  • Clinic or rooms where skin penetration procedures are undertaken
  • Physiotherapy or chiropractic rooms
  • Sports Medicine Clinics

Health care workers that include

  • Professionals, practitioners, staff and contract workers in office practice settings
  • Owners and operators of office practices

Entry Requirement:

There are no prerequisites required to undertake this qualification

Course duration:


Delivery Mode:

Face – to – face learning, Self-paced distance delivery

Course Cost:

*$495.00 including

  • Non-refundable enrolment fee of $250
  • All text books and required safety equipment



Course Content:

  • Aetiology of infection
  • Cleaning and disinfection procedures
  • Impact of premises layout and workflow on infection control risks
  • Knowledge of reference documents relating to infection control regulations,
    guidelines, Australian standards and organisation policy and procedure relevant
    to the office practice and the healthcare worker’s role
  • Legal responsibilities in relation to infection control, sterilising, registration or
    licensing of business, conduct of profession or occupation, and maintenance of
    premises relevant to the office practice and the health care worker’s role
  • Principles of risk management in relation to infection control
  • Procedures and practices that support infection control measures and prevent
    transmission of infection
  • Procedures for notification and response to needlestick or sharps injury
  • Procedures for responding to spills
  • Sources of infection and means of transmission
  • Standard and additional precautions as defined by the national health and
    medical research council (NHMRC) or other authoritative resource

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