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SYLLABUS SAFETY AND SECURITY TRAINING FOR HOUSEKEEPING STAFF IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES SFTX-1010

2010

WESTERN NEBRASKA COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUSINESS AND INDIVIDUAL TRAINING CORPORATE ACADEMY

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CATALOG DESCRIPTION:
SFTX-1010 Safety and Security Training for Housekeeping Staff in Health Care Facilities Prerequisite: None This course teaches new employees the safety and security processes and procedures required by the hospital. Areas covered will include infection control, blood born pathogens, safety, confidentiality and patient rights, emergency procedures, equipment operation and basic computer training. (1/3/0/0/24/V)

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GENERAL OBJECTIVES:
A. Complete infection control procedures B. Complete Blood Born Pathogens procedure C. Follow emergency procedures D. Describe confidentiality and patient rights policies E. Operate housekeeping equipment F. Identify hazardous materials program G. Demonstrate use of computers

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INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:
A. Hospitals Training Manuals B. Hospitals Safety Training Manual C. Hospitals Computer software

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COURSE OUTLINE:
A. Infection control 1. Body substance Isolation 2. Universal precautions 3. Infectious waste procedures

SAFETY AND SECURITY TRAINING FOR HOUSEKEEPING STAFF IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES SFTX-1010 4. Infectious linen procedures 5. Lice/related family procedures B. Blood Born Pathogens 1. Modes of transmission 2. Personal protective equipment 3. Prevention 4. Policy guidelines C. Emergency procedures 1. Emergency/disaster manuals 2. Codes/procedures 3. Fire (alarms, extinguisher use, pull box) 4. Tornado drill procedure 5. Internal and external disasters D. Confidentiality and patient rights 1. Mission/vision 2. Standards of behavior (schedules/dress code) 3. Confidentiality rules and regulations 4. Patient bill of rights 5. Quality improvement 6. Telephone etiquette E. Equipment Operation 1. Maintenance of equipment/faulty equipment procedures 2. Beds/chair beds/cots 3. IV Poles 4. Cleaning equipment

SAFETY AND SECURITY TRAINING FOR HOUSEKEEPING STAFF IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES SFTX-1010 5. Cleaning procedures (linen/floors/linen chute/transportation) F. HAZCOM-HAZMAT 1. Safety hazard reports 2. Hazardous waste 3. MSDS training 4. Chemicals 5. Lock out equipment 6. Hand held units G. Computers 1. Intranet 2. JCAHO training 3. Computer based training

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METHOD OF PRESENTATION:
A. Methods of presentation, although determined by the individual instructor traditionally include a combination of the following: 1. Lecture 2. Classroom discussion/computer lab 3. Classroom interactive activities 4. Demonstration of tasks by supervisor 5. On-the-job training

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METHOD OF EVALUATION:
A. Students will receive a Pass/No Pass grade for this course based on the following: 1. Evaluation of assignments and exercises 2. Quizzes and/or tests 3. Attendance and participation 3

SAFETY AND SECURITY TRAINING FOR HOUSEKEEPING STAFF IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES SFTX-1010 B. On the Job Training evaluation will be based on the following: 1. Criteria checklists will be completed by supervisor and graded based on competencies completed 2. Students must complete 90% of the criteria to pass this course 3. Supervisor will track and document OJT hours required for this course C. At the beginning of the course, students will receive an Expectation Sheet and a course outline/syllabus indicating the instructors attendance policy, course requirements, and specific grading criteria.

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ACADEMIC INTEGRITY:
Academic integrity forms a fundamental bond of trust between colleagues, peers, teachers, and students, and it underlies all genuine learning. At WNCC, there is no tolerance for plagiarism or academic dishonesty in any form, including unacknowledged "borrowing" of proprietary material, copying answers or papers, or passing off someone elses work as one's own. A breach of ethics or act of dishonesty can result in: failure of a paper or exam within a course failure of an entire course (blatant plagiarism, cheating on a test or quiz) academic suspension or expulsion from the college

VIII. EQUAL ACCESS:


Western Nebraska Community College is committed to providing equal access to educational opportunities through reasonable accommodation when necessary. If you qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please notify the Director of Counseling (308 635-6090) as soon as possible to begin a process of documentation review and determination of appropriate accommodation or adaptive strategies.

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