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Control measure

Monitor personnel exposed to infectious diseases

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Post-incident health monitoring

Understand:

  • The need for post-incident health monitoring
  • The potential incubation period required for monitoring

Medical intervention

Understand:

  • How monitoring and medical intervention can reduce the impact of future events
  • The need for an appropriate healthcare profession to provide advice on treatment or monitoring

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Record details of personnel who have potentially been exposed to infectious diseases, and notify an appropriate healthcare professional

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Record potential exposure to infectious diseases
  • Ensure an appropriate healthcare professional is notified about potential exposure to infectious diseases

Ensure personnel understand the need to report any potential exposure to infectious diseases

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Instruct personnel to report any potential exposure to infectious diseases to the appropriate service person or department