UNIT SW9 – SCREENING FOR THE UK NATIONAL CHLAMYDIA SCREENING PROGRAMME

Unit SW9

AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 79089
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD
CENTRE NO
: 83015

UNIT TITLE: SCREENING FOR THE UK NATIONAL CHLAMYDIA SCREENING PROGRAMME

CURRICULUM AREA(S):
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – PERSONAL, SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION

DATE OF VALIDATION: 1st July, 2013

UNIT DESCRIPTION: This is a classroom and practice based Unit using examples, role play, standard textbooks, professional publications from the Internet, tutor prepared handouts and worksheets to help the student acquire knowledge and understanding of screening for the UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme.

PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,10-15) and observation (2-9).
All assessments recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet.

LEVEL: Level 3
NOTIONAL LEARNING TIME
: 30 hours

OUTCOMES TO BE ACCREDITED
In successfully completing this Unit the student will have

experienced
1. undertaking a pre-training assessment of own background knowledge;
2. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the aetiology of and risk factors involved with chlamydia transmission;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about its signs, symptoms, complications and treatment;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about national and local chlamydia rates;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the history of the national chlamydia screening programme and eligibility for screening;
6. watching a PowerPoint presentation about confidentiality and consent for screening;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about screening request forms, specimen collection, recording and management of samples;
8. watching a PowerPoint presentation about results management, notification, treatment and partner notification;
9. taking part in group discussion about The UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme;

demonstrated the ability to
10. identify, access and explore recommended reading material and websites to find up-to-date information about The UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme;
11. identify and explain how chlamydia is an indicator of public health;
12. identify and explain at least two precautions people can take to avoid infection with chlamydia;
13. identify and explain at least four reasons why young people should take part in The UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme;
14. identify and explain the three different groups of people who should be screened for chlamydia;
15. explain what to do when faced with ten different scenarios related to involvement with The UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme.

EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,10-15)
Teacher checklist (2-9)

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