Unit S1 – INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF INFECTION

Unit S1 –
AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 79080

CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLEINTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF INFECTION

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


DATE OF VALIDATION: 31 March 2011

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 different types of infection.


PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,12-25) and observation (2-11).
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 human immune system;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about bacteria, viruses, other pathogens and parasites;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different modes of their transmission;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about how infection occurs in humans;
6. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the disease process;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about how the body destroys infection;
8. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different types of treatment;
9. watching a PowerPoint presentation about vaccination and immunisation;
10. watching a PowerPoint presentation about infection control;
11. taking part in group discussion about different types of infection, their treatment and control;

demonstrated the ability to
12. identify and explore recommended healthcare websites to find approved and up-to-date information about four elements of infection;
13. explain what a microorgasm is;
14. draw and label diagrams to show examples of four main pathogens, to include explanation about at least two features of each pathogen;
15. give examples of two different elements pertaining to bacteria;
16. give four examples of bacterial infection and outline their treatment;
17. identify and describe two different elements pertaining to viruses;
18. give four examples of viral infection and outline their treatment;
19. identify and describe two different elements pertaining to other pathogens and parasites;
20. give six examples of diseases that they can cause and outline their treatment;
21. describe the difference between antibiotics, antivirals and antiseptics;
22. identify and describe how pathogens can be transmitted sexually;


shown knowledge of
23. at least five features of how infection occurs;
24. how, when and why to wash own hands correctly;
25. at least four other ways to avoid cross contamination and infection.


EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,12,13,15-25)
Student labelled diagram with explanations (14)
Teacher checklist (2-11)