Unit S2 – INTRODUCTION TO BACTERIAL SEXUAL INFECTIONS

Unit S2
AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 79081
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD
CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLEINTRODUCTION TO BACTERIAL SEXUAL INFECTIONS

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 bacterial sexual infections.


PROCEDURES FOR MAKING AND RECORDING ASSESSMENTS:
Assessed by teacher through inspection (1,11-19) and observation (2-10).
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 different types of infection;
3. watching a PowerPoint presentation about the human immune system;
4. watching a PowerPoint presentation about bacterial sexual infections;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different tests for bacterial sexual infections;
6. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different treatments for bacterial sexual infections;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about appropriate follow-up after treatment for bacterial sexual infections;
8. watching a PowerPoint presentation about partner notification, contact tracing and epidemiological control of bacterial sexual infections;
9. hearing an experienced practitioner take someone’s sexual history;
10. taking part in group discussion about the different bacterial sexual infections, their treatment, contact tracing, follow-up and how to avoid recurrence;


demonstrated the ability to
11. identify and explore recommended healthcare websites to find approved and up-to-date information about at least four bacterial sexual infections from a local, national and international perspective;
12. identify and describe how four different bacterial sexual infections behave;
13. identify and describe appropriate male and female tests for bacterial sexual infections;
14. identify and describe appropriate treatment for bacterial sexual infections;
15. identify and explain three reasons why people may still test positive after treatment of bacterial sexual infections;
16. identify and explain the importance if treatment is not taken correctly, guidance not followed and/or contacts not traced and treated;
17. from given scenarios, evaluate four people’s medical and social history, their signs and symptoms and suggest the most likely bacterial cause to fit the description;


shown knowledge of
18. at least five features of bacterial sexual infection;
19. at least four potential long term effects of untreated bacterial sexual infections.


EVIDENCE TO BE OFFERED
Student completed worksheets (1,11-19)
Teacher checklist (2-10)