Unit S3 – INTRODUCTION TO VIRAL SEXUAL INFECTIONS

Unit S3 –
AQA UNIT AWARD SCHEME CODE NO: 79082
CENTRE NAME: BRENTWOOD SEXPLAINED LTD
CENTRE NO: 83015

UNIT TITLEINTRODUCTION TO VIRAL 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 viral 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 viral sexual infections;
5. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different tests for viral sexual infections;
6. watching a PowerPoint presentation about different treatments for viral sexual infections;
7. watching a PowerPoint presentation about appropriate follow-up after treatment for viral sexual infections;
8. watching a PowerPoint presentation about partner notification, contact tracing and epidemiological control of viral sexual infections;
9. hearing an experienced practitioner take someone’s sexual history;
10. taking part in group discussion about the different viral 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 viral sexual infections from a local, national and international perspective;
12. identify and describe how four different viral sexual infections behave;
13. identify and describe appropriate male and female tests for viral sexual infections;
14. identify and describe appropriate treatment for viral sexual infections;
15. identify and explain why people may still test positive after treatment of viral sexual infections;
16. identify and explain the importance if treatment is not taken, guidance not followed and/or contacts not traced and/or treated;
17. from given scenarios, evaluate four people’s medical and social history, their signs and symptoms and suggest the most likely viral cause to fit the description;


shown knowledge of
18. at least five features of viral sexual infection;
19. at least two potential long term effects of viral sexual infections.


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