ERIC Number: ED379456
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Infection Control Protocol for Student Clinical Experiences. A Protocol Document for Health Occupations Education Programs in Missouri.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Developed especially for high school health occupations education programs in Missouri, this guide uses U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules as a base for guidelines for student participation in health care. The document informs administrators and teachers about special circumstances that must be considered in the education and supervision of students. It is intended to be used to inform parents and students of potential risks and as a resource in establishing school policy for clinical practice. The first part of the document establishes the protocol for infection control, including information on establishing school policy, informing students and parents, educating students, evaluating students in clinical sites, and keeping records. The largest part of the document contains the following 13 appendixes: (1) sample letter to administrators, directors, and counselors; (2) sample immunization record and record for mastery of student outcomes; (3) sample Hepatitis B vaccination declination form; (4) sample letter to students and parents for meeting on infection control; (5) sample agenda for meeting on infection control; (6) sample record of participants for the information meeting on infection control; (7) sample permission form for Hepatitis B vaccination; (8) OSHA final rule on exposure to bloodborne pathogens; (9) background information on microbiology, body substance precautions, precautions for airborne diseases, health care workers' responsibilities in developing safe work habits, and information on occupational exposure and infections; (10) body substance precautions alert sign; (11) infection control achievement test with answer key; (12) checklist for maintenance of student records and forms; and (13) resource guide listing three print resources and seven agencies and associations. Contains 23 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Guidelines, Hazardous Materials, High Schools, Hygiene, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Education, School Policy, State Standards, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (order no. 50-5100-I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri