General

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) program / First Aid program
Mental Health First Aid: A 2 day short course program
Returning to Study
Medical Terminology BSBMED301

This Nationally recognised unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

This unit applies to any customer-facing worker who is eligible to work or volunteer in Victoria, irrespective of their citizenship or residency status with priority given to those working in retail, food handling and transport and logistics.

  1. Follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
  2. Identify infection hazards and assess risks
  3. Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards

As part of the course you will be required to perform:

  • hand hygiene and care of hand
  • use of personal protective equipment
  • handling of waste
  • enforcing clean and contaminated zones
  • limitation of contamination
  • surface cleaning

Skills will be demonstrated and assessed in the workplace.

Any customer-facing worker who is eligible to work or volunteer in Victoria, irrespective of their citizenship or residency status, with priority given to those working in retail, food handling and transport and logistics.

Basic computer skills are required to utilise Mayfield Online learning resources. Students must have access to a computer and internet to complete this blended training.

Course content consists of a number of methods to revise and reinforce best practice in infection prevention and control in the workplace. This includes the following topics:

  • Follow hand hygiene practices in accordance with organisations policies and procedures
  • Implement hand care procedures and cover cuts and abrasions
  • Follow organisation procedures for choice and use of personal protection equipment
  • Follow procedures for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • Follow procedures for environmental cleaning
  • Follow procedures for handling, transporting and processing of linen in a manner that controls the spread of infection
  • Follow procedures for disposal of contaminated waste
  • Follow procedures for handling and cleaning client equipment that prevents skin and mucous membrane exposures, contamination of clothing, and transfer of pathogens
  • Identify and respond to situations where additional precautions may be required to prevent transmission of infection
  • Identify infection hazards associated with own role and work environment
  • Identify own areas of responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control
  • Assess risk by determining the likelihood and severity of harm from identified hazards.
  • Document and report activities and tasks that put self, clients, visitors and/or other workers at risk
  • Identify appropriate control measures to minimise risk in accordance with organisations procedures
  • Follow protocols for care after exposure to blood or other body fluids as required
  • Place appropriate signs when and where appropriate
  • Remove spills in accordance with the policies and procedures of the organisation
  • Minimise contamination of materials, equipment and instruments by aerosols and splatter
  • Identify, separate and maintain clean and contaminated zones
  • Confine records, materials and medicaments to a well-designated clean zone
  • Confine contaminated instruments and equipment to a well-designated contaminated zone

Delivery is by online learning and self-paced learning materials. Online activities and assignments are provided.

Students must have access to a computer with internet capabilities.

On acceptance into the course, students will be provided with clear instructions and password to enter the online workshops and receive written materials.

This blended learning course is supported by a range of resources and facilitated by live online webinars (web-based seminars).

Subsequent to this, participants will be assisted with completion of simulations and associated workplace assessments which form a mandatory component of the course.

If a suitable workplace assessor is unavailable; Mayfield Education is able to organise a workplace assessment visit in collaboration with the management and supervisors of your workplace.

The duration of this course is approximate 3-6 months.

Available now – self paced, more dates are coming.

Assessment for the course is undertaken in a number of ways:

  1. Written assignments and quizzes to assess your knowledge
  2. Simulation activities
  3. Work placement task
  4. Demonstration of skills whilst at work

Successful completion of the Course depends on the submission of all assignments, and completion of the Practical Placement (which is organised by Mayfield).

After successfully completing all units of study, and the Practical Placement , you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment from Mayfield Education.

Health care professionals who complete this course place themselves in a good position to find further employment and as part of their CPD to be considered for a more responsible role.

This course is also open to the public.

Funded Fee: $0 (free of charge for eligible students)

Fee for Services Fee: $380

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Funded Fee (Skills First Program funded places) are subject to change of government policy and this may occur during your course.

Quick Glance


Program code

HLTINFCOV001


Start date(s)

Available now – self paced


Program length

Approximate 3-6 months


Campus

Online & workplace assessment


Study mode

Online


Contact

(03) 9882 7644

This half day Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CRP) program or 2 day First Aid and CPR program enables you to assist at the scene of incidents until such time as professional help arrives. This course is ideal for allocated Work Health and Safety Officers and health care professionals who require an update in the latest accredited qualification.

This course is also available for those undertaking an update or for members of the public who have not undertaken this training previously.

Minimum age 18 years with a minimum of year 10 or equivalent.

A commitment to full attendance at the program.

The ability to read, write and communicate in English to a level required to comprehend instruction, to work in a team and to complete the necessary assessment activities.

You will be asked to confirm that you have no signs of respiratory infection/illness, no pre-existing injuries, current injuries which may impact on the ability to crouch, move or be involved in manual handling. These may impact on the ability to perform the demonstration.

  • Provide CPR (HLTAID001); half day program (9am to 12.30pm)
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) which includes CPR; 2 day program with light lunch provided

HLTAID003 sessions run from 9am to 4.30pm.

This course can be run within the work place for your staff. Please email the Director Education to find out more about this option at Michael Browning

Dates for both of these short courses run based on expressions of interest

First Aid program
Dates to be advised

Perform CPR program
Date to be advised

Students are assessed against specific performance criteria for each unit of study using workbooks, a written assessment and the demonstration of practical tasks.

On completion you will receive an accredited certificate and transcript

CNE points
15 CNE points for registered nurses

CPR-HLTAID001:
$180

First Aid with CPR-HLTAID003:
$362

A 5% discount is provided for currently enrolled Mayfield Education students.

Application Closing Date
Two weeks prior to course commencement.

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Australia

Quick Glance


Program code

HLTAID001 / HLTAID003


Start date(s)

Expressions of Interest


Program length

1 or 2 days


Campus

Mayfield Education Hawthorn


Study mode

Part Time


Contact

(03) 9882 7644

This nationally recognised course prepares you for work or study in health care. The course provides an introduction to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and other health related topics. You will develop an understanding of medical terminology applicable to a range of workplaces in an exciting format.

This course is essential for personnel who need to know medical terminology including hospital ward clerks, secretaries, receptionists, claims officers, interpreters, court reporters, pathology, mortuary staff and insurance agencies. It is also helpful for those wishing to take up studies in a health profession.

This is an open entry program.

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)

Course Content
  • Origin and structure of medical terms
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the nine body systems
  • Common disorders in each system
  • Routine medical investigations

Delivery is by online learning and self-paced learning materials. Online activities and assignments are provided.

Students must have access to a computer with internet capabilities.

On acceptance into the course, students will be provided with clear instructions and password to enter the online workshops and receive written materials.

This course is designed to be completed between three to six months.

Apply online.

Students are assessed against specific performance criteria for the unit of study. This will include: online activities, assignments, an exam.

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment

Full Fee: $790

Material Fee: Nil

Hawthorn Campus

Organisations may choose to have this program delivered in the workplace as a customised course

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Australia

Quick Glance


Program code

BSBMED301


Start date(s)

Distance Education / Face-to-Face


Program length

1 month


Campus

Mayfield Education Hawthorn


Study mode

Distance Education or Face-to-Face


Contact

(03) 9882 7644

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course, and having fulfilled all course requirements, you should be able to:

  • Assist in maintaining a safe working environment based on knowledge of physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic hazards related to the pathology department;
  • Demonstrate skills in the identification, handling and maintenance of general and specialised equipment and instruments used in specific pathology and diagnostic tests and procedures;
  • Work as part of the pathology department team in accordance with hospital/clinic and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure optimal patient and staff safety.
  • People currently working in a health service / clinic or those interested in obtaining a career in this area
  • Attendance at the pre-arranged information session
  • English Language Literacy Numeracy and Computer Literacy (LLN) assessment at the free information sessions prior to enrollment
  • Students must be 18 years of age by the time of course commencement

Basic computer skills are required to utilise Mayfield Online learning resources. Students must have access to a computer and internet to complete blended training. This is assessed at the information sessions.

It is also acknowledged that this course and subsequent employment requires a substantial amount of physical activity and agility particularly in the area of manual dexterity and working with people safely.

It is a requirement of the Department of Health (Victoria) that students attending work placement and new employees have the requisite vaccinations in readiness for the environment. These are listed in the student Information Handbook and on the Department website http://www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation/resources/health-care-workers-guide.htm Students will also require a positive Police Check and Working with Children’s check prior to placement.

The course consists of 14 Units (9 Core and 5 Pre selected electives).

Compulsory
  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTPAT001 - Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection
  • HLTPAT002 - Perform venous blood collections
  • HLTPAT004- -Collect pathology specimens other than blood
  • BSBCUS201 - Deliver a service to customers
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Electives
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTCAR001 - Perform electrocardiography (ECG)
  • HLTCAR002 - Perform holter monitoring
  • HLTPAT006 - Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

The classes for this course will be held at Mayfield Education, Hawthorn East.

This is run 1 day/fortnightly for 16 days. Students then undertake online learning and 5 days of work placement.

Intake 1 2020: commencing Thursday 30 April, 16 classes run 1 day/fortnightly on Thursday, plus 5-day work placement.

Application Closing Date
2 weeks before Orientation Day.

Late applications will be considered.

Assessment for the course is undertaken in a number of ways:

  1. Whilst on site at Mayfield in class activities, simulation workshops and in practical demonstrations
  2. In assignments, quizzes and other online activities, which are assessed and marked online for the whole duration of the course.
  3. Whilst on Work Placement which is arrange for you by Mayfield Education

Successful completion of the Course depends on the submission of all assignments, and the Practical Placement Workbook.

After successfully completing all units of study, and the Practical Placement Workbook, you will receive a nationally recognised Certificate III from Mayfield Education.

Students who wish to consider this course are those who are seeking employment in the Pathology Department of Hospitals and Health Services or those already working as technicians who wish to consolidate their skills and knowledge.

Completion of Certificate III program allows students to progress to other technician programs, which have many common foundation units. In addition to this, graduates of this certificate may seek to complete the Certificate IV in Leadership & Management.

Students who complete this course place themselves in a good position to find employment in this field or if already working as technicians to be considered for a more responsible role.

Funded Fee: $3,282
Funded Hourly Rate: $4.84
Concession Funded Hourly Rate: $0.97

Full Fee: $5,500

Applicants who are upskilling could be eligible for funding under the “Skills First”.  Please check the Funded Courses tab for eligibility criteria.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

Hawthorn Campus

A small number of sessions are scheduled off campus.

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Australia

Quick Glance


Program code

HLT37215


Start date(s)

30 April 2020


Program length

12 months including work placement


Campus

Mayfield Education Hawthorn


Study mode

Blended Method (1 day fortnightly)


Contact

(03) 9882 7644