IPAC Week 7 – Routine Practices and Administrative Controls

Required Readings – Week 7

Read: Communicable Disease Status; pages 29 – 31 up to and including Work Restrictions.


References – Week 7

Routine Practices – Administrative

Public Health Ontario IPAC Core Competency Course – IPAC Core Competencies are basic skills and knowledge all Ontario health care workers need to have. These courses will help learners improve their IPAC knowledge with the goal to help decrease the risk of transmission of infection in health care. For more information contact ipac@oahpp.ca 

Chain of Transmission and Risk Assessment. This module highlights the Chain of Transmission, how to break the links in the Chain and how to conduct a risk assessment.

Found: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/i/2020/ipac-core-accessible-cot-course.pdf?la=en

Administrative Controls – This module highlights measures that the administration of a health care setting puts into place to help protect health care providers and clients/patients/residents from infection and the roles of employers, supervisors and health care providers in relation to Administrative Controls.

Found: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/i/2020/ipac-core-accessible-ac-course.pdf?la=en

Occupational Health and Safety – This module covers the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) and procedures for reporting illnesses and injuries related to work.

Found: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/i/2020/ipac-core-accessible-ohs-course.pdf?la=en