This one credit national certificate unit is designed to enable candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of the methods of spread of HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C and ways of preventing this spread.
There is no recommended entry for this unit.
To achieve this unit you will have to successfully complete 4 outcomes, three of which are closed book and will require to be undertaken at college.
1 Explain the entry and spread of HIV and possible progress of the infection towards AIDS.
2 Explain the entry and spread of Hepatitis B and C and possible effects of the infection.
3 Explain how people's attitudes can influence the care given to those with HIV infection or Hepatitis B and C.
4 Evaluate how the carer can assist those with HIV Infection or Hepatitis B and C to assume responsibility for the well-being of themselves and others.
SQA Unit Number: DM5T12
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