Short Title: Biodecontamination 1 RIMDs
Full Title: Biodecontamination 1 RIMDs
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:BIOD H1009
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Protection of persons and property
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:JOHN BEHAN
Module Description:Module looks at cleaning disnfection and sterilisation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Select and apply appropriate cleaning and disinfecting agents
LO2 Designing effective cleaning and decontamination plans
LO3 Document cleaning practices and maintain cleaning records
LO4 Evaluate appropriate decontamination procedures
LO5 Monitoring facilities for the presence of biological contaminants
LO6 Validating a cleaning and sterilisation process
LO7 Identify and implement key regulatory requirements in the cleaning area

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Practical based written report looking at aspects of workplace and application of module content to the workplace. Coursework will also include assessment of the theory content of the module 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 50.00 Week 10
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Clontz, L., 1998, Microbial Limit and Bioburden Tests, Interpharm
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Video: Hall, W.E.,Cleaning Validation Video Series

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SMRED_C Minor Award-Certificate in Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices (Level 6 Minor) 2 Mandatory