VI Infection Control Principles and Practices

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Types and classifications of bacteria B. Hepatitis and AIDS, including how they are transmitted C. Vegetable and animal parasites that may be seen in the salon D. Universal precautions and the responsibilities of a salon professional E. Conducting services in a safe environment to prevent the spread of infectious disease

  • (1) The student investigates the employability characteristics of a successful worker in the workplace.
    • (A) integrate organizational policies, procedures, and regulations to establish personal care organization priorities; accomplish the mission; and provide high-quality service to a diverse set of clients
  • (2) The student combines academic skills with cosmetology requirements.
    • (A) apply principles of biology, identifying living tissues, cells, and organisms to provide and select safe and effective personal care products and services
    • (B) classify and apply principles of chemistry and explain the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of chemical processes to provide a broad range of personal care services
  • (3) The student applies the rules and regulations established by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
    • (A) review and implement emergency policies and procedures regarding health and safety
    • (B) research risks and potentially hazardous situations to maintain a clean record of safety when providing personal care services
    • (C) perform at least one-third of practical applications as required by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the governing body

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