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THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT HEALTH CARE PROCEDURE TO PREVENT SPREAD OF MICROBES/DISEASE
HANDWASHING
THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF HANDWASHING IS
THE FRICTION
AN INFECTION AQUIRED BY A PATIENT WHILE BEING CARED FOR IN A HEALTH CARE FACILITY
NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION
HOW TO WASH
USE _____WATER
NEVER__________
NEVER__________
WARM
LEAN AGAINST THE SINK
TOUCH INSIDE OF SINK
WASH YOUR HANDS FOR A MINIMAL OF ________SECONDS
10
NAME 3 TIMES IN WHICH YOU WOULD WASH YOUR HANDS
1.Arriving at work. 2. B&A treating a patient 3. After touching bodily fluids, nonintact skin, or mucous membranes.
NAME 3 MORE TIMES YOU WOULD WASH YOUR HANDS:
1. After touching a contaminated surface. 2. After removing PPE 3. Before & after eating, drinking, smoking or using the restroom.
T or F
GLOVES ARE A SUBSTITUTE FOR HANDWASHING
FALSE; WHEN IN DOUBT WASH HANDS!
T OR F
PROPER HANDWASHING IS ONLY IMPORTANT TO HEALTHCARE TEAM
FALSE
INFECTIONS CAN EASILY SPREAD THROUGH PEOPLE'S HANDS
T OR F
TRUE
HANDWASHING IS NECESSARY EVEN IF YOU WEAR GLOVES
TRUE
SCRUBBING WELL IS VITAL TO EFFECTIVE HANDWASHING.
TRUE
LATEX GLOVES PROTECT BETTER THAN VINYL GLOVES
TRUE
IF YOU DO SEVERAL PROCEDURES WITH ONE PATIENT, CHANGE GLOVES AND WASH HAND IN BETWEEN PROCEDURES.
TRUE
PATIENTS WITH NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS ARE ___TIMES MORE LIKELY TO TO DIE. A DEATH THAT IS LARGELY PREVENTABLE
7
WHY TAKE PATIENT CARE?
Prevent accidents, Prevent death due to nosocomial infections, Understand patient rights, Know the law,Provide patient care service, Listen to patient,Preventing injury to self via body mechanics, Preventing malpractice.
IF THE CENTER OF DISEASE CONTROL INCLUDED MEDICAL ERRORS IT WOULD SHOW UP AS #
6
STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT A PATIENT ONLY GETS TO SPEAK FOR ______SECONDS
18
OCCORDING TO THE PATIENTS BILL OF RIGHTS THEY HAVE A RIGHT TO
CONSIDERATE AND RESPECTFUL CARE
_____% OF ULTRASOUND PROF. HAVE EXPERIENCED SOME DEGREE OF PAIN RELATED TO THEIR PROFFESSION. OF THE NEARLY___% EXPERIENCE PAIN THROUGHOUT THEIR CAREER
84%
90%
NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS KILL AN ESTIMATED ______PER YEAR
90,000
ACCORDING TO JAHCO STANDARDS YOU MUST
INTRODUCE YOURSELF
IDENTIFY PATIENT USING 2 PATIENT ID'S
1. ASSEMBLE EQUIPMENT & TAKE TO PATIENTS ROOM. RATIONALE
EFFICIENCY
2. KNOCK ON PATIENTS DOOR AND IDENTIFY BY NAME AND TITLE.
RATIONALE
PATIENT RIGHTS TO PRIVACY
3. ID PATIENT BY CHECKING WRISTBAND ID. RATIONALE
ENSURES CORRECT PATIENT
4. ASK VISITORS TO LEAVE THE ROOM. RATIONALE
PATIENTS PRIVACY RIGHTS
5. EXPLAIN PROCEDURE AND ANSWER QUESTIONS. RATIONALE
KEEPS PATIENT INFORMED
6. CLOSE DOOR, CURTAIN, AND WINDOW CURTAIN.
PATIENT PRIVACY RIGHTS
7. WASH HANDS.
STANDARD PRECAUTION IN PREVENTING SPREAD OF DISEASE.
8. PUT ON GLOVES IF IN CONTACT WITH BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, SECRETIONS, EXCRETIONS, OR NONINTACT SKIN
STANDARD PRECAUTION IN PREVENTING SPREAD OF DISEASE
9. PUT ON A GOWN IF UNIFORM WILL HAVE CONTACT WITH CONTAMINATED LINEN, BLOOD, BODILY FLUIDS, SECRETIONS, EXCRETIONS.
STANDARD PRECAUTIONS PORTECTS UNIFORM FROM BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS.
10. PUT ON GOWN, MASK, AND EYE PROTECTION IF THERE IS SPLASHING BLOOD OR BODILY FLUID.
STANDARD PRECAUTION AGAINST BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS
11. RAISE THE BED TO A COMFORTABLE WORKING HEIGHT
PREVENTS INJURY.
12 LOWER SIDE RAIL ON SIDE WHERE YOU ARE WORKING.
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