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Surgical Conscience
An individuals inner awareness of aspetic principles and adherence to aseptic technique in all situations; professional honesty
Pathogen
Microorganisms capable of producing disease
Asepsis
Absence of pathogens
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
AORN
Association of peri-operative Registered Nurses. AKA Association Of Operating Room Nurses
Sterile
Free of all microorganisms
Contamination
Transmission of microorganisms from person to person or from object to person and vice-versa
Resident Flora
bacteria that resides below the skin surface in the sebaceous glands
Transient Flora
organisms present on the epidermis which have been picked up through contact with other objects; easily removed by scrubbing
Personal Hygiene
Handwashing, bathing once a day, keeping hair neat and nails short and unpolished, etc.
Strike-Through
transmission of microorganisms to a sterile field by moisture that has penetrated the sterile barrier
Surgical Scrub
process of reducing the number of microorganisms from the hands and arms to a safe level before participating in an operative procedure
Professionalism
of or engaged in a profession; engaged in some specific occupation for pay