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DEA 201

QUiZ 2 infection control

Define asepsis (think aseptic) Creation of an environment free of pathogens
Define pathogens Disease causing microorganisms
Aseptic technique to provide an environment free from pathogens and its needed whenever there is a chance of introducing infection or disease into the human body.
rationale of infection control: treat all patients as if they are infectious, use aseptic procedures that insure no cross contamination
government agencies that create regulations OSHA, ADA, CDC
3 routes of microbial transmission Direct contact, Indirect contact, Inhalation/ aerosol
Define Antisepsis inhibiting growth of causative microorganisms
Long hand wash is 2 consecutive 15 second hand washes
Short Hand wash 15 second wash (only time sanitizer is acceptable
Define OSHA occupational safety and health administration
Created by: ashblake4