Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Infection Control unit

microbe microorganism that causes disease
pathogen disease causing bacteria
communicable disease contagious disease
nosocomial infection disease caught in the hospital
disinfection making something not infected
sterilization making something sterile
osha occupational safety and health administration
cdc center for disease control
bloodborne pathogens pathogens borne in the blood
standard precautions precautions taken on every patient
contamination process of something being contaminated
exposure incident when something is exposed to a harmful substance incidentally
biohazard risk to human health or the inviornment
multidrug resistant organism organism that antibiotics can't kill
aseptic handwashing kills all pathogens on your hands
hiv human immunodeficiency virus
hbv hepatitis B virus
hcv hepatitis C virus
Created by: Grant R