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Phlebotomy Voc

Vocabulary for Night class

Disease of the liver caused by infection from chemicals,adverse reaction to meds,virus,or alcohol. hepatitis
caused by food or water contamination with sewage or stool Hepatitis A
spread by exposure to blood or body fluids with visible blood via needle sticks or mucus membrane splach Hepatitis B
Most common chronic blood borne pathogen in the US. Also spread like Hepatitis B Hepatitis C
blood borne pathogen affecting only those that have hepatitis B Hepatitis D
Similar to Hepatitis A, spread through contaminated food and water. Hepatitis E
A small infectious element capable of reproducing only inside an animal cell. virus
The virus that causes AIDS, Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV
A virus which destroys the Immune System AIDS
Microorganisms carried in the blood and body fluids of an infected host capable of growing and spreading to others. BBP
Any device which prevents the user from having any direct contact or exposure to blood or other body fluids capable of causing infections like masks, gloves,gowns. PPE
An approach to infection control in which all blood and body fluids are treated as if they were injected with HIV, HBV, or other BBP. Universal Precautions
Other potentially infectious materials other than blood. OPIM
Is designed to protect the worker in an institution; Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Is responsible for approving all medically related safety devices. FDA
Federal law pertaining to patient privacy and how the patient's personal information is shared HIPPA
Damage caused by the failure to act in accordance with the standards of profession. Negligence
The improper care of a patient, unprofessional conduct, or an unreasonable lack of skill malpractice
A cause of action in a law suit tort
Microscopic, single cell living organisms, either pathogenic or non-pathogenic bacteria
Created by: AmyRobinson



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