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STUDENT'S SAFETY

Introduction to Health Occupations

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Kinesiology means: the study of body movement.
Application (use) of kinesiology for proper (correct) body movement in activities of daily living (ADL) is called: body mechanics.
Benefits of proper (correct) body mechanics include: a. Saving energy
Benefits of proper (correct) body mechanics include: b. Preventing injury.
Many work related injuries involve a: neck injury and/or back injury.
Professions at high risk for neck injuries and/or back injuries include HCP which stands for: health care providers.
Work related activities that increase the risk of neck injuries and/or back injuries include movements involving: a. lifting
Work related activities that increase the risk of neck injuries and/or back injuries include movements involving: b. bending
Work related activities that increase the risk of neck injuries and/or back injuries include movements involving: c. twisting.
Work related activities that increase the risk of neck injuries and/or back injuries include movements involving: d. Being static which means sitting or standing still for long periods without movement.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 1. Standing with your feet six (6) to eight (8) inches apart with one foot slightly forward.
Kinesiology means: the study of body movement.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 2. Standing tall with your abdominal muscles tightened and your ears directly over your shoulders.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 3. Positioning your shoulders directly over your feet.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 4. Using your arms to assist (help) when sitting or standing.
Body mechanics means application (use) of kinesiology for proper (correct) body movement in ADL which stands for: activities of daily living.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 5. Sitting with your back straight. Do not slouch.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 6. Sitting with your knees parallel toyour hips when your feet are flat on the floor.
Parallel means: aligned.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 7. Not sitting too far forward or rocking back in a chair.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 8. Bending at the knees.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 9. Not bending at the waist.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 10. Not twisting the spinal column.
The spinal column is aka the: vertebrae or back bones.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 11. Using the weight of your body to push, pull, slide, or roll an objct rather than lifting it.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 12. Clearing a pathway before lifting an object.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 13. Lifting an object after positioning yourself close to the object.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 14 Lifting with a smooth motion and without jerking.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 15. Balancing loads by using both hands.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 16. Asking for assistance (help) when a load is bulky which means heavy and/or difficult to carry. If you are not sure you can lift an object alone, ask for help.
Proper (correct) body mechanics include: 17. Changing direction when walking without twisting the spinal column called pivoting.
A device strongly recommended for any job description that requires lifting is called: back belt (support).
A back belt (support) should be of correct size and should only be tightened when performing: strenuous tasks.
Many employers will provide a back support at: no cost to you.
If you are injured, even slightly, you should: report the injury to your supervisor and complete an incident report.
General Safety Techniques: Do not perform any procedure unless you have been: instructed on the correct technique.
Never perform a procedure: without the client's permission.
Before operating a piece of equipment you should: read and follow operating intructions.
Report any damaged or malfunctioning equipment and make no attempt to: use it or repair it.
Have burned out light bulbs: replaced immediately by maintenance.
Do not use an electrical cord without a: ground (third prong).
Do not use frayed or damaged: electrical cords.
Frayed means: worn through.
An electrical plug should be removed from an outlet by grasping the: plug.
Do not remove an electrical plug by pulling on the: cord.
Keep desk and file drawers: closed.
Sweep up broken glass immediately with a: dust pan and broom or two (2) pieces of cardboard.
Do not pick up broken glass with: your hands.
Place broken glass immediately in a: sharps container.
When children are present, be: especially alert to potential hazards.
Never use solutions from bottles that are not: labeled.
Read labels of solution bottles at least: three (3) times.
Solutions should not be mixed together unless indicated (recommended) by the: label instructions.
Two (2) solutions that should never be mixed together are: sodium hypochlorite (liquid bleach) and ammonia (NH3).
The combination of sodium hypochlorite and NH3 causes the release of a: toxin (poison) called chlorine (Cl) gas.
Sodium hypochlorite refers to: liquid bleach.
NH3 stands for: ammonia.
If you break equipment, spill a hazardous solution, or if anything unusual occurs (happens), you should; report it to your supervisor and complete an incident report.
No: horseplay, rough housing or practical jokes.
Exercises that strengthen through muscle resistance are called: isometric exercises.
It is recommended that isometric exercises be performed periodically: while at work.
Client Safety: Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 1. Using at least two (2) methods (ways) to verify (prove) client identification (ID) such as asking their complete name and date of birth (DOB).
Identification (ID) can also be verified (proven) by the name on the client's: hospital bed and identification (ID) bracelet.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 2. Improving staff and client conveyance of information called communication.
Maintain communication with every hospital client by placing their call bell within: reach.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 3. Frequent assessment (evaluation) of tripping hazards to prevent falls.
Reducing the risk of falls includes: a. Locking the brake(s) on a wheelchair and hospital bed before assisting a client in or out.
Reducing the risk of falls includes: b. Keeping a hospital bed side rails up.
Reducing the risk of falls includes: c. Positioning a hospital bed in its lowest position.
Reducing the risk of falls includes: d. Immediately picking up an object that is dropped on the floor.
Reducing the risk of falls includes: e. Immediately cleaning up liquids that are spilled.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 4. Verifying (proving) medication recognition which means identification.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 5. Verifying (proving) the medication rationale which means reason.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 6. Verifying (proving) that the correct medication is administered (given) to the correct client.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 7. Verifying (proving) the medication dosage which means amount.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 8. Verifying the path by which a medication is taken into the body called the route.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 9. Verifying (proving) how often the medication is to be administered (given) called the frequency.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 10. Extra precautions with high alert medications such as narcotic analgesics (addictive) and insulin (diabetes mellitus) and anticoagulants (blood thinners).
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 11. Verifying (proving) accuracy of testing orders called procedures.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 12. Verifying (proving) accuracy of body incisions called surgery.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: 13. Frequent assessment of alarms on medical equipment and response time.
Joint Commission Patient Safety Goals include: Reducing the risk of HAIs which stands for healthcare associated infections.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 1. No running.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 2. Walking on the right (R) side.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 3.Walking close to the handrails.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 4. Walking no more than two (2) abreast (side by side).
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 5. Using mirrors at intersections.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 6. Being alert (watchful) for swinging doors.
Fire doors close automatically when the: fire alarm is activated.
Safe movement in a medical facility includes: 7. Keeping stairs and hallways clear of equipment and obstruction.
FIRE SAFETY: The #1 cause of unwanted fires is: smoking.
Fire safety includes: 1. Having rubbish and trash removed frequently.
Fire safety includes: 2. Not overloading electrical outlets.
Fire safety includes: 3. Being familiar with your institution's fire plan located in the procedure manual.
Fire safety includes: 4. Posting (displaying) the fire evacuation route.
Fire safety includes: 5. Storing flammable liquids in the proper (correct) place with the lids on tight.
Flammable means: easily set on fire.
Three things necessary for a fire to exist (happen) are: 1. Heat. 2. Fuel. 3. Oxygen (O2)
Heat, fuel and oxygen are called the: fire triangle or combustible triangle.
Removing heat or fuel or oxygen causes a fire: to die.
Priorities during a fire are abbreviated RACE which stands for: 1. Rescue.
Priorities during a fire are abbreviated RACE which stands for: 2. Alert.
Priorities during a fire are abbreviated RACE which stands for: 3. Contain.
Priorities during a fire are abbreviated RACE which stands for: 4. Extinguish.
Rescue means: removing the client from danger. Rescue is always the first (1st) priority.
Alert means: a. Activating (pulling) the fire alarm.
Alert means: b. Yelling code red.
Alert means: c. Notifying (telephoning) the fire department. Notifying the fire department is required to give exact directions to the fire.
Contain means: closing all doors and windows. Closing all doors and windows will slow the fire's progress (advance).
Extinguish means: asphyxiating the fire using an ABC extinguisher.
Asphyxiating means: depriving of air aka smothering or suffocating.
Operation of a fire extinguisher is abbreviated PASS which stands for: 1. Pull the pin on the handle. Operation means use.
Operation (use) of a fire extinguisher is abbreviate PASS which stands for: 2. Aim the nozzle (spout) at the base of the fire. Base means bottom.
Operation (use) of a fire extinguisher is abbreviate PASS which stands for: 3. Squeeze the handle.
Operation (use) of a fire extinguisher is abbreviate PASS which stands for: 4. Sweep the nozzle from side to side. Nozzle means spout.
Is gaseous oxygen (O2) flammable? No.
Flammable means: easily set on fire.
The presence of oxygen (O2) is dangerous in a fire because: everything burns hotter and faster.
Oxygen tanks (containers) are dangerous if dropped because the regulator (control valve) can: fly off at high speed.
An oxygen (O2) tank regulator (control valve): should be protected by a regulator guard.
Oxygen (O2) tanks (containers) should be prevented (kept) from: falling over.
Oxygen (O2) tanks (containers) are color coded: green.
When exiting (leaving) a building on fire: do not use the elevators.
Fires can interrupt (stop) electrical power causing: elevators to stop.
When you first start to smell smoke: report it.
If you are caught in smoke: crawl.
INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL CODE SYSTEM: Code Red means: fire.
Code Blue means: cardiopulmonary arrest.
Code Yellow means: uncontrolled individual.
Code Green means disaster.
To announce a code, dial the emergency number located on the: telephone receiver.
State the code and location: twice.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 1. Code gray is for security.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 2. Code white is for hazardous spill.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 3. Code pink is for infant cardiac arrest.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 4. Code Y means bomb threat.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 5. Code H means hostage situation.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 6. Charles Atlas means patient (client) abduction
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 7. Code D (internal or external) means disaster.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 8. EVAC, EVAC, EVAC means evacuation.
CODES FOR OAK HILL HOSPITAL: 9. Manpower means uncontrollable individual.
Created by: bterrelonge