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Standard Precautions

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HandwashingH. AnswersStandard PrecautionsSP Answers
This is a major aspect of what? "Standard/ universal precautions" Standard Precautions were begun by whom? CDC-center for disease control
Most effective way to prevent the spread of___________ pathogens When are they used? At all times
Pathogens ds causing organisms-HIV, HBC, HCV Why are they used? to prevent contact with blood or other potentially infectious body fluids
List five times you wash your hands -when arriving to facility and before leaving -before applying and immediately after removing gloves -after using bathroom -before/after eating -after contact with mucous membranes Who are considered potentially infectious? All patients
List the principles of proper handwashing -use soap -use warm water -point fingertips downward -use dry paper towels to turn faucet on/off -clean nails What is treated as being infectious? Every body fluid
What do you use to remove dirt, oil, and bacterial? soap List some infectious body fluids. blood, mucus, saliva, urine, feces, vomit, mucous membranes, nonintact skin, tissue or cell specimens
Why do you use warm water when washing hands? gives better lather, better for skin Bloodborne Pathogen Standards Established by OSHA in 1991
What prevents pathogens from moving upward while washing hands? pointing fingertips downward If BBP standards are not followed by Health Care Facilities? Employer faces penalties
Why should you use a dry paper towel? pathogens travel through wet paper towels. List 7 required BBP regulations -develop a written ECP and update annually -Give HBV vaccine -provide good handwashing facilities/supplies -ensure worksite is clean -disinfect with 10% bleach -Give PPE -dispose of hazardous waste correctly -Give follow up for exposure incident
(blank) (blank) What are ECPs? exposure control plan
(blank) (blank) List six types of PPEs. -gloves -mask -protective eye wear -face shields -lab coats -gown
(blank) (blank) What color are biohazards labeled with? red or orange
(blank) (blank) What are considered biohazards? containers, laundry bags, sharps containers
(blank) (blank) What is needle stick? an alternative to recapping needles
(blank) (blank) Should you ever recap needles? No
(blank) (blank) When should you report exposures? Report all of them immediately
(blank) (blank) When should you change your mask? Every thirty minutes or when moist
(blank) (blank) How many times should you use your gloves? once
Created by: BrownShuga