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a state of exhaustion and irritability

burnout

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washing an object with soap and water

cleaning

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any event that causes an unusually intense stress reaction

critical incident

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is held with 24-73 of a critical incident. During which a team of counselors and mental health professional help EMS personnel work through 7 phases

critical incident stress debriefing (CISD)

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similar to critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) but its usually held within 1 to 4 hours of a critical incident/

defusing

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includes cleaning and using hospital grade disinfectant or germicide to kill microorganisms

disinfecting

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microorganisms that cause disease and can only be seen under a microscope

pathogens

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equipment used for standard precautions

personal protective equipment (PPE)

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full name fro a TB test

purified protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin test

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protecting ones self from disease transmission through exposure to blood or body fluids

standard precautions

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a process by which an object is subject to a chemical or physical substance (steam) that kills all microorganisms on the surface.

sterilizations