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1

what does HAI stand for?

hospital associated infection

2

what is cross infection?

transfer of micro-organisms from a person/object to another person that results in infection

3

who is at risk of cross infection?

EVERYONE

4

what are the 6 links of chain infection?

1.Infectious agent
2.reservoir
3.portal of exit
4.mode of transmission
5.portal of entry
6.susceptible host

5

which organisms can be transmitted?

-mRSA
-herpes
-hep b & c
-tb
-pneumonia
-HIV

6

what does septicaemia mean?

infection of blood

7

what are some routes of transmission of infection?

-direct contant
-indirect contact
-inhalation
-inoculation
-ingestion
-intercourse
-mother to Infant

8

what does SICP stand for?

standard infection control precautions

9

what are the WHO 5 moments for hand hygiene?

-before pt contact
-after pt contact
-before aseptic task
-after touching pt surroundings
-after body fluid exposure

10

what are the 2 different types of organism found on the skin?

-transient
-residant

11

what waste goes in the black bin?

-general waste
-uncontaminated

12

what goes in the orange waste?

-low risk clinical waste

13

what goes in the yellow waste?

-high risk clinical waste

14

what goes in the red waste?

-special waste

15

how is a blood spillage managed?

-ppe
-contain spill with paper towels
-dispose of paper towels into orange waste
-chlorine releasing agent applied to spillage
-follow manufacturers instructions
-wash area with detergent and dry well
-hand hygiene