Flashcards in cleanliness champions Deck (15):
what does HAI stand for?
hospital associated infection
what is cross infection?
transfer of micro-organisms from a person/object to another person that results in infection
who is at risk of cross infection?
what are the 6 links of chain infection?
3.portal of exit
4.mode of transmission
5.portal of entry
which organisms can be transmitted?
-hep b & c
what does septicaemia mean?
infection of blood
what are some routes of transmission of infection?
-mother to Infant
what does SICP stand for?
standard infection control precautions
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
what are the 2 different types of organism found on the skin?
what waste goes in the black bin?
what goes in the orange waste?
-low risk clinical waste
what goes in the yellow waste?
-high risk clinical waste
what goes in the red waste?