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PPE stands for…

Personal protective equipment

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To be infected by something, you would have to have been ______ to it.

Exposed

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What are two modes of transmission of infectious diseases?

Airborne & bloodborne

3

Give an example of an airborne communicable disease.

Tuberculosis

4

What are two bloodborne communicable disease?

Hepatitis & HIV

5

What is the chain of infection?

Infectious agent
reservoir
Port of exit
Mode of transmission
Portal of entry
Susceptible host

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Cough and via skin are two examples of which chain of infection?

Portal of exit

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Bloodborne and airborne are two examples of what chain of infection?

Mode of transmission

8

Via skin and inhaling are examples of what chain of infection?

Portal of entry

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What makes a susceptible host?

Low immune system or body not healthy

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What does HEPA stand for?

High Efficiency Particulate Air

11

High efficiency particulate air is what?

HEPA mask

12

What PPE do you need to wear if your patient informs you that he/she has tuberculosis?

High efficiency particulate air mask

13

What communicable disease is has a fecal- oral mode of transmission?

Hepatitis A

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Does hepatitis A have a vaccine?

Yes.

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What form of hepatitis does not have a vaccine?

Hepatitis C

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True or false: all forms hepatitis are bloodborne

False. Hepatitis A is fecal- oral.

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True or false: all forms of hepatitis have vaccines.

False. Hepatitis C does not have a vaccine.

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What is a viral load?

How many viruses are in a load of exposure.

19

What is the primary oral virus?

Tuberculosis

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HIV affects the body how?

By lowering the number of CD4 cells. (T-Cells)

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what are the three types of stress?

Acute, delayed, and cumulative

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PTSD is a form of what kind of stress?

Delayed

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Burn-out is an example of which kind of stress?

Cumulative

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What type of stress is common in medics?

Burn-out (cumulative)

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What are two coping methods?

CISD & CISM

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CISD is an acronym that means what?

Critical incident stress debriefing

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CISM is an acronym that means what?

Critical incident stress management

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What must be proven for a medic to be charged with negligence?

1. Must have a duty to act
2. Must breach that duty
3. Must have damages that resulted from duty breach
4. Must be some causal connection from duty breach.

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What are the two types of consent for treatment?

Expressed & Implied