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1

what does standard precautions mean?

minimum infection prevention measure that apply to all patient care, regardless of suspected or confirmed infectious status

2

what do standard precautions include? 5

hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment, respiratory/cough hygiene, safe injections practice, safe handling of potentially contaminated equipment

3

what are two methods to washing hands?

soap and water, alcohol hand rub (60% alcohol)

4

when MUST you use soap and water? 3

hands visibly soiled, after caring for a patient with infectious diarrhea or norovirus, if you come into direct contact with blood/bodily fluids

5

how many pumps at a station?

2

6

non-sterile gloves are indicated when

potential of touching body fluids

7

sterile gloves are indicated when

any surgery, vaginal delivery, invasive radiology, vascualr access and procedures

8

what are personal protective equipment?

masks,eyewear, gowns, gloves

9

when must you wear a mask?

likelihood of blood of fluid spray, patients in droplet/respiratory isolation

10

what type of masks are required when patients are being treated for an airborne infections?

n95 mask

11

what is the highest risk fluid?

blood

12

who manages exposures for medical students?

student health services

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