MO260-01Unit 7 Assignment.docx - Unit 7 Assignment 1 MO260-01 Unit 7 Assignment Kaplan University Unit 7 Assignment 2 Lesson 16 Exercise 1(seven

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Unit 7 Assignment 1 MO260-01 Unit 7 Assignment Kaplan University
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Unit 7 Assignment 2 Lesson 16 Exercise 1 (seven questions) 1. Name four body fluids that would be considered bio hazardous waste in this medical office. Blood, Urine, Feces, and Semen or Vaginal Secretions. 2.What additional body secretion is not included in the list of bio hazardous waste? Sweat, tears, snot, and vomit 3.According to the policy manual, what are universal precautions? Universal precaution refers to the practice of avoiding contact with patient’s bodily fluidsin the practice of medicine by wearing the correct clothing and protection like gloves, goggles, face shield, and a lab coat. 4.What are work practice controls? Work practice controls are the manner of performing an activity or procedure to minimizethe risk or potential for injury. So, this means that all employees act responsibly, dress responsibly and wear the protective equipment there for them. It means helping out those around you like your co-workers. 5.What are engineering controls? Controls include sharp containers that isolate blood borne pathogens and other biohazard containers for the substances that do not require a puncture-resistant container. 6.What does PPE stand for? Protective personal equipment such as gloves, lab coats, eye wear, and face shields etc., for protection against hazardous materials. 7. OSHA requires that specific housekeeping procedures be followed to ensure the work site is maintained and in a clean and sanitary condition. Using your textbook, list some specific examples of these procedures in regard to the Blood borne Pathogens Standard. The employer is to determine and implement an appropriate written schedule for cleaning and methods of decontamination. The written schedule must be based on the following: Location within the facility, type of surfaces to be cleaned, type of soil present, and the tasks or procedures to be performed in the area. Appropriate or approved disinfectants are determined by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), which oversees the registration of anti-microbial products. OSHA requires that work surfaces be cleaned with an "appropriate disinfectant." Appropriate disinfectants include a diluted bleach solution and EPA-registered antimicrobial products such as tuberculocides (List B), sterilants (List A), products registered against HIV/HBV (List E), and Sterilants/ High Level
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Unit 7 Assignment 3 Disinfectants for equipment sterilization. Fresh solutions of diluted household bleach made up every 24 hours are also considered appropriate for disinfection of environmental surfaces and for decontamination of sites. Contact time for bleach is generally considered to be the time it takes the product to air dry. Lesson 17 Exercise 1 (eight questions)
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