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Unformatted text preview: - Henriette Andersen REFERENCES Infection Control This assignment is being submitted on STANDARD PRECAUTIONS Centers for Disease Control and 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 4 Prevention (CDC). (2018, June 25). Hand Hygiene in healthcare settings. Retrieved January 24, 2019, from Use of personal protective roviders/index.html equipment such as gowns, Centers Disease Control and gloves,for and facemasks Prevention (CDC). (2011, December). Infection prevention Cough etiquette and repiratory plan. Retrieved January 24, 2019, hygiene from ines/basic-infection-controlprevention-plan-2011.pdf Safe injectionDepartment practices of Massachusetts Higher Education. (2019). Transmission-based precautions. Safely handling potentially Retrieved January 24, 2019, from contaminated surfaces or equipment in the patient’s environment TRANSMISSIONBASED PRECAUTIONS HANDWASHING The intent of Transmission-Based precautions is to supplement Standard Precautions in patients with suspected or known infection of highly transmissible or epidemiologically important pathogens (CDC, 2011). January 24, 2019, for Janet Magowan’s NUR3508 Quality and Safety in Nursing Techniques for Hand Washing with Practice Soap and Watercourse. (CDC, 2018) o Wet hands with water (avoid using hot water) o Apply soap that is recommended by facility o Rub your hands together vigorously for at least 15-20 seconds, covering all surfaces of the hands and fingers o Rinse hands with water and use disposable towels to dry. Use towel to turn off the faucet Three Categories of TransmissionBased Precautions (Massachusetts Department of, 2019): o Contact Precautions The patient should be in a private room Protective equipment includes gloves, surgical mask, and gown Handwashing decreases the spread of ba o Droplet Precautions patients and the risk of healthcare The patient should be inprofes acquiring an infection from a patient (CDC a private room Protective equipment includes gloves, surgical mask, gown, and protective eyewear o Airborne Precautions The patient should be in a negative air pressure room Respirators, gloves, and gown are worn by personnel ntation/m2Transmission.asp ...
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