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Infection Control Training Tricia Vails Purdue Global Online HA415
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The Basic Principles for Infection Control Standard Precautions Hand Hygiene Person Protective Equipment (PPE) Cough Etiquette/Respiratory Hygiene Waste Disposal Safe Injection Practices Cleaning and Disinfection Sharps (Needlestick) Prevention
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Standard Precautions Blood Excretions / Secretions Broken Skin Mucus membranes Barrier against bodily fluids Create Protective Boundaries
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HAND HYGIENE To properly practice good hand hygiene you want to was hands vigorously for 15-20 seconds. The use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers can kill most germs and is preferred within many healthcare organizations. C Difficule, a sickness that causes severe diarrhea, cannot be killed with alcohol-based sanitizers.
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Personal Protective Equipment From the top, proper PPE can include: Face shield or goggles Mask Hood Disposable suit and/or apron Gloves And rubber boots or shoe covers
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