FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE
final exam prep
Assessment (data, health history, labs, etc.)
Outcomes identification (SMART goal set)
Planning (nurse and pt. determine steps to reach goal)
Implementation (nurse and pt. take proper steps to reach the goal)
Evaluation (did it work?)
Infection Prevention and Control
Reduces risk of contamination, surfaces free of any dirt, dust, etc.
Clean gloves applied.
NG tube, ulcer wound care, etc.
1. A sterile object remains sterile only when touched by another sterile object.
2. Only sterile objects may be placed on a sterile field.
3. A sterile object or field out of the range of vision or an object held below a person’s
waist is contaminated.
4. A sterile object or field becomes contaminated by prolonged air exposure.
5. When a sterile surface comes in contact with a wet, contaminated surface, the sterile
object or field becomes contaminated by capillary action.
6. Fluid flows in direction of gravity
7. The edges of sterile field or container are considered to be contaminated
Protective equipment- gown, gloves, scrubs
Barrier precautions (PPE)
Standard Precautions (blood/mucus membrane)