l A Brief Look at Exposure ControlAirbome/Bloodbome Pathogens I
As a health care worker, you are exposed to airborne and bloodborne pathogens in the everyday
tasks you perform for your patients. These pathogens are spread just as their names tell us:
A Brief Look at Risk Management / Safety in the Home Care Environment
Safety is freedom from danger, risk or injury. Risk management is what we do to keep
ourselves safe. We work together as a team to keep our patients and ourselves as employees
Rights of the Elderly / Patient Bill of Rights .
Rights of the Elderly
Section 102.001 Defmitions
l. Convalescent and nursing home means an institution licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability
Services under Chapter 242, Health and Safety Code.
Cchree ,. . . H WRightsn Ellie
Policy No: HHA1-009.1
To set forth guidelines for the resolution of patient concerns, dissatisfaction, or complaints. A
grievance is defined as any difference of opinion, dispute, or con
A Brief Look at Infection Control . .
No matter how you look at it, infections are nasty! An infection is an invasion of the body by
pathogenic microorganisms which we usually call bugs. These bugs can cause a variety of
symptoms such as redness, swelling
A Brief Look at Ethics I
El Ethics moral principles, morally right, a standard of conduct.
I] Ethicist a specialist in ethics.
El Dilemma - any situation requiring a choice between unpleasant alternatives.
Most ethicists say there are seven E
, Mandatory TB In-Service , I
Basic TB Facts
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the
lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not
A Brief Look at Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation:
You must be aware of your patients safety at home including his/her safety from harm done by
others. This harm is called abuse, neglect and exploitation.
El Abuse - Physical force that results
Types of Fires
All Purpose Water Extinguisher
0 Use on CLASS A res
Carbon Dioxide Extinguisher
I Use on CLASS B and CLASS Cfires