LABEL ALL ANSWERS(1,2 3 ETC….)
Patient safety and infection control (Chapter 27 and 29)
( CITE ANSWERS IN APA FORMAT )
Question 1Points: 4.00
- How does safety help contain costs as well as reduce illness and injury?
- Which environmental hazards can pose risks to a person’s safety.
- Which preventive actions are in place for motor vehicle accidents, poisoning, falls, fire, and disasters(Remember immunizations, hand washing etc…..)
- How does the patient’s developmental stage create threats to safety?
Question 2Points: 4.00
- Review what to assess to ensure the safe use of restraints.
- What are the four categories of safety risks in a health care agency?
- Basing your answers on the four categories, what ways can, you as a new RN, can prevent accidents in your agency?
- What are the blocks to safety in a health care setting?
Question 3Points: 4.00
- What is the relationship between chain and transmission of infection
- What factors place a patient in a health care setting at risk for infections?
- What are the most common ports of entry and exit, What does an organism require to exist within a reservoir?
- How does the human body defend against infection?
Question 4Points: 4.00
- Discuss age, nutritional status, stress, and the current disease process as risk factors for infection.
- What is the difference between a systemic and localized infection?
- How do chronic diseases such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis affect the risk of infection?
- Define and contrast surgical asepsis with medical asepsis.
Question 5Points: 4.00
- Explain standard precautions and give two examples of diseases transmitted via blood
- What is the difference between hand washing and hand hygiene?
- Discuss laboratory tests that screen for infection
- Describe the needed steps and precautions for applying a surgical mask, sterile gown, and sterile gloves.
Question 6Points: 4.00
- Discuss isolation, isolation precautions, and associated procedures.
- Review contact, droplet, and airborne precautions and protective environment.
- For each type of isolation, what precautions should you take?
- What are the psychological implications for isolation?
Question 7Points: 1.00
- Describe occupational exposure and the situations and actions that put health care workers at risk.
- What measures can you as a new RN take to avoid occupational exposure
- Once a healthcare worker is exposed, describe the post exposure process