Thursday, 08 May 2014 16:03

Transmission-based Precautions

Identification of how a disease is transmitted will clearly assist in the determination of what type of personal protective equipment is recommended for patient care and what type of cleaning is needed. This presentation will review this infomation for bloodborne, airborne and droplet transmitted diseases.

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This presentation goes though situational questions regarding various scenarios to bring about a better understanding of exposure events.  This is a good exercise for staff at a station training.

Slides and script are provided.

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Thursday, 08 May 2014 16:01

Work Restriction Guidelines

The healthier you are the less susceptible you are to infection. These CDC guidelines review when you should and should not be at work because you are not healthy. Infection control is a 2 way street - protect patient and care providers. This is more important with the new healthcare law.  Part of your Exposure Control Plan and in your traiining should include these prevention methods. OSHA is enforcing these CDC guidelines.  


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