Terminology
Hand hygiene
immune system
Terminology
Positions
100

Pathogen

harmful microorganism

100

Name 4 situations when you must do hand hygiene

before and after contact with residents

before and after eating

when first arriving at work

before leaving work

before getting clean linen

before applying and after removing gloves

after blowing your nose......


100

What is the CDC

Center for disease control AND prevention

100

What is MDRO

Multidrug resistant organisms

100

Lying on either side

What is the lateral position

200

list 3 symptoms of a localized infection

Redness, warmth, swelling, pain, drainage/pus

200

Name 2 situations when your hand hygiene must include soap and water

When your hands are visibly soiled

After coming in contact with body fluids


200

The federal government agency that makes rules to protect workers from hazards on the job

OSHA (Occupational safety and health administration)

200

What is SOB

Shortness of Breath

200

Lying flat on the back

What is the supine position

300

List 3 symptoms of a systemic infection

fever, chills, body aches, confusion, fatigue, weakness, headache, drop in blood pressure, nausea/vomitting

300

The minimum amount of time you must apply friction when lathering your hands with soap 

20 seconds

300

Explain Standard and transmission based precautions

Following STANDARD PRECAUTIONS means treating all body fluids (except sweat) as if they were infected. They must be practiced with every single resident.

Transmission based precautions are in addition to standard precautions and are based on the mode of transmission 

300

What is Dx

Diagnosis

300

The upper body is sitting nearly straight up

What is high Fowler

400

What is a HAI and how does it happen

Healthcare associated infection, occurs in the health care facility while receiving care

400

Define DON and DOFF

DON: apply/ wear

DOFF: remove/take off

400

State the correct sequence of donning and doffing the following PPE: 

mask, gloves, goggles, gown, booties

DON: booties, gown, mask, goggles, gloves

DOF: gloves, goggles, gown, booties, mask

400

What is TID

3x/day

400

Name 3 different positioning devices

Pillows, wedges, booties, trochanter roll, 

500

Describe the links of the chain of infection

Causative agent>reservoir>portal of exit>mode of transmission>portal of entry>susceptible host

500

Explain the difference between sterilization and disinfection

Sterilization: kills ALL microorganisms

Disinfection: kills enough pathogens so they are no longer considered infectious

Sanitizing is the act of reducing surface pathogens, either by disinfecting or sterilizing

500

Name 4 interventions that help you stay healthy

- ensure adequate sleep

- eat healthy

- stay hydrated

- avoid excessive alcohol consumption

- consider vaccinations

- avoid crowds

- keep your hands away from your portals of entry (...the holes in your body)

- keep your skin healthy and intact

- cover up skin cuts/ abrasions

- don't share razors/ toothbrushes/needles...



500

What is PRN

as needed

500

Rubbing or friction that results when the skin moves one way and the bone underneath remains fixed

What is shearing

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