All Things Access
Infection Control
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Water Room
Limits
100
This is given 5 minutes before the start of treatment through the venous access if ordered by the physician
What is Heparin
100
Gown, mask, gloves, face shield
What is PPE
100
Acceptable total chlorine test result after the primary carbon tank
What is 0.1 ppm
100
Mixes hot and cold tap water to maintain temp 65-85F
What is the Blending Valve
100
13.0-15.5
What is conductivity parameters
200
No thrill & no bruit
What is a clotted access
200
When washing your hands, you should cover hands and wrists with lather and wash vigorously for this long
What is 15 seconds
200
Bleach solution used to disinfect environmental surfaces such as dialysis machines, chairs, snappy carts, counters, tvs, etc
What is 1:100 bleach solution
200
Removes large suspended particles (sediment)
What is Depth multimedia filter
200
6.9-7.6
What is pH parameters
300
Effective contact time is 30 seconds, air drying time is 2 minutes
What is Povidone Iodine
300
worn at all times on the treatment floor
What is your gown
300
Done on a daily basis prior to the first patient treatment and every 4 hours
What is Total Chlorine Test
300
Removes Ca & Mg to prevent damage to the RO membrane
What is the water softener
300
Limit between the manual conductivity compared to the machine conductivity and the TCD
What is +/-0.4mS
400
Develops from repeated puncture of a vessel at the same site
What is aneurysms
400
Performed upon entering the facility, prior to gloving, after removal of gloves, after contamination with blood, after machine contact, between patients, before touching clean areas, etc
What is hand hygiene
400
Bleach solution used to visible blood or gross blood spills and for soaking of clamps
What is 1:10 Bleach Solution
400
Absorbs chlorine and chloramines
What is carbon tanks
400
Acceptable range for the end of day hardness test
What is 1 grain/gallon
500
Redness, swelling tenderness, drainage, warmth, fever, chills
What are signs and symptoms of infection
500
If HBsAg is positive, this will be performed after every treatment prior to next use
What is Machine disinfection
500
If the total chlorine test is more than 0.1ppm after second recheck from the primary tank, and the secondary tank is less than 0.1ppm, the total chlorine test is done every this minutes.
What is 30 minutes
500
Filters out 90% of salts, viruses, bacteria and endotoxins by forcing pressurized water across a semi-permeable membrane
What is the RO device
500
Optimal dialysate temperature
What is 37C (+/-2C)
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