standard precautions in health care

aide-memoire epidemic and pandemic alert and response © World Health Organization 2007  checklist Health policy  Promote a safety climate.  Develop policies which facilitate the imple-mentation of infection control measures.

IS Universal Precautions

Office of Environmental Health and Safety The University of Texas at Austin Service Building, Suite 202 Austin, Texas 78712 (512) 471-3511; Fax: (512) 471-6918 INFO SHEET Universal Precautions The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published recommendations for preventing HIV (and other ...

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2 Lesson 1: Introduction 1001 Introduction Welcome to the introductory lesson on Airborne Precautions. This course will teach you about a set of strategies and controls for preventing the spread of airborne pathogens in the hospital setting.


Washington Hospitals - Collaborating to Keep Our Patients Safe Green Pantone 332 C Last revised 4/16/09 Washington State Hospital Association Droplet Precautions Display sign outside the door.


MONTANA STATE HOSPITAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE SUICIDE PRECAUTIONS Effective Date: January 25, 2008 Policy #: TX-14 Page 1 of 3 I. PURPOSE: To provide guidelines for the use of interventions intended to prevent self-inflicted injuries or death in suicidal patients.

2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions:

Part III: Precautions to Prevent Transmission of Infectious Agents 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions:

Wildlife Health Bulletin 06-01

Title: Universal precautions for the management of bat white-nose syndrome (WNS) Wildlife Health Bulletin 06-01

Standard Precautions: Bloodborne Pathogens and Other ...

Regulatory: Standard Precautions For HealthStream 11 2006 HBV & HCV: Vaccines If you are at risk for exposure to blood or OPIM* [glossary] because of your job, your employer must: • Offer you the hepatitis B vaccine.

Frequently Asked Questions

H1N1 Flu Precautions Frequently Asked Questions 05/07/09 1. What should I do if a patient presents with an influenza-like-illness (ILI - fever >100.0° F or 37.8° and cough and/or sore throat)?

Guidelines for Discontinuing Contact Precautions

Guidelines for Discontinuing Contact Precautions . Patients who test positive for MRSA, VRE, KPC or ESBL will be flagged in the PinnacleHealth registration system (will see a biohazard symbol next to patient name)

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