Card Set Information
Cublicle Set up
Pro Doc Cubicle
How long is autoclave cycle?
What is the process for student owned bags?
label w number
double bag, sealed!
only issued to numbered student
what is needed to check out supplies from central?
no outstanding returns
What is the drop box for?
after hours return of UCLA instrument cassettes only!
bag, clean and count before turning in
How do you handle missing instruments?
count before and after procedure
notify central ASAP
What is the chain of infection?
: where live/reproduce
: method (direct/indirect)
: cut, mouth, eyes, lungs
: one who is exposed
What is best method of prevention?
unversal precaution: everything is infectious
What are the routes of infection?
1) Direct contact with blood, oral fluids, or other patient materials
2) Indirect contact with contaminated objects
3) Contact of conjunctiva, nasal, or oral mucosa with droplets
What are the methods of preventing cross contamination?
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
No Food/Beverage in Clinical Area
No chewing gum, applying lip balm, or handling contact lens etc.
Hair should be cleared away from the face
Facial hair should be covered by a face mask or shield
Jewelry should not be worn on the hands or arms during patient treatment
Nails must be clean and short
*hair and nails are known to harbor higher levels of bacteria than skin
What is clinical PPE?
Blue disposable gown
What are the 3 methods to limit contamination?
1. Proper patient positiioning
2. HV evacuation
3. Rubber Dam
What is a critical item?
used to penetrate soft tissue or bone
What is a semicritical item?
not used to penetrate but contact oral tissues
What is a non-critical item?
contact intact skin, may be exposed to aerosol sprays, spatter or splashing or touched by contaminated hands
What is proper way to cap?
single handed, cap on flat surface, scoop w needle, only handle cap at bottom
prevent stick, lowers cross contamination
What is regulated medical waste?
Infectious and bio hazardous waste
Blood and blood by-products
Only items “Soaked” with Blood or Dry Flaky Blood
How do you prepare contaminated material for laboratory?
rinse & disinfect w intermediated level disinfectant
plastic zip lock w lab slip outside or in separate bag
clean and heat sterilize items used in mouth
What are steps of incident reporting?
report to EH&S within 8 hours
1. don't panic
2. wash hands/flush eyes
a. source patient and Group Practice Administrator (each with own form)
b. Arthur ashe
c. Occupational Health with Employee's Referral for industrial injury (form for OH)
d. incident report form
: ER, report to OH following day (incident/moodle questionaire)
Which tests will be done at OHF?
Rapid HIV (maybe PEP post exposure prophy good for 1-2 hours after exposure)