Transmission is the way an infections disease is spread. It may be through (five ways):
1. Direct contact (eg, blood)
2. Indirect contact (eg, needlesticks)
3. Airborne transmission (eg, sneezing)
4. Foodborne transmission (eg, contaminated food)
5. Vector-borne transmission (eg, fleas)
Place a ____ ____ on the patient with a communicable disease.
Use a mask with a HEPA respirator on yourself if the disease is ____.
Whenever possible, cleaning should be done at the ____.
The organism or individual that is attacked by the infecting agent.
If your eyes were exposed, rinse your eyes for __ minutes.
Three components to general adaptation syndrome:
1. Alarm response to stress
2. Reaction and resistance to stress
3. Recovery—or exhaustion from stress
Four types of stress reaction:
Characterized by reexperiencing the event and overresponding to the stimuli that recall the event.
____ ____ ____ ____ (CISM) is used to help providers relieve stress and to prevent PTSD.
Critical incident stress management
There are two types of sexual harassment:
1. Quid pro quo
2. A hostile work environment
Harasser requests sexual favors in exchange for something else, such as a promotion.
Quid pro quo
Jokes, touching, leering, requests for a date, talking about body parts.
A hostile work environment
____ ____ ____ (EAPs) are often available to help treat substance abuse.
Employee assistance programs
Five stages of grieving:
2. Anger, hostility
Gear that protects from heat, fire, sparks, and flashover. Also called bunker gear
This involves the tactical use of an impenetrable barrier for protection.
cover and concealment technique
Protective measures that have traditionally been developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use in dealing with objects, blood, body fluids, and other potential exposure risks of communicable disease.
The individual in the department who is charged with the responsibility of managing exposures and infection control issues.
A critical incident stress debriefing should be conducted no longer than ________ hours following the incident.
The goal of standard precautions is to:
A. protect you from all infectious diseases. B. interrupt the transmission of germs.
C. prevent exposure to stressful situations.
D. protect you from all hazardous materials.
B. interrupt the transmission of germs.
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