Chapter 2 Workforce Safety and Wellness

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  1. A communicable disease can be spread two ways:
    • 1. From person to person
    • 2. From one species to another
  2. Infection risk can be minimized three ways:
    • 1. Immunizations
    • 2. Protective techniques
    • 3. Handwashing
  3. The way an infections disease is spread.
  4. 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)
  5. Place a ____ ____ on the patient with a communicable disease.
    surgical mask
  6. Use a mask with a HEPA respirator on yourself if the disease is ____.
  7. Whenever possible, cleaning should be done at the ____.
  8. The organism or individual that is attacked by the infecting agent.
  9. If your eyes were exposed, rinse your eyes for __ minutes.
  10. Three components to general adaptation syndrome:
    • 1. Alarm response to stress
    • 2. Reaction and resistance to stress
    • 3. Recovery—or exhaustion from stress
  11. Four types of stress reaction:
    • 1. acute
    • 2. delayed
    • 3. cumulative
    • 4. PTSD
  12. Characterized by reexperiencing the event and overresponding to the stimuli that recall the event.
  13. ____ ____ ____ ____ (CISM) is used to help providers relieve stress and to prevent PTSD.
    Critical incident stress management
  14. There are two types of sexual harassment:
    • 1. Quid pro quo
    • 2. A hostile work environment
  15. Harasser requests sexual favors in exchange for something else, such as a promotion.
    Quid pro quo
  16. Jokes, touching, leering, requests for a date, talking about body parts.
    A hostile work environment
  17. ____ ____ ____ (EAPs) are often available to help treat substance abuse.
    Employee assistance programs
  18. Five stages of grieving:
    • 1. Denial
    • 2. Anger, hostility
    • 3. Bargaining
    • 4. Depression
    • 5. Acceptance
  19. Gear that protects from heat, fire, sparks, and flashover.  Also called bunker gear
    Turnout gear
  20. This involves the tactical use of an impenetrable barrier for protection.
    cover and concealment technique
  21. 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.
    standard precautions
  22. The individual in the department who is charged with the responsibility of managing exposures and infection control issues.
    designated officer
  23. A critical incident stress debriefing should be conducted no longer than ________ hours following the incident.
  24. 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.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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Chapter 2 Workforce Safety and Wellness
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Chapter Workforce Safety Wellness

Chapter 2 - Workforce Safety and Wellness
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