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Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Samantha Rhea

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    00:00 Hi, wrapping up infection, It's a disease-causing organism that invades the body and causes a reaction to the disease.

    00:08 Don't forget about your chain of infection, and it's composed of an organism, a reservoir, usually a human body, a way to exit, how we transmit it and also another point of entry for a susceptible host.

    00:23 Now, don't forget that the most effective way to prevent infection and break that chain is good old hand washing.

    00:32 So let's talk about healthcare associated infections and how those are preventable through good practice technique and don't forget that that is diligent infection prevention standards.

    00:43 Standard precautions should be used for all individuals, and transmission-based precautions such as contact, droplet and airborne are definitely needed to consider for some infection processes.

    00:58 Thank you for your time.


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    The lecture Infection Prevention and Control: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Samantha Rhea is from the course Safe and Effective Patient Care (Nursing).


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    1. Handwashing
    2. Wearing a mask
    3. Covering the mouth when coughing
    4. Wearing gloves

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     Samantha Rhea

    Samantha Rhea


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