Health Care Precautions: In a Nutshell

by Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

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    00:00 Now, let's wrap up this video series on precautions.

    00:03 Precautions are specific procedures that are intended to minimize the risk of transmitting infectious organisms.

    00:10 Standard precautions are a minimum set of procedures to be used with all patients.

    00:16 And you may heard of them referred to as standard precautions or universal precautions.

    00:21 Transmission precautions include contact, droplet and airborne.

    00:28 And they're named that way because they're based on how the specific disease is transmitted.

    00:32 Thank you for watching our video today.

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    The lecture Health Care Precautions: In a Nutshell by Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN is from the course COVID-19 Safety for Health Care Professionals (HCP).

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. A client diagnosed with a urinary tract infection
    2. A client diagnosed with tuberculosis
    3. A client diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    4. A client who is immunocompromised from chemotherapy treatment

    Author of lecture Health Care Precautions: In a Nutshell

     Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

    Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

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