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Breaking the Chain of Infection

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Dorothy Winger

on 26 May 2016

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Transcript of Breaking the Chain of Infection

Breaking The Chain of Infection
Infectious Agents
Bacteria
Viruses
Fungi
Helminths
Protozoa
Rickettsiae
Reservoir/Host
Human body
Carriers
Equipment / fomites
Food / Water
Animal / vector
Rapid, accurate identification of organisms
Portal of Exit
Cover your cough
Proper Attire / PPE
Standard Precautions
Handwashing
Control of Excretions
Control of Secretion
Trash & Waste Disposal
Mode of Transmission
Handwashing
PPE
Sterilization
Isolation
Double bagging
Food Handling
Air Flow Control
Portal of Entry
PPE
Aseptic Techniques
Catheter Care
Wound Care
Natural Body Defenses
Susceptible Host
Treatment of underlying diseases
Recognition of high-risk patients
Immunizations
Exercise and Rest
Proper nutrition
Enjoy the video and be ready to report on the following

List 5 fomites (objects that are carring germs)
List 5 Portals of Entry
List an Observed means of Transmission
Break in skin
Excretions
Secretions
Droplets
Direct contact / Fomite
Droplets
Airborne
Ingestion
Vector / Insects
Mucous membranes
GI tract
Respiratory tract
Broken skin
Very Young
Very Old
Immunosuppressed
Surgery
Burns
Cardiopulmonary disease
Diabetes
Medical asepsis
Clean/Disinfected/Sterilized
Employee health
Environmental sanitation
Signs of infection:
-redness
-warm to the touch
-swelling/inflamation
-pus/drainage

Localized vs Systemic
Normal body flora vs Pathogen
MRSA
VRE
TB
E.coli
C.diff
Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria!!!
Influenza
Hepatitis
HIV/AIDS
Shingles
Nosocomial Infection --> Hospital Acquired Infection
Prefer:
Moist
Warm
Dark
Food source
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