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New NVRH Precaution and Risk Signs by ISOSIGN - Download for Audio.

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This is a training and information powerpoint presentation made by NVRH for the NVRH workers.

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New NVRH Precaution and Risk Signs by ISOSIGN - Download for Audio.

  1. 1. The NEW NVRH Precaution and Risk Signs A BRIEF OVERVIEW AND EXPLANATION OF HOW WE’LL BE USING THIS NEW SYSTEM
  2. 2. 8 different photos- 2 from each season featuring Vermont scenes taken by a local photographer Note tabs on side: 10 different risk signs on top and 8 different precautions signs
  3. 3. Signs use International icons Some common items on each This sign not to be removed except by Environmental Services staff only.
  4. 4. A new category for C. diff and others (Norovirus, etc): Emphasizes use of soap and water instead of alcohol based hand rub. Room cleaning by bleach products to eliminate spores.
  5. 5. A couple “doubles” for when 2 levels are necessary
  6. 6. “Reverse Precautions” Need to screen visitors (and staff) for infections Protect the patient with no flowers, fruit, etc.
  7. 7. Anything from cleaning process (Sanosil) to Maintenance Door will probably be closed
  8. 8. Things to remember: •With rare exception, don’t take down the precautions signs •Be ready to talk to EVS and others about why patient is on precautions •Make sure sign matches EHR entry for Clinical Data •Refer inquiries of photos to cards at Nursing Station •Reverse of photos and “diet restrictions” specially treated for use of dry erase markers
  9. 9. The health of NVRH-both its patients and employees- is in your hands. Let me know if you have questions or comments: Ext.7380 or j.coulson@nvrh.org

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