Ns1211 2009 Week 2 Part 1

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  • Ns1211 2009 Week 2 Part 1

    1. 1. NS1211 Week 2 Paul McNamara [adapted from the work of Di Hutchinson & Sue Brown]
    2. 2. Learning Outcomes Hand Hygiene: Why, When & How Standard Precautions Environmental Safety Elderly Client’s Safety
    3. 3. Today’s Lecture Context:  Environmental Safety  Infection  Standard Precautions Specific Skills/Info:  Hand Hygiene  Gloves  Sterile Gloving  Nursing Skills Laboratory Guidelines
    4. 4. Gordon’s Typology: Functional Health Patterns Value Belief Coping Stress Sexuality Reproductive Role Relationship Self Concept Sleep Rest Cognitive Perceptual Activity Exercise Elimination Nutrition Metabolic Health Perception Hollow inside
    5. 5. Gordon’s Typology: Functional Health Patterns Activity Exercise Nutrition Metabolic Health Perception Hollow inside
    6. 6. Today’s Lecture Context:  Environmental Safety  Infection  Standard Precautions Specific Skills/Info:  Hand Hygiene  Gloves  Sterile Gloving  Nursing Skills Laboratory Guidelines
    7. 7. Environmental Safety Promoting a safe environment Hazard Reduction/Harm Minimisation
    8. 8. Environmental Safety Safety within our environment acknowledges risk and hazards We live in a world full of microorganisms Infection is a hazard we cannot escape, but can seek to control
    9. 9. Hospitals “ To err is human. To moo, bovine.” Lame Joke Christmas Bon-Bon 25 December 2008
    10. 10. Hospitals Adverse events, eg: Falls Equipment failure Client inherent accidents Procedure related accidents
    11. 11. Dangerous Hospitals <ul><li>“ It is estimated that there are 200,000 healthcare associated infections in our hospitals each year in Australia. They cause patients pain, suffering and some patients die as a result.” </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Commission on Safety & Quality in Health Care (2008) </li></ul>
    12. 12. Dangerous Hospitals <ul><li>“ The most common transmission of microorganisms to patients is via the hands of health workers.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sandra De Rome in Crisp & Taylor (2009) p684 </li></ul>
    13. 13. Today’s Lecture Context:  Environmental Safety  Infection  Universal Standard Precautions Specific Skills/Info:  Hand Hygiene  Gloves  Sterile Gloving  Nursing Skills Laboratory Guidelines

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