Ns1211 2009 Week 2 Part 2

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  • Hopefully, that’s set the scene re environmental safety & gives a bit of context to the nursing skills we’ll be chatting about later. To add to this context, let’s have a quick look at how infection works.
  • Ns1211 2009 Week 2 Part 2

    1. 1. Today’s Lecture Context:  Environmental Safety  Infection  Universal Standard Precautions Specific Skills/Info:  Hand Hygiene  Gloves  Sterile Gloving  Nursing Skills Laboratory Guidelines
    2. 2. Definitions <ul><li>Infectious Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Reservoir </li></ul><ul><li>Bloodborne Pathogen </li></ul><ul><li>Mode of Transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Nosocomial </li></ul><ul><li>Iatrogenic Infections </li></ul>
    3. 3. Chain Of Infection Infectious Agent Portal of Exit Reservoir Portal of Entry Host Mode of Transmission (Crisp & Taylor 2009 p 682)
    4. 4. Susceptibility <ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Status/Existing Disease Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving Therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional Status/Stress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutritional Status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heredity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lifestyle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to Communicate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of Awareness </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. biopsy.wordpress.com
    6. 6. cellbiology.med.unsw.edu.au/units/science/lecture0802.htm
    7. 7. cellbiology.med.unsw.edu.au/units/science/lecture0802.htm Light pH Temperature Moisture Aerobic/Anaerobic Nourishment
    8. 8. MRSA http://home.messiah.edu/~ez1154/mrsapictures.html
    9. 9. Today’s Lecture Context:  Environmental Safety  Infection  Standard Precautions Specific Skills/Info:  Hand Hygiene  Gloves  Sterile Gloving  Nursing Skills Laboratory Guidelines

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