Infection Control - Standard Precautions
There are standard precautions that have been established in the medical field to keep workers safe. Review the attached PDF below and then answer the questions in the following quiz.
Standard Precautions are the infection control techniques used by nursing assistants and Additional Precautions are techniques used by nurses and doctors.
Standard Precautions protect you and your clients against viruses only.
If your client has the mumps, it's important to separate his silverware from the other clients.
It is okay to wear the same gloves all day if you rinse them off between clients.
If you find a used needle, cap it immediately and put it in your pocket until you can put it in a puncture-resistant container.
Germs spread by droplet transmission cannot travel as far as those spread by airborne transmission.

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