Ep070: Safety and Infection Control Standard Precautions Understand Communicable Diseases

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  • Airborne – isolation room, negative pressure room, must wear appropriate mask and additional PPE (gown, gloves)
    • Measles
    • Varicella
    • Tuberculosis
  • Droplet – isolation room, surgical mask okay, gown, gloves
    • Meningitis
    • Pertussis
    • Pneumonia
    • Influenza
  • Contact – isolation room, gown and gloves
    • Colonized organism, or present of / infection with an MDRO
    • MRSA, VRE
  • Enteric – contact precautions but must wash hands with soap and water, no hand sanitizer
    • Clostritium difficile

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