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Physicians: Infection Prevention is in YOUR Hands. YOUR responsibility to: Protect YOUR Patients Protect YOURSELF. Chain of Infection. Natural body openings Man-made body openings. YOU. Contact. X. Droplet. PATIENT. MRSA. Airborne. Percutanous. TB. Sputum. Flu. Catheter.

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physicians infection prevention is in your hands

Physicians: Infection Prevention is in YOUR Hands

YOURresponsibility to:Protect YOUR Patients

Protect YOURSELF

chain of infection
Chain of Infection

Natural body openings

Man-made body openings

YOU

Contact

X

Droplet

PATIENT

MRSA

Airborne

Percutanous

TB

Sputum

Flu

Catheter

HANDS

Stool

Incision

Wounds

Mouth

Environment

Nose

health care associated infection hai in the usa
An estimated 1.7 million HAIs each year

1.3 million are non-ICU related

4.5 of every 100 patients acquire

~ 99,000 HAI associated deaths each year

Health Care-Associated Infection (HAI) in the USA
multi drug resistant organisms mdro
MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT ORGANISMS (MDRO)

MRSA

Acinetobacter

Serratia

Klebsiella (KPC)

VRE

Pseudomonas

E-coli

prevention of mdros and hais
PREVENTION of MDROs and HAIs
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Clean environment
  • Communication/Alerting (READ the signs!!)
  • Hand Hygiene*
  • Body Substance Precautions*

*and remember the “iceberg effect”…

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Clean your hands before touching the patient or any object or furniture in the patient’s immediate surroundings

Clean your hands (and before donning gloves) immediately before accessing a critical site with infectious risk for the patient!

Clean your hands when leaving the patient’s side, after touching a patient or his/her immediate surroundings

Clean your hands as soon as a task involving exposure risk to body fluids has ended (and after glove removal)!

Your 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene

body substance precautions bsp
Barrier precautions or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for ALL patients when you anticipate contact with

body substances or fluids

non-intact skin

mucous membranes

BSP protects YOU against patients with

Known diagnosed or suspected infections and diseases

Unknown incubating diseases or colonized with infectious organisms

Body Substance Precautions (BSP)
airborne
Airborne

N95 Respirator: requires fit testing

PAPR: Powered Air Purifying Respirator

bloodborne pathogen exposure risks
Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Risks
  • HBV
    • 30% from a needle stick (10% chronic infection)
    • Effective vaccine
    • Effective post exposure treatment
  • HCV
    • 3% from a needle stick (85% chronic infection)
    • No vaccine
    • No good post exposure (treat if become infected)
  • HIV
    • 0.3% from a needle stick (100% chronic infection)
    • No vaccine
    • Effective post exposure treatment (get ASAP!)
exposure to blood or body fluids
Exposure to Blood or Body Fluids
  • PREVENTION!
    • BSP, Hand Hygiene, PPE, Vaccination
  • Go ASAP to the Work Wellness Center (WWC) during open hours, or
    • ED if WWC closed, then follow up with WWC!
    • Source patient testing by WWC or Nursing Supervisor
  • Exposures in Community Clinics/other facilities
    • most handled onsite, ask your Supervisor
  • Complete Worker’s Comp form w/ your Supervisor & send to HR
  • WWC confidentially evaluates & provides free follow-up or Rx based on CDC guidelines
extreme care with all sharps
EXTREME Care with all Sharps
  • The person who uses the sharp
  • puts it into the sharps container
  • NEVER recap, break or bend needles

BE AWARE OF YOUR ENVIRONMENT

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