Isolation Precautions * CDC 2007. Toney Thomas Lecturer / Course Coordinator, Assistant Director of Nursing Infection Prevention & Control Department RCSI / Beaumont Hospital. A quick recap how isolation precautions evolved over time.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Lecturer / Course Coordinator,
Assistant Director of Nursing
Infection Prevention & Control Department
RCSI / Beaumont Hospital
how isolation precautions evolved
ISOLATION PRECAUTIONS IN HOSPITALS contd--
The application of Standard Precautions during patient care is determined by the nature of the HCW-patient interaction and the extent of anticipated blood, body fluid, or pathogen exposure
The elements include
5) Spatial separation, ideally >3 feet,
Don PPE upon entry into patients room for patients who are in contact / Droplet precautions
but we are quick to forget the pain
once we taste the fruits of change!