Transmission-Based Precautions

Product Details
Product ID: 2001
Year Produced: 2020
Length: 41 min.
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After completing this study guide and viewing the accompanying video, perioperative registered nurses (RNs) and other perioperative team members will have increased their knowledge of transmission-based precautions. The perioperative RN will be able to apply these precautions in the clinical setting to help minimize the risk for transmission of infections and to promote patient safety.

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Follow the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens standard when caring for patients
  • Discuss the elements of standard precautions
  • Implement contact, droplet, and airborne precautions for applicable diseases and conditions
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Instruct visitors on the proper use of PPE