After you have reviewed the Transmission-Based Precautions on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, write a one-page summary of the precautions to demonstrate your understanding of this topic.
Nurses have a responsibility to maintain an aseptic environment. In this module you will learn about the principles of infection control. The nurse assesses the patient’s risk factors, general appearance, vital signs, skin, laboratory results, and nutritional status to determine the patient’s risk of infection or presence of an infection.
The planning of care is designed around and involves prioritizing identified care related to asepsis and infection control, evaluating the patient and the resources available, and setting patient-centered measurable goals.
There are specific nursing interventions and patient activities that can enhance the body’s natural defense mechanisms. Some of them are handwashing and hand hygiene, precautions (standard, airborne, droplet, and contact), personal protective equipment, immunizations, asepsis, and disinfection and sterilization.
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