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Medical Terminology Unit 1
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Study of how a work place can best be designed for comfort, safety, effeciency, and productivity.
Material Safety Data Sheets(MSDS)
A sheet containing information about the safe use of a chemical and the steps to take in case of an accident.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA)
A government agency in the department of labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
Personal Protection Equipment(PPE)
Gloves, Mask, Safety Glasses and Medical Attire/Gown.
Remove, Activate alarm, Contain Fire, and Extinguish Fire.
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Acute and chronic infection of the liver.
CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment)
Clinical laboratory improvement amendment was established 1988; Improve the quality of laboratory testing in the US.
CDC (Center for Disease Control)
Center for disease control; Publishes guidelines to assist in the prevention of spreading disease or infection.
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a federal law protecting the privacy of patient-specific healthcare information and providing the patient with control over how this information is used and distributed.
Used to maintain a specific temperature to achieve specific results.
Analyze for the presence or absence of a substance.
Determine amount of substance present in sample.
Process that requires oxygen.
Process that does not require oxygen.
Blood borne Pathogens
Disease causing bacteria or viruses that are carried through the body in the blood or body fluids.
MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus)
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.
An infectious disease caused by a pathogen that is resistant to many antibiotics.
Resistance to disease
HAV (Hepatitis A Virus)
A infectious Hepatitis; Only one serotype, Track through contaminated food.
HCV (Hepatitis C Virus)
A blood borne Virus
Organism or substance derived from an organism, that poses a threat to human health.
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