NC General Statue requires a physician or other licensed medical professional to report communicable diseases to the local health department in which the patient resides
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A successful Hand Hygiene (HH) Program includes all of the following EXCEPT?Management selects HH products based on costAll of the following statements are FALSE, EXCEPT:Hepatitis B and C outbreaks have been caused by unsafe injection practicesBest practices to ensure safe injection practices include:All of the aboveIn healthcare settings, most infections are spread by which of the followingHands of healthcare workersIs it acceptable to visually inspect syringes to determine whether they are contaminated or can be used again?NoWhat are the components of asepsis?All of the aboveWhich of the following is TRUE about single dose vials?Single-dose vials must be dedicated to a single patient, accessed only one time and remaining contents discardedWhich of the following items can be used for multiple patients?Multi-dose vialsWhich of the following statements is FALSE:Clean, dirty and sterile supplies can be stored together as long as they are not touching each otherWhich of the following statements is true?Use of an alcohol based hand rub is recommended by CDC for hand hygiene unless hands are visibly soiled.Your provider reports that the facility has an outbreak of influenza. Which of the following is the most important thing to do when conducting the investigationVerify the fact that an outbreak is occurringAlcohol based hand rubs are an approved method of hand hygiene.TrueNon-intact skin can serve as both a portal of entry and a portal of exit for an infectious organismTrueStandard Precautions are the minimum infection prevention practice that applies to all patient care, regardless of suspected or confirmed infection status of the patient.TrueThe term hand hygiene includes all of the following: handwashing with soap and water, antiseptic handwash, antiseptic hand rub, surgical antisepsisTrueaction planUsually is constructed in response to a complaint or is a part of the regular review program of the facility. Appropriate responses include exposure monitoring and medical surveillance.Clinical hygiene officerAn employee who is designated by the employer and who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementation of a chemical hygiene plan.Chemical hygiene plancomprehensive written safety plan detailing the proper use and storage of hazardous chemicals in the workplaceFire Prevention Plan*Medical facilities with 10 or more employees *Included Elements >list of major fire hazards >proper handling >storage >type of fire prevention equipment >control procedures >maintenance of safeguards >names of people responsible