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HIPAA, care plan, no non-job description tasks done, report events to RN, personal problems not discussed with resident, no gifts, on time
Policy's include all of the following
Independent non-profit organization that evaluates and accredits healthcare organizations.
Joint commission (JCAHO)
Receive correct care, as healthy as possible.
Services and activities to maintain a high level of wellness
Residents must be told what care and services are avilible.
The right to be fully informed about rights and services
Residents have the right to participate in thier treatment, care and discharge.
The right to participate in their own care
Process by which a person with the help of a doctor makes informed decisions about his or her health care.
Choices about doctors, care, treatments and personal decisions.
The right to make independent choices
Residents must be treated with respect and dignity by caregivers.
Right to dignity, respect and freedom
location changes must be made safely and with the residents knowledge.
Rights during transfers and discharges
The care faculty must provide residents with access to social services.
Rights with regard to social services
something you cannot or did not observe, but is based on what the resident has said which may or may not be true.
Identify name and facility. If needed place on hold ask if OK. Write messages down, with name number and short message. Say thanks and goodbye.
confided to a specific location in the body and has local symptoms. (hot red painful)
Infections that patients acquire within healthcare settings that result from treatment for other conditions.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)
disease transmitted from human to human
(Links:Causative agents, reservoir, portal of exit, mode of transmission, portal of entry, susceptible host)
Chain of infection
any body opening on an infected person that allows pathogens to leave, nose mouth, eyes or cut.
portal of exit
Government agency that issues information to protect the health of individuals and communities.
Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)
Standard Precautions and Transmission-based (or Isolation, precautions)
Two tiers for Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)
A must have for employers designed to eliminate employee exposurer to infectious material.
Exposure control plan
Written polices available for patient rights. These may only be denied by a doctor's order and the law.
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