FIVE MOMENTS FOR HAND HYGIENE

FIVE MOMENTS FOR HAND HYGIENE before touching a patient, before clean/aseptic procedures, after body fluid exposure/risk, after touching a patient, and. after touching patient surroundings. Read more »

SURGICAL HAND WASHING

What is surgical hand washing? The purpose of surgical hand scrub is to: Remove debris and transient microorganisms from the nails, hands, and forearms. Reduce the resident microbial count to a minimum, and. Inhibit rapid... Read more »

HAND HYGIENE

7 Steps To Wash Your Hands Properly Step 2 – Rub your palms together. Step 3 – Rub the back of each hand. Step 4 – Rub both your hands while interlocking... Read more »

SPILLS MANAGEMENTS IN HOSPITAL

HAZMAT is an abbreviation for “hazardous materials”—substances in quantities or forms that may pose a reasonable risk to health, property, or the environment. HAZMATs include such substances as toxic chemicals, fuels, nuclear... Read more »

INTRAVENOUS CANNULIZATION

Intravenous cannulation is a process by which a small plastic tube (a cannula) is inserted into a peripheral vein. The subsequent venous access can be used for the administration of fluids, medication and nutrition. In... Read more »