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Fundamentals Of Nursing (NURS 3001) PP Asepsis Illness Safety

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Middle Georgia State University

Fundamentals Of Nursing (NURS 3001)

Asepsis, Health, Wellness,
Illness & Safety
BSN Fundamentals NURS 3010
Objectives
Describe the chain of infection
Identify activities that promote immune function
Discuss factors that place a person at increased risk for infection
Identify and explain multi-drug resistant organisms
Discuss preventative measures for healthcare-related infections
Identify strategies to promote health
Identify barriers to health promotion from a patient perspective
Describe the long-term effects of health promotion
Differentiate between chronic and acute illness
Identify factors that influence an individual’s health or response to illness
Discuss 2017 National Patient Safety Goals
Explain fall assessment and fall reduction interventions
Discuss seizure precautions and implementation
Discuss the use of restraints
Chain of Infection (INFECTIONS NEEDS THE RIGHT CONDITIONS. BREAK
CHAIN OF INFECTION BY WASHING HANDS)
Etiologic agent (STOMACH BUG
Reservoir (PERSON
Portal of exit (PUKE
Method of transmission
Portal of entry
Susceptible host
Increased Susceptibility
to Infection
Host susceptibility affected by:
-Age
-Heredity (CISTIC FIBROSIS=LUNG INFECTION?)
-Level of stress
-Nutritional status (PROTEIN HELPS FIGHT OFF INFECTIONS)
-Current medical therapy (CHEMOTHERAPY LOWERS IMMUNE SYSTEM)
-Preexisting medical condition

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