Biomed I: Ethics and Safety

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bactericidal

used to kill microorganisms

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bacteriostatic

inhibits growth of microorganisms

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aerobic

microorganisms breathes with oxygen

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anaerobic

microorganisms doesn't need oxygen

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vector

vehicle for carrying an infection

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medical asepsis

measures taken to control/reduce number of pathogens in an area.

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competence

a willingness to learn,change, admit mistakes, accept criticism

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examples of professional qualities

good time management, dedication to public service, problem solving and initiative

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values are formed by

family, cultural, and environmental influences

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patient autonomy

planning treatment plan with patient, honoring the right for a patient to make decisions about healthcare

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respect for human dignity

preserving privacy of patient, providing culturally sensitive care

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types of stress

eustress (happy) distress (bad)

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eustress helps

complete tasks, solve problems, meet deadlines

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distress causes

anxiety, lack of focus, lack of participation

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stress producers

self doubt, excessive demands, taking criticism personally, living a disorderly lifestyle

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how to cope with stress

set priorities, shift thinking, keep life simple, enlist social support

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personal health

exercise, sleep, personal hygiene, nutrition

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altruism

concern for the well being of others

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autonomy

right to self determination

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initiative

the ability to act and make decisions without help

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public service

contribution to the good of society through their work with others.

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stress

brought by physical, chemical, or emotional factors, produce physical and emotional tension

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time management

being able to complete their work in a timely manner, while skilfully completing tasks

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value

a belief in something important and guide’s one’s behavior

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value system

a ranked list of personal principles which lead to a personal code of conduct

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airborne disease

spreads from another person through droplets in the air

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bloodborne disease

spread from person to person when an infected person’s blood

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incident or exposure report

you must file this type report if you think a patient has been exposed to a biohazard

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hepatitis

inflammation of the liver can be caused by alcohol

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sanitization

lowest form of disinfection

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OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Nosocomial infection

infections associated with healthcare equipment ( contaminated needle)

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chain of infection

reservoir, portal of exit, mode of transmission, portal of entry, susceptible host

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reservoir

where the pathogens grow, live, and reproduce

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RACE

a fire safety procedure: rescue anyone in immediate danger, activate fire code system, confine the fire by closing doors and windows, evacuate patients and if able to extinguish fire

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ABC fire extinguishers

can be used on all types of fires

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vehicle of transmission

indirect transmission of pathogen

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sharp waste container

disposal of microscope slides, needles, razors, and used ampules

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biohazard waste container

soiled personal protective equipment

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sterilization includes:

steam pressure in an autoclave, specific gasses like ethylene oxide , dry heat sterilization, dipped in a chemical sterilization agent

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type A fire

ordinary combustible fires

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type B fire

flammable liquids

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type C fire

live electrical

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PASS

how to use a fire extinguisher: Pull locking pin, aim nozzle, squeeze handle, sweep from side to side

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