Part of Lesson Plan: Standard Precautions
Activity Overview / Details
asepsis - absence of disease producing microorganisms
sterile - absence of all microorganisms
disinfection - removal of infectious material from an item
standard precautions - personal safety measures used to protect the patient and healthcare provider from infection (also called universal precautions)
personal protective equipment-materials used to protect an employee from injury or illness resulting from contact made in the workplace.
nosocomial infections-any disease contracted by a patient while under medical care.
Pass out handout on "Standard Precautions" and instruct the students to keep the worksheet out on desk. Tell students that there will be discussion of each section on the handout.
Materials / Resource
- Standard Precautions Handout.pdf [ Download ]