1. How long is autoclave cycle?
    45 mins
  2. What is the process for student owned bags?
    • label w number
    • double bag, sealed!
    • keep receipt
    • only issued to numbered student
  3. what is needed to check out supplies from central?
    • barcode
    • no outstanding returns
  4. What is the drop box for?
    • after hours return of UCLA instrument cassettes only!
    • bag, clean and count before turning in
  5. How do you handle missing instruments?
    • count before and after procedure
    • notify central ASAP
  6. What is the chain of infection?
    • source: where live/reproduce
    • Mode: method (direct/indirect)
    • entry: cut, mouth, eyes, lungs
    • susceptible host: one who is exposed
  7. What is best method of prevention?
    unversal precaution: everything is infectious
  8. What are the routes of infection?
    • 1) Direct contact with blood, oral fluids, or other patient materials
    • 2) Indirect contact with contaminated objects
    • 3) Contact of conjunctiva, nasal, or oral mucosa with droplets
    • 4) Inhalation
  9. What are the methods of preventing cross contamination?
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Barriers
    • Hand-washing
    • No Food/Beverage in Clinical Area
    • No chewing gum, applying lip balm, or handling contact lens etc.
    • Hair should be cleared away from the face
    • Facial hair should be covered by a face mask or shield
    • Jewelry should not be worn on the hands or arms during patient treatment
    • Nails must be clean and short
    • *hair and nails are known to harbor higher levels of bacteria than skin
  10. What is clinical PPE?
    • Blue disposable gown
    • gloves
    • eyewear
    • masks
  11. What are the 3 methods to limit contamination?
    • 1. Proper patient positiioning
    • 2. HV evacuation
    • 3. Rubber Dam
  12. What is a critical item?
    • used to penetrate soft tissue or bone
    • bur
  13. What is a semicritical item?
    • not used to penetrate but contact oral tissues
    • mirror, instruments
  14. What is a non-critical item?
    • contact intact skin, may be exposed to aerosol sprays, spatter or splashing or touched by contaminated hands
    • chair
  15. What is proper way to cap?
    • single handed, cap on flat surface, scoop w needle, only handle cap at bottom
    • prevent stick, lowers cross contamination
  16. What is regulated medical waste?
    • Infectious and bio hazardous waste
    • Blood and blood by-products
    • Sharps
    • Anesthetic carpules
    • Only items “Soaked” with Blood or Dry Flaky Blood
  17. How do you prepare contaminated material for laboratory?
    • rinse & disinfect w intermediated level disinfectant
    • plastic zip lock w lab slip outside or in separate bag
    • clean and heat sterilize items used in mouth
  18. What are steps of incident reporting?
    • report to EH&S within 8 hours
    • 1. don't panic
    • 2. wash hands/flush eyes
    • 3. Report
    • a. source patient and Group Practice Administrator (each with own form)
    • b. Arthur ashe
    • c. Occupational Health with Employee's Referral for industrial injury (form for OH)
    • d. incident report form
    • e. MOODLE
    • After Hours: ER, report to OH following day (incident/moodle questionaire)
  19. Which tests will be done at OHF?
    • Rapid HIV (maybe PEP post exposure prophy good for 1-2 hours after exposure)
    • Anti-HBV
    • Anti-HCV
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