# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 325110980

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Implement standard precautions.


Implementation should include
  • defining standard precautions and identifying OSHA requirements
  • identifying and demonstrating aseptic techniques
  • listing guidelines for standard precautions
  • demonstrating the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • identifying blood-borne pathogens
  • demonstrating the use of precautions against blood-borne pathogens
  • identifying the proper disposal of sharps
  • identifying guidelines for removal of potentially contaminated linen and other supplies
  • distinguishing between hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials
  • identifying how to address spills.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you differentiate between the disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials?
  • What are the most common types of personal protective equipment (PPE)? What is the use of each?
  • What are the proper ways to don and remove PPE?
  • In what scenarios is the use of PPE mandatory?
  • What client situations may require the use of higher-level precautions?
  • Why are the elderly at a higher risk for infection?

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