# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Respiratory Therapy II Task 1423769747

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate the respiratory therapy work environment for medical emergency preparedness.


Evaluation should include
  • preparedness of the crash cart and assurance that its location is known to all personnel
  • established disposal procedures for contaminated material
  • appropriate application of standard and transmission-based precautions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What supplies should always be on a crash cart?
  • Why do respiratory therapists need to be prepared for medical emergencies?
  • What could happen if contaminated medical materials are not disposed of properly?
  • What is the universal color used for biohazard containers?

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