# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098588

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate chemical and physical asepsis techniques.

Definition

Evaluation should include
  • chemical techniques, such as
    • antibacterial cleansers
    • antiseptic cleansers
  • physical techniques, such as
    • washing hands frequently
    • covering the mouth when coughing
    • covering open wounds
    • wearing a mask and gloves.

Process/Skill Questions

  • When are masks most effective?
  • Does length of time matter when washing hands?
  • What is the difference between an antiseptic and an antibacterial cleanser? What are the appropriate uses of each?
  • Why should standard precautions be strictly followed?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.