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Patient Checklist Contact Precautions Mobile App

Individuals working with patients and home health care clients should use the Patient Checklist Contact Precautions mobile app to reduce the risk for spreading communicable diseases. The app can easily be used with a smartphone or tablet. The app assesses the following area and allows the assessor to note corrective actions required: contact precautions general, patient placement acute-care settings, patient, placement long-term care settings, patient placement ambulatory settings, hand hygiene and gloves, gowns, patient transport, patient care equipment, home care settings and environmental measures.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Name of Assessor

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    Unit

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    Date

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    Contact Precautions are used for patients with known or suspected infections or evidence of syndr...

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    Contact Precautions are discontinued when signs and symptoms have resolved or according to pathog...

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    Action Needed

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    Patients who require Contact Precautions are placed in a single-patient room if available.

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    If single-patient rooms are unavailable, the following alternatives are applied:

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    Single-room placement is prioritized for patients with conditions that may facilitate transmissio...

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    Patients with the same infection or colonization are cohorted in the same room.

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    If cohorting is done, patients are physically separated (>3 feet) from each other, and privacy cu...

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    Protective attire is changed and hand hygiene performed between care of patients

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    Patients on Contact Precautions are not placed in the same room with patients who have underlying...

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    Action Needed

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    Decisions regarding patient placement are made on a case-by-case basis, balancing risks to other ...

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    Action Needed

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    Patients who require Contact Precautions are placed in an examination room or cubicle as soon as ...

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    Action Needed

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    Hand hygiene and glove use are observed according to Standard Precautions and whenever there is c...

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    Hand hygiene and glove use are observed whenever there is contact with surfaces and articles in c...

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    Action Needed

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    Gowns are donned whenever it is anticipated that clothing will have direct contact with the patie...

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    Gowns are donned whenever it is anticipated that clothing will have direct contact with the patie...

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    After gowns are doffed, ensure that clothing and skin do not contact potentially contaminated env...

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    Action Needed

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    Transport and movement of patients outside the room are limited to medically necessary purposes.

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    When transport is required, it is ensured that infected or colonized areas of the patient are con...

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    Contaminated personal protective equipment (PPE) is removed and hand hygiene performed prior to t...

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