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Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections


Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections

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In this case study, students explore a virtual hospital wing where they identify potential infection sources, recognize the risks they pose, and design a care plan that recommends appropriate safety precautions to prevent infections. This highly interactive lesson includes proper hand washing techniques, statistics, and other information about nosocomial infections. Through role play, students explore a virtual hospital wing to: Identify potential infection sources; Describe the risks... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: October 31, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 16, 2014
Submitter: Eileen Horn
Keywords: injections, organisms, providers, prevention, care, simulations, aseptic, contaminates, antimicrobial, strategies, games, preventing, hygiene, wounds, urinary, health, IV, handrubs, planning, alcohol, nosocomial, recommendations, measures, soiled, catheter, virtual, plans, MRSA, risk, patients, clean, hands, preventive, VRE, dirty, acquired, CDC, infections, nurses, interventions, strategy, gloves, hospitals, standards, contaminations, outcomes, safety, utility, precautions, potentials, nursing



Primary Audience: College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Betty Douzar
5 years ago

Betty Douzar (Faculty)

Excellent interactive learning tool for Nursing Students.

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Very friendly.
Time spent reviewing site: 15min