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1 10/11/ Communicable Disease Control Lee Carn, RN, BSN, NCSN Power Point by Jill Crider

2 10/11/ Agenda Principles of Communicable Disease Effective Disease Prevention in Schools Bloodborne Pathogens & Universal Precautions Reportable Diseases Use of Communicable Disease Section of the School Health Manual

3 10/11/ The Chain of Infection Causative agent Portal of Exit Mode of Transmission Portal of entry Susceptible Host Reservoi r

4 10/11/ The Chain of Infection Causative agent Portal of Exit Mode of Transmission Portal of entry Susceptible Host Reservoi r Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, Parasites People, Surfaces Water, Food Droplets Excretion Secretion Air, Direct contact, Fecal-Oral, Blood STD Oral Wound Mucous Membranes Respiratory Sexual

5 10/11/ EFFECTIVE DISEASE PREVENTION IN SCHOOLS Surveillance - Observation for cases Medical Evaluation - Referral Reporting Contact Prophylaxis

6 10/11/ Effective Disease Prevention in Schools Isolation - Exclusion from school Standard Precautions Immunization Prevention Education

7 10/11/ Health room Cleanliness Maintaining cleanliness to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in the health room. Hand washing Bactericidal Solutions Clean countertops, cots, equipment

8 10/11/ Other Cleanliness Concerns Class room cleanliness Diapering Toileting

9 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens Bloodborne pathogens are disease-causing microorganisms that may be present in human blood or other potentially infectious material (OPIM)

10 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens District Control Plan Your job puts you at risk to be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Two most common : –Hepatitis B –HIV

11 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens Practice Standard Precautions Treat all human blood and certain body fluids as if they are known to contain bloodborne pathogens.

12 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens Engineering Controls - appropriate containers for disposing of regulated waste, sharps containers. Work Practice Controls - procedures you must follow on the job to reduce exposure

13 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens Personal Protective Equipment –Gloves –Gowns –Face shields –Protective masks –Resuscitation shields Housekeeping

14 10/11/ Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Incident –Notify the nurse for evaluation and follow-up –Hepatitis B Vaccine

15 10/11/ Reportable Diseases List of Notifiable conditions in NMSHM First call nurse - she will determine next step. Exercise restraint. Avoid spreading rumors.

16 10/11/ Communicable Disease Manual Clinical Description Transmission Prevention Education School Action

17 Resources Check the School Health Manual for links. Questions? Thank you for attending! 10/11/


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