Hand Washing When everyone else is getting sick… When everyone else is getting sick… You want to stay well! You want to stay well! How do I do this? How do I do this? WASH YOUR WASH YOUR HANDS! HANDS!
Steps to Proper Hand Washing Step 1 Assemble your supplies Assemble your supplies This means having adequate amounts of: Soap Soap Water Water Paper Towels Paper Towels Trash Can Trash Can
Steps to Proper Hand Washing Step 2 Adjust water to warm ( NOT HOT ) Adjust water to warm ( NOT HOT ) Wet Hands Wet Hands Apply Soap and create a lather Apply Soap and create a lather ADD FRICTION – Scrub hands! ADD FRICTION – Scrub hands! Scrub for a minimum of 15-20 seconds Scrub for a minimum of 15-20 seconds
Steps to Proper Hand Washing Step 3 Rinse Hands under warm water Rinse Hands under warm water Fingers pointing down as you rinse Fingers pointing down as you rinse Leave faucet running… Leave faucet running…
Steps to Proper Hand Washing Step 4 While faucet is still running… While faucet is still running… Dry your hands on a paper towel and throw that away Dry your hands on a paper towel and throw that away Take a clean, dry paper towel and turn the faucet off Take a clean, dry paper towel and turn the faucet off You may use that paper towel to open the door when leaving the restroom You may use that paper towel to open the door when leaving the restroom Throw the towel away at the nearest trash can Throw the towel away at the nearest trash can
When should you wash your hands? Before and after any patient care Before and after eating After going to the restroom After coughing or sneezing After picking up something off the floor Basically….
When in doubt… WASH YOUR HANDS! Bibliography # 2
Quick Hand Washing Quiz QuestionAnswer Infection Some supplies you may need are _____, water, paper towels and a trash can. Hand washing protects you from __________. soap
Quick Hand Washing Quiz QuestionAnswer Down You should turn off the faucet with a ______, _____ ________ _______. You should rinse your hands with your fingers pointing __. Clean, Dry Paper Towel
Quick Hand Washing Quiz QuestionAnswer After When in doubt, ________ _______ ________ !!!!!! You should wash your hands ________ going to the restroom. WASH YOUR HANDS
Assessment of Learning The student will demonstrate learning by: taking the power point quiz. performing all the steps of hand washing correctly and in the right order as witnessed by the teacher. correctly identifying what is the best line of defense against infection on the written portion of the Infection Control Test.
Congratulations! You have just learned how to Wash Your Hands AND protect yourself from infection!
1. Bacteria and Virus information from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virus 2. Video on Hand Washing comes from http://foodsafe.ucdavis.edu/FSM_Sourc e/HTML_Source_FSM/listen/listen_FSM.ht ml#FSM http://foodsafe.ucdavis.edu/FSM_Sourc e/HTML_Source_FSM/listen/listen_FSM.ht ml#FSM Back to Infection Slide 2 Back to Slide 9
1. Hand Washing Power Point meets Health Science Education Course 5504 State developed Standards: Standard 7.0: The student will analyze the existing and potential health hazards to clients, co- workers, and self and will prevent injury or illness through safe work practices and follow health and safety policies and procedures: 7.1: Use Standard Precautions and OSHA Standards to control the spread of infection including aseptic techniques such as hand washing, personal protective equipment, isolation, and personal hygiene.
NETS-T (Teachers) III. Teaching and Learning the Curriculum: A. Teachers facilitate technology- enhanced experiences that address content standards and student technology standards. NETS-S (Students) 3. Technology productivity tools: Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.