Presentation on theme: "It’s in the bag Proper bag technique. Type of Bag Waterproof Inside compartments for supplies Outside pockets Impervious or waterproof barrier Goal to."— Presentation transcript:
Type of Bag Waterproof Inside compartments for supplies Outside pockets Impervious or waterproof barrier Goal to prevent spread of infection and protect health care worker. (Nurseslab,2011)
Styles to suit your needs Hopkins medical supply City Tote diaper bag
Compartments Clean Dressing supplies Patient record BP cuff Stethoscope Thermometer Pulse oximeter Measuring tape Dirty Barrier Pad Hand Gel Garbage Bags Gloves Antiseptic wipes
In the home Take out barrier place in work area Set down bag on edge of barrier, unzip Set out garbage bag outside edge of bag Clean hands Apply gloves Remove needed supplies place on barrier Close bag
After Care Discard soiled items, dressings in garbage bag Remove dirty gloves, discard Cleanse hands Apply clean gloves Wipe down items to return to bag BP cuff, dropping them into the bag as soon as you clean them Wipe off barrier, replace in bag Remove gloves discard Wash hands
Reference Home health bag technique (February 5, 2011). Health Home Care http://www.healthhomecare.info/home-health-bag-technique/ NursesLabs (October 20.2011) Home visits & bag technique: everything you need to know about From HTTP:// nurseslabs.com/community-health-nursing/home -visits-bag-technique
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