Presentation on theme: "CPALS General Membership Meeting January 28 th, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
CPALS General Membership Meeting January 28 th, 2013
Welcome back! Introduction of officers for new folks! Did you do anything fun during break? Jess DID have her baby! Meet Jenni
Reminders… 25 hours per semester 3 requirements/events (one fundraising, one special projects, one your choice!) Meetings ARE required Log-in when you are at the hospital is YOUR responsibility Do NOT email Jodie about outside hours FB group and the website (cpals.web.unc.edu)
CPALS in the news… Wednesday January 23 rd, 2013 http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2013/01 /cpals-heady-herey-herey-herey-herey
Staff Breakfasts 3 breakfasts: February 5 th, March 5 th, April 9 th We are expecting everyone to contribute to at least one of the breakfasts by baking/buying a breakfast item – drop off day before to Emily in the union You will receive 1 hr of credit Sign-up after meeting
Fundraising Thanks to all those who worked the Georgia Tech Game There are only two games left - 2/5 game -only 3 spots open - 2/23 game- only 2 spots open T-shirt sign-ups will be made into a google form Benefit night at Qdoba sometime after spring break
Special Projects Pink Pacers Flipping for the Kids February 2 nd 3:30 pm at Carmichael Arena Bring your pal! Valentines in the Clinic February 12-14 Sign up on google doc Relay For Life! – Thanks to Courtney O’Connor for being our team captain and thanks to everyone who has signed up – If you haven’t signed up please do so- link in email – Making invitations for pals and families after next meeting – Theme: BIRTHDAY!
1:1s New 1:1s will be assigned in February New application is on the website If you don’t get updates, please let me know so I can add you to the email group! (This is VERY important) Getting a 1:1… Email Kelsey with any questions before February 4 th (email@example.com)
Opportunities… Fundraising 2/5 basketball game (WF) 2/23 basketball game (NCSU) T-shirts (likely to cost ~$15) Benefit night the week after spring break Special Projects Valentine’s Day Feb. 12-14 March clinic event week after spring break Relay for Life April 5-6 th Family retreat April 20-21 st Earth day clinic event April 22- 23 PLEASE plan ahead! We do NOT want to lose anyone this semester. Reminder: 3 required events!!!
Motions Floor open to motions! Motion to amend the election process with positions being announced in February (nominations in February also), elections in March and mentoring in April All in favor? Anyone opposed?
Infection Control Precautions: What to Do Okay to enter: – Protective Precautions – Contact Precautions (with gown,gloves) – Enteric Precautions (gown, gloves, wash with soap & water) DO NOT ENTER: – Droplet Precautions *email Jenni regarding possible exception for 1:1 pals – Airborne Precautions
Protective Precautions Designed to protect immunosuppressed patients Wash hands before entering room (Standard precautions for all our patients) Patients must wear mask when leaving room, must have private playroom times
Contact Precautions Wear gown and gloves BEFORE entering room Remove gown and gloves before leaving, and wash or foam hands before leaving Borrowed toys/resources must have hard surfaces that can be sanitized Patients with multidrug resistant organisms, lice, scabies, etc. Patients must wear gown/gloves when leaving room, must have private playroom times
Enteric Precautions Wear gown and gloves BEFORE entering room Remove gown and gloves before leaving, and wash with soap and water Borrowed toys/resources must have hard surfaces that can be sanitized Patients with c.diff, norovirus, rotavirus, etc. Patients may not leave room
Droplet Precautions DO NOT ENTER Email or call Jenni if your 1:1 pal is on Droplet Precautions Patients with infections transmitted by large particle droplets within 3 feet of patients (ex. Flu) Requires special training and regular surgical masks Patients may not leave room
Airborne Precautions DO NOT ENTER (Trained staff enter with an N-95 respirator mask) Patients with known or suspected infections transmitted by small droplet nuclei such as tuberculosis, chickenpox, shingles Patients may not leave room
What’s next? Next meeting February 18 th If you cannot make meetings, email Kyle! After the meeting: beads, clinic orientation and valentine’s day decorations – stick around! Presentation on pals by Kyle and Courtney