ASSISTING NORMAL BIRTH with ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOUR and IMMEDIATE NEWBORN CARE

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "ASSISTING NORMAL BIRTH with ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOUR and IMMEDIATE NEWBORN CARE"

Transcription

1 ASSISTING NORMAL BIRTH with ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOUR and IMMEDIATE NEWBORN CARE Place a? in case box if step/task is performed satisfactorily, an X if it is not performed satisfactorily, or N/O if not observed. Satisfactory: Performs the step or task according to the standard procedure or guidelines Unsatisfactory: Unable to perform the step or task according to the standard procedure or guidelines Not Observed: Step or task not performed by learner during evaluation by teacher LEARNER Date Observed CHECKLIST FOR ASSISTING NORMAL BIRTH STEP/TASK CASES GETTING READY 1. Prepares the necessary equipment and ensures room warm and clean. 2. Encourages the woman to adopt the position of choice and continue spontaneous bearing down efforts. 3. Tells the woman what is going to be done, listens to her, and responds attentively to her questions and concerns. 4. Provide continual emotional support and reassurance, as feasible. 5. Put on personal protective barriers. SKILL/ACTIVITY PERFORMED SATISFACTORILY ASSISTING THE BIRTH 1. Washes hands and puts on 2 pairs high-level disinfected or sterile surgical gloves, 2. Cleans the woman s perineum, and places a drape under her buttocks and one on her abdomen; asks her to pant or give only small pushes with contractions. 3. Controls the birth of the head with the fingers of one hand to maintain flexion, allow natural stretching of the perineal tissue, and prevent tears, and use the other hand to support the perineum. 1

2 4. Wipe the mucus (and membranes, if necessary) from the baby s face 5. Feels around the baby s neck for the cord and respond appropriately if the cord is present. 6. Allows the baby s head to turn spontaneously and, with the hands on either side of the baby s head, delivers the anterior shoulder. 7. When the axillary crease is seen, guide the head upward as the posterior shoulder is born over the perineum and lift the baby s head anteriorly to deliver the posterior shoulder. 8. Support the rest of the baby s body with one hand as it slides out and place the baby on clean drape on the mother s abdomen. 9. Thoroughly dry the baby, removes wet towel and covers with a clean, dry cloth, and assess breathing. If baby does not begin breathing regularly (not crying) stimulate the baby by rubbing the heel of your hand up and down along baby s spine. If the baby is still not breathing, clamp and cut the cord and move the baby to a firm surface and begin resuscitation. If 10.Ensure the baby is kept warm and in skin-to-skin contact on the mother s chest. Tell the mother sex of the baby 11.Palpate the mother s abdomen to rule out the presence of additional baby(ies) and proceed with active management of the third stage. SKILL/ACTIVITY PERFORMED SATISFACTORILY ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOR (SKILLED BIRTH ATTENDANTS) 1. Gives oxytocin 10 units IM Or 600mcg Misoprostol orally within 1 minute after explaining what the drug is for and any side effects 2. Removes top pair or changes gloves 3. Clamps and cuts cord approximately 3 minutes after birth 4. Clamps cord close to perineum and apply counter traction to stabilize the uterus. Waits for a strong uterine contraction, then very gently pulls downward on the cord to deliver the placenta. 5. As the placenta delivers, holds it with both hands and twists slowly so the membranes are expelled intact. 6. Immediately checks the uterus and massages if soft 7. Examine the placenta, membranes, and cord for completeness. 2

3 8. Examine the lower vagina and perineum for lacerations/tears. 9. Cleanse perineum and apply a pad or cloth to vulva. 10.Ensures mother is warm and comfortable, and baby is with her and encourages breastfeeding ACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF THIRD STAGE OF LABOR (MCHWs) A. Gives 600mcg Misoprostol orally within 1 minute after explaining what the drug is for and the side effects B. Removes top pair or changes gloves C. Clamps and cuts cord approximately 3 minutes after birth D. Waits until the mother expels the placenta spontaneously E. Immediately checks the uterus and massages if soft F. Examine the placenta, membranes, and cord for completeness. G. Examine the lower vagina and perineum for lacerations/tears. H. Cleanse perineum and apply a pad or cloth to vulva. I. Ensures mother is warm and comfortable, and baby is with her and encourages breastfeeding POST-PROCEDURE TASKS 1. Dispose of contaminated items in a plastic bag or leakproof, covered container. 2. Decontaminate all instruments in 0.5% chlorine solution 3. Safely disposes of needle and syringe in punctureresistant sharps container; 4. Decontaminate gloves before removing them, then if disposing of them, place in a plastic bag or leakproof, covered container; 5. Wash hands thoroughly. 6. Completes records including estimated blood loss IMMEDIATE POST PARTUM AND NEWBORN CARE 7. Monitors baby s temperature every 15 minutes for 1 hour; every 30 minutes for second hours, by touching its feet; also checks colour and activity. 8. Encourage and support the mother in initiating breastfeeding within the first hour after birth. 3

4 9. After the baby has breastfed: Checks the cord; if there is bleeding from the cord, retie it if necessary. Weighs the baby and records Examines the baby Perform eye care Ensure the baby is dressed warmly and with the mother Explain to mother importance of delayed bathing and not to apply anything to the skin or cord Records Apgar score 10.Monitors the woman every 15 minutes in the first hour and every 30 minutes in the second hour checking: Uterine tone Vaginal bleeding Blood pressure Pulse Consciousness 11.Ask the woman if she has urinated and encourage her to do so whenever she wishes. 12.Encourages the woman to eat and drink. 13.Encourages the woman to stay in the facility for next 24 hours and to attend for further postpartum care within next 3 days. 14.Record all information on the woman s clinical record. 4

5 5

Obstetrical Emergencies

Obstetrical Emergencies Date: July 18, 2014 Page 1 of 5 Obstetrical Emergencies Purpose: To provide the process for the assessment and management of the patient with an obstetrical related emergency. Pre-Medical Control 1. Follow

More information

PATIENT GUIDE. Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Clinician s Signature: Every drainage Weekly

PATIENT GUIDE. Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Clinician s Signature: Every drainage Weekly PATIENT GUIDE Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Every drainage Weekly Clinician s Signature: ACCESS SYSTEMS Pleural Space Insertion Site Cuff Exit Site Catheter

More information

Parent & Healthcare Professional Instructions for the collection of Maternal & Umbilical Cord Blood

Parent & Healthcare Professional Instructions for the collection of Maternal & Umbilical Cord Blood Parent & Healthcare Professional Instructions for the collection of Maternal & Umbilical Cord Blood 1 2 3 Contents List of Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Kit Thermally insulated transportation box - do

More information

Your Recovery After a Cesarean Delivery

Your Recovery After a Cesarean Delivery Your Recovery After a Cesarean Delivery It is normal to have many questions about your care after delivery. Cesarean delivery is surgery and your body needs time to heal and recover for the next 6 weeks,

More information

Labor is work, and it is hard work. Labor is an end to pregnancy and a beginning for a new human life in a newly shaped family."

Labor is work, and it is hard work. Labor is an end to pregnancy and a beginning for a new human life in a newly shaped family. LABOR AND DELIVERY "The way we give birth to our young is that the muscular organ (the uterus) in which the offspring has been nurtured for nine months begins to contract. The contractions work to open

More information

1-800-862-2731 Administration of Meropenem For Child

1-800-862-2731 Administration of Meropenem For Child 1 Drug Name: _Meropenem 1-800-862-2731 Administration of Meropenem For Child Dosage: milligrams every hours over 5 minutes Key Points: FLUSHING: Meropenem Heparin flush 1. Always wash your hands with an

More information

1-800-862-2731. Administration of Meropenem 2 Grams

1-800-862-2731. Administration of Meropenem 2 Grams 1 1-800-862-2731 Administration of Meropenem 2 Grams Drug Name: _Meropenem_2 grams Dosage: 2grams every hours over 10 minutes Key Points: FLUSHING: Saline Meropenem Saline Heparin 1. Always wash your hands

More information

G THE GLOBAL LIBRARY OF WOMEN S MEDICINE

G THE GLOBAL LIBRARY OF WOMEN S MEDICINE the safer motherhood Knowledge Transfer Program Editor-in-Chief: Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran The Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor G THE GLOBAL LIBRARY OF WOMEN S MEDICINE www.glowm.com

More information

PATIENT GUIDE. Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Clinician s Signature: Every drainage Weekly

PATIENT GUIDE. Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Clinician s Signature: Every drainage Weekly PATIENT GUIDE Care and Maintenance Drainage Frequency: Max. Drainage Volume: Dressing Option: Every drainage Weekly Clinician s Signature: ACCESS SYSTEMS Pleural Space Insertion Site Cuff Exit Site Catheter

More information

ATI Skills Modules Checklist for Urinary Catheter Care

ATI Skills Modules Checklist for Urinary Catheter Care For faculty use only Educator s name Score Date ATI Skills Modules Checklist for Urinary Catheter Care Student s name Date Verify order Patient record Assess for procedure need Identify, gather, and prepare

More information

Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears after Childbirth

Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears after Childbirth Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears after Childbirth Information for Patients Excellent care with compassion Introduction This leaflet aims to give you more information about the repair and aftercare

More information

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby.

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby. What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section 2012 Childbirth Connection If you re expecting a baby, there s a good

More information

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA 40 MG/0.8 ML, 20 MG/0.4 ML AND 10 MG/0.2 ML SINGLE-USE PREFILLED SYRINGE

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA 40 MG/0.8 ML, 20 MG/0.4 ML AND 10 MG/0.2 ML SINGLE-USE PREFILLED SYRINGE INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA (Hu-MARE-ah) (adalimumab) 40 MG/0.8 ML, 20 MG/0.4 ML AND 10 MG/0.2 ML SINGLE-USE PREFILLED SYRINGE Do not try to inject HUMIRA yourself until you have been shown the right way

More information

Help a woman decide if the IUD is right for her Before you insert the IUD Inserting the IUD After you insert the IUD...

Help a woman decide if the IUD is right for her Before you insert the IUD Inserting the IUD After you insert the IUD... C h a p t e r 21 How to insert an IUD In this chapter: Help a woman decide if the IUD is right for her... 390 Before you insert the IUD... 391 Inserting the IUD... 392 Loading the Copper T IUD...393 After

More information

PICCs and Midline Catheters

PICCs and Midline Catheters Patient Education PICCs and Midline Catheters Patient s guide to PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) and midline catheters What are PICCs and midline catheters used for? Any medicine given over

More information

Cytotoxic Precautions at Home A Guide for Cancer Patients and Families

Cytotoxic Precautions at Home A Guide for Cancer Patients and Families Cytotoxic Precautions at Home A Guide for Cancer Patients and Families Your cancer treatment... 1 What are cytotoxic precautions?... 1 What body fluids are cytotoxic?... 1 How do I handle my body wastes?...

More information

BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS

BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS AIDS and other blood-borne pathogens such as Hepatitis B and C are deadly diseases that are present in today s society. All blood-borne pathogens are transmitted in blood and other

More information

Central Venous Catheter (Broviac )

Central Venous Catheter (Broviac ) An Introduction to Your Child s Central Venous Catheter (Broviac ) An Introduction to Your Child s Central Venous Catheter (Broviac ) This book will teach you about your child s central venous catheter,

More information

Chapter 31 Obstetrics and Neonatal Care 1137. Scene Size-up. Primary Assessment

Chapter 31 Obstetrics and Neonatal Care 1137. Scene Size-up. Primary Assessment Chapter 31 Obstetrics and Neonatal Care 1137 Scene Size-up Scene Safety Mechanism of Injury (MOI)/ Nature of Illness (NOI) Ensure scene safety and safe access to the patient. Standard precautions should

More information

Having a companion you can lean on and who can support you during your labour can be helpful. It has been shown to reduce the need for pain relief.

Having a companion you can lean on and who can support you during your labour can be helpful. It has been shown to reduce the need for pain relief. The pregnancy care planner Your NHS guide to having a baby www.nhs.uk/pregnancy My birth plan Name: Due date: Where to give birth You will have a choice about where to have your baby. Your midwife or doctor

More information

How to safely collect blood samples from persons suspected to be infected with highly infectious blood-borne pathogens (e.g.

How to safely collect blood samples from persons suspected to be infected with highly infectious blood-borne pathogens (e.g. How to safely collect blood samples from persons suspected to be infected with highly infectious blood-borne pathogens (e.g. Ebola) Step 1: Before entering patient room, assemble all equipment (1 st part)

More information

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby.

What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby. Be informed. Know your rights. Protect yourself. Protect your baby. What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Cesarean Section 2012 Childbirth Connection If you re expecting a baby, there s a good

More information

Congratulations on your new baby! You are starting an exciting new experience in your life

Congratulations on your new baby! You are starting an exciting new experience in your life Care for New Mothers Congratulations on your new baby! You are starting an exciting new experience in your life -- raising your baby to be a healthy and happy child. Your baby is unique with his or her

More information

PROGRAMA PART PROGRAMME Birth Plan

PROGRAMA PART PROGRAMME Birth Plan PART: Programa d Atenció i Respecte al part HospiTalari Servei de Medicina Maternofetal. Institut Clínic de Ginecologia, Obstetrícia i Neonatologia (ICGON) Servei d Anestesiologia, Reanimació i Terapèutica

More information

All About Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

All About Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) All About Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) General Information Intravenous (IV) therapy is the delivery of fluid directly into a vein. An intravenous catheter is a hollow tube that is

More information

Understand nurse aide skills needed to promote skin integrity.

Understand nurse aide skills needed to promote skin integrity. Unit B Resident Care Skills Essential Standard NA5.00 Understand nurse aide s role in providing residents hygiene, grooming, and skin care. Indicator Understand nurse aide skills needed to promote skin

More information

Routine care of a newborn baby

Routine care of a newborn baby Routine care of a newborn baby Slide NC-l,2 Introduction All mothers need help, support, and advice in the first few days after delivery to ensure proper care of their newly born babies. The care and help

More information

Instructions for use: Repatha (ri-path-a) (evolocumab) Single-Use Prefilled Syringe. Guide to parts

Instructions for use: Repatha (ri-path-a) (evolocumab) Single-Use Prefilled Syringe. Guide to parts Instructions for use: Repatha (ri-path-a) (evolocumab) Single-Use Prefilled Syringe Before use Plunger rod Guide to parts Used plunger After use Used syringe barrel Medicine Syringe barrel Used Needle

More information

Injection Guide for MENOPUR (menotropins for injection)

Injection Guide for MENOPUR (menotropins for injection) Injection Guide for MENOPUR (menotropins for injection) Your doctor has prescribed MENOPUR for subcutaneous injection. This instruction guide will help you prepare and inject yourself with MENOPUR at home.

More information

Ancillary Staff Training

Ancillary Staff Training Ancillary Staff Training Goals of Infection Prevention Protect the patients Protect the staff Prevent spread of diseases How Does The Virus Spread Between People? Direct contact through broken skin, mouth,

More information

When your breastfed baby needs extra milk

When your breastfed baby needs extra milk When your breastfed baby needs extra milk 2 When Your Breastfed Baby Needs Extra Milk When your breastfed baby needs extra milk Occasionally breastfed babies may need to be given extra milk (also called

More information

Sterile Dressing Change with Tegaderm CHG for Central Venous Catheter (CVC)

Sterile Dressing Change with Tegaderm CHG for Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Sterile Dressing Change with Tegaderm CHG for Central Venous Catheter (CVC) The dressing protects your catheter site. It also helps prevent infection at the site. Keep your dressing clean and dry at all

More information

University Hospitals and Health System Jackson, MS

University Hospitals and Health System Jackson, MS University Hospitals and Health System Jackson, MS Pediatric PICC Line Care Instructions (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) PICC line was put in on (date/time): Type: Size: French Number of ports:

More information

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS. Annual Training

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS. Annual Training BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS Annual Training INTRODUCTION Thank you for fulfilling your annual blood borne pathogen training obligation Please review each slide and, when finished, print the quiz located on the

More information

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA 40 MG/0.8 ML SINGLE-USE PEN

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA 40 MG/0.8 ML SINGLE-USE PEN INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE HUMIRA (Hu-MARE-ah) (adalimumab) 40 MG/0.8 ML SINGLE-USE PEN Do not try to inject HUMIRA yourself until you have been shown the right way to give the injections and have read and understand

More information

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Instructions

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Instructions Patient Care Services 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Instructions A Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) is a soft flexible tube inserted

More information

Intramuscular (IM) Self-Injection

Intramuscular (IM) Self-Injection Intramuscular (IM) Self-Injection What is an Intramuscular Injection? An intramuscular injection, as illustrated in the figure below, delivers medication deep into the muscle tissue. This allows the medication

More information

FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES

FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NURSE-MIDWIVES Giving Birth In Place : A Guide to Emergency Preparedness for Childbirth Deanne Williams, CNM, MSN EDITOR S NOTE What can midwives do to help women who are at

More information

MRC Medical Jeopardy Feud List of Treatments for Possible Injuries/Conditions

MRC Medical Jeopardy Feud List of Treatments for Possible Injuries/Conditions List of Treatments for Possible Injuries/Conditions A. Apply cold compresses to affected area; elevate the area to reduce swelling and possible bleeding B. Apply direct pressure to wound area with sterile

More information

Instructions for Use Aranesp (Air-uh-nesp) (darbepoetin alfa) Injection Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe (SingleJect )

Instructions for Use Aranesp (Air-uh-nesp) (darbepoetin alfa) Injection Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe (SingleJect ) Instructions for Use Aranesp (Air-uh-nesp) (darbepoetin alfa) Injection Single-Dose Prefilled Syringe (SingleJect ) Guide to parts Before use After use Plunger rod Used plunger rod Finger grip Label and

More information

- 1 - Treatment Duration Benefits Contra-Indication. min appearance of. wrinkles. circulation. Reduce the

- 1 - Treatment Duration Benefits Contra-Indication. min appearance of. wrinkles. circulation. Reduce the - 1 - Task: Job Title: How to Perform SAIAN Non-Surgical Face-Lift Esthetician Treatment Duration Benefits Contra-Indication 90 Reduces the Alcohol min appearance of Consumption wrinkles. Skin Rashes Relaxes.

More information

Care of a Foley Catheter

Care of a Foley Catheter Care of a Foley Catheter A Foley catheter is a tube that is put into the bladder to drain urine out of the body. A Foley catheter can stay in the bladder for hours or weeks. Having the catheter put in

More information

Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC) For Girls What it is:

Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC) For Girls What it is: The Emily Center Clean Intermittent Catherterization (CIC) for Girls Procedure/Treatment/Home Care Si usted desea esta información en español, por favor pídasela a su enfermero o doctor. #200 female parent

More information

Adult First Aid/CPR/AEd. Ready Reference

Adult First Aid/CPR/AEd. Ready Reference Adult First Aid/CPR/AEd Ready Reference Contents Checking an Injured or Ill Adult 3 CPR 4 AED Adult or Child 5 Conscious Choking 7 Controlling External Bleeding 8 Burns 9 Poisoning 10 Head, Neck or Spinal

More information

Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED READY REFERENCE

Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED READY REFERENCE Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED READY REFERENCE CHECKING AN INJURED OR ILL CHILD OR INFANT APPEARS TO BE UNCONSCIOUS TIPS: Use disposable gloves and other personal protective equipment whenever giving care.

More information

Core Topic 3: Uterotonic drugs

Core Topic 3: Uterotonic drugs Reference manual Key definitions Core Topic 3: Uterotonic drugs Tonic or tetanic contractions: Continuous contractions with no relaxation. Uterotonics: Substances that stimulate uterine contractions or

More information

Understanding your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Information

Understanding your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Information Understanding your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Patient Information The Purpose of this Information Sheet This information sheet has been written by patients, members of the public and

More information

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Disclaimer This is general information developed by The Ottawa Hospital. It is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified healthcare provider. Please

More information

Preparing & Caring for Your G-tube

Preparing & Caring for Your G-tube Preparing & Caring for Your G-tube Your gastrostomy G-tube A gastrostomy (stoma) is a surgical opening made through skin through the abdomen and into the stomach. A feeding tube (called a gastrostomy tube

More information

A PATIENT GUIDE TO HOME USE CLEXANE (ENOXAPARIN)

A PATIENT GUIDE TO HOME USE CLEXANE (ENOXAPARIN) A PATIENT GUIDE TO HOME USE CLEXANE (ENOXAPARIN) Patient Information Leaflet Your Health. Our Priority. Page 2 of 5 What Is Clexane? CLEXANE helps to reduce the risk of blood clots and is known as an anticoagulant

More information

CYTOTOXIC PRECAUTIONS A GUIDE FOR PATIENTS & FAMILIES

CYTOTOXIC PRECAUTIONS A GUIDE FOR PATIENTS & FAMILIES Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital Attention: Manager, Quality 60 Cornelia Street, West Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 2H9 CYTOTOXIC PRECAUTIONS A GUIDE FOR PATIENTS & FAMILIES This guide has been prepared

More information

Exercise Ball Workout for Stronger. Spine. What is the Ball Workout?

Exercise Ball Workout for Stronger. Spine. What is the Ball Workout? Exercise Ball Workout for Stronger What is the Ball Workout? Spine The ball workout uses a large air-filled ball to exercise at home. It is fun to use and suitable for all levels of fitness. The exercise

More information

JAC-CEN-DEL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS A BACK TO SCHOOL TRADITION

JAC-CEN-DEL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS A BACK TO SCHOOL TRADITION JAC-CEN-DEL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS A BACK TO SCHOOL TRADITION UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS AGAINST BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS Employees working in a school system are potentially

More information

Home Care Aide Skills Checklist

Home Care Aide Skills Checklist Home Care Aide Skills Checklist The following checklists contain the criteria used by the rater to evaluate each candidate s performance for each of the skills included in the Skills Exam. Each checklist

More information

Caring for your perineum and pelvic floor after a 3rd or 4th degree tear

Caring for your perineum and pelvic floor after a 3rd or 4th degree tear Caring for your perineum and pelvic floor after a 3rd or 4th degree tear Most women, up to nine in ten (90%), tear to some extent during childbirth. Most tears occur in the perineum, the area between the

More information

Peripheral Long Line Catheter or Long Line Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter or P.l.C.C.

Peripheral Long Line Catheter or Long Line Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter or P.l.C.C. Peripheral Long Line Catheter or Long Line Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter or P.l.C.C. A Peripheral Long Line Catheter ( Long Line ) and a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter ( P.I.C.C. ) are

More information

Advice if you are placed in home quarantine.

Advice if you are placed in home quarantine. Advice if you are placed in home quarantine. Why have I been asked to go into home quarantine? You have been asked to go into home quarantine because you have symptoms that make us suspect you may have

More information

1-800-862-2731 Administration of IV Medications Using an Minibag Plus System

1-800-862-2731 Administration of IV Medications Using an Minibag Plus System 1-800-862-2731 Administration of IV Medications Using an Minibag Plus System Drug Name: Volume and Rate: Schedule: FLUSHING: Saline Drug Saline Heparin KEY POINTS: 1. Always wash your hands with an antibacterial

More information

Section 6: Your Hemodialysis Catheter

Section 6: Your Hemodialysis Catheter Section 6: Your Hemodialysis Catheter What you should know about your dialysis catheter How to change your catheter TEGO connectors Starting dialysis using a catheter End of dialysis using a catheter Changing

More information

Giving Medicine by Subcutaneous Injection

Giving Medicine by Subcutaneous Injection Giving Medicine by Subcutaneous Injection A subcutaneous injection, also called a sub Q or SQ shot, is one that is given into the layers of skin and fat on top of the muscle. This handout will show the

More information

PICC & Midline Catheters Patient Information Guide

PICC & Midline Catheters Patient Information Guide PICC & Midline Catheters Patient Information Guide medcompnet.com 1 table of contents Introduction 4 What is a PICC or Midline Catheter? 4 How is the PICC or Midline Catheter Inserted? 6 Catheter Care

More information

URINARY CATHETER INSERTION - STRAIGHT OR INDWELLING CATHETER

URINARY CATHETER INSERTION - STRAIGHT OR INDWELLING CATHETER URINARY CATHETER INSERTION - STRAIGHT OR INDWELLING CATHETER PURPOSE To obtain a sterile urine specimen. To facilitate emptying bladder. To relieve bladder distention. To irrigate bladder. To measure residual

More information

Your waters have broken but your labour hasn t started yet

Your waters have broken but your labour hasn t started yet Your waters have broken but your labour hasn t started yet Information and advice for women who are 37 42 weeks pregnant Maternity The bag of waters around your baby has broken and the fluid is able to

More information

X-Plain Foley Catheter Male Reference Summary

X-Plain Foley Catheter Male Reference Summary X-Plain Foley Catheter Male Reference Summary Introduction A Foley catheter is a tube that is put through the urinary opening and into your bladder to drain urine. Your doctor may have placed or may ask

More information

VCE HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Semi-notes

VCE HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Semi-notes VCE HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 2014 Semi-notes Unit 2: Individual human development and health issues Topic: Development from conception to birth Source: felicity-flutter.co.uk Name: Topic: Development

More information

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE. Read this information before you start. Important things to know about your SmartJect autoinjector. Important things to remember

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE. Read this information before you start. Important things to know about your SmartJect autoinjector. Important things to remember INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE SIMPONI (SIM-po-nee) (golimumab) SmartJect autoinjector If your doctor decides that you or a caregiver may be able to give your injections of SIMPONI at home, you should receive training

More information

MRSA. Living with. Acknowledgements. (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

MRSA. Living with. Acknowledgements. (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) How can I keep myself healthy? Hand washing and use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer are the primary way to prevent acquiring or transmitting bacteria. If you get a cut or scrape, wash it well with soap

More information

Emergency Medical Training Services Emergency Medical Technician Basic Program Outlines Outline Topic: OB/GYN Revised: 11/2013

Emergency Medical Training Services Emergency Medical Technician Basic Program Outlines Outline Topic: OB/GYN Revised: 11/2013 Emergency Medical Training Services Emergency Medical Technician Basic Program Outlines Outline Topic: OB/GYN Revised: 11/2013 A&P Vagina - known as birth canal. Cervix - head of vagina. Fallopian tubes

More information

CATHETERISATION. East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Eileen Whitehead 2010

CATHETERISATION. East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Eileen Whitehead 2010 CATHETERISATION East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Eileen Whitehead 2010 1 Indications for catheterisation: A person is unable to void naturally due to injury or a disease process Diagnostic or therapeutic

More information

Almond SPAMANICURE. Step-by-Step Guide INDULGENT AND RELAXING

Almond SPAMANICURE. Step-by-Step Guide INDULGENT AND RELAXING Step-by-Step Guide Almond SPAMANICURE INDULGENT AND RELAXING 60 MIN A journey cradled in sweet almond and jojoba oils and vitamin E. A soothing menu entrée to comfort and indulge clients time after time.

More information

AMR PPE Donning & Doffing Procedures

AMR PPE Donning & Doffing Procedures AMR PPE Donning & Doffing Procedures Ebola is spread through direct contact (e.g., through broken skin or through mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, or mouth) with blood or body fluids of a person who

More information

IRSC BSC2094L Fall 2014 SKINNING THE CAT

IRSC BSC2094L Fall 2014 SKINNING THE CAT SKINNING THE CAT GOAL: to remove or cover as much hair and fat as possible. If it is left exposed they tend to breed fungi which can result in your cat experiencing a phase change to a liquid state. MATERIALS

More information

Having a Fibroid Embolisation

Having a Fibroid Embolisation Having a Fibroid Embolisation Information for Patients In this leaflet: Introduction 2 What is fibroid embolisation? 2 Why do I need fibroid embolisation? 2 Who has made the decision?. 2 Who will be doing

More information

LESSON ASSIGNMENT. Normal and Emergency Childbirth. After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

LESSON ASSIGNMENT. Normal and Emergency Childbirth. After completing this lesson, you should be able to: LESSON ASSIGNMENT LESSON 2 Normal and Emergency Childbirth. LESSON ASSIGNMENT Paragraphs 2-1 through 2-25. LESSON OBJECTIVES After completing this lesson, you should be able to: 2-1. Define common terms

More information

Biliary Drain. What is a biliary drain?

Biliary Drain. What is a biliary drain? Biliary Drain What is a biliary drain? A biliary drain is a tube to drain bile from your liver. It is put in by a doctor called an Interventional Radiologist. The tube or catheter is placed through your

More information

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY INFECTION CONTROL POLICY. Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus: Management in the Outpatient Setting

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY INFECTION CONTROL POLICY. Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus: Management in the Outpatient Setting EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY INFECTION CONTROL POLICY Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus: Management in the Outpatient Setting Date Originated: Date Reviewed: Date Approved: Page 1 of Approved by: Department

More information

Perineal Stretching/Massage By Carolyn Hastie

Perineal Stretching/Massage By Carolyn Hastie The Perineum Perineal Stretching/Massage The perineum is that amazing, stretchy muscle and skin between your anus and your yoni (we use the word yoni instead of vagina, because vagina means sheath for

More information

Normal Pregnancy and Pain Management Case Study

Normal Pregnancy and Pain Management Case Study Normal Pregnancy and Pain Management Case Study Time: 1845 Heather Morris, RN, has just arrived to work her evening shift in Labor & Delivery. This is her 5th year as an RN in the unit. While waiting for

More information

My Birth Experience at Mercy

My Birth Experience at Mercy My Birth Experience at Mercy This booklet provides information about labor and birth practices at Mercy and includes an optional birth plan that you can complete prior to your baby s birth. Discuss your

More information

Bloodborne Pathogens. Updated 1.21.13

Bloodborne Pathogens. Updated 1.21.13 Bloodborne Pathogens Updated 1.21.13 Purpose OSHA s Blood-borne Pathogens Standard protects anyone with a job-related risk of contracting a blood-borne borne disease The standard outlines preventative

More information

How to Change a Foley Catheter Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver

How to Change a Foley Catheter Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver Patient Education How to Change a Foley Catheter Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver This handout gives stepby-step instructions for changing a Foley catheter, a tube in the bladder to drain urine.

More information

Clinical Skills Test Checklist

Clinical Skills Test Checklist Clinical Skills Test Checklist During training, you learn many skills that are important in caring for residents. There are 22 skills that are part of the Clinical Skills Test. When you are registered

More information

Patient Information Leaflet Anal Fistula operation

Patient Information Leaflet Anal Fistula operation Patient Information Leaflet Anal Fistula operation SM07/04 Anal Fistula operation What is a fistula? An anal fistula is a track between the skin on the outside of the buttock/anal area and the anal canal

More information

call 811 to get advice from a nurse, or have someone drive the patient to a hospital Emergency Department. Patients should NOT drive themselves.

call 811 to get advice from a nurse, or have someone drive the patient to a hospital Emergency Department. Patients should NOT drive themselves. Taking Care at Home After Surgery This checklist is to help you and your support person know what to do after you go home following your surgery. If you are given instructions verbally or in writing by

More information

Pediatric Port An Implantable Vascular Access Device

Pediatric Port An Implantable Vascular Access Device Pediatric Port An Implantable Vascular Access Device This handout will explain what a port is and how to care for it once you are home. If you have any questions, please ask. Our staff is here to help

More information

Clinical Guideline for: Aseptic Technique

Clinical Guideline for: Aseptic Technique Clinical Guideline for: Technique Summary This guideline provides the principles of, Non Touch, and Clean Techniques to be implemented in the hospital environment. Key Points The essential elements of

More information

Medication Administration Quick Guide

Medication Administration Quick Guide Medication Administration Quick Guide Catholic Mutual Group INDEX INDEX 1. Common Medical Abbreviations 2. Oral Medication Skill Competency 3. Topical Skill Competency 4. Ear Medication Skill Competency

More information

Cold Weather Safety. Summary. Cold Weather Safety. Why Worry About Cold? Why Worry About Working in Cold?

Cold Weather Safety. Summary. Cold Weather Safety. Why Worry About Cold? Why Worry About Working in Cold? Cold Weather Safety Summary Extreme cold is potentially hazardous to your health. You can learn to work and live in cold environments, provided you have adequate clothing and access to warm shelter. You

More information

Caring for Your PleurX Pleural Catheter

Caring for Your PleurX Pleural Catheter Caring for Your PleurX Pleural Catheter A PleurX Pleural Catheter has been placed in your chest through a small incision in your skin into the pleural space (see picture below). This allows you to drain

More information

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in pregnancy

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in pregnancy Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in pregnancy Information and advice for women and families Maternity What is a deep vein thrombosis (DVT)? A deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms in a deep leg

More information

Your Guide to Peritoneal Dialysis Module 3: Doing Peritoneal Dialysis at Home

Your Guide to Peritoneal Dialysis Module 3: Doing Peritoneal Dialysis at Home Your Guide to Peritoneal Dialysis Module 3: 6.0959 in Preparing to do PD One of the most important things about PD is to keep the dialysis area and anything that comes in contact with the PD equipment

More information

After Your Abdominal Surgery

After Your Abdominal Surgery UW MEDICINE PATIENT EDUCATION After Your Abdominal Surgery Self-care and follow-up You recently had abdominal surgery. This handout explains what to expect during your recovery. Please read these instructions

More information

Women s Menstrual Cycles

Women s Menstrual Cycles 1 Women s Menstrual Cycles About once each month during her reproductive years, a woman has a few days when a bloody fluid leaves her womb and passes through her vagina and out of her body. This normal

More information

Neonatal Emergencies. Care of the Neonate. Care of the Neonate. Care of the Neonate. Student Objectives. Student Objectives continued.

Neonatal Emergencies. Care of the Neonate. Care of the Neonate. Care of the Neonate. Student Objectives. Student Objectives continued. Student Objectives Neonatal Emergencies After completing this section the student will be able to: 1. Identify three physiologic and/or anatomic features unique to the newborn 2. List three perinatal factors

More information

Giving Lovenox or Heparin by Subcutaneous Injection

Giving Lovenox or Heparin by Subcutaneous Injection Giving Lovenox or Heparin by Subcutaneous Injection A subcutaneous injection, also called a sub Q or SQ shot, is one that is given into the layers of skin and fat on top of the muscle. This handout will

More information

Managing Your Non-Tunneled (Percutaneous) Catheter: PICC, SICC, and JCC. What is a PICC catheter?

Managing Your Non-Tunneled (Percutaneous) Catheter: PICC, SICC, and JCC. What is a PICC catheter? Managing Your Non-Tunneled The staff of the Procedure, Vascular Access, Conscious Sedation Service has written this information to explain your new PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter), SICC (subclavian

More information

Faecal Incontinence Patient advice and information leaflet on the management of faecal incontinence

Faecal Incontinence Patient advice and information leaflet on the management of faecal incontinence Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Oxford Pelvic Floor Service Faecal Incontinence Patient advice and information leaflet on the management of faecal incontinence What is faecal incontinence? Faecal

More information

Inserting Indwelling Foley Catheter.m4v

Inserting Indwelling Foley Catheter.m4v Inserting Indwelling Foley Catheter.m4v We're going to talk about inserting an indwelling Foley catheter. So first of all I'm going to go over some of the equipment. This is a sterile procedure. You need

More information

Gravity Bag Cord Blood Collection Method Training Manual

Gravity Bag Cord Blood Collection Method Training Manual Gravity Bag Cord Blood Collection Method Training Manual CordBank Ltd. Training Manual Page 1 of 13 Table of Contents Chapter Page Introduction 3 Requirements for Collection of Cord Blood 3 Collector s

More information

3rd & 4th degree tears Information following childbirth

3rd & 4th degree tears Information following childbirth 3rd & 4th degree tears Information following childbirth Exceptional healthcare, personally delivered You have been given this patient information leaflet because you have had what is known as a 3rd or

More information