The Joint Commission
Infection Control Committee
American College of Surgeons
Center for Disease control and Prevention
Every two years
Water and soil
Cool and dry
Warm and moist
Prevent the risk of transmission of blood borne pathogens
Reduce the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organism's known method of transmission
Prevent the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organism's known method of reproduction
Reduce the risk of transmission of micro-organisms from both recognized and unrecognized sources of infection in hospitals
Change into clean clothes before leaving work and throw the clothes in the trash
Change into clean clothes, bag the dirty clothes and launder them in hot soapy water
Wipe off the affected area before leaving work and launder clothes in hot soapy water
Wipe off the affected area, change into clean clothes and throw dirty clothes in the trash
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Irregular menstral cycles
Using the telephone or locally derived form
Completing an Air Force (AF) Form 422, Physical Profile
Paging a Public Health representative to report to the clinic
Faxing a Standard Form (SF) 600, Chronological Record of Patient Care
After entering the unit, and take it off before leaving
After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving
Before entering, and take it off before leaving
Before entering, and take it off after leaving
When package integrity is compromised
Between 112 and 121 degrees F.
Between 122 and 131 degrees F.
Between 215 and 230 degrees F.
Between 270 and 285 degrees F.
Patient's full name and date of birth.
Patient's full name and social security number.
Patient's social security number and date of birth.
Patient's last name, age, and social security number.
Risk assessment and control.
Risk management and patient safety.
Proactive risk identification, assessment, and control.
Competent patient-centered care and a culture of safety.
Glucose from the small intestine to the liver to be stored as glycogen.
Amino acids to the liver to dispose of most of the cholesterol through bile.
Lipids from the liver to the stomach where they are joined with amino acids.
Triglycerides that are synthesized in the liver from carbohydrates to adipose cells.
Caring for elderly parents
Increased cellular oxygen content
Calcium loss in females is first noticed
Work site safety
Blood pressure screenings
Assessing current fitness status
Establishing quidelines for disposal of contaminants
Providing services designed to maintain a healthy lifestyle
Sickle cell anemia
Prolonged use of salicylates
During a blood transfusion
As a result of not using table salt
When a individual is unable to sink in water
Through an excessive amount of fluid loss
Give in a bolus
Administer directly through a saline lock
Mix the potassium thoroughly before administration
Add the potassium to an IV solution bag that is already infusing
Weak and malaise
Dizzy and agitated
Emotional and tired
Short of breath and confused
Protect against disease at the cellular level.
The body's only defense against infection.
Proliferate hemoglobin and carry oxygen to the body.
Carry amino acids to the kidneys for deamination and excretion.
Lymphocytes and macrophages
Polyleukocytes and monocytes
Monocytes and phagocytes
Neutrophils and leukocytes
Secondary immune response
Primary immune response
Partial immune response
Single immune response
Fear and anxiety
Shock and disorientation
Impaired vision, uncoordinated movement, behavioral changes.
Uncoordinated movement, loud voice, sweet smelling breath.
Muscle tremors, behavior changes, rapid pulse rate.
Loud voice, difficulty breathing, muscle tremors.
Administer fluids into the circulatory system
Increase overall muscular strength
Decrease susceptibility to infection
Control blood loss
Use only the bag the nurse has spiked and ready to hang
Look for cloudiness or floating particles
Remove protective devices yourself
Culture the fluid prior to use
Self-sealing rubber cover
Every 24 hours
Every 24 to 48 hours
Every 24-72 hours
Every 48-72 hours
1 to 5 cc
5 to 10 cc
10 to 50 cc
50 to 100 cc
Sugar and acetone
Clean catch mid stream
Call the nurse to come see the patient
Call the doctor to come see the patient
Place it in a gauze pad and take it to the lab
Place it in a sterile urine cup and notify the nurse
1 to 2 minutes
2 to 3 minutes
3 to 4 minutes
4 to 5 minutes
Read the operating instructions
Confirm the order with a co-worker
Choose a site to obtain a blood sample
Ask all family members to leave the room
Statement that he or she feels dizzy
Plan to resolve a health issue
Complaint of headache
In the opposite direction of hair growth
In the direction of hair growth
With facial skin stretched
With slow strokes
200 and 800 nanometers (nm)
300 and 650 nm
400 and 750 nm
500 and 850 nm
20 to 30
10 to 25
5 to 15
15 to 20
Major command (MAJCOM)
Local medical examination board (MEB)
Command level Electrocardiographic library
US Air Force Central Electrocardiographic library
When the provider says its time
After the consent form is signed
Once a set of vital signs are repeated
Only after housekeeping has cleaned the room
Flush the wound
Clean out the debris with an allis clamp
Soak the wound in an antibiotic solution
Apply a sterile dressing
Assess sensory awareness
Begin suturing the wound
Soak the wound in cold water
100 mm Hg
150 mm Hg
200 mm Hg
300 mm Hg
Annotate date and time on a rhythm strip
Remove paddles and release joules
Make a list of expired medications
Remove the battery and recharge
Medications and allergies
When the senior medical technician on board approves it
When local protocol authorizes it
During the response phase
During the transport phase
Expanded primary survey
High-concentration oxygen with a positive pressure aviators mask
Ventilations with a bag-valve-mask (BVM) and high-flow oxygen
High-concentration oxygen with a nonrebreather mask
Low concentration oxygen with nasal cannula
A significant mechanism of injury, and focuses on the area of the body where the greatest threats to the patient are.
An insignificant mechanism of injury, and focuses on the area of the body where the greatest threats to the patient are.
A significant mechanism of injury, and focuses on other areas of the bosy not already attended to.
An insignificant mechanism of injury, and focuses on other areas of the body not already attended to.
Caring for the injured and monitor and rehabilitating the hazmat team members.
Determining wind flow and type of chemical involved.
Putting out the fire and gaining access tot he patient.
Stabilizing the incident as fast as possible.
Army field litter
If the patient can walk to determine if you need to call for help.
How old the patient is to determine if you should call another clinic.
What is wrong with the patient to determine the appropriate transfer device.
If the patient is authorized care at your facility.
Initial patient assessment
Detailed physical exam
Initial physical exam
Range of motion (ROM)
Painful, swollen deformity (PSD)
Purified protein derivative (PPD)
Alert, verbal, painful, unresponsive (A VPU)
The patient's visual acuity.
If the patient is experiencing any pain.
Whether the patient is authorized care in the facility.
If the patient is wearing contact lenses and which type.
Physician Assistants (PA)
Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM)
Patient's condidtion and the cost of admission per day.
Facility policy and the patient's distance from home.
Patient's condition and the facility policy.
Facility policy and patient's request.
Obtain patient's history
Transcribe doctors orders.
Obtain patient's vital signs, height, and weight.
Absent without leave (AWOL)
On convalescent leave.
Discharged and an outpatient.
Patient was likely off the unit having tests completed.
Patient is doing well and no problems were noted.
Doctor probably changed the orders verbally.
Vital signs were not completed.
No documentation is required at shift change.
Document all totals in the Remarks section.
Document in the Grand Totals block.
Circle the last accumulated total.
An observable change in patient behavior.
A measurable change in the patient's condition.
A realistic and measurable statement of the end results of care planning.
A realistic and measurable statement of the expected change in patient behavior.
Credentials of the surgeon.
Availibility of a base chaplain.
Professionalism and caring attitude of the staff.
Number of nurses and technicians on staff.
Reduces the chance of infection.
Prevents contamination of the operating room (OR).
Allows for proper suturing of the incision.
Reduces pain when the surgical dressing is removed.
Isolation is necessary.
No precautions are necessary.
A lead apron is placed over the patient.
Lead aprons are placed on other recovery patients.
Standing hamstring stretches.
Turn, cough, and deep breath (TC&DB).
Circles with the big toe.
Standard Form 518.
Standard Form 3066.
AF Form 2019.
AF Form 3066.
100 cc units.
250 cc units.
450 cc units.
500 cc units.
Continue to monitor; this is a normal side effect.
Place the patient on his or her left side.
Administer 100 percent oxygen.
Stop the transfusion.
Application of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) devices.
Injection of long duration local anesthetic into the incisional area.
Administration of oral analgesics.
Administration of narcotics.
Causes drop foot.
Causes venous stasis.
Causes external hip rotation.
Promotes flexion deformities of the hip.
Closed reduction, external fixation.
Closed reduction, internal fixation.
Open reduction, external fixation.
Open reduction, internal fixation.
None. It is normal for a cast to feel tight.
Remove the cast.
Bivalve the cast.
Petal the cast.
Phantom limb pain.
Phantom limb sensation.
Nasogastric (NG) tube.
A lifelong process.
Of no use because they do not fully recover.
Continued for six months after the injury occured.
Continued for up to two years after the final surgery.
Dominant right or left side.
Side of the body that is weaker.
Side of the brain that was traumatized.
Position the patient was in when the stroke occured.
The physician needs to suture the child's face.
The child continues to climb out of bed in the night.
To prevent the child from falling out of a highchair.
You have other tasks to do, and no time to sit with the child.
Explain the importance of nutrition.
Ask the patient to try new foods.
Cater to the patient's customs.
Bring a tray full of choices.
Opinions of others.
Within 12 hours of admission.
Within 24 hours of admission.
As soon as the patient is admitted.
Strengthening the patient's defenses.
Group therapy to prevent relapse.
Prevention of regression.
Social actions follow-up.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Report the suspected abuse.
Only report if the parents admit abuse.
Counsel the parent on his or her actions.
Nothing, the technician is not responsible for reporting abuse.
Counseling is sought.
Tension and stress builds.
Physical or verbal abuse occurs.
Spouce states it will never happen again.
Draw blood for alcohol and drug testing.
Monitor vital signs and sustain life.
Contact the First Sergeant.
Contact Security Forces.
Schedule the activities for afternoon or evenings.
Begin the program early in the patient's hospital stay.
Plan the activities in conjunction with pain medication.
Provide reassurance and a clear explanation of the program.
Motivate the patient.
Reassure the patient.
Show sincere concern.
Develop a good rapport.
Involve the patient in group therapy sessions.
Allow the patient to become physically abusive.
Refer the patient to the nurse or physician for counseling.
Allow them to channel their hostility through verbal expression.
Prevent back, hip, and leg strain.
Prevent back, hip, and neck strain.
Maintain balance and prevent back, hip, and leg strain.
Maintain balance and prevent back, hip, and neck strain.
Simultaneously contract abdominal and buttocks muscles.
Simultaneously contract abdominal and shoulder muscles.
Contract buttocks muscles and relax abdominal muscles.
Contract abdominal muscles and relax buttocks muscles.
Size and capabilities of the patient.
Size and capabilities of the technicians.
Size of the patient and capabilities of the technicians.
Size of the patient, capabilities of the technicians, and available equipment.
Do not push too hard.
Raise the far siderail.
Raise the near siderail.
Lock the wheels on the bed.
Near the patient's shoulder furthest from the stretcher.
At the bottom of the bed on the stretcher side.
At the head of the bed on the stretcher side.
Near patient's shoulder closest to stretcher.
Drawsheet and trapeze.
Drawsheet and roller board.
Drawsheet and patient hoist.
Roller board and patient hoist.
Beside the patient with your near arm interlocked with the patient's near arm.
Beside the patient with one hand on the patient's waist and one hand under his or her arm.
Beside and a little behind the patient with your near arm interlocked with the patient's near arm.
Beside and a little behind the patient with one hand on the patient's waist and one hand under the patient's near arm.
Check the physician's orders.
Check for tube placement.
Inform the patient.
Wash your hands.
20 degrees, 4 to 5 inches.
30 degrees, 6 to 10 inches.
60 degrees, 4 to 5 inches.
90 degrees, 6 to 10 inches.
2 to 3.
3 to 4.
4 to 5.
5 to 6.
One milliliter (ml).
On his or her left side.
On his or her right side.
Prevent the patient from having to wear an ostomy appliance.
Keep the bowel empty as much as possible.
Prevent the possibility of odors.
Establish fecal control.
85 to 88 percent.
89 to 91 percent.
92 to 95 percent.
95 to 98 percent.
1 to 2 hours.
3 to 4 hours.
4 to 8 hours.
8 to 12 hours.
30 to 40 percent.
40 to 50 percent.
60 to 90 percent.
80 to 100 percent.
Monitor in transport.
Reduce oxygen flow in transport.
Monitor in transport and reassess patient on arrival.
Reduce oxygen flow in transport and reassess patient on arrival.
Shock, bleeding, and dyspnea.
Hypertension, tachycardia, and dyspnea.
Bleeding and increase in distance between systolic and diastolic blood pressures.
Dyspnea and decrease in distance between systolic and diastolic blood pressures.
Deflate the chest cavity.
Deflate a collapsed lung.
Reexpand a collapsed lung.
Reexpand the chest cavity.
Closure of the aortic and pulmonic valves.
Closure of the mitral and tricuspid valves.
Opening of the aortic and pulmonic valves.
Opening of the mitral and tricuspid valves.
Left lateral recumbent.
Right lateral recumbent.
Full-thickness burns that involve 2 to 10 percent of the body surface.
Partial thickness burns that involve less than 15 percent of the body surface.
Partial thickness burns involving more than 30 percent of the body surface.
Full-thickness burns involving more than 10 percent of the body surface.
To apply sterile dressings to the burn sites.
Management of the patient's airway.
Evaluate extent of the burn.
Wet to dry.
Wet to wet.
Remove old dressing, don sterile gloves, wipe from the wound out.
Remove old dressing, don sterile gloves, wipe towards the wound.
Apply sterile gloves, remove old dressing, wipe from the wound out.
Apply sterile gloves, remove old dressing, wipe towards the wound.
Fill a water bottle with hot water and place on affected area.
Moisten a towel and place between heat application and patient.
Wash the affected area with warm water then apply a heat source.
Place the patient under a heat lamp and use a spray bottle to dampen skin.
Technicians are not trained to prepare medications for administration.
A nurse or physician must directly observe technicians when they are administering medication.
Technicians are permitted to administer medications under the supervision of a nurse or physician.
Nurses can always allow technicians to decide on their own to administer a medication if the decision is in the patient's best interest.
Be informed of a drug's name.
Be informed of a drug's purpose.
Choose the method of administration.
Receive clearly labeled medication containers.
AF Form 765.
AF Form 786.
AF Form 3066.
AF Form 3069.
Drug Regulatory Act.
Drug Control Regulation.
Controlled Substances Act.
Attorney Genera Mandate of 1974.
Begining of each shift.
Once per day.
Once per week.
Once per month.
Body fat absorption.
Slower circulation level.
Higher body metabolism.
Lower body metabolism.
Lower digestive system content.
Warmer temperatures increase circulation and cause rapid drug action.
Warmer temperatures decrease circulation and cause clow drug action.
Colder temperatures cause blood vessels to dilate cause slow drug action.
Colder temperatures cause blood vessels to constrict cause rapid drug action.
Physician Desk Refrence.
Nurse's Pharmacy Handbook.
Technicians Pharmacy Handbook.
For ensuring A1C Jones is available for work the next day.
Performing all steps in the six medication rights.
Being knowledgeable of the side effects of the medication.
Verifying any possible interactions against current medications.
Intravenous (IV) push.
Hub, shaft, and bevel.
Cylinder, shank, and tip.
Barrel, bevel, and guages.
Hub, tip, and calibrations.
In the pharmacy.
At a work station.
At the nurses station.
At the patient's bedside.
Unconscious patients cannot be treated.
Positive-pressure devices are sometimes used.
Monitoring the precise amount of drug administration is difficult.
Respiratory distress is not relieved through the use of an inhalation.
Maintain patient comfort.
Keep the medication off the patient's face.
Prevent the solution from running into the patient's unaffected eye.
Allow the solution to pool in the affected eye, filling the conjunctival sac.
External auditory canal.
Internal auditory canal.
Lower conjunctival sac.
Upper conjunctival sac.
Down to straighten the canal.
Outward to expose the canal.
Inward to confine the canal.
Up to shorten the canal.
Cooled before administration.
Useful for cleansing purposes.
Administered to combat infection.
Administered along the anterior wall of the vagina.
4 to 8 inches.
6 to 10 inches.
12 to 18 inches.
24 to 36 inches.
Endorphins, hypnotics, and sedatives.
Analgesics, sedatives, and hypnotics.
Placebo, tricyclics, and analgesics.
Stimulant, sedatives, and placebo.
The treatment of extremity injuries.
A Phenergan combination.
Head injury treatment.
Vitamin C overdose.
Through product sampling.
During clinical trials.
By prescription only.
Over the counter.
Preventing the formation of prostaglandins.
The recovery of alcohol abuse.
Increased kidney functions.
Curing joint dysfunctions.
A depressed state of rapid eye movement (REM) phase of sleep.
An increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease.
The constant stimulation to the central nervous system.
The high level of red blood cell production.
Suicidal tendencies treatment.
The treatment of withdrawals.
The treatment of insomnia.
Increasing body secretion function.
Decreasing norepinephrine relay.
Increasing serotonin reuptake.
Blocking dopamine receptors.
Lung conditions that cause bronchospasm.
Heart block and congestive heart failure.
Renal and hepatic impairment.
Increase myocardial excitability.
Maintain normal rhythm after cardioversion.
Antagonizing myocardial excitability.
Producing the enzyme protease.
Increasing heart rate.
Swelling to lower extremities.
Sodium and water retention.
Give injections in close proximity.
Rub injection site vigorously.
Do not aspirate.
Antagonist effect on the coumarin.
Both medications are synergistic.
Decreases bleeding time.
Increase bleeding time.
2 hours before expected sleep.
30 minutes before expected motion.
When in a large crowd for longer than 30 minutes.
When activity will raise heart rate over 80 beats per minute.
Too much exercise.
Excessive sugar in their diet.
Releases more glycogen into the blood for the cells to use for energy.
Produces excessive amounts of insulin to control blood sugar.
Takes over the production of bile salts to control blood sugar.
Is unable to produce enough insulin to control blood sugar.
Daypro or antacids.
Alcohol or salicylates.
Triclyclics or caffine.
Procardia or anticoagulants.
Decrease the absorption of the blood sugar by the stomach to use the sugar for the cells.
Decrease the insulin production of the gall bladder for better peripheral insulin activity.
Increase the absorption of the blood sugar to be excreted rapidly through the kidneys.
Increase the insulin production of the pancreas and better peripheral insulin activity.
Short term treatment.
Long term treatment.
The treatment of tinnitus.
The treatment of renal dysfunction.
Use a back up method of birth control while taking the penicillin.
There are no contraindications with oral contraceptives.
Avoid taking the two medications at the same time.
Always take the two medications at the same time.
Stop taking the medication.
Crush the penicillin before taking the dose.
Add yogurt or buttermilk to her diet and monitor the number of episodes.
Bring the medication in to exchange for a different lot to begin treatment over.
Contaminated food or water.
Droplets through the air.
Blood and body fluids.
Hepatitis and polio.
Anthrax and influenza.
Small Pox and varicella.
Yellow fever and typhoid.
Take one at bedtime.
Take with orange juice.
Do not chew the capsule.
Do not take with food or milk.