POWERPOINT JEOPARDY

Report
• Describe at least two
infection control practices
and when they should be
used.
• Identify at least one problem
about the use, overuse or
misuse of antibiotics
Contestants and Rules
• You will have 15 seconds to
“ring in” with an answer (in the
form of a question).
• Ring in using your device.
• You may solicit input from
anyone on the team.
• The decision of the judges is
final.
Prevention
Precautions
Bugs
Drugs
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Single best method to
decrease transmission of
infection
What is hand washing?
Standard infection
prevention practice used
for all patients
What are Standard Precautions?
This is required of every
HCW on a yearly basis by
the Department of Health
What is influenza vaccination?
Hand washing is always
needed to prevent the
spread of this pathogen
What is C. difficile ?
Rhode Island has had two
recent outbreaks of this
childhood disease, which
can be prevented by
vaccination
What is Pertussis (whooping cough)?
Infectious material is
placed in this colored
container
What is RED?
When somebody has the
pulmonary form of this
disease, HCW’s should
wear a mask when in their
room
What is Tuberculosis?
Antibiotics that require
reconstitution or dilution
must be prepared under
these conditions
What is USP 797?
This antibiotic in this
dosage form is useful for
C. difficile, but will not
treat systemic infection
What is oral vancomycin?
Type of treatment used
after accidental exposures
to blood or body fluids via
a needle stick or splash
What is post exposure prophylaxis?
Infection recognized in the
1980’s that is now well
treated in the US, but
continues to cause death
in 3rd world countries
What is HIV/AIDS?
Organism responsible for
many outbreaks on cruise
ships and college
campuses
What are the Norviruses?
“Superbug” that is a
frequent cause of IV line
infections
What is MRSA?
This organism is a
frequent culprit in urinary
tract infections in women
What is E. coli?
Patients undergoing
potent chemotherapy
regimens are susceptible
to both bacterial and these
infections
What are fungal infections?
Cefazolin is the most
frequently used antibiotic
prior to this event
What is surgery?
While up to 10% of people
will report an allergy to a
drug in this class, far
fewer people have a real
allergy
What is penicillin?
This antibiotic can be
given as an IM injection for
STD’s or as an infusion for
pneumonia
What is ceftriaxone?
This infectious disorder
often requires that 2-3
antibiotics be given to the
patient within 1-3 hours of
recognition
What is sepsis?
There is grave concern
that there is increasing
resistance this class of
“super antibiotics”
What are carbapenems?
Antimicrobial
Side Effects
Make your “wagers” now, please…
This anti-infective is
notorious for causing
orange discoloration of
the urine, tears and sweat.
What is RIFAMPIN?
Give
yourselves
a round of
applause!

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