NICU: Tran-Space Siming Mao(HS), Wanlin Xiang(ID), Pallavi Dheram(CS) 6 November 2015 What is Tran-Space? • A transition space at the entrance of the NICU.

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NICU: Tran-Space
Siming Mao(HS), Wanlin Xiang(ID), Pallavi Dheram(CS)
6 November 2015
What is Tran-Space?
• A transition space at the entrance of the
NICU which enforces a procedure for
infection control
• Aims to control the risk of infections in the
NICU
• Centralized area for activities such as
– record-keeping of visitors
– hand-washing before entering the NICU
– giving visitors a general awareness
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Existing Visitor Management Limitations
• Process is highly decentralized, difficult to
enforce
• Visitors have limited knowledge about
recommended procedures for infection
control
• Difficult for hospital staff to regulate visitor
activities
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Features of Tran-Space
• Serves as waiting room for first-time visitors
• Posters containing important expectations in
NICU from visitors
• Workspace with adequate light for nurses to
do related tasks (documentation, reeducation, screening, etc.)
• Temporary storage area for family visitors’
belongings
• A hands-free hand washing station
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Layout of Tran-Space
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NEW PROCESS SEQUENCE
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Enter TRAN-SPACE
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Call nurse
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Nurse input information
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Changing and Storage
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Hand Washing
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Hand Sanitizing
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DEMO
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Any questions/suggestions?
Thank You!
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