Transmission- Based Precautions


This module provides an overview of Transmission-Based Precautions, which are used in addition to Standard Precautions in situations where Standard Precautions alone may not prevent transmission. Transmission-Based Precautions for Contact Precautions, Droplet Precautions, and Airborne Precautions are described.

  • Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
    Title: Teaching Specialist
    Organization: University of Minnesota, School of Nursing MERET

  • Name: Program: MERET
    Title: Minnesota Emergency Readiness Education & Training
    Organization: Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach

Name: Sheila Hoover, Ph.D
Title: Instructional Designer
Organization: School of Public Health Centers for Public Health and Outreach
Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
Phone: 612-626-7021
Address: School of Nursing
Room 4-178 WDH
308 Harvard St S E
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Languages: English
Keywords: droplet precautions, contact precautions, airborne isolation, tuberculosis precautions, chicken pox precautions, measles precautions, seasonal influenza precautions, airborne isolation room
Target Capabiltities: Protect: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Common: Communications, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Medical Surge, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment, Respond: Responder Health and Safety
Universal Task Listing: Protect, Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
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Added: Thu Jun 14 22:06:29 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:16:35 -0500 2008