Surgical Hand Washing

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					Surgical Hand Washing                              Possible:   Allocated:
Time: 7 Minutes
   1) Clean under fingernails with pick                2
   2) Keep hands elevated above elbow at all
      times to prevent contaminated water              5
      from running back down to your clean
      hands.
   3) Scrub each finger, one at a time from tip        4
      to palm, all four sides, at least 10 times
   4) Scrub back of hand at least 10 times             2
   5) Scrub palm at least 10 times                     2
   6) Scrub all four sides of forearm to elbow         2
      at least 10 times
   7) Rinse from fingertips to elbow, drain to         4
      elbow
   8) Repeat procedure on other hand                   10
   9) Keeping hands clasped together in front
      to your chest, walk over to gown and             2
      gloves
  10) Dry hands thoroughly with a sterile              2
     towel
  11) Start at fingertips and work your way
     towards the elbow with the towel, never           2
     going back to hands once the towel has
     touched the arm.
  12) Let the towel drop to the floor or
     counter so that you do not risk touching          2
     anything else.
      TOTAL POINTS -                                   39

				
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