Occupied Patient Room #1

  • List the differences between cleaning and disinfecting solutions, common examples of each, and how each is used.
  • Determine the right cleaning solutions, tools, and techniques for different patient settings and surfaces.
  • Explain how to clean a standard bed.
  • Determine the right cleaning solutions, tools, and techniques for the bathroom.
  • Identify how to properly handle and remove waste from a patient room.
  • Select the right floor cleaning solution and tools based on the situation — mopping or vacuuming.
  • Properly don and doff personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Explain how to handle clean and dirty linen.
  • Recognize key principles of infection prevention and control.
  • Recognize a healthcare environmental services technician’s critical role in infection prevention and control as a part of the patient care team.
  • Recognize how to keep patients safe.