Preparation of Trolleys by Assistant

Preparation of Trolleys by Assistant

Staff member is naked below the elbow, no wrist or hand jewellery?

Hands are decontaminated prior to start with liquid soap and water?

A plastic apron is put on?

Trolleys are cleaned with soap and water ( or equivalent detergent wipes) and dried with a paper towel?

Plastic apron is removed and disposed of in appropriate waste bin?

Hands are decontaminated with liquid soap and water?

Trolley 1 - Aseptic technique nail surgery pack

Equipment required for the procedure is placed on top of trolley?

Sterile dressing pack outer packaging is removed and is not contaminated?

Dressing pack is opened using only the corners of the paper?

Items that are required are carefully placed onto the sterile field ensuring the outer packaging does not come into contact with the sterile field?

Sharps bin is attached to the trolley (purple lidded)?

Temporary closure in position (when not in use)?

Trolley 2 - For local anaesthetic procedure

Equipment required for the procedure is placed on to of the trolley including the yellow tray for the local anaesthetic?

Sharps bin is attached to the trolley (yellow lidded)?

Temporary closure in position (when not in use)?

Trolley 3

Trolley is cleaned with soap and water (or equivalent detergent wipes) and dried with a paper towel?

Gown sterile gloves placed onto the top of the trolley without contamination?

Preparation of Patients Feet

Assistant prepares patients feet

Hands decontaminated prior to start with liquid soap and water?

Don PPE: Apron and sterile gloves?

Clean patients feet?

Dries patients feet?

Removes PPE correctly - Gloves ( remove the first glove by holding the cuff and turning it inside out, remove the second glove by inserting fingers inside the wrist of the glove, pull it off whilst turning it inside out). Apron ( undo at the back, pull away from the body and roll inwards away from the body?

Hands are decontaminated with liquid soap and water?

Procedure by Podiatrist

Procedure by Podiatrist

Staff member is naked below the elbow, no wrist or hand jewellery?

Hands are decontaminated prior to start with liquid soap and water?

Don gloves?

Administer LA and dispose of sharps safely at the point of use?

Hands decontaminated after glove removal?

PPE donned correctly - Don hat, mask, gown and gloves?

Gloves are donned touching only the inside wrist end. In a manner that does not contaminate the out surface of the gloves?

The foot has been cleaned with Betadine pre-op foot scrub?

The procedure is carried out maintaining asepsis throughout?

Sharps are disposed of in the sharps container at the end of the procedure?

Remove PPE - Gloves ( remove the first glove by holding the cuff and turning it inside out, remove the second glove by inserting fingers inside the wrist of the glove, pull it off whilst turning it inside out). Gown ( inside out, away from you). Face shield. Mask. Cap ( by grabbing the top)?

All packaging and waste is disposed of in the appropriate waste stream - tiger / yellow bag?

Hands are decontaminated with liquid soap and water?

All equipment in the room is decontaminated ready for the next patient?

White couch roll is changed on examination couch?

Pillow is wiped between patients?

Pillow case is changed between patients?

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