NH Board of Nursing Policies:
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Position Statements Supported by AMPNH:
Medical Aesthetic Practice Hand Hygiene Policy
Policy applies to all staff including reception. Staff will use good hand hygiene practices. Soap and water will be utilized (but not limited to) in the following scenarios:
During routine care, hand sanitizer or soap and water will be used for all other situations. This includes (but is not limited to):
Alcohol based hand sanitizer
Soap and Water
Medical Aesthetic Practice Cleaning and Disinfecting Policy
Medical Aesthetic Practice Biohazard Waste Policy
RED SHARPS BOX
The following items should be placed in a Red Sharps Box using careful technique to avoid injury (puncture/needlestick):
Red Sharps Boxes will be replaced once the contents within the container reach the “Do Not Fill Past This Line” text on the box. Allowing the contents to accrue past this line increases the risk for needle stick injuries.
The clinical team will be responsible for the removal of full Sharps Boxes from the treatment areas. Closed Sharps Boxes will be placed within a biohazard bag.
The clinical team will be responsible for the closure of full biohazard bags and office manager for notifying the third-party vendor that the facility needs full boxes picked up.