I. Policies and Procedures
Which of the following benefits are provided to you as a Grady Health System volunteer?
Complimentary parking in designated parking deck
Discount on most items in the hospital gift shops
Free flu shots
Meal vouchers for the hospital cafeteria
All of the above
Denim can be worn while volunteering at Grady Health System.
Scrubs may be worn while volunteering at Grady Health System.
What is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) designed to do?
Protect private health information (PHI) from prying eyes.
Provide stuffed animals to all patients.
Allow volunteers access to patients' personal information.
Protect volunteers from getting sick while volunteering in the hospital.
You have agreed to abide by the Confidentiality Agreement. Which of the following is not included in this agreement?
You agree not to reveal the name or identity of a patient.
You agree not to photograph a patient.
You agree not to stay in a patient's room while a procedure is being performed.
You agree not to get on eye-level and speak directly to a patient.
You should always respect a patient's privacy and never ask questions about an injury or illness, health history or family.
If you have trouble communicating with a patient or family due to language barriers, you should ask a staff member to help you contact an interpreter.
You should _________ rather than point patients and visitors to various areas in the hospital, as a way to show our customers how much we care.
The single most important activity to prevent transmission of infection is:
Not reporting to work until your temperature has been normal for 24 hours.
Using a tissue for sneezing and coughing.
Cleaning up your beverage and food areas when you eat.
Following correct hand-washing techniques.
If exposed to an infectious disease, you should contact your supervisor.
Wearing the same gloves to care for multiple patients is permitted as long as they are washed between patients.
Hand washing is necessary even when gloves are worn.
As a volunteer, you will be tested yearly with a tuberculosis (TB) skin test.
Volunteer-related injuries should be reported to your supervisor:
Within 48 hours of injury
Immediately or as soon as possible after injury
Within one week of injury
All of the above
The most correct statement about hand washing is:
Hand washing is optional when handling equipment soiled with body fluids.
Gloves take the place of a good hand washing.
Hand washing is the most important way to prevent transmission of infection and must be performed before and after all patient contact.
All of the above.
If you develop any of the following, you should notify your placement supervisor immediately and not come in to volunteer: pink eye, influenza (flu), rash and fever, measles, mumps, chickenpox, shingles, hepatitis or tuberculosis.
What should you do before entering a room with a contact precaution sign?
Wear the personal protective equipment required on the sign.
Wash or sanitize hands before and after leaving the room.
Check with the nurse before entering the room.
All of the above.
Latex balloons are authorized for use at Grady Health System.
A Code Red means that a fire is suspected or detected.
If a fire is suspected or detected, the following are the correct response procedures:
Extinguish, Alarm, Rescue, Contain.
Alarm, Rescue, Contain, Extinguish.
Rescue, Alarm, Contain, Extinguish.
To extinguish a fire properly, one should pull the pin, aim the hose, squeeze the handle and spread from side to side. (It is referred to as PASS.)
A Code Blue is a medical emergency.
An incident does not always involve an injury.
Grady's Mission is to improve the health of the community by providing quality, comprehensive healthcare in a compassionate, culturally competent, ethical and fiscally responsible manner. Grady maintains its commitment to the underserved of Fulton and DeKalb counties, while also providing care for residents of metro Atlanta and Georgia. Grady leads through its clinical excellence, innovative research and progressive medical education and training.
Is this a shadowing program?