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  • Tags: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Pre-Hospital
Item Type: Video
Date Last Updated: 2017-11-27
Description: An ISOPOD is a device used in the transportation of a potentially infectious patient, either internally at a facility, or from one facility to another. In this video Brittany Nordby, RN, BSN, EMT, Project Coordinator for HEROES, provides an…

Activation Checklist
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Checklist
Date Last Updated: 2018-06-01
Description: Checklist for when the NBU is being activated.

Activation Staff Roles
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-06-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To provide guidance for staffing and operating the NBU during periods of activation.

Waste Removal Process (Categories A and B)
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2017-12-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To provide guidance for removing waste items from the NBU.

Laundry Policy (VHF)
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-06-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To prevent the potential transmission of highly hazardous communicable diseases through contaminated laundry.

Isopod Setup
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Pre-Hospital
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: Instructions on how to set-up the Isopod to allow for the safe transportation of a patient with a highly hazardous communicable disease.

Isopod Cleaning and Storage
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-04-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To insure the Isopod is charged and ready for use when needed and to safely dispose of the Isopod after use.

Obtaining and Processing Laboratory Specimens
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-05-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To obtain and process laboratory specimens while maintaining infection control practices.

Containment Wrap Guidelines
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Intake and Internal Transport
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-08-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To provide guidelines for the use of a containment wrap during intra-facility transport; or direct admission from the emergency department to the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit (NBU).

Autoclave Policy/Procedure
Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-09-01
Description: Policies and Procedures Manual: To prevent patients and healthcare workers from becoming contaminated by any materials used in the NBU.