Inspection report: Violation

Failure to sanitize hands after glove removal.

Sharon Hospital • Sept. 14, 2021

Violation details

A nurse removed two dressings from a patient's wounds with gloved hands, cleansed both open wounds with normal saline and placed wound markers near the patient’s wounds. The nurse subsequently removed both gloves, opened a drawer to remove items and donned clean gloves without the benefit of sanitizing hands following glove removal, a violation of hospital policy.

Report dateSept. 14, 2021
Violation number1 of 11
Affected patients1
Corrective action dateSept. 30, 2021
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Inspection datesAug. 25, 2021
Violations in this report11
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