Recently Updated – with new training materials (2016)
Currently 5,000 hospitals are using these videos to improve housekeeping results. You will receive the most comprehensive training program of its kind. Each video includes the “interactive” method of training to keep students involved.
Contents are screened by our hospital advisory council and edited by James T. Tweedy, M.S., CHSP, CHEP, CHCM. Healthcare Safety Consultation Professional & Author of Best Selling Textbook: “Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management”. He holds certifications in hazard control, product safety management, and healthcare safety. Mr. Tweedy is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). He currently serves as the Executive Director of the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (IBFCSM).
Each video includes demonstrations by actual hospital personnel. Upon completion, students can take the test for each video and receive a diploma.
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Brief description of contents:
#1050 THEORY OF INFECTIOUS CLEANING - 18 MINUTES
Focuses on preventing spread of infectious bacteria through proper housekeeping procedures. Discusses medical terms, builds understanding of aseptic cleaning. Outlines typical chain of infection in the hospital. Demonstrates strict procedures for gowning. Also covers personal hygiene, correct hand washing procedure, and other technical details. To view a short preview Click Here
#1051 BSI BODY SUBSTANCE ISOLATION - 18 MINUTES
Explains proper implementation of BSI Body Substance Isolation procedures, also referred to as Universal Precautions or Universal Standards. Recognizes the fact that housekeeping departments of health care facilities must now treat each patient as if he or she might have AIDS or another highly communicable disease. To view a short preview Click Here
#1052 SAFETY FOR HOSPITAL HOUSEKEEPERS - 17 MINUTES
Portrays common causes of accidents and how to prevent them. Presents a complete overview of health care safety and how it can be implemented into every cleaning routine. It's a vital reminder for housekeeping personnel they cannot take for granted what they currently know and must follow proper on‑the‑job safety procedures. To view a short preview Click Here
#1053 CLEANING THE OCCUPIED PATIENT UNIT - 24 MINUTES
Describes procedures to clean occupied patient units, including disinfecting, floor care, trash removal and room organization. Features universally accepted housekeeping and safety procedures. Presents: Cleaning room furnishings, spot cleaning walls, dust and wet mopping, cleaning doors and fixtures, and wet floor sign placement. To view a short preview Click Here
#1054 CLEANING THE PATIENT REST ROOM - 23 MINUTES
Explains the procedures to properly sanitize patient rest rooms. Demonstrates efficient organization of a housekeeping cart. Examines the "liquid" method of cleaning patient rest rooms. Discusses linen removal, rest room odor control, loading of dispensers, and end shift duties as well as wet mopping, and re‑stocking supply items. To view a short preview Click Here
#1055 CLEANING THE OPERATING ROOM - 21 MINUTES
Reviews the risk of patient infection in the operating room and importance of maintaining maximum operating room cleanliness. Shows proper handling of blood and body waste receptacles, and how to re‑supply the operating room. To view a short preview Click Here
#1056 CARTS, CLOSETS, EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES - 24 MINUTES
Demonstrates proper procedures for loading housekeeping carts, maintaining equipment, managing the custodial closet and using cleaning supplies. Discusses: Supply closets, equipment, chemical supplies, supply item care, dust and wet mops, buckets, wringers, housekeeping carts, power equipment, floor machines, vacuums and automatic scrubbers.
#1057 STRIPPING AND FINISHING HOSPITAL FLOORS - 21 MINUTES
Reviews the theory plus proper equipment and procedures for professionally stripping old floor finish. Demonstrates importance of following chemical instructions. Discusses complete floor machine operation and maintenance, including pads and brushes. Presents how to strip and rinse the floor and apply new finish to floor.
#1058A HIGH SPEED FLOOR MAINTENANCE – Manual Methods - 11 MINUTES
Reviews the theory and practice of high‑speed burnishing on resilient tile floors. Also covers spray buffing to remove spots, stains, scuffs and black heel marks. Explains equipment and chemicals, including floor pads and drive blocks, applying "high‑speed" finish, burnishing, and other related topics.
#1058B HIGH SPEED FLOOR MAINTENANCE- Machine Methods - 11 MINUTES
Reviews the theory and practice of high‑speed burnishing on resilient tile floors using automatic floor machines. Explains equipment and chemicals, including floor pads and drive blocks, applying "high‑speed" finish, burnishing, and other related topics about auto-scrubbers.
#1059 MAINTAINING HOSPITAL CARPET - 20 MINUTES
Illustrates three methods for carpet cleaning: Hot‑water extraction, Rotary floor machine (shampooing), and the "Spin‑pad" bonnet method. Shows how to: Prepare carpet to be cleaned, post caution signs, remove spots, replace furnishings, inspect work, address any problems, and return equipment and supplies.
#1061 CLEANING THE DISCHARGE UNIT - 23 MINUTES
Covers all facets of proper procedural cleaning. This video depicts disinfecting a patient's room after his or her release. It shows proper steps that need to be implemented before, during and after cleaning. From high dusting to dust or wet mopping the floor, this video teaches all that's needed to revitalize a hospital room. To view a short preview Click Here
#1062 HOSPITAL HOUSEKEEPER RULES OF CONDUCT - 23 MINUTES
Outlines the "do's" and "don'ts" that all housekeepers should follow while on duty. The "do's" include: customer relations, respect, working quietly, reporting and breakage, security rules, MSDS, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and ordering supplies. The "don'ts" include: harassing, arguing, fighting, profanity, theft, alcohol and illegal drugs, firearms, sleeping, and wasting supplies.
#1063 STANDARD PRECAUTIONS IN HOSPITALS - 15 MINUTES
Explains proper implementation of Standard Precautions according to a recent ruling of CDC and OSHA. Recognizes the fact that housekeeping departments of health care facilities must now treat each patient as if he or she might have AIDS or another communicable disease.
#1064 HOSPITAL DAILY FLOOR MAINTENANCE - 22 MINUTES
Reviews daily maintenance procedures for carpeted and hard surface floors. Covers topics such as: Large industrial vacuums, tank type vacuum cleaners and attachments, proper usage of upright vacuum cleaners and wet vacuums, plus other carpet maintenance equipment. Video discusses damp mopping, spot mopping and wet mopping as well as dust mopping. Explains importance of positioning caution stands and following label directions.
#1065 HOSPITAL OFFICE CLEANING - 22 MINUTES
Covers theory and practice of cleaning offices and other areas of a hospital. Discusses other topics such as building security, access procedures, dependability, reporting malfunctions of fixtures and equipment, customer relations and personnel contact.
#1066 BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES - 22 MINUTES
This presentation describes actions to take to minimize the risk of exposure and maximize safety compliance. This presentation is compliant to OSHA's Blood borne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR, 1910.1030).
Presented in a Healthcare type setting and covers symptoms of Blood borne disease including mode of transmission, the exposure control plan, recognizing exposure situations and how to prevent exposures. Shows emergency procedures, biohazard signs and labels, selection and use of personal protective equipment, proper disposal of protective equipment, notification of supervisors and or Healthcare officials. To view a short preview Click Here
#1060C HOSPITAL HOUSEKEEPING TRAINING MANUAL - 320 PAGES
This user‑friendly training manual summarizes the contents of each of the 16 training videos, leaves space for your personal notations, and enables you to document the effectiveness of your training program. The manual is organized with Glossary of Terms, Written Test and Answer Key (for each chapter corresponding to the 16 videos), Final Test (with 80 questions that can be used to certify your personnel's housekeeping knowledge). It may well become your most valuable resource for hospital housekeeping information!
AVAILABLE IN: ENGLISH Printed Manual and/or CD-Rom Disk.
The videos do not endorse any particular brand of chemical or equipment. If you have a slight deviation from the content, merely pause the video and demonstrate your process and then continue. Your employees can take the test for each video and receive a diploma of completion.
Complete Kits Include a FREE Bonus of our Cleaning Performance Handbook (250-page eBook for managers) and our Complete Advanced Carpet and Floor Care Training programs. Contains dozens of troubleshooting guides and 200 slides. A $377 value at no charge.