Hand Washing

  1. Knock on the door and introduce self to the resident.
  2. Explain the procedure.
  3. Turn on water.
  4. Wet all surfaces of hands and wrists.
  5. Apply liquid soap to hands.
  6. Rub hands together away from water for 20 seconds using friction.
  7. Interface fingers pointing downward.
  8. Wash all surfaces of hands and wrists with liquid soap.
  9. Rinse hands thoroughly under running water with fingers pointed downward.
  10. Dry hands on clean paper towel(s) and immediately discard in trash can.
  11. Turn off faucet with a SECOND (last) clean dry paper towel. (Previously used towel for drying will not be accepted).
  12. Discard paper towel to trash container as used.
  13. Do not re-contaminate hands at any point during the procedure.

Skills key can be found on the D & S Video title page.