If you were told by a nurse at handover to take standard precautions what would you expect to be doing?
Taking precautions when handling blood and high-risk body fluids so that you dont pass on any infection to the patient.
Wearing gloves, aprons and mask when caring for someone in protective isolation to protect yourself from infection.
Asking relatives to wash their hands when visiting patients in the clinical setting.
Using appropriate hand hygiene, wearing gloves and aprons when necessary, disposing of used sharp instruments safely and providing care in a suitably clean environment to protect yourself and the patients.