Point of Care Risk Assessment (PCRA) Tool
The PCRA is a routine practice that must be conducted by a health care worker (HCW) before every patient/client/resident interaction to assess the likelihood of exposing themselves and/or others to infectious agents. This assessment informs the selection of appropriate actions and personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize the risk of exposure.
Created by BC Ministry of Health and PICNet
Entrance Screening Tool during viral respiratory illness (VRI) season
This tool is for ambassadors/screeners at health-care facility entrances to determine whether an individual poses a VRI risk and whether they can be permitted to enter during VRI season. This tool should be used in conjunction with provincial policies as well as any employer workplace health and safety (WHS) policies.
Created by PICNet and BC Ministry of Health
Viral Respiratory Illness Checklist for Health-care Workers
This checklist is to help health-care workers (HCW) check themselves for viral respiratory illness (VRI) risks before each shift and summarizes steps to take if a HCW dhttps://picnet.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023-10-18-Self-check-and-safety-checklist-8-5×11-v8-FINAL-1.pdfevelops signs and symptoms of VRI.
Created by: PICNet and BC Ministry of Health