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Phlebotomy State Exam Practice Test

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Phlebotomy State Exam Practice Test

Practice test for Phlebotomy State Exam.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Contraction, Relaxation

    • B. 

      Contraction, Restless

    • C. 

      Relaxation, Contraction

    • D. 

      Relaxation, Corrupt

  • 2. 
    What is Hemotology?
    • A. 

      Study of urine

    • B. 

      Study of diseases

    • C. 

      Study of organs

    • D. 

      Study of blood

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Protective wall that cover the heart

    • B. 

      Protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord

    • C. 

      Protective walls that covers the skin

    • D. 

      Protective layers that protect veins, capillaries, and arteries

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Objects that can harbor infectious agents and transmit infections (e.g., door knobs, glasses, sinks, phlebotomy supplies)

    • B. 

      Blood that can harbor infectious diseases and transmit infections (e.g., blood, bodily fluids)

    • C. 

      Diseases that can cause infection and transmit the infection (e.g., HBV, HIV, AIDS)

    • D. 

      Skin contact that can cause infection and transmit the infection (e.g., contact with skin, touching, oral)

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Source, mode of tranmission, susceptible host

    • B. 

      Mode of transmission, Susceptible host, source

    • C. 

      Source, susceptible host, mode of transmission

    • D. 

      Susceptible host, source, mode of transmission

  • 6. 
    What is a Nosocomial Infection?
    • A. 

      Infections acquired after admission into a health facility. Most common infection Urinary tract infection

    • B. 

      Infections acquired after treatment from a infection. Most common infection flu

    • C. 

      Infections acquired before treatment from a infection. Most common infection HBV

    • D. 

      Infection acquired before admission into a health facility. Most common infection HIV

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Termites, and bacteria

    • B. 

      Bugs, and rodents

    • C. 

      Fevers of unknown origin (FOU)

    • D. 

      Infectious diseases, and viruses

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Dead cells

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Algae

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 9. 
    Blood is the most common source of the spread of...
    • A. 

      Anthrax, Bacterial Vaginosis, Bird Flu (Avian Flu, Avian Influenza)

    • B. 

      AIDS, Syphilis, Gonorrhea

    • C. 

      HBV, HCB, HIV

    • D. 

      Chronic Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Common Cold

  • 10. 
    Whis is Contamination?
    • A. 

      Process by which an area or object becomes unclean or dirty.

    • B. 

      Process by which a person skin becomes unclean or dirty

    • C. 

      When a patient becomes unclean or dirty

    • D. 

      Process by which a healthcare worker becomes unclean or dirty

  • 11. 
    What are Antiseptics?
    • A. 

      Chemicals used to clean human skin by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms (e.g., 70% isopropyl alcohol, iodine, chlorhexidine, chlorine, hexachlorophene, chlorooxylenol, quarternary ammonium compounds, and triclosan)

    • B. 

      Chemicals used only on infants to decontaminate areas of the skin (e.g., water)

    • C. 

      Chemicals used to make the skin dry and make veinpunctures more safe (e.g., hand sanitizer)

    • D. 

      Chemicals used to make the vein easier to palpate and select (e.g., heel warmer)

  • 12. 
    What are disinfectants?
    • A. 

      Chemical compounds used on humen skin to remove or kill pathogenic microorganisms; typically used on patients before veinpuncture

    • B. 

      Chemical compounds used on infants to remove or kill pathogenic mircroorganisms; typically infants and todlers

    • C. 

      Chemical compounds used to remove or kill pathogenic microorganisms; typically used on medical instruments or countertops

    • D. 

      Chemical compounds used to romove or kill radioactive waste; typically used on radioactive sites

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      5-10 minutes

    • B. 

      1-2 minutes

    • C. 

      3-5 minutes

    • D. 

      60 seconds

  • 14. 
    What is Universal Precautions? also called Standard Precautions
    • A. 

      To treat all specimens and patients as if they are hazerdous and infectious, also known to be infectious for HIV, HBV, HCV, or other bloodborne pathogens.

    • B. 

      To treat all phlebotomist as if they were hazerdous and infectious to patients

    • C. 

      To treat all specimens and patients as if they were exposed to radioactive waste or material, also known to be exposed for fevers of unkown origins

    • D. 

      To treat all healthcare facilities as if they were hazerdous and infectious

  • 15. 
    What plane is this?
    • A. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane

    • B. 

      Sagital (median) plane

    • C. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane

    • D. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane

  • 16. 
    What plane is this?
    • A. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane

    • B. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane

    • C. 

      Sagital (median) plane

    • D. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Sagital (median) plane

    • B. 

      Coronal (frontal) plane

    • C. 

      Posterior (Vertical) plane

    • D. 

      Transverse (horizontal) plane