Hand Hygiene Quizzes

"This is the way we wash our hands, wash our hands, wash our hands." Remember that song? If you don't, then let me tell you. It's actually a song that teaches kids the importance of hygiene. How about you? Do you think you know enough about hand hygiene? How often do you wash your hands? Do you think you are doing enough to clean your hands?

Aside from washing with soap and water, what other practices do you do? Did you know that more than eighty percent of common infections are spread by hands? Yikes! All hands on deck! Get ready for our quizzes on hand hygiene. You can do it by yourself or you can ask someone to lend you a hand. Just make sure it’s clean though!

Sample Questions

  • You can use alcohol gel to clean your hands if you do not have access to soap & water 
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  • Standard Precautions include hand hygiene (hand washing with soap and water or use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer) before and after patient contact and after contact with the immediate patient car...
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  • You do not need to worry about washing your hands if you wear gloves when you provide care for your client 
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  • You should wash your hands before & after you wear your gloves 
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  • You should wash your hands for at least 10-15 seconds

  • You can use the same paper towel to dry your hands and turn off the faucet

  • Germs are only spread by contact, not through the air.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes:
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  • Standard Precautions protect both healthcare personnel and patients from contact with infectious agents and should be used for all patients, all the time.
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