Annual Infection Control Training

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Annual Infection Control Training

For those of you who work in the health care industry, you will know how important it is to stay up to date with regards to the control and prevention of infections spreading, whether it’s in a hospital or any public place that sees a lot of people pass through on a regular basis, as a school for instance. Are you still in the loop with regards to your knowledge on infection control?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When should you clean  your hands?
    • A. 

      Before contact with a patient

    • B. 

      After contact with a patient

    • C. 

      Before performing a clean or aseptic (sterile) procedure

    • D. 

      After contact with blood and body fluids

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Standard precautions requires the use of the following:
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Scrubs

    • C. 

      Gowns

    • D. 

      Eye protection only

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 3. 
    Personel protective equpment (PPE) should be used to prevent blood and body fluid contact with your skin, eyes, nose, mouth, and clothing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If the patient is in isolation, you don't need to follow standard precautions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Place gauze, tape, and bandages in the sharps container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The following are considered biohazardous waste (red bag):
    • A. 

      Blood soaked gauze

    • B. 

      Diapers

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Tissues

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Activate all sharps safety features or mechanisms prior to disposal in designated containers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hepatitis B vaccine is the single most effective measure to prevent Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    For employees at risk for occupational exposure to blood or bodily fluids, they must pay to get the vaccine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Bloodborne pathogens are viruses that can cause infection after exposure to blood and/or bodily fluids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The risk of bloodborne pathogen infection following an occupational exposure is greatest for:
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C

    • C. 

      HIV

    • D. 

      Hepatitis B

  • 12. 
    Following an occupational exposure to blood and/or body fluids, healthcare workers should:
    • A. 

      Report to the Emergency Department

    • B. 

      Call their own physician

    • C. 

      Inform their supervisor and follow up with Occupational Health

  • 13. 
    When caring for a TB patient, the staff member should wear a fit-tested N95 respirator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When transporting a TB patient, the patient should wear a sugical or procedure mask.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread through:
    • A. 

      Shaking hands

    • B. 

      Sharing eating utensils

    • C. 

      The air

    • D. 

      Contact with patient equipment

  • 16. 
    All healthcare workers are responsible for creating a safe environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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