Blood Borne Pathogens - 30 Mins - EMT B

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Blood Borne Pathogen Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Organisms that cause infection, such as viruses and bacteria, are called:
    • A. 

      Pathogens

    • B. 

      Toxins

    • C. 

      Antigens

    • D. 

      Antibodies

  • 2. 
    Disposable gloves, eye shields, masks, and gowns are known as:
    • A. 

      Airborne pathogen precautions

    • B. 

      Bloodborne disease precautions.

    • C. 

      Disease prevention equipment

    • D. 

      Personal protective equipment.

  • 3. 
    A NIOSH-approved HEPA or N-95 respirator is recommended when caring for a patient suspect of having:
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      Staphylococcal skin infection

  • 4. 
    Your first responsibility as an EMT-B is to
    • A. 

      Open the patient's airway

    • B. 

      Keep yourself safe

    • C. 

      Gain access to the patient

    • D. 

      Provide for the patient's safety

  • 5. 
    The only time(s) when you can release confidential patient information is/are to:
    • A. 

      Inform other health care professionals who need information in order to continue care.

    • B. 

      Report incidents required by state law such as rape or abuse

    • C. 

      Comply with a legal subpoena

    • D. 

      all of the above

  • 6. 
    It is important to evaluate scene safety prior to entering the scene because you need to determine:
    • A. 

      What personal protective equipment you will need

    • B. 

      The likely mechanism of injury

    • C. 

      What additional resources may be needed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    External bleeding that presents a danger to you is from an
    • A. 

      Artery

    • B. 

      Vein

    • C. 

      Capillary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Precautions taken when there is a high probability of blood splatter should include all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Protective eyewear

    • C. 

      Masks

    • D. 

      Nose plugs