Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz: MCQ!

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Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz: MCQ!

What is it about bloodborne pathogens? Pathogens are the central area of concern in terms of HIV, which causes AIDS, hepatitis B, hepatitis C. Workers, employers, students, and teachers are exposed a lot. All bodily fluids should be treated as a pathogen to be on the safe side. This quiz is excellent for those who are searching for answers about bloodborne pathogens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hepatitis B Vaccine is available free of charge for employees at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department:
    • A. 

      If you never had the vaccine and want to get vaccinated.

    • B. 

      If it has been five years or longer since your vaccine and you wan to ensure you are protected.

    • C. 

      If you have the potential for occupational exposure and have not been vaccinated in the past.

    • D. 

      If you have a small child at home and believe you should have the vaccine to protect the child.

  • 2. 
    Universal Precautions means:
    • A. 

      You should always wear gloves when you see a client in the clinic.

    • B. 

      Ask clients if they have anything that is potentially contagious to you, and only wear gloves if they say "yes".

    • C. 

      Treating blood as if it were known to be infected with bloodborne pathogens.

    • D. 

      Treating all blood and certain body fluids as if they were known to be infected with bloodborne pathogens.

  • 3. 
    What do you do when there is a blood spill?
    • A. 

      Use proper PPE, clean and dispose of potentially infectious material using an approved disinfectant.

    • B. 

      Put on gloves and scrub contaminated area for 20 seconds using soap and water or any disinfectant that is readily available.

    • C. 

      Call maintenance or housekeeping. It is not your job to clean up blood spills.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Where can you find a copy of our Exposure Control Plan?
    • A. 

      Every department has a copy of the Exposure Control Plan.

    • B. 

      Each department with the potential for bloodborne pathogen exposure has a copy of Exposure Control Plan.

    • C. 

      It is located in the supply room. Call Dennis and he will bring it to you for review.

    • D. 

      One clinic at each Health Department location has a copy in their supervisor's office.

  • 5. 
    The Health Department provides PPE free of charge to employees who are at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. This PPE includes:
    • A. 

      Gloves and gowns

    • B. 

      Face shields or masks, eye protection

    • C. 

      Resuscitation bags, pocket mask or other ventilation devices

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    For the management of percutaneous exposure to blood, the employee should:
    • A. 

      Keep working and inform the supervisor before leaving work at the end of the day.

    • B. 

      Immediately notify your supervisor you are leaving because of an exposure to blood, and go to the nearest emergency room.

    • C. 

      Immediately notify your supervisor. Wash area with soap and water. If blood got into eyes, flush for 15 minutes with water.

    • D. 

      Don't worry about.

  • 7. 
    What disinfectant does the Infection Control Committee recommend using to clean blood spills?
    • A. 

      Soap and water

    • B. 

      A mixture of five parts bleach with five parts water, mixed weekly.

    • C. 

      A mixture of one part bleach and nine parts water that must be mixed and labeled daily.

    • D. 

      A Clorox disinfectant wipe.

  • 8. 
    When washing your hands, you should use warm water if available and scrub all surfaces of your hands for at least 20 seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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