Bloodborne Pathogens Verification- First Baptist Academy

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Bloodborne Pathogens Verification- First Baptist Academy - Quiz

The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1910.1030 mandates training for employees regarding the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard in order to reduce the occupational transmission of infections caused by microorganisms sometimes found in human blood and in other potentially infectious materials. This training is mandated upon being hired and annually. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV), Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV)This short quiz will test you on material covered in the bloodborne pathogen presentation. You need to get 100% correct for the certification to be valid. You can print your certificate at the end Read moreof the quiz and keep it for your records. You will enter your name and the data will be stored on the system. You can take this multiple times until you receive a passing score of 100%. Best of luck and stay safe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Bloodborne pathogens are a threat to anyone exposed to blood or other bodily fluids you might face.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that can be present in blood and other bodily fluids. These pathogens can cause infections and diseases if they enter the bloodstream of an individual. Therefore, anyone who is exposed to blood or other bodily fluids is at risk of contracting these pathogens. Hence, the statement "Bloodborne pathogens are a threat to anyone exposed to blood or other bodily fluids" is true.

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  • 2. 

    A protective vaccine for HCV exists.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Of the three (HIV, HCV and HBV), you can only be protected from HBV with a vaccine.

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  • 3. 

    You can usually tell if someone's carrying a bloodborne pathogen just by looking at him or her.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You CANNOT look at a person and know if they are carrying a bloodborne pathogen.

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  • 4. 

    No bloodborne pathogens can survive on environmental surfaces.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bloodborne pathogens can live on environmental surfaces for over a week.

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  • 5. 

    When attending to a bleeding person, always take time to put on gloves for your own protection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to put on gloves when attending to a bleeding person for your own protection. Gloves act as a barrier between you and the person's blood, reducing the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and preventing the spread of infection. By wearing gloves, you can minimize the chances of cross-contamination and ensure your safety while providing necessary aid to the bleeding person.

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  • 6. 

    Don't attempt to clean up blood or other bodily fluids unless you are trained and authorized to do so.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cleaning up blood or other bodily fluids can be potentially hazardous as they may contain pathogens or infectious agents. Therefore, it is important to have proper training and authorization to handle such situations safely and effectively.

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  • 7. 

    Bloodborne pathogens enter the body through cuts, scratches, or abrasions in the skin.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that can be present in blood and other bodily fluids. They can enter the body through open wounds, such as cuts, scratches, or abrasions in the skin. This is because the skin acts as a protective barrier, and when it is broken, it provides a direct pathway for these pathogens to enter the bloodstream. Therefore, it is important to take precautions and practice good hygiene to prevent the transmission of bloodborne pathogens.

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  • 8. 

    Diabetics usually don't know when they have high or low blood sugar.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A diabetic can usually tell when their blood sugar is high or low by the way they feel.

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  • 9. 

    If you suspect a student suffers from high or low blood sugar, it is OK to let them go to the health office alone.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Persons with high or low blood sugar should NEVER be left alone.

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  • 10. 

    Low blood sugar can be remedied by the use of glucose tablets, fruit juice or sugared soft drinks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, can be effectively treated by consuming glucose tablets, fruit juice, or sugared soft drinks. These options are rich in simple sugars that can quickly raise blood sugar levels. Glucose tablets are specifically designed to provide a concentrated source of glucose, while fruit juice and sugared soft drinks contain natural or added sugars that can be rapidly absorbed by the body. Therefore, it is true that low blood sugar can be remedied by using these options.

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  • 11. 

    If someone enters a seizure, make note of the time because the length of seizure is extremely important.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to make note of the time when someone enters a seizure because the length of the seizure can provide valuable information to medical professionals. The duration of a seizure can help determine the type of seizure, the potential causes, and guide treatment decisions. Additionally, knowing the length of the seizure can help in assessing any potential complications or risks associated with the seizure. Therefore, it is crucial to accurately record the time when a seizure begins and ends.

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  • 12. 

    If someone is suffering from a seizure, you should crowd around them to create a protective human barrier.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Always give them room and simply keep them from hitting objects around them or their head on the floor. Provide the individual with privacy and dignity.

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  • 13. 

    Call for emergency help if: a seizure lasts more than 5 minutes, the individual is pregnant, a head injury preceded the seizure or if the person has no history of seizures.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because in all of the mentioned scenarios, it is important to call for emergency help. If a seizure lasts more than 5 minutes, it is considered a medical emergency known as status epilepticus. Pregnant individuals are at a higher risk during seizures as it can affect both the mother and the baby. A head injury preceding a seizure may indicate a more serious condition. Lastly, if a person has no history of seizures, it could be a sign of a new and potentially dangerous medical condition. In all of these cases, it is crucial to seek immediate medical assistance.

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  • 14. 

    When someone is having a seizure, you should always place something in the mouth to protect them from biting their tongue.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    NEVER place ANYTHING in in the mouth during a seizure.

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  • 15. 

    Teachers should encourage students to be aware of the early symptoms of asthma and have them take proper action immediately.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Teachers should encourage students to be aware of the early symptoms of asthma and have them take proper action immediately because early detection and treatment of asthma symptoms can help prevent severe asthma attacks and complications. By being aware of the symptoms, students can take necessary precautions and seek medical help promptly, which can improve their overall health and well-being. Encouraging students to be proactive about their health and providing them with information about asthma symptoms can empower them to manage their condition effectively.

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  • 16. 

    If a student is experiencing problems with breathing, always take your time and assess their state of fitness as it might just be that they are out of shape.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You should NEVER delay aid for an individual who is experiencing respiratory distress.

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  • 17. 

    An itchy chin, neck and/or clipped speech are all signs of an initial phase of an asthma episode.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Itchy chin, neck, and clipped speech can be signs of an initial phase of an asthma episode. Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways, leading to symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. However, it is important to note that these symptoms can vary from person to person, and not everyone may experience an itchy chin, neck, or clipped speech during an asthma episode.

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