Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz Questions & Answers

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Bloodborne Pathogens Quizzes & Trivia

Remember to report any exposures to the employee health nurse!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some of the bloodborne pathogens healthcare workers are at risk for are:
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B virus (HBV)

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C virus (HCV)

    • C. 

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Exposure occurs through:
    • A. 

      Needle sticks

    • B. 

      Cuts from sharp instruments contaminated with an infected patients blood

    • C. 

      Contact of the eye, nose, mouth, or skin with a patients blood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Most exposures result in infection:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Many needle sticks can be prevented by
    • A. 

      Recapping needles

    • B. 

      Disposing of used needles in appropriate sharps containers

    • C. 

      Disposing of needles in the trash can

    • D. 

      Not using safety needles

  • 5. 
    Exposures to the eyes, nose and mouth can be prevented by
    • A. 

      Eye and face protection

    • B. 

      Gowns

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Hair nets

  • 6. 
    Goggles and masks should be used everytime you suction or perform oral care on a patient
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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