Clic Cosmetology: Infection Control: Principles And Practice (Part 4)

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Clic Cosmetology: Infection Control: Principles And Practice (Part 4)

This covers the nature of various organisms, how they relate to disease, and how their spread can be prevented in the salon. These quizzes cover bacteria, viruses, how pathogens enter the body, parasites, immunity, principles of prevention, universal precautions, and the professional image.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Surfaces of tools or other objects that are not free from dirt, oils, and microbes are covered with __________.
    • A. 

      Dirt

    • B. 

      Microbes

    • C. 

      Contaminants

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 2. 
    The removal of pathogens and other substances from tools and surfaces is called __________.
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Disinfection

    • C. 

      Decontamination

    • D. 

      Sanitation

  • 3. 
    There are three main levels of decontamination: sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation. Which one is NOT required in the salon?
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Disinfection

    • C. 

      Sanitation

  • 4. 
    __________ is the highest level of decontamination. It completely destroys every organism on a surface, whether beneficial or harmful.
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Sanitation

    • C. 

      Sterilization

  • 5. 
    We can only sterilize surfaces that are __________.
    • A. 

      Porous

    • B. 

      Nonporous

  • 6. 
    Disinfection is a higher level of decontamination than sanitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Disinfection provides the level of protection required by the salon to kill most organisms, with one exception. Disinfection does not kill __________.
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      HIV and AIDS

    • C. 

      Bacterial spores

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 8. 
    __________ are chemical agents used to destroy most bacteria and some viruses and to disinfect implements and surfaces.
    • A. 

      Cleaners

    • B. 

      Disinfectants

    • C. 

      Antiseptics

  • 9. 
    Information compiled by a manufacturer about its product, ranging from ingredient content and associated hazards to combustion levels and storage requirements.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      MSDS

    • C. 

      EPA

  • 10. 
    Regulates employee exposure to toxic substances and informs employees about the dangers of materials used in the workplace.
    • A. 

      MSDS

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      OSHA

  • 11. 
    To meet salon requirements, a disinfectant must have the correct ______ (effectiveness) to be used against bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
    • A. 

      Bactericidial

    • B. 

      Pseudomonacidal

    • C. 

      Efficacy

    • D. 

      Virucidal

  • 12. 
    The disinfectants that are "Formulated for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities" must be....
    • A. 

      Bactericidal, Tuberculocidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal

    • B. 

      Pseudomonacidal, Bactericidal, Fungicidal,, and Virucidal

    • C. 

      Virucidal, Fungicidal, Bactericidal

    • D. 

      Pseudomonacidal, Virucidal, Bactericidal

  • 13. 
    For bloodborne pathogens, OSHA issue a policy in 1997 stating that in order to comply with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, the use of an EPA-registered _____________ disinfectant or EPA-registered disinfectant labeled as effective against HIV and HBV is required.
    • A. 

      Bactericidal

    • B. 

      Pseudomonacidal

    • C. 

      Tuberculocidal

    • D. 

      Virucidal

  • 14. 
    Ultrasonic cleaners use high-frequency sound waves to create powerful, cleansing bubbles in the liquid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Commonly called quats, are a type of disinfectant considered non-toxic, odorless, and fast-acting. Most quat solutions disinfect implements in 10 to 15 minutes.
    • A. 

      Phenol

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Quaternary ammonium compounds

    • D. 

      Sodium Hypochlorite

  • 16. 
    Carbolic acid; caustic poison that can be safe and extremely effective if used according to instructions. In 5 percent dilute solution it is used to sanitize metallic implements.
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Phenol

    • C. 

      Sodium Hypochlorite

    • D. 

      Quats

  • 17. 
    In the salon, ethyl and isopropyl alcohol are sometimes used to disinfect implements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Formalin, a solution of formaldehyde in water, is recommended as a disinfectant and fumigant  in dry cabinet sanitizers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Sodium hypochlorite is the proper term for....
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Phenol

    • C. 

      Bleach

    • D. 

      Formaldehyde

  • 20. 
    Ultraviolet sanitizers are useful storage containers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The third, or lowest level of decontamination is called _________.
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Sanitation

    • C. 

      Disinfection

  • 22. 
    _________ is a fungus growth that usually grows in dark, damp places.
  • 23. 
    ________ can kill, retard, or prevent the growth of bacteria, but they are not classified as disinfectants.
    • A. 

      Sanitizer

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Centralizer

    • D. 

      Sterilizer

  • 24. 
    To assume  that all human blood and specified human body fluids are infectious for HIV, HBV, and other bloodborne pathogens is __________  _________.
  • 25. 
    Clients who are infected with Hepatitis B Virus or other bloodborne pathogens are ___________, which means that they show no symptoms or signs of infection.
    • A. 

      Symptomatic

    • B. 

      Immune

    • C. 

      Asymptomatic

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