Diagnostic Imaging Safety Quiz

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Diagnostic Imaging Safety Quiz

Covers: Dress code, Emergency procedures, Hand Hygiene, Infection Control and general safety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you have been poked by a used needle you should:
    • A. 

      Put a bandage over the wound and watch for reaction.

    • B. 

      Follow Blood & Body Fluid Exposures Protocol.

  • 2. 
    Step 1 for needle poke, cut or bite includes which of the following: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Wash the affected body part with soap & water

    • B. 

      Lick wound clean

    • C. 

      Disinfect with alcohol swab

    • D. 

      Apply sterile dressing

    • E. 

      Raise hand above heart

  • 3. 
    Code ________ indicates Fire.
  • 4. 
    If you are with a patient in Room 3 and you hear Code Red paged over head, you should: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Tell your patient to wait calmly while you find out what is going on.

    • B. 

      Wait with your patient.

    • C. 

      Keep door closed

    • D. 

      Make a lot of noise so people know where you are.

    • E. 

      Be prepared to evacuate.

    • F. 

      Wait for instructions from non-patient care staff.

  • 5. 
    When is a sharps container considered full?
    • A. 

      When it's too heavy to lift.

    • B. 

      When the fill line is reached.

    • C. 

      When you can't possibly fit anything more into it.

    • D. 

      When your supervisor tells you.

  • 6. 
    When performing examination on patient who is on "droplet precautions", what precautions should be taken?
    • A. 

      Gown & gloves only, mask not required.

    • B. 

      Gown only, gloves if you have an open wound.

    • C. 

      Gown, gloves and N-95 fit mask.

    • D. 

      Gown, gloves and surgical grade mask with visor.

  • 7. 
    How often should work surfaces be disinfected?
    • A. 

      Once per shift

    • B. 

      Once per day

    • C. 

      Once per week

    • D. 

      Right before accreditation

  • 8. 
    Daisy arrives for work in x-ray in open, mesh-type sandals. What does her supervisor direct her to do prior to starting duty?
    • A. 

      Change into her crocs

    • B. 

      Put socks on in her sandals

    • C. 

      Wear blue OR shoe covers over her sandals

    • D. 

      Change into approved duty shoes

  • 9. 
    When may employees who do not get immunized during the Immunization Program, but decide to get immunized when an outbreak occurs, return to work?
    • A. 

      Immediately after the immunization

    • B. 

      One week after immunization

    • C. 

      14 days after immunization

    • D. 

      Immediately after the immunization providing they take the appropriate anti-viral medication for 14 days.

    • E. 

      Both c) and d)

  • 10. 
    Which of the following constitute and infection control hazard? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Artificial Nails

    • B. 

      Long sleeves

    • C. 

      Rings with stones or etchings

    • D. 

      Bad hair cut

    • E. 

      Wrist watch

    • F. 

      Long nails

    • G. 

      Nail Polish

    • H. 

      Toe rings

  • 11. 
    MRSA stands for:
    • A. 

      More Resistant Sickness Area

    • B. 

      Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

    • C. 

      Nothing, it's just a made up acronym.

  • 12. 
    For Infection Control and Prevention those working with patients should wear nothing below the:
    • A. 

      Wrists

    • B. 

      Waist

    • C. 

      Elbows

  • 13. 
    The __ Shift person is to check each room for safe working conditions each morning.
  • 14. 
    When and how often should you be fit tested for an N-95 mask?
    • A. 

      Annually in January

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      When you think of it

    • D. 

      When your supervisor tells you to

    • E. 

      Every six months, January and July

    • F. 

      Annually in your birth month

  • 15. 
    When a patient comes for an exam who has had a nuclear medicine study within 48 hours you should:
    • A. 

      Wear a lead apron while performing examination.

    • B. 

      Refuse to proceed with examination.

    • C. 

      Ask patient to return in 72 hours.

    • D. 

      Maintain a safe distance from patient when possible.

    • E. 

      Both a) and d)

  • 16. 
    Staff should wear their identification badges:
    • A. 

      When working with patients

    • B. 

      At all times in the hospital

    • C. 

      Unless they don't like their picture

    • D. 

      When going to the OR, ER or ICU

  • 17. 
    Staff should notify their supervisor of all safety concerns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Where is the x-ray safety manual located? (choose most correct)
    • A. 

      Supervisor's office.

    • B. 

      On line.

    • C. 

      Red binder in tech area.

    • D. 

      On line under JOH&S

    • E. 

      Both c) and d)

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