Coronavirus Safety Quiz On Handwashing! Trivia

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Coronavirus Safety Quiz On Handwashing! Trivia

Do you know about proper handwashing for coronavirus safety purposes? Contaminated hands are one of the most common ways that the coronavirus is spread, and that is why it is essential to make certain that you are washing your hands correctly. You must work up a good lather and allow the soap to do what it needs to do to eradicate germs; if you want to know more, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Standard Precautions protect both healthcare personnel and patients from contact with infectious agents and should be used for all patients, all the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes:
    • A. 

      Gloves - when hand contamination is anticipated.

    • B. 

      Masks and eye protection - when spashes may occur

    • C. 

      Gowns - when soiling of clothes may occur

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Standard Precautions include hand hygiene (handwashing with soap and water or use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer) before and after patient contact and after contact with the immediate patient care environment, even if gloves are worn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When should you practice hand hygiene?
    • A. 

      Both before and after having contact with a patient

    • B. 

      Only when you think your hands are dirty

    • C. 

      All the time

    • D. 

      Only when you think the patient is contaminated or dirt

  • 5. 
    If you touch a surface area in the exam room and do not touch the patient you do not have to practice hand hygiene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Gloves are to be worn when hands may be contaminated with body fluids (blood, urine or non-intact skin).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hand hygiene must be performed before placing gloves on and after glove removal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Many infections are transmitted on the hands of healthcare personnel and could be prevented by performing hand hygiene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Gloves should be changed between patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Your patient care practices send a powerful message and show your patients and co-workers that you are serious about their health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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