Health Science I-standard Precautions

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Health Science I-standard Precautions

Terminology related to standard precautions, infection control, and hand washing.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most important practice in the prevention of the spread of disease.
    • A. 

      Gloving

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Hand washing

  • 2. 
    What is the abbreviation for Personal Protective Equipment?
    • A. 

      PPE

    • B. 

      EPP

    • C. 

      PEP

  • 3. 
    Process used to kill microbes and their spores.
    • A. 

      Antiseptics

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Asepsis

  • 4. 
    Uses strong chemicals such as bleach to kill many pathogens.
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Asepsis

    • C. 

      Sterilization

  • 5. 
    Smallest of all the microorganisms; CANNOT be treated with antibiotics.
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Microorganisms

    • C. 

      Virus

  • 6. 
    Most familiar of the microbes that infect humans; CAN be treated with antibiotics.
    • A. 

      Microorganisms

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Virus

  • 7. 
    What does the abbreviation CDC mean?
    • A. 

      Control Diastolic Center

    • B. 

      Concern for Digital Connections

    • C. 

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 8. 
    Prevent or slow the growth of pathogens; solution can be applied directly to skin.
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Antiseptics

    • C. 

      Asepsis

  • 9. 
    Germs that are found on skin, in the air, on surfaces, and even inside bodies.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Microorganisms

    • C. 

      Bacteria

  • 10. 
    Practices that are used to keep an area free of disease-producing microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Disinfection

  • 11. 
    To put on/apply personal protective equipment is called _____________.
  • 12. 
    _____________ are latex or vinyl protective coverings for the hands.
  • 13. 
    A _________________ is an instrument used to look at microscopic organisms found in bodies and the environment.
  • 14. 
    A ________________ ________________ is an infection acquired by a patient in a health care facility.
  • 15. 
    Infections that can be spread to other people are called ___________________.