Infection Control-hospital Specific

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BJC Infection Control Exam


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  • 1. 
    Universal Standard Precautions apply to:
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      All body fluids regardless if they contain visible blood - except for sweat

    • C. 

      Non-intact skin

    • D. 

      Mucous membranes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Vinyl or powder-free gloves, mask, gown, and eye/face protection are examples of personal protective equipment. (PPE)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Some organisms or diseases, such as TB, require precautions in addition to U.S.P.; an additional isolation category is:
    • A. 

      Contact precautions

    • B. 

      AFB precautions

    • C. 

      Respiratory precautions

    • D. 

      Chickenpox/measles precautions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Hand washing is the most important thing you can do to prevent spreading infections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some of the groups at risk for becoming infected with TB include the elderly, foreign-born from countries where TB is common, IV drug users, and workers with occupational exposure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    TB is spread through the air from one person to another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Symptoms like a bad cough that last longer than 2 weeks, coughing up blood or sputum, weight loss, chills, fever, and night sweats may signal that TB bacteria is actively growing in your lungs and you have the TB disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Medical surveillance is required for all employees who have occupational exposures to TB.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You should always check for an isolation sign at a patient's door before entering.  You may need to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It's okay to leave an AFB isolation room door open if you will only be there for a few minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False