Infection Control For Physicians

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Infection Control For Physicians - Quiz

In the following quiz, we’ll be taking a look at the study which gives us the knowledge necessary to prevent the spread of harmful microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses; infection control! What is it about these tiny little creatures that make it so essential for us to keep our hands and environment as clean as we possibly can to avoid them? Take the quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Examples of PPE are:
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Gowns

    • C. 

      Masks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Standard Precautions considers all persons potentially infectious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Physicians must wash their hands:
    • A. 

      Before and after client contact

    • B. 

      After removing gloves and other PPE

    • C. 

      After contact with contaminated surfaces and items, specimens, even when gloves are worn

    • D. 

      Before eating or drinking

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    CDC hand hygiene guidelines requires physicians to wash with soap and warm water, using friction for less than 10 seconds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Eating, drinking and application of make up is permitted in patient care areas
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    MRSA, VRE and ESBL require Contact Precautions (Isolation).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Contact precautions require:
    • A. 

      Physical separation of infectious persons (exclusion from work, school, daycare, social settings, crowded areas)

    • B. 

      Use of private rooms/areas

    • C. 

      Cleaning/disinfection of environment/contaminated equipment and surfaces/patient care items

    • D. 

      Hand hygiene and PPE use

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Influenza is not spread by droplet transmission
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Diseases that have droplet transmission
    • A. 

      Large particle droplets (5microns or greater) come in contact with mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth)

    • B. 

      Occurs during coughing, sneezing, talking, performing suctioning or bronchoscopy

    • C. 

      Droplets travel approx. 3 feet, then fall

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Standard Precautions is a method of infection control that uses
    • A. 

      Work Practices

    • B. 

      Engineering Controls

    • C. 

      PPE use

    • D. 

      All of the above

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