Infection Prevention Final Quiz

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Infection Prevention Final Quiz

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  • 1. 
    1.Standard precautions are work practices required for the basic level of infection control. Which of the following do they apply to?
    • A. 

      All Hep B patients

    • B. 

      All patients regardless of suspected or confirmed infection status .

    • C. 

      Only TB pts.

  • 2. 
    Five moments have been identified as critical times when hand hygiene should be performed. These are:
    • A. 

      Before and after patient contact; before a procedure; after a procedure or contact with blood or body fluids; after contact with the patient's environment

    • B. 

      After a procedure or contact with blood or body fluids; after contact with the patient's environment ,before using toilet

    • C. 

      Hand should be washed only when you recieved the pt

  • 3. 
    Mrs fatima is admitted to Hospital A with a leg wound which is infected with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The wound has moderate purulent ooze. Mr Jones is admitted to hospital A and because he was in the hospital with an MRSA infected surgical wound one month ago. He has his nose and groin swabbed for MRSA and is found to be colonised with MRSA. Mrs Smith is placed in contact precautions. Should Mr Jones also be placed in contact precautions?
    • A. 

      Both conditions will be ok

    • B. 

      No,there is no need

    • C. 

      Yes, because colonisation may be a form of carriage and is a potential source of transmission

  • 4. 
    Three patients present to a small rural hospital on Monday morning. Six year old Will is covered in a florid rash with a high temperature and a cough. His mother does not believe in vaccinating her children. They recently returned from a trip to India. Two month old Jade has been admitted with bronchiolitis probably caused by respiratory syncitial virus (RSV). Ten year old Blake has a nasty infected cut on his hand. His brother was recently discharged from the hospital following treatment for community acquired MRSA infection of his leg. The hospital only has one single room available. Which of the three patients should be placed in the single room?
    • A. 

      No one need to be isolated.

    • B. 

      Will because he probably has measles and since this is spread by the airborne route he needs a single room with negative pressure air conditioning. If that is not available he must be put in a single room.

    • C. 

      Blake's brother should be isolated

  • 5. 
    Standard precautions include:
    • A. 

      Hand hygiene

    • B. 

      PPE

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What three elements are needed for a healthcare associated infection to occur?
    • A. 

      An infectious agent, a source and a susceptible host

    • B. 

      An infectious agent;carrier;pathogen

    • C. 

      Source,carrier and contact

  • 7. 
    When are additional transmission based precautions required?
    • A. 

      When standard precautions are not useful

    • B. 

      When standard precautions alone are not sufficient to prevent the transmission of disease or infectious

    • C. 

      When pt have hepatitis C

  • 8. 
    Air borne precautions includes?
    • A. 

      N-95 Mask positive pressure room

    • B. 

      N-95 Mask.Negative pressure room

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Contact precautions not include:
    • A. 

      N-95 Mask.

    • B. 

      Negative pressure room

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Cohort isolation means:
    • A. 

      Diffrent pts with same infection

    • B. 

      Diffrent infections in same age group

    • C. 

      Only old age people

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