Needles And Sharps Safety Procedures! Quiz

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Needles And Sharps Safety Procedures! Quiz

Our bodies react differently to the introduction of alien materials, and this being said, one of the ways the alien materials enter the body is through openings which can be caused by sharp objects or needles. Some diseases are spread through the sharing of such object that has cut through other people and not been sterilized. Take this quiz and refresh your memory on some safety procedures when it comes to needles and sharps.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A needlestick can place you at risk for all of the following diseases
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis C

    • D. 

      Mononucleosis

    • E. 

      Diptheria

    • F. 

      Tuberculosis

    • G. 

      Herpes

    • H. 

      Syphilis

  • 2. 
    How long can the Hepatitis B virus live on a surface, for example a door knob or countertop? 
    • A. 

      6 hours

    • B. 

      1 day

    • C. 

      3 days

    • D. 

      10 days

    • E. 

      1 month

  • 3. 
    DVCH policy for hand hygiene is that you must either wash or sanitize the following times: 
    • A. 

      After the bathroom

    • B. 

      Before entering every patients room

    • C. 

      Before leaving every patients room

    • D. 

      If you shake someones hand

    • E. 

      After removing gloves

    • F. 

      If visibly contaminated

    • G. 

      If you sneeze

  • 4. 
    What is the 1st thing you should do immediately after injection use? 
    • A. 

      Initiate the safety mechanism with your free hand

    • B. 

      Discard in the Sharps container

    • C. 

      Initiate the safety mechanism with the same hand holding the needle

    • D. 

      Band aid the injection site

    • E. 

      Wipe the dripping blood on the patients arm up

  • 5. 
    According to OSHA:In the United States, Healthcare workers endure approximately __________ needlesticks in just a single day.  
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      450

    • C. 

      950

    • D. 

      1600

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