2017 Competency Assessment Quiz

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2017 Competency Assessment Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A male donor reports having sexual contact with another male within the last 12 months. In addition to deferral code 52Y and the date of last contact as the occurrence date, what else should be added?
    • A. 

      NORP should be written in the Comments line of the question follow up.

    • B. 

      Screener should press F5-Cmt and enter NORP as a Comment Code.

    • C. 

      Comments are never needed for this question.

    • D. 

      Screener should press F5-Cmt and enter BCAL as a Comment Code.

  • 2. 
    Clotting Factor Concentrates and blood thinners are essentially the same thing.
    • A. 

      True: Both are used to stop bleeding.

    • B. 

      True: Both are used to stop blood from clotting.

    • C. 

      False: Clotting Factor Concentrates are used to prevent clots, and blood thinners are used to stop bleeding.

    • D. 

      False: Blood thinners are used to prevent clots, and Clotting Factor Concentrates are used to stop bleeding.

  • 3. 
    You are starting to screen a whole blood donor and you see that their gender was entered incorrectly at registration. What is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Process as an LWOD and send donor back to reregister.

    • B. 

      Press F2-Upd to access Donor Demographic Maintenance.

    • C. 

      Access BBCS Function 910-Modify Registration Info.

    • D. 

      Call Collections Review to change the gender.

  • 4. 
    What is the last step of screening prior to escorting an eligible whole blood donor to the square for collection?
    • A. 

      Press F2-Final to update screening results.

    • B. 

      Enter HIST ID.

    • C. 

      Verify Product Code is WBD.

    • D. 

      Confirm the donor status updates to SCRN CMP.

  • 5. 
    When should you tell a donor to contact his or her doctor about their blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Anytime a donor is ineligible to donate due to their blood pressure.

    • B. 

      If the systolic is over 200mmHg or the diastolic is over 100mmHg.

    • C. 

      Only if the systolic is over 180mmHg.

    • D. 

      If the systolic is below 90mmHg or the diastolic is below 50mmHg.

  • 6. 
    Which SOP will help you with troubleshooting the CMRS connection?
    • A. 

      BCS 0509

    • B. 

      BCS 0706

    • C. 

      BCS 0724

    • D. 

      BCS 0516

  • 7. 
    As stated in QP 0100, we are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of a patient's, donor's, or employee's protected health information. Which of the following should be done at a mobile blood drive in order to maintain this confidentiality?
    • A. 

      Use noise machines in screening booths.

    • B. 

      Maximize space between screening booths, donor square, registration, canteen, and chairs where donors are waiting.

    • C. 

      Face computer screens away from public areas, and sign off when leaving a Bloodworks computer.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    You have just finished labeling the bags and tubes for a whole blood collection. Which of the following is most accurate regarding DIN verification at this point in the process?
    • A. 

      You are verifying that the DIN on the donor sheet matches the DINs on the tubes.

    • B. 

      You are verifying that the DIN on the primary collection bag matches the tubes.

    • C. 

      You are verifying that the DINs match on the donor sheet, all the tubes, and all the bags.

    • D. 

      You are verifying that the DINs on all the bags match the DINs on all the tubes.

  • 9. 
    You are completing phlebotomy results entry in BBCS for a whole blood collection, and you notice that the CMRS data is incomplete. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      You need to enter Start Tech ID and Stop Tech ID from a Missing PRE Information Sheet, hit Enter, and then update the Start and Stop times from the Missing PRE Information Sheet.

    • B. 

      You need to enter the Start Tech ID, Stop Tech ID, Start time and Stop time while looking directly at the information on the HemoFlow.

    • C. 

      You need to enter Start Tech ID and Stop Tech ID from a Missing PRE Information Sheet, hit Enter, and the correct Start and Stop times will automatically update.

    • D. 

      You need to enter the Start Tech ID, Stop Tech ID, Start time and Stop time from a Donor Record and then hit Enter.

  • 10. 
    What would be an appropriate time to use a QNSR attribute?
    • A. 

      Unit is discontinued because donor has a hematoma.

    • B. 

      Unit is discontinued because donor becomes lightheaded.

    • C. 

      Unit is discontinued due to an arterial puncture.

    • D. 

      Unit is discontinued because donor has arm pain.

  • 11. 
    Your whole blood donor is eligible for a restart. What are your next steps?
    • A. 

      Just perform the restart. CMRS will recognize the same DIN on the restart and add the RSTR attribute automatically.

    • B. 

      Enter the RSTR Attribute in BBCS F385 and perform the restart.

    • C. 

      Document RSTR on the collection bag so the attribute can be entered by anyone, and then perform the restart.

    • D. 

      Document RSTR on the collection bag, enter Attribute RSTR in BBCS F385, and perform the restart.

  • 12. 
    Your donor lives with her brother. Three months ago, the brother was diagnosed with Hepatitis C after getting an unsterile tattoo. He immediately received treatment for Hepatitis C, despite the fact that he hasn't experienced any symptoms. He has no other type of hepatitis. Is your donor eligible?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, defer code 38BC

    • C. 

      No, defer code 38H

    • D. 

      No, defer code 38DA

  • 13. 
    In screening, a donor tells you he thinks he might have MRSA on his foot. He has not been to the doctor, is not taking any medications, and he feels fine other than foot pain. Is this donor is eligible to donate?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    When is it acceptable to NOT assess vitals every 10 minutes and document them on a Donor Reaction/Complication Form?
    • A. 

      The donor vomits and then feels fine 10 minutes later.

    • B. 

      The donor loses consciousness for less than 60 seconds.

    • C. 

      The donor gets pale and dizzy but feels better after elevating legs and applying cold packs.

    • D. 

      The donor feels sweaty and has a headache, but symptoms resolve after two rounds of electrolytes and salty snacks.

  • 15. 
    What should be checked when performing Daily QC Review?
    • A. 

      The date and location are correct.

    • B. 

      Expiration dates of the supplies have not expired.

    • C. 

      Proper error correction was performed, if applicable.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    On the End of Day Cleaning Log, what should be documented if a piece of equipment was not turned on and not used?
    • A. 

      Not Used

    • B. 

      N/A

    • C. 

      NIU

    • D. 

      Any of the above are acceptable.

  • 17. 
    It is an acceptable practice to touch the scrubbed venipuncture site with a gloved hand in order to confirm vein location prior to inserting the needle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the likely cause if your HemoFlow is displaying the "MIXER??" alarm?
    • A. 

      The unit is clotting.

    • B. 

      The battery is critically low.

    • C. 

      The device is not aligned to a center axis and is operating at an unacceptable angle.

    • D. 

      Something is impeding the movement of the bag tray.

  • 19. 
    If the printer is not operational, it is acceptable to write the DIN and Product Code from the computer screen on a Donor Sheet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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