B4N051 CDC Volume 1 Ure's (2018, Edit Code 05)

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B4N051 CDC Volume 1 Ure


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What organization is responsible for establishing the hospital accreditation evaluation?
    • A. 

      The Joint Commision

    • B. 

      Infection control committee

    • C. 

      American College of Surgeons

    • D. 

      Center of Disease Control

  • 2. 
    As a minimum, how frequently should area-specific general operation instructions (OI) be reviewed?
    • A. 

      Quarterly

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Every Two Years

    • D. 

      As Needed

  • 3. 
    Which of the following most accurately describes an organism that causes infection and disease?
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Micro-organizsm

  • 4. 
    Which infectious agents are primitive one-celled, plant-like organisms that reproduce rapidly?
    • A. 

      Helminths

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 5. 
    Which infectious agent includes two structural categories known as yeast and molds?
    • A. 

      Fungi  

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Clymidiae

  • 6. 
    What condition must be present for a virus to multiply?
    • A. 

      Water and soil

    • B. 

      Cool and dry

    • C. 

      Warm and Moist

    • D. 

      Susceptible tissue

  • 7. 
    Which stage of infection is the period of time between the invasion of the infectious agent into the body and the onset of symptoms of the particular disease?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Virulence

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Convalescence

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best states the purpose of standard precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)?
    • A. 

      Prevent risk of transmission of blood pathogens.

    • B. 

      Reduce spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organisms known method of transportation.

    • C. 

      Prevent the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organisms known method of reproduction.

    • D. 

      Reduce the risk of transmission of micro-organisms from both the recognized and unrecognized source of infection in hospitals.

  • 9. 
    What should you do if your clothes become contaminated at work?
    • A. 

      Change into clean clothes and throw the infected clothes in the trash

    • B. 

      Change into clean clothes, bag the dirty clothes and launder them in hot soapy water.

    • C. 

      Wipe off the affected area and continue wearing your clothes home.

    • D. 

      Wipe off the infection area, bag the dirty clothes and launder them in hot soapy water.

  • 10. 
    One of the most common and serious complications a female may develop from gonorrhea is
    • A. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease.

    • B. 

      Irregular menstrual cycles.

    • C. 

      Vaginal discharge

    • D. 

      Chlamydia.

  • 11. 
    A health care provider notifies Public Health of a suspected communicable disease by
    • A. 

      using the telephone or locally derived form

    • B. 

      Completing an Air Force (AF) Form 422, Physical Profile

    • C. 

      Paging a Public Health representative to report to the clinic

    • D. 

      Faxing a Standard Form (SF) 600, Chronological Record of Patient Care.

  • 12. 
    Which medical term means the absence of infection?
    • A. 

      Antimicrobial.

    • B. 

      Antiseptic.

    • C. 

      Asepsis.

    • D. 

      Sepsis.

  • 13. 
    Which substance is used to inhibit the growth and development of microorganisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Disinfectant.

    • B. 

      Antiseptic.

    • C. 

      Detergent.

    • D. 

      Antitoxin.

  • 14. 
    When using a mask in an isolation unit, put the mask on
    • A. 

      after entering the unit, and take it off before leaving

    • B. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving.

    • C. 

      before entering, and take it off before leaving.

    • D. 

      Before entering, and take it off after leaving.

  • 15. 
    What is the shelf life for sterilized equipment using the event-related method?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      45 days.

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      When package integrity is compromised.

  • 16. 
    Which is not a commonly used disinfecting agent?
    • A. 

      Formaldehydes.

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Phenolics

    • D. 

      Alcohol.

  • 17. 
    What is the temperature range of the sterilization cycle in a peracetic acid sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Between 112 and 121 degrees F.

    • B. 

      Between 122 and 131 degrees F

    • C. 

      Between 215 and 230 degrees F.

    • D. 

      Between 270 and 285 degrees F.

  • 18. 
    Which item may not be placed in a hydrogen peroxide plasma sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Plastic trays

    • B. 

      Count sheets.

    • C. 

      Metal instruments

    • D. 

      Nonmetal instruments.

  • 19. 
    What are the standard identifiers associated with the National Patient Safety Guidelines?
    • A. 

      Patient’s full name and date of birth.

    • B. 

      Patient’s full name and Social Security Number

    • C. 

      Patient’s Social Security Number and date of birth

    • D. 

      Patient’s last name, age, and Social Security Number

  • 20. 
    What are the foundations of safe and effective healthcare?
    • A. 

      Risk assessment and control

    • B. 

      Risk management and patient safety

    • C. 

      Proactive risk identification, assessment, and control.

    • D. 

      Competent patient-centered care and a culture of safety

  • 21. 
    The very low-density lipoproteins transport
    • A. 

      glucose from the small intestine to the liver to be stored as glycogen

    • B. 

      Amino acids to the liver to dispose of most of the cholesterol through bile.

    • C. 

      Lipids from the liver to the stomach where they are joined with amino acid

    • D. 

      Triglycerides that are synthesized in the liver from carbohydrates to adipose cells.

  • 22. 
    Nursing actions that facilitate self-actualization is pertinent during which aspect of the nursing care?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Wellness

    • C. 

      Diagnosis.

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

  • 23. 
    A toddler is expected to weigh four times the birth weight at
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      18 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      36 months

  • 24. 
    Which is a characteristic of late adulthood?
    • A. 

      Muscle atrophy

    • B. 

      Caring for elderly parents

    • C. 

      Increased cellular oxygen content

    • D. 

      Calcium loss in females is first noticed

  • 25. 
    What controllable factor did Florence Nightingale link with health and the environment?
    • A. 

      Fitness.

    • B. 

      Pure water

    • C. 

      Work site safety.

    • D. 

      Psychological wellness.

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