Infection Control : Principles And Practices

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Infection Control : Principles And Practices

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  • 1. 
    What term refers to ability to produce an effect ?
    • A. 

      Efficacy

    • B. 

      Disinfection

    • C. 

      Motility 

    • D. 

      Sterilization

  • 2. 
    What term indicates that a product is capable of destroying bacteria ?
    • A. 

      Bacteriphobic

    • B. 

      Bacterial

    • C. 

      Probacterial

    • D. 

      Bactericidal 

  • 3. 
    What term refers to a resistance to disease that is partly inherited and partly developed through healthy living ?
    • A. 

      Natural immunity

    • B. 

      Physical immunity

    • C. 

      Acquired immunity 

    • D. 

      Healthy immunity

  • 4. 
    What is scabies ?
    • A. 

      Bloodborne virus that causes disease 

    • B. 

      Type of fungus that affects plants or grows on inanimate objects 

    • C. 

      Superficial fungal infection that commonly affects the skin

    • D. 

      Contagious disease caused by the itch mite 

  • 5. 
    What does the term porous mean ?
    • A. 

      Made or constructed of a material that does not have openings 

    • B. 

      Made or constructed of a material that has openings 

    • C. 

      Susceptible to disease

    • D. 

      Immune to a disease

  • 6. 
    What are bacilli ?
    • A. 

      Round-shaped bacteria

    • B. 

      Spherical bacteria that grow in pairs

    • C. 

      Spiral or corkscrew - shaped bacteria 

    • D. 

      Short , rod-shaped bacteria 

  • 7. 
    What are staphylococci ?
    • A. 

      Pus-forming bacterial that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes

    • B. 

      Spiral- or corkscrew-shaped bacteria that cause diseases such syphilis

    • C. 

      Microscopic plant parasites , including molds and mildews

    • D. 

      Slender , hair like extensions used by parasites for locomotion 

  • 8. 
    What are flagella ?
    • A. 

      Microscopic plant parasites , including mold and mildews

    • B. 

      Pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes 

    • C. 

      Slender , hair like extensions used by parasites for locomotion 

    • D. 

      Spiral- or corkscrew-shaped bacteria that causes diseases such as syphilis 

  • 9. 
    What is a microscopic germ that normally exist in tap water in small numbers ?
    • A. 

      Diplococci 

    • B. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum

    • C. 

      Human immunodeficiencyvirus

    • D. 

      Mildew

  • 10. 
    What is methicillin -resistant staphylococcus aureus ?
    • A. 

      Superficial fungal infection that commonly affects the skin

    • B. 

      Microscopic germ that normally exists in the tap water 

    • C. 

      Pus-forming bacteria that grow in clusters like bunch of grapes

    • D. 

      Type of infectious bacteria that is highly resistant to antibiotics 

  • 11. 
    What is a responsibility of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ?
    • A. 

      Testing and approving drugs sold and used in the United States

    • B. 

      Overseeing all agricultural practices of U.S farmers 

    • C. 

      Supervising employee safety in U.S workplace 

    • D. 

      Registering all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States 

  • 12. 
    What happened in 1985 that triggered the creation of Universal Precautions?
    • A. 

      Bird flu pandemic

    • B. 

      AIDS public health crisis

    • C. 

      Hepatitis pandemic

    • D. 

      Evidence of the return of the bubonic plague

  • 13. 
    What is a responsibility of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ?
    • A. 

      Reviewing and approving pharmaceutical products

    • B. 

      Testing and licensing medical professionals

    • C. 

      Testing and approving preparation techniques for food products

    • D. 

      Studying diseases and providing guidance to prevent their spread 

  • 14. 
    What set of practices replaced Universal Precautions in 1996?
    • A. 

      Standard precautions

    • B. 

      Global precautions

    • C. 

      Standard procedures

    • D. 

      Global procedures

  • 15. 
    When should an adhesive bandage be used ?
    • A. 

      After breaking a pimple

    • B. 

      In response to an exposure incident

    • C. 

      Prior to a dermabrasion treatment 

    • D. 

      During tweezing to aid hair removal

  • 16. 
    What is true of cardiopulmonary  resuscitation (CPR)
    • A. 

      It should only be performed by licensed medical professionals

    • B. 

      It is a basic element of first aid every esthetician should know

    • C. 

      Only the salon manager is authorized to perform CPR

    • D. 

      You should only perform CPR if a client gives you verbal permission 

  • 17. 
    When should you call emergency medical technicians (EMTs)?
    • A. 

      Only if it appears that someone in the salon is in mortal danger

    • B. 

      As soon as possible after any significant accident has occurred

    • C. 

      Only after you have exhausted your knowledge of first-aid techniques

    • D. 

      After the worst results of an accident have been addressed 

  • 18. 
     How many levels of burns are there ?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 19. 
    What is a fluid created by infection ?
    • A. 

      Mold

    • B. 

      Mildew

    • C. 

      Lymph

    • D. 

      Pus

  • 20. 
    What is the term for illness related to conditions associated with employment ?
    • A. 

      Employment disorder

    • B. 

      Employment disease

    • C. 

      Occupational disorder

    • D. 

      Occupational disease

  • 21. 
    What part of the body does tinea pedis affect ?
    • A. 

      Hands

    • B. 

      Elbows

    • C. 

      Knees

    • D. 

      Feet

  • 22. 
    What disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through coughing or sneezing ?
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 23. 
    What is the term for any organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size ?
    • A. 

      Miniorganism

    • B. 

      Suborganism

    • C. 

      Microorganism

    • D. 

      Quasiorganism

  • 24. 
    What is the body fluid or secretion to which Standard Precautions do NOT apply ?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Saliva

    • C. 

      Pus

    • D. 

      Sweat

  • 25. 
    When should you apply a mask , eyewear, or gown , according to Standard Precautions ?
    • A. 

      Whenever you come in contact with the human body 

    • B. 

      If the splashing of body fluids is likely 

    • C. 

      If the splashing of treatment products is likely 

    • D. 

      Whenever you come in contact with pregnant client 

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