Robert Steiner Unit Induction Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 88

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Induction Training Quizzes & Trivia

Please complete this quiz following your induction and print the certificate at the end.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The major risk of personal harm during a magnet quench is due to:
    • A. 

      Sudden loss of the magnetic field

    • B. 

      Asphyxiation due to displacement of oxygen

    • C. 

      Severe peripheral nerve stimulation

    • D. 

      Overheating of the gradient coils

  • 2. 
    Fatalities within MR facilities have occured due to:
    • A. 

      Excessive exposure to the static field

    • B. 

      Chronic peripheral nerve stimulation

    • C. 

      Disturbances of heart rhythm due to time-varying magnetic fields

    • D. 

      Oxygen cylinders being brought into the magnet room

  • 3. 
    If you are on your own and there is a medical emergency what should your response be?
    • A. 

      Dial 999 and call for an ambulance

    • B. 

      Dial 3333 and ask for security

    • C. 

      Start CPR and wait for help to arrive

    • D. 

      Shout for help and dial 2222.

  • 4. 
    What must you do when entering the clinical areas?
    • A. 

      Wash your hands or clean them with antiseptic gel

    • B. 

      Use latex gloves whenever you are near patients

    • C. 

      Roll down your sleeves to reduce skin contact

    • D. 

      Dress in scrubs or hospital uniform

  • 5. 
    If you wish to transfer data outside of the unit what precautions should you take?
    • A. 

      All data must be anonymised and encrypted

    • B. 

      Data should be stored with patient initials and date of birth

    • C. 

      Data may be safely anonymised using the patient's NHS number

    • D. 

      Personal data may be transferred on a normal USB stick

  • 6. 
    Concerning MR safety precautions which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Patients with pacemakers may be seriously harmed if they enter the magnet room

    • B. 

      The magnetic field is only on when the gradient coils are active

    • C. 

      If an implant is approved at 1.5T it is always safe to scan at 3T

    • D. 

      If the patient has been scanned before no safety checklist is required

  • 7. 
    How should you dispose of a CD containing research data?
    • A. 

      Put it in a bin with a black liner

    • B. 

      In the confidential waste container

    • C. 

      In a sharps bin

    • D. 

      In a yellow bag with a black stripe

  • 8. 
    If you think there has been a near-miss regarding an activity in the unit what should you do?
    • A. 

      Make a note of who was to blame and discuss it at the next lab meeting

    • B. 

      Under no circumstances should the event be discussed with the patient

    • C. 

      Only incidents causing actual harm should be reported

    • D. 

      Document the event on an incident form and inform the Superintendent Radiographer

  • 9. 
    In the event of hearing a continous bell in the unit what should you do?
    • A. 

      Abort any scanning and evacuate the unit

    • B. 

      Be prepared to evacuate but continue working

    • C. 

      This is a drill and can be safely ignored

    • D. 

      If you see a fire you must try to extinguish it yourself

  • 10. 
    Where are the Unit's policies kept if you need further information?
    • A. 

      In a locked filing cabinet

    • B. 

      At MRC Head Office

    • C. 

      On the Trust Intranet

    • D. 

      On the departmental network drive

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