20 Questions About Pre-donation Screening

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  • 1. 
    At what age can you become a donor of blood or blood components?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      21

  • 2. 
    There is an upper age limit for new donors. Your first donation can be on or before your ____th birthday.
  • 3. 
    You can only donate up 68 years of age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What 3 ways might donors give their consent to donate during the pre-donation screening process?
    • A. 

      Implied

    • B. 

      Written

    • C. 

      Unanimous

    • D. 

      Verbal

  • 5. 
    What is the minimum weight for a donor to be able to donate?
    • A. 

      9st/57kg

    • B. 

      8st/51kg`

    • C. 

      7st 12lb/50kg

    • D. 

      7st/44.5kg

  • 6. 
    What barriers to communication might you experience during pre-donation screening? (Tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Hearing impairment

    • B. 

      Capacity

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Understanding

  • 7. 
    When interviewing a donor a number of verbal skills are used. What types of questions are asked? (Tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Closed

    • C. 

      Leading

    • D. 

      Probing

  • 8. 
    For pre-donation screening to be successful _________ body language must be used. 
  • 9. 
    What is the DHCQ?
    • A. 

      Donor Health Check Quiz

    • B. 

      Donation Health Check Questionnaire

    • C. 

      Donor Health Check Questionnaire

  • 10. 
    Name a way in which we adhere to confidentiality at pre-donation screening?
  • 11. 
    The apparatus used to prick the donor's finger is called a pastette.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What 3 of the following are potential travel risks from certain countries?
    • A. 

      Chikungunya virus (Chick V)

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      T Cruzi

    • D. 

      East Nile virus

  • 13. 
    The 'critical check point' means you ask the donor...
    • A. 

      If they're having a nice day?

    • B. 

      If they've had regular meals today?

    • C. 

      For their full name, address and date of birth.

    • D. 

      For their name, address and age.

  • 14. 
    Before collecting the capillary sample the timer must be set for ___ seconds.
  • 15. 
    The green traffic light card indicates that the donor is ok to donate and needs their iron checking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Donors need to be 'fit and well' on the day of donation to...(Tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Prevent the risk of them making the staff unwell.

    • B. 

      Reduce the likelihood of them becoming ill following donation.

    • C. 

      Minimise the likelihood of collecting a donation containing an infection.

    • D. 

      Keep the recipient safe with a quality product.

  • 17. 
    Why do we ask donors about their lifestyle?
    • A. 

      Because it makes screening more interesting.

    • B. 

      It's good customer service to talk to all donors about this.

    • C. 

      To establish potential risk to the recipient from blood borne viruses/diseases.

    • D. 

      Because we only want sexually inactive donors.

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