Wound IQ Test

10 Questions
Wound IQ Test

Find out how much you know about Wound Care and see where you rank on your Wound IQ. The 10 questions will cover basic to advanced-level topics. As you complete the test, you'll see recommended webinar resources to enhance your knowledge so you can rank higher the next time. Challenge yourself and your friends!

Sample Question

How does a partial thickness wound heal?

Re-granulating

Re-epithelialization

Granulating then epithelization

Scabbing over

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does a partial thickness wound heal?
    • A. 

      Re-granulating

    • B. 

      Re-epithelialization

    • C. 

      Granulating then epithelization

    • D. 

      Scabbing over

  • 2. 
    Eschar appears:
    • A. 

      Brown or Yellow

    • B. 

      Yellow or Stringy

    • C. 

      Black or Brown Leathery

    • D. 

      Gray and Moist

  • 3. 
    The periwound is defined as:
    • A. 

      Inside perimeter of the wound

    • B. 

      The outside perimeter of the wound

    • C. 

      The open area only

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A channel or pathway that extends in any one direction from the wound through subcutaneous tissue is called:
    • A. 

      Undermining

    • B. 

      Sinus Tract

    • C. 

      Tunneling

    • D. 

      Fistula

  • 5. 
    Which dressing will keep the wound bed the warmest?
    • A. 

      Hydrogel

    • B. 

      Gauze

    • C. 

      Foam

    • D. 

      Hydrocolloid

  • 6. 
    Where are venous ulcers located?
    • A. 

      Mid calf to ankle

    • B. 

      Bottom of foot, dorsum, and heel

    • C. 

      Toes, tips of toes, ankles

    • D. 

      Knee, foot, ankle

  • 7. 
    A loss of epidermis caused by exposure to urine, feces, body fluids, drainage and friction is called:
    • A. 

      Excoriation

    • B. 

      Shearing

    • C. 

      Denuded

    • D. 

      Skin Tear

  • 8. 
    The patient has a wound on the right lower extremity. The assessment of the surrounding skin is thin, shiny, dry, and hairless. The toenails are thick, skin temperature is cool to the touch, and the ABI is 0.4. What type of wound is this?
    • A. 

      Diabetic

    • B. 

      Arterial

    • C. 

      Venous

    • D. 

      Pressure Ulcer

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not used to promote autolytic debridement?
    • A. 

      Hydrocolloid

    • B. 

      Alginate

    • C. 

      Hydrogel

    • D. 

      Santyl

  • 10. 
    The number one risk factor for ulceration of the diabetic foot is:
    • A. 

      Graduated Pressure

    • B. 

      Poor Glucose Control

    • C. 

      Peripheral Neuropathy

    • D. 

      Infection