NCCT - Medical Procedures - Part A - Infection Control,Exposure Control & Safety

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NCCT - MEDICAL PROCEDURES - PART A - INFECTION CONTROL, EXPOSURE CONTROL, AND SAFETY


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  • 1. 
    EVERY MEDICAL FACILITY IS REQUIRED BY OSHA TO HAVE AN EXPOSURE CONTROL PLAN?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    THE EXPOSURE CONTROL PLAN SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY AND THE DIRECTOR OF OSHA UPON REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION & COPYING?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    "HIV" MEANS?
    • A. 

      HEPATITIS B VIRUS

    • B. 

      HEPATITIS C VIRUS

    • C. 

      HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS

    • D. 

      HUMAN INFECTIOUS VIRUS

  • 4. 
    __________ MEAN ANY CONTAMINATED OBJECTS THAT CAN PENETRATE THE SKIN INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEEDLES, SCALPELS, BROKEN GLASS, BROKEN CAPILLARY TUBES, AND EXPOSED ENDS OF DENTAL WIRES?
    • A. 

      "CONTAMINATED DEVICES"

    • B. 

      "DISPOSABLE DEVICES"

    • C. 

      "CONTAMINATED SHARPS"

    • D. 

      "DANGEROUS INCISOR"

  • 5. 
    REASONABLE ANTICIPATED SKIN, EYE, MUCOUS MEMBRANE, OR PARENTERAL CONTACT WITH BLOOD, OR OTHER POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIALS THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE PERFORMANCE OF AN EMPLOYEE'S DUTIES IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

    • B. 

      DAILY RISK

    • C. 

      OCCUPATIONAL RISK

    • D. 

      PROFESSIONAL THREAT

  • 6. 
    ANY INDIVIDUAL, LIVING OR DEAD, WHOSE BLOOD, OR OTHER POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIALS MAY BE A SOURCE OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO THE EMPLOYEE IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      HAZARDOUS INDIVIDUAL

    • B. 

      SOURCE INDIVIDUAL

    • C. 

      INFECTED SPECIMEN

    • D. 

      QUARANTINED SOURCE

  • 7. 
    TO USE A PHYSICAL CHEMICAL PROCEDURE TO DESTROY ALL MICROBIAL LIFE INCLUDING HIGHLY RESISTANT BACTERIAL ENDOSPORES IS TO?
    • A. 

      ERADICATE

    • B. 

      DETOXIFY

    • C. 

      STERILIZE

    • D. 

      ACID WASH

  • 8. 
    __________ IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT SOURCE OF HIV & HBV IN THE WORKPLACE?
    • A. 

      SEMEN

    • B. 

      SALIVA IN DENTAL PROCEDURES

    • C. 

      PLEURAL FLUID

    • D. 

      BLOOD

  • 9. 
    THE RISK OF INFECTION WITH HIV FOLLOWING ONE NEEDLE-STICK EXPOSURE TO BLOOD FROM A PATIENT KNOWN TO BE INFECTED WITH HIV IS APPROXIMATELY?
    • A. 

      0.01%

    • B. 

      0.50%

    • C. 

      1.00%

    • D. 

      5.00%

  • 10. 
    GENERAL INFECTION-CONTROL PROCEDURES ARE DESIGNED TO PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF A WIDE RANGE OF __________ AND TO PROVIDE A WIDE MARGIN OF SAFETY IN THE VARIED SITUATIONS ENCOUNTERED IN THE HEALTH-CARE ENVIRONMENT?
    • A. 

      DISEASES

    • B. 

      CONDITIONS

    • C. 

      MICROBIOLOGICAL AGENTS

    • D. 

      SICKNESS

  • 11. 
    "CONTACT WITH BLOOD, OR OTHER BODY FLUIDS TO WHICH UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS APPLY THROUGH PERCUTANEOUS INOCULATION, OR CONTACT WITH AN OPEN WOUND, NON-INTACT SKIN, OR MUCOUS MEMBRANE DURING THE PERFORMANCE OF NORMAL DUTIES" THIS DEFINITION (FOUND IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER) APPLIES TO?
    • A. 

      HUMAN EXPOSURE

    • B. 

      EXPOSED WORKER

    • C. 

      WORKER STRESS

    • D. 

      STRESSED WORKER

  • 12. 
    ALL WORKERS WHOSE JOBS INVOLVE PARTICIPATION IN TASKS, OR ACTIVITIES WITH EXPOSURE TO BLOOD, OR OTHER BODY FLUIDS TO WHICH UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS APPLY, SHOULD BE VACCINATED WITH __________ VACCINE?
    • A. 

      HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY

    • B. 

      HEPATITIS C

    • C. 

      SMALL POX

    • D. 

      HEPATITIS B

  • 13. 
    __________ TESTING SHOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE BY THE EMPLOYER TO ALL WORKERS WHO MAYBE CONCERNED THEY HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH HIV THROUGH AN OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
    • A. 

      SEROLOGIC

    • B. 

      BLOOD

    • C. 

      IMMEDIATE

    • D. 

      BACTERIAL

  • 14. 
    STUDIES SUGGEST THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR SALIVARY TRANSMISSION OF HIV IS __________?
    • A. 

      FREQUENT

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      REMOTE

    • D. 

      AS FREQUENT AS BLOOD TRANSMISSION

  • 15. 
    AFTER THEY ARE USED, DISPOSABLE SYRINGES & NEEDLES, SCALPEL BLADES, AND OTHER SHARP ITEMS SHOULD BE PLACED IN __________ CONTAINERS FOR DISPOSAL.
    • A. 

      BIODEGRADABLE

    • B. 

      PUNCTURE-RESISTANT

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      SANITIZED

  • 16. 
    BROKEN GLASSWARE WHICH MAY BE CONTAMINATED SHALL NOT BE PICKED UP DIRECTLY WITH THE HANDS, BUT BY MECHANICAL MEANS, SUCH AS?
    • A. 

      BY A LAB TECHNICIAN

    • B. 

      AN EVACUATED TUBE

    • C. 

      A BRUSH & DUST PAN

    • D. 

      GLOVED HANDS

  • 17. 
    CONTAMINATED LAUNDRY SHALL BE __________ WHERE IT WAS SOILED?
    • A. 

      DESTROYED AT THE LOCATION

    • B. 

      TRANSPORTED AWAY FROM THE LOCATION

    • C. 

      DISINFECTED OR DISCARDED AT THE LOCATION

    • D. 

      BAGGED OR CONTAINERIZED AT THE LOCATION

  • 18. 
    ALL SPILLS OF BLOOD-CONTAMINATED FLUIDS SHOULD BE PROMPTLY CLEANED UP USING __________ APPROVED GERMICIDE, OR A 1:10 SOLUTION OF HOUSEHOLD BLEACH?
    • A. 

      AN OSHA

    • B. 

      AN EPA

    • C. 

      A HOSPITAL OR CLINIC

    • D. 

      A CONSUMER

  • 19. 
    IN CASES OF BLOOD CONTAMINATION SHOE COVERINGS & GLOVES SHOULD BE DISPOSED OF IN __________ BIOHAZARD PLASTIC BAGS?
    • A. 

      BLACK

    • B. 

      CLEARLY MARKED

    • C. 

      ORANGE-RED

    • D. 

      TRANSPARENT

  • 20. 
    IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PROTECTIVE MASKS & EYE WEAR, OR FACE SHIELDS, BE WORN BY LABORATORY TECHNICIANS, OR HOUSEKEEPING PERSONNEL __________?
    • A. 

      WHEN CLEANING UP BLOOD OR BODY FLUIDS

    • B. 

      AT ALL TIMES IN THE LABORATORY

    • C. 

      WHEN ROUTINELY CLEANING EQUIPMENT

    • D. 

      WHEN SCRUBBING LABORATORY FLOORS

  • 21. 
    BLOOD FROM ALL INDIVIDUALS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED?
    • A. 

      DECONTAMINATED

    • B. 

      INFECTIVE OR INFECTIOUS

    • C. 

      BIODEGRADABLE

    • D. 

      CHEMICALLY HAZARDOUS

  • 22. 
    WHEN TAKING VITAL SIGNS, A MEDICAL ASSISTANT MUST WEAR GLOVES, GOWNS, AND EYE WEAR?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A SPECIFIC EYE, MOUTH, OTHER MUCOUS MEMBRANE, NON-INTACT SKIN, OR PARENTERAL CONTACT WITH BLOOD, OR OTHER POTENTIALLY INFECTIOUS MATERIALS THAT RESULTS FROM THE PERFORMANCE OF AN EMPLOYEES DUTIES IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      UNFORTUNATE INCIDENT

    • B. 

      HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE

    • C. 

      OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

    • D. 

      EXPOSURE INCIDENT

  • 24. 
    THE TERM "UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS" IS AN?
    • A. 

      ORGANIZATION TO PROMOTE INFECTION CONTROL

    • B. 

      OVERALL APPROACH TO INFECTION CONTROL

    • C. 

      ORGANIZATIONAL APPROACH TO FOLLOWING EPA GUIDELINES

    • D. 

      ABBREVIATION FOR WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION STANDARDS

  • 25. 
    VACCINATIONS AGAINST HBV INFECTION PROVIDE 90% PROTECTION AGAINST HEPATITIS B FOR __________ OR MORE YEARS FOLLOWING VACCINATION?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      12

  • 26. 
    THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE IN PREVENTING DISEASE IS?
    • A. 

      WEARING A MASK

    • B. 

      THE MEDICAL HAND WASH

    • C. 

      WEARING GLOVES

    • D. 

      WEARING A GOWN

  • 27. 
    BIOHAZARD LABELS MUST BE COLORED?
    • A. 

      BLUE

    • B. 

      ORANGE-RED

    • C. 

      GREEN

    • D. 

      GREY-BLACK

  • 28. 
    WHAT FEDERAL AGENCY REQUIRES THE USE OF SHARPS CONTAINERS?
    • A. 

      OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

    • B. 

      DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

    • C. 

      DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

    • D. 

      LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

  • 29. 
    VIRUSES CAN REPRODUCE ONLY IN?
    • A. 

      DEAD CELLS

    • B. 

      LIVING CELLS

    • C. 

      BOTH DEAD & LIVING CELLS

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 30. 
    THE PROCESS OF KILLING ALL MICROORGANISMS IN A CERTAIN AREA IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      DISINFECTION

    • B. 

      WASHING

    • C. 

      STERILIZATION

    • D. 

      DUSTING

  • 31. 
    THE AUTOCLAVE STERILIZES OR COMPLETELY DESTROYS MICROORGANISM BY COMBINING?
    • A. 

      BLEACH & WATER UNDER PRESSURE

    • B. 

      ACID WITH STEAM

    • C. 

      HEAT WITH STEAM UNDER PRESSURE

    • D. 

      HOT WATER & SOAP

  • 32. 
    WHAT KIND OF ENVIRONMENT DO MICROORGANISMS GROW BEST IN?
    • A. 

      COOL & LIGHT

    • B. 

      WARM & LIGHT

    • C. 

      COOL & DARK

    • D. 

      DARK & WARM

  • 33. 
    A DISEASE STATE THAT RESULTS FROM THE INVASION & GROWTH OF MICROORGANISMS IN THE BODY IS?
    • A. 

      A SYNDROME

    • B. 

      AN INFECTION

    • C. 

      A LACERATION

    • D. 

      AN ASEPSIS

  • 34. 
    PRACTICES TO ACHIEVE ASEPSIS ARE KNOWN AS?
    • A. 

      MEDICAL ASEPSIS

    • B. 

      CONTAMINATION

    • C. 

      CLEAN TECHNIQUE

    • D. 

      BOTH A & C

  • 35. 
    THE PROCESS BY WHICH AN OBJECT OR AREA BECOMES UNCLEAN IS?
    • A. 

      CONTAMINATION

    • B. 

      DISINFECTION

    • C. 

      STERILIZATION

    • D. 

      HEAT

  • 36. 
    YOU SHOULD WASH YOUR HANDS FOR APPROXIMATELY?
    • A. 

      15 SECONDS

    • B. 

      1 TO 2 MINUTES

    • C. 

      10 MINUTES

    • D. 

      5 MINUTES

  • 37. 
    WHEN YOU WASH YOUR HANDS YOU SHOULD STAND?
    • A. 

      UP AGAINST THE SINK

    • B. 

      5 INCHES FROM THE SINK

    • C. 

      SO YOUR CLOTHES DO NOT TOUCH THE SINK

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 38. 
    THE FAUCET IS TURNED OFF WITH?
    • A. 

      YOUR ARM

    • B. 

      A PAPER TOWEL

    • C. 

      YOUR HAND

    • D. 

      NO CORRECT ANSWER

  • 39. 
    A HEALTH CARE WORKER WHO UNCONCIOUSLY TRANSPORTS HARMFUL BACTERIA BUT IS NOT ILL IS CALLED A(N)?
    • A. 

      PRE-INFECTED

    • B. 

      CARRIER

    • C. 

      INFECTIOUS

    • D. 

      IMMUNE

  • 40. 
    GROUPS OR CLUSTERS OF BACTERIA TAKEN FOR LABORATORY STUDY ARE CALLED?
    • A. 

      FAMILIES

    • B. 

      FUNGI

    • C. 

      CULTURES

    • D. 

      VIRUSES (VIRI)

  • 41. 
    THE PATIENT WITH AN INFECTION MAY HAVE?
    • A. 

      LOSS OF APPETITE & FATIGUE

    • B. 

      FEVER, NAUSEA, RASH & VOMITING

    • C. 

      PAIN, REDNESS OR SWELLING

    • D. 

      ALL ANSWERS ARE CORRECT

  • 42. 
    DISEASES THAT CAN BE COMMUNICATED FROM ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER ARE CALLED?
    • A. 

      CATCHING

    • B. 

      CONTAGIOUS

    • C. 

      GERMICIDES

    • D. 

      DECONTAMINATED

  • 43. 
    WHEN USING A FIRE EXTINGUISHER THE HOSE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE?
    • A. 

      MIDDLE OF THE FIRE

    • B. 

      TOP OF THE FIRE

    • C. 

      AROUND THE FIRE

    • D. 

      BASE OF THE FIRE

  • 44. 
    AEROBID BACTERIA PREFER WHICH OF THESE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS TO GROW WELL?
    • A. 

      INCREASED NITROGEN CONCENTRATION

    • B. 

      AN EXTREMELY DRY ENVIRONMENT

    • C. 

      OXYGEN

    • D. 

      TEMPERATURE