NCCT Prep-ma-medical Procedures A-d

194 Questions | Total Attempts: 1423

SettingsSettingsSettings
NCCT Quizzes & Trivia

THIS SECTION IS TIMED. THIS IS TO GIVE YOU SOME PRACTICE FOR THE REAL NCCT TEST THAT IS TIMED THIS IS BASIC KNOWLEDGE FOR MA'S AND JUST BE SURE TO READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY! ncct prep questions for 2011 book


Questions and Answers
  • 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 Assistant Secretary and the Director OSHA upon request for examination and 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. 
    _______ means any contaminated objects that can penetrate the skkin including, but not limited to needles, scalpels, broken glass, broken capillary tube, 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 enospores is to______.
    • A. 

      Eradicate

    • B. 

      Detoxify

    • C. 

      Sterilize

    • D. 

      Acid wash

  • 8. 
    _______ is the single most important source of HIV and 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 caried 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-intat 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 eposure.
    • 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 and 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 and dust pan

    • D. 

      Gloved hands

  • 17. 
    Contaminated laundry shall be_______ where it was soiled.
    • A. 

      Destroyed at the location

    • B. 

      Transprted away from the location

    • C. 

      Disinfected or discarded at the location

    • D. 

      Bagged or containerized at the location

  • 18. 
    All spills of lood-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 and 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 and 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, maouth, 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. 

      Expsure 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 Wold Health Organization standards

  • 25. 
    Vaccinations against HBV infection provide 90% protection against hepatitis B for ______ or more years following vaccination.
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Twelve

Back to Top Back to top