Infectious Control Part 1

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INFECTIOUS CONTROL PART 1


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  • 1. 
    When using 10% bleach to disinfect, make the 10% bleach
    • A. 

      Hourly

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Monthly

  • 2. 
    What is the most important and effective way of preventing the spread of infection?
    • A. 

      Hand washing

    • B. 

      Face washing

    • C. 

      Running controls

  • 3. 
    Choose all of the situations that would call for handwashing
    • A. 

      Before all procedures

    • B. 

      After all procedures

    • C. 

      When hands are visibly soiled

    • D. 

      Before eating

    • E. 

      Before you blink

    • F. 

      After you touch your face

  • 4. 
    The type of transmission based precautions can be combined for diseases that have multiple modes of transmission
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During handwashing, hands and wrists should be lathered, and hands should be rubbed vigorously for at least
    • A. 

      15 sec

    • B. 

      5 sec

    • C. 

      2 min

    • D. 

      30 sec

  • 6. 
    Hands should be held in a downward position and rinsed from the arm or wrist towards the tip of fingers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hand operated  faucet handles which could have contaminated surfaces should not be touched with the bare hands, but should be turned on and off using a  clean disposable towel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A location where microorganisms survive in sufficient quantities to cause disease (e.g. hands, blood, body fluids, air)
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Susceptibility host

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

  • 9. 
    A person with the potential to become infected.
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Susceptibility host

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

  • 10. 
    The way a pathogen is transferred from the source to the susceptible host (e.g. touching patients, needle stick injuries, coughing, contaminated food or water)
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Susceptibility host

    • C. 

      Mode of transmission

  • 11. 
    Infection control procedures are designed to break the chain of infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The current CDC isolation guidelines require health care workers to follow the ________________________  when working with patients  diagnosed or suspected of a specific transmissible disease
    • A. 

      Transmission-based precautions

    • B. 

      Disease-specific pecautions

    • C. 

      Category-specific precautions

  • 13. 
    Which are  true of hepatitis B vaccination?
    • A. 

      It is administered in three injections over a period of six months

    • B. 

      It must be available at no charge to the phlebotomist

    • C. 

      The complete series is effective for 15 or more years

    • D. 

      It protects the phlebotomist from contracting the disease or becoming a carrier

    • E. 

      You get hepatitis disease when you get vaccinated

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are PPE
    • A. 

      Scrubs

    • B. 

      Masks

    • C. 

      Respirators

    • D. 

      Goggles

    • E. 

      Face shield

    • F. 

      Gowns

    • G. 

      Gloves

  • 15. 
    In hospitals, patients who require airborne precautions are placed in an AIIR room. what is AIIR
    • A. 

      Advanced Innovative Interdisciplinary Research

    • B. 

      Airborne Infection Isolation Room

    • C. 

      Air Intelligence Information Report

  • 16. 
    CDC requires how at least how many air changes per hour in an AIIR
    • A. 

      1-2

    • B. 

      2-4

    • C. 

      3-5

    • D. 

      6-12

  • 17. 
    Healthcare personnel transporting patients who are on Airborne Precautions do not need to wear a mask or respirator during transport if the patient is wearing a mask and infectious skin lesions are covered
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    For patients with skin lesions associated with varicella or smallpox or draining skin lesions caused by M. tuberculosis, cover the affected areas to prevent aerosolization or contact with the infectious agent in skin lesions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
     If transport or movement outside an AIIR is necessary
    • A. 

      instruct patients to wear a surgical mask,

    • B. 

      Instruct the patient to observe Respiratory Hygiene/Cough Etiquette

    • C. 

      Instruct the patient to cough quietly with mouth open wide

  • 20. 
    Wear a ________________respiratory protection when entering the room or home of a patient with diseases transmitted by airborne route
    • A. 

      Fit-tested NIOSH-approved N95

    • B. 

      A CLSI approved surgical mask

    • C. 

      Faceshield

  • 21. 
    In acute care hospitals and long-term care and other residential settings, limit transport and movement of patients outside of the room to 
    • A. 

      Medically-necessary purposes.

    • B. 

      Cafeteria

    • C. 

      Tanning

  • 22. 
     For patients with skin lesions associated with varicella or smallpox or draining skin lesions caused by M. tuberculosis, __________ to prevent aerosolization or contact with the infectious agent in skin lesions
    • A. 

      Cover the affected areas

    • B. 

      Lotion the affected areas

    • C. 

      Rub the affected areas with your bare hands

  • 23. 
    Wear a__________ whenever anticipating that clothing will have direct contact with the patient or potentially contaminated environmental surfaces or equipment in close proximity to the patient. 
    • A. 

      Scrub top

    • B. 

      Gown

    • C. 

      Scrub bottom

    • D. 

      Face shield

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