Needlestick Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that _____ needle sticks accrue in the US annually.
    • A. 

      800-1,000

    • B. 

      1,000-2,000

    • C. 

      800,000-1,000,000

    • D. 

      900,000-2,000,000

  • 2. 
    Nurses and Physicians sustain many of these injuries during medical procedures?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Name two out of three Bloodborne Pathogens that medical staff and EVS personnel are most commonly exposed to:
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B & C

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B&C, HIV

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 4. 
    Re-capping is still allowed some of the times?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Give me two examples in which needlestick accidents may be avoided:
    • A. 

      Gowns

    • B. 

      Safer Devices & Technics

    • C. 

      Safer Devices & Technics and Gloves

    • D. 

      Safety Goggles

  • 6. 
    What percentage of needlesticks can be avoided?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 7. 
    When did the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act come into effect?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2006

    • D. 

      2009

  • 8. 
    What is the maximum capacity for a sharp container?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 9. 
    What does the CDC recommend to do after a needlestick accident?
    • A. 

      Wash area with soap and water

    • B. 

      Report injury to supervisor

    • C. 

      Use bleach immediately

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 10. 
    Sharp containers should be ______ to _______ inches from the floor.
    • A. 

      52-54

    • B. 

      52-56

    • C. 

      56-58

    • D. 

      54-58

  • 11. 
    Give two out of the three reasons OSHA would accept for not using safety devices:
    • A. 

      Compromise Joint Commission standards

    • B. 

      Compromise the Patient & Employee Safety

    • C. 

      Compromise the integrity of the procedure

    • D. 

      Both B & C

    • E. 

      Compromise your beliefs

  • 12. 
    Who should you tell if you see needles without a safety device:
    • A. 

      Charge Nurse

    • B. 

      Co-Worker

    • C. 

      Supervisor

    • D. 

      Safety Officer

    • E. 

      Both C & D