Standard Precautions And Bloodborne Pathogens In Early Childhood Settings

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 135

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Bloodborne Pathogens are an occupational hazard for employees who may be exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties. The purposes of this quiz is to reinforce and show competency in the importance of using Standard Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens in Early Childhood Settings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A pathogen is a microorganism that can cause a disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Pathogens may be bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Other Potentially Infectious Material or OPIM only include saliva, semen and vaginal secretions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who is covered under OSHA'S Bloodborne Pathogens Standard?
    • A. 

      Anyone exposed to human blood, blood by-products, or other potentially infectious materials during their job duties.

    • B. 

      Anyone whose job requires them to provide 1st Aid or CPR or use an AED.

    • C. 

      Anyone whose job requires them to drive an injured employee or student to the hospital.

    • D. 

      Anyone handling biohazardous or infectious waste.

    • E. 

      Anyone cleaning up spills of blood, blood by-products, or other potentially infectious material.

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    HIV is spread through casual contact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hepatitis A is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hepatitis A is usually spread by the blood-oral route.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Bloodborne Pathogen standard requires employers to make the ____________________ vaccnine and vaccination series available to all employees who have occupational exposure to HBV.
  • 10. 
    Transmission of the Hepatitis B virus (HBV) occurs when an infected person's blood or body fluids enters the body of a person who is not immune.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major cause of acute hepatitis and chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Although HCV is transmitted via the same routes as HBV and HIV (direct exposure to blood), according to the CDC contact with blood of an infected person through sharing of contaminated needles, syringes, or other injection drug equipment is the primary cause of infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In order to protect yourself, you must assume that all blood and body fluids are infectious. This is called "universal" precautions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Only wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when you see visible blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Where does hazardous waste go?
    • A. 

      All contaminated or infectious dry solid type waste (i.e., gloves, personal protective equipment, paper towels, gauze/bandages, bodily fluid/blood saturated items, etc.) must be placed in double red bags stored inside proper biohazard boxes with lids.

    • B. 

      All contaminated needles or other contaminated sharps (i.e.; needles, syringes, glass and plastic pipettes, slides, rigid plasticware having sharp edges or points, capillary tubes, blades, glassware, including syringes, etc.) must be placed into red sharps containers or red buckets that are puncture-resistant and leakproof.

    • C. 

      Do not store biohazard waste in hallways or near general traffic.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Report any exposure to potentially infectious materials immediately and undertake the necessary medical review and treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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