Washington State Know HIV/AIDS Certification Exam

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Final Exam for: Washington State Know HIV/AIDS Education Certification


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What dose HIV stand for
    • A. 

      Human Infection Virus

    • B. 

      Human Immune Virus

    • C. 

      Human Infectious Virus

    • D. 

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus

  • 2. 
    What are Blodborne Pathogens
  • 3. 
    HIV can be spread by kissing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mosquitoes can spread HIV
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    People die from AIDS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How is HIV spread
  • 7. 
    How can people who are sexual active reduce their risk of infection
  • 8. 
    Why should someone consider getting tested
  • 9. 
    Some of the bloodborne pathogens healthcare workers are at risk for are:
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B virus (HBV)

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C virus (HCV)

    • C. 

      Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Exposure occurs through:
    • A. 

      Needle sticks

    • B. 

      Cuts from sharp instruments contaminated with an infected patients blood

    • C. 

      Contact of the eye, nose, mouth, or skin with a patients blood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Most exposures result in infection:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Many needle sticks can be prevented by
    • A. 

      Recapping needles

    • B. 

      Disposing of used needles in appropriate sharps containers

    • C. 

      Disposing of needles in the trash can

    • D. 

      Not using safety needles

  • 13. 
    Exposures to the eyes, nose and mouth can be prevented by
    • A. 

      Eye and face protection

    • B. 

      Gowns

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Hair nets

  • 14. 
    Goggles and masks should be used everytime you suction or perform oral care on a patient
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The modes of transmission of HIV are:
    • A. 

      Unprotected sexual contact

    • B. 

      Sharing syringes, needles

    • C. 

      Mother to child

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which answer is correct?
    • A. 

      HIV is caused by AIDS

    • B. 

      AIDS is caused by HIV

  • 17. 
    The only way to tell that you have contracted HIV is by taking an HIV anti-body test
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    You will have immediate symptoms when you contract HIV
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    One of the biggest reasons why people don't get tested is fear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Rougly 10,000 people in the US are HIV positive but do not know it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If you become infected with HIV, you will feel symptons of being sick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    If you get infected with HIV, it will show up right away on an HIV test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is...
    • A. 

      A bacterial illness treated with antibiotics

    • B. 

      A virus which has no cure but can be controlled with medicines

    • C. 

      The virus that causes AIDS

    • D. 

      Answers b and c

  • 24. 
    Only gay men and drug users get HIV...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    If I think I have been exposed, the best thing to do is...
    • A. 

      Don't worry - one exposure is not enough to get infected

    • B. 

      Do nothing and hope for the best

    • C. 

      Get tested by your doctor or a testing agency

    • D. 

      It doesn't matter - if I'm infected there is no hope for me anyway

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