Infection Control Policy And Procedure Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Mr. Abdulrahim will have to change the dressing on her injured right leg twice a day. The dressing will be a sterile dressing, using 4 X 4's, normal saline irrigant, and abdominal pads. Which statement best indicates that Mrs. Jones understands the importance of maintaining asepsis?
    • A. 

      “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor, I can use them as long as they are not soiled.”

    • B. 

      “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor, I can use them if I rinse them with sterile normal saline.”

    • C. 

      “If I question the sterility of any dressing material, I should not use it.”

    • D. 

      “I should put on my sterile gloves, then open the bottle of saline to soak the 4 X 4s.”

  • 2. 
    What is the type of Category E medical waste?
    • A. 

      Sharps

    • B. 

      Medicine Box

    • C. 

      Lancet

    • D. 

      Used gauze

  • 3. 
    Which statement describes one type of biomedical waste?
    • A. 

      Materials that may be poisonous, toxic, or flammable and do not pose disease-related risk.

    • B. 

      Waste that is saturated to the point of dripping with blood or body fluids contaminated with blood.

    • C. 

      Waste that does not pose a disease-related risk.

    • D. 

      Boxes of expired medicine.

  • 4. 
    When is the ideal time that a sharp container must be disposed?
    • A. 

      After every shift

    • B. 

      After it is full

    • C. 

      After it is 2/3 full

    • D. 

      After half full

  • 5. 
    In infection control principle, the statement “the patient can be managed using routine practices” means:
    • A. 

      The patient does not have any bacteria and does not pose a risk to staff or other patients

    • B. 

      Any care being provided is routine in nature and presents no risk of infection

    • C. 

      A risk assessment should be done before providing care and PPE worn as appropriate to the situation and the care being provided.

  • 6. 
    Standard Precautions are used in:
    • A. 

      Patients with presence of Infection

    • B. 

      All Patient of THC

    • C. 

      Not needed at all

  • 7. 
    Hand Hygiene is not required if you wear gloves while providing care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Gastrostomy feeding container must be disposed in:
    • A. 

      Medical Waste Bag

    • B. 

      Domestic Waste Bag

    • C. 

      General Waste Bag

  • 9. 
    The most important factor in deciding if a patient needs an additional precautions beyond Standard precautions is:
    • A. 

      The risk of transmission

    • B. 

      The patient’s diagnosis

    • C. 

      What the hospital did when the patient stayed in the hospital.

  • 10. 
    Objects that may be capable of causing punctures or cuts, that may have been exposed to blood or body fluids including scalpels, needles, glass ampoules, test tubes, and slides, are considered Biomedical Waste. How should these objects be disposed of?
    • A. 

      Containers lined with black bags.

    • B. 

      Containers lined with clear bags.

    • C. 

      Sharps containers.

    • D. 

      Containers lined with yellow bags.

  • 11. 
    A client is diagnosed with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. What type of isolation is MOST appropriate for this client?
    • A. 

      Reverse isolation

    • B. 

      Respiratory isolation

    • C. 

      Standard precautions

    • D. 

      Contact isolation

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the FIRST priority in preventing infections when providing care for a client?
    • A. 

      Handwashing

    • B. 

      Wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Using a barrier between client’s furniture and nurse’s bag

    • D. 

      Wearing gowns and goggles

  • 13. 
    Abdulrahim, a 1-year-old child has a staph skin infection. His brother has also developed the same infection. Which behavior by the children is most likely to have caused the transmission of the organism?
    • A. 

      Bathing together.

    • B. 

      Coughing on each other.

    • C. 

      Sharing pacifiers.

    • D. 

      Eating off the same plate.

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the medical waste storage facility contracted by the Tulip HCC?
    • A. 

      Tadweer

    • B. 

      New Cleaning Establishment

    • C. 

      Lavajet

    • D. 

      Home Health Care Center

  • 15. 
    Needles must be re-sheathed, bent, or broken during use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Sharp containers should be rigid and puncture-resistant. Remove and dispose all sharp containers if 2/3 full.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the example of Category E medical waste?
    • A. 

      Needles

    • B. 

      Expired Medicine

    • C. 

      Lancet

    • D. 

      Used gloves

  • 18. 
    What is the major indicator to improve the quality and outcome of patient care and the occupational-related risks among health care workers and staff?
    • A. 

      Incident Reporting

    • B. 

      Health Brochure

    • C. 

      Infection Prevention and Control

    • D. 

      Health teachings

  • 19. 
    What is the hand hygiene technique when your hand is visibly soiled?
    • A. 

      Hand Hygiene with Alcohol-based Hand Rub

    • B. 

      Hand Hygiene with soap and water

    • C. 

      Wearing gloves

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