Patient Safety On The Practice Stairs Quiz

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Patient Safety Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A CODE BLUE has been called in the 2 south gym. The code is now over and the patient has been taken to the ICU. How do you ensure the security of the crash cart as you wait  for CSS to replace the cart?
    • A. 

      Find the green lock to re-lock the cart

    • B. 

      Secure the cart with a red lock found on top of the cart

    • C. 

      Narcotics are not stored in this cart. Therefore, there is no need to secure it.

    • D. 

      Secure the cart with a red lock found inside the med drawer

  • 2. 
    A CODE YELLOW has been called. How do you know that an area has been examined for anything suspicious?
    • A. 

      There is a post-it note attached

    • B. 

      Somone told you it was checked

    • C. 

      A red X is painted on the surface

  • 3. 
    A CODE PINK has been called and you notice a woman carrying a large briefcase going down the 2 South stairwell. You would stop this person and ask to examine the inside of the briefcase
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A CODE TRIAGE is called. Staff may not leave the facility until the "All Clear" has been broadcast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    There is a tornado Warning. You are working with a patient in the condo. Where should you move this patient?
  • 6. 
    The Fire Marshall is inspecting the unit. He asks you where the oxygen shut off valves is. How do you respond?
  • 7. 
    There is a CODE RED drill. The doors at the main entrance to the gym do not close. This needs to be checked immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You are working with a patient on the practice stairs. Where is the nearest fire extinguisher?
  • 9. 
    There is smoke coming from the computer in the conference room. Where is the nearest fire extinguisher?
  • 10. 
    You must wash your hand for at least              seconds
    • A. 

      5 seconds

    • B. 

      10 seconds

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      15 seconds

  • 11. 
    When should you wash your hands?
  • 12. 
    An Advance Directive is a document in which a patient gives direction about his/her care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Before the Patient Advocate can make decisions, it must be documented that the patient is incapacitated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Staff should offer patients information about Advance Directives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Patient falls can have very serious consequences-including dealth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    So that everyone knows and can act, the pateint's nurse assesses the patient for fall risk. If the patient is at high risk, the nurse will place a yellow falling star on the door of their room.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If a patient is at high risk from falls and is trying to get out of bed unassisted, it is NOT my job to stop him/her and get help.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Using a patient room number is an acceptable means of identifying the patient
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    How often does The Joint Commission release new National Patient Safety Goals?
  • 20. 
    List 2 patient identifiers that should  be verified with each point of service:
  • 21. 
    If a patient wristband comes off in the shower you should:
    • A. 

      Tape it to the head of the bed

    • B. 

      Pin it to the patients gown

    • C. 

      Give it to the patient as a memento of his glorious stay on rehab

    • D. 

      Ask the HUC to make a new band. Have the patient review it for accuracy and apply it to their wrist

  • 22. 
    When taking a phone order from the physician, the nurse writes the order directly on the order sheet, dates and times the order, and reads back the order to the physician to ensure accuracy. He/She must then check the box that he/she has read the order
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    You are ready to practice bed transfers with a patient in the condo. What do you need to do to the bed before transferring the patient.
  • 24. 
    Is it necessary to lock up the knives in the condo
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What appliances in the condo must have circuit breakers turned on before they can be used?
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