CDC 4N051 Set B Vol 1 (1)

57 Questions | Total Attempts: 96

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  • 1. 
    What organization is responsible for establishing the hospital accreditation evaluation criteria?
    • A. 

      The Joint Commission

    • B. 

      Infection Control Committee

    • C. 

      American College of Surgeons

    • D. 

      Center for Disease control and Prevention

  • 2. 
    As a minimum, how frequently should area-specific general operating instructions (OI) be reviewed?
    • A. 

      Quarterly

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      As needed

  • 3. 
    Which of the following most accurately describes an organism that causes infection and disease?
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Micro-organism

  • 4. 
    Which infectious agents are primitive one-celled, plant-like organisms that reproduce rapidly?
    • A. 

      Helminths

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 5. 
    Which infectious agent includes two structural categories known as yeasts and molds?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Chlamydiae

  • 6. 
    What condition must be present for a virus to multiply?
    • A. 

      Water and soil

    • B. 

      Cool and dry

    • C. 

      Warm and moist

    • D. 

      Susceptible tissue

  • 7. 
    Which stage of infection is the period of time between the invasion of the infectious agent into the body and the onset of symptoms of the particular disease?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Virulence

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Convalescence

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best states the purpose of the standard precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)?
    • A. 

      Prevent the risk of transmission of blood borne pathogens

    • B. 

      Reduce the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organisms known method of transmission

    • C. 

      Reduce the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organisms known method of reproduction

    • D. 

      Reduce the risk of transmission of micro-organisms from both recognized and unrecognized sources of infection in hospitals

  • 9. 
    What should you do if the clothes you are wearing at work become contaminated?
    • A. 

      Change into clean clothes before leaving work and throw the clothes in the trash

    • B. 

      Change into clean clothes, bag the dirty clothes and launder them in hot soapy water

    • C. 

      Wipe off the affected area before leaving work and launder clothes in hot soapy water

    • D. 

      Wipe off the affected area, change into clean clothes and throw dirty clothes in the trash

  • 10. 
    One of the most common and serious complications a female may develop from gonorrhea is
    • A. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease

    • B. 

      Irregular menstrual cycles

    • C. 

      Vaginal discharge

    • D. 

      Chlamydia

  • 11. 
    A health care provider notifies Public Health of a suspected communicable disease by
    • A. 

      Using the telephone or locally derived form

    • B. 

      Completing an Air Force (AF) Form 422, Physical Profile

    • C. 

      Paging a Public Health representative to report to the clinic

    • D. 

      Faxing a Standard Form (SF) 600, Chronological Record of Patient Care

  • 12. 
    Which medical term means the absence of infection?
    • A. 

      Antimicrobial

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Asepsis

    • D. 

      Sepsis

  • 13. 
    Which substance is used to inhibit the growth and development of microorganisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Detergent

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 14. 
    When using a mask in an isolation unit, put the mask on
    • A. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off before leaving

    • B. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving

    • C. 

      Before entering, and take it off before leaving

    • D. 

      Before entering, and take it off after leaving

  • 15. 
    What is the shelf life for sterilized equipment using the event-related method?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      45 days

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      When package integrity is compromised

  • 16. 
    Which is NOT a commonly used disinfecting agent?
    • A. 

      Formaldehydes

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Phenolics

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 17. 
    What is the temperature range of the sterilization cycle in a peracetic acid sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Between 112 and 121 degrees F

    • B. 

      Between 122 and 131 degrees F

    • C. 

      Between 215 and 230 degrees F

    • D. 

      Between 270 and 285 degrees F

  • 18. 
    Which item may not be placed in a hydrogen peroxide plasma sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Plastic trays

    • B. 

      Count sheets

    • C. 

      Metal instruments

    • D. 

      Nonmetal instruments

  • 19. 
    What are the standard identifiers associated with the National Patient Safety Guidelines?
    • A. 

      Patient's full name and date of birth

    • B. 

      Patient's full name and Social Security Number

    • C. 

      Patient's Social Security Number and date of birth

    • D. 

      Patient's last name, age, and Social Security Number

  • 20. 
    What are the foundations of safe and effective healthcare?
    • A. 

      Risk assessment and control

    • B. 

      Risk management and patient safety

    • C. 

      Proactive risk identification, assessment, and control

    • D. 

      Competent patient-centered care and a culture of safety

  • 21. 
    The very low-density lipoproteins transport
    • A. 

      Glucose from the small intestine to the liver to be stored as glycogen

    • B. 

      Amino acids to the liver to dispose of most of the cholesterol through bile

    • C. 

      Lipids from the liver to the stomach where they are joined with amino acids

    • D. 

      Triglycerides that are synthesized in the liver from carbohydrates to adipose cells

  • 22. 
    Nursing actions that facilitate self-actualization is pertinent during which aspect of the nursing care?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Wellness

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

  • 23. 
    A toddler is expected to weigh four times the birth weight at
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      18 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      30 months

  • 24. 
    Which is a characteristic of late adulthood?
    • A. 

      Muscle atrophy

    • B. 

      Caring for elderly parents

    • C. 

      Increased cellular oxygen content

    • D. 

      Calcium loss in females is first noticed

  • 25. 
    What controllable factor did Florence Nightingale link with health and the environment?
    • A. 

      Fitness

    • B. 

      Pure water

    • C. 

      Work site safety

    • D. 

      Psychological wellness

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