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What causes infectious disease?
How does a pathogen get spread from one person to another person?
A. Through a portal of exit
B. Through the portal of entry
C.Through a causative agent
D. Through a mode of transmission
Through a mode of transmission
What is the best way to prevent the spread of infection?
A. Use alcohol wipes to clean surfaces
B. Use personal protective equipment
C. Wash your hands
D. Avoid contact with ill patients
Wash your hands
Hand washing and routine cleaning are examples of what type of practice?
B. Medical asepsis
C. surgical asepsis
How long must an object soak in disinfectant solution to be properly disinfected?
A. 5 minutes
B. 20 minutes
C. 1 hour
D. 24 hours
How is used sharp disposed of?
A. Rinse the sharp under running water and place in the bio-hazardous waste container
B. recap or break any needles and drop into a sharps container
C. wrap the sharp in a paper towel and place in a bio -hazardous waste container
D. Drop the entire sharp into a sharps container
drop the entire sharp in a sharps container
How long can a single pair of gloves be used?
a. until a glove is tears
b. until a glove looks visibly contaminated
c. during care of a couple of patients
d. during care for one patient
during care for one patient
When should health care workers wash their hands?
a. only when they are visibly dirty
b. before providing care and between patients
c. at the beginning of the work day
d. every 20 minutes
before proving care and between patients
Which patients should be considered infectious?
a. senior patients who are frail
b. an infant with a high fever
c. a patient you know to have a drug problem
d. all patients should be considered
all patients should be considered
Which of the following is NOT considered a sharp?
c. surgical blades
d. tongue depressor
Why should transmission based garments never be removed outside of an isolation room?
a. the garments need to be stored inside the room for the next visitor
b. mask and eye wear can inhibit vision and cause and accident in the hallway
c. there are no biohazardous bags outside of the isolation room
d. it would increase the risk of spreading infection
it would increase the risk of spreading infection
what should be done with juice that a patient in isolation did not drink?
a. carried to the cafeteria and thrown out
b. thrown in a garbage bag outside of the room
c. thrown in the trash in the patients room
d. flushed down the toilet in the patients room
flushed down the toilet in patients room
which of the following is NOT standard practice for a patient with chicken pox?
a, maintain a room temperature of 90 degrees
b. keep the room at a negative pressure
c. move the patient to an isolation room
d. those who enter the room should wear a respiratory protection
maintain a room temperature of 90 degrees
Which of the following is an example of direct contact?
a. touching an open wound
b. inhaling air droplets after a sneeze
c. touching a doorknob after an infected person
d. using a toilet seat after an infected person
touching an open wound
which of the following items is a droplet precaution?
a. wearing a HEPA filter mask
b. wearing a standard surgical mask
c. keeping the room at negative pressure
d. all of the above
wearing a standard surgical mask
how must you label an autoclave package?
a. your intials and department, along with the name of the items in the package
b. name of the items inside the package and the temperature of the autoclave
c. name of the items inside the package and the date the package was stored
d. items contained, the date of sterilization, and your initials
items contained, date of sterilization, and initials
how should a sterile package be handled?
a. place the package on the sterile field and open with ungloved hands
b. open with ungloved hands but be careful not to touch inside of package
c. don non-sterile gloves, open the package, and put the package wrapper on the sterile tray
d. don sterile gloves, open the package, and pick items up out of the container
open with ungloved hands but be careful not to touch the inside of the bag
which of the following is NOT a guideline for working in a sterile field?
a. items are considered contaminated if they touch skin or clothing
b. never reach across sterile field
c. sterile fields must be kept dry
d. only items that become contaminated must be replaced
only items that become contaminated must be replaced
which of the following is true of autoclaving?
a. items for a specific procedure are often wrapped together
b. items must be wrapped as tightly as possible
c. the outside of the wrapper is considered sterile after autoclaving
d. items should only be wrapped using one sheet of autoclave paper
items for specific procedure are often wrapped together
When should sterile gloves be worn?
a. when removing a dressing
b. when bathing a patient
c. when treating an open wound
d. when collecting a urine sample form a patient
when treating a open wound
How is an erythrocyte sedimentation rate determined?
what are 2 examples of histamine-2 blockers
What are the contraindications of sealants?
To verify you have a more accurate blood pressure reading, how many times should you take your patient's blood pressure at their appointment?
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