Module 3, Chapter 17 Med Asepsis

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  1. What is the name given to a tiny living plant or animal that cannot be seen with the naked eye?

    A) Pathogen
    B) Nonpathogen
    C) Microbiology
    D) Microorganism
    D) Microorganism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What is the term used to describe a microorganism that produces disease?

    A) Virus
    B) Pathogen
    C) Bacteria
    D) Infection
    B) Pathogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following is not an example of a microorganism?

    A) Protozoa
    B) Virus
    C) Autotroph
    D) Bacteria
    C) Autotroph
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. What is the term used to describe a microorganism that does not produce disease?

    A) Normal flora
    B) Aseptic
    C) Nonpathogen
    D) Pathogen
    C) Nonpathogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. All of the following are growth requirements for microorganisms except:

    A) Neutral pH
    B) Darkness
    C) Moisture
    D) Acidic environment
    D) Acidic environment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What is the name given to a microorganism that can exist only in the presence of oxygen?

    A) Oxygenophile
    B) Heterotroph
    C) Anaerobe
    D) Aerobe
    D) Aerobe
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The optimal growth temperature is:

    A) Room temperature
    B) 98.6 F or body temperature
    C) The temperature at which a microorganism grows best
    D) The temperature that kills pathogens
    C) The temperature at which a microorganism grows best
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Microorganisms can be transmitted through:

    a) Water vapor from the lungs
    b) Insects
    c) Contaminated food
    d) Contaminated equipment
    e) All of the above
    E) All of the above
  9. What is the name given to a person who cannot fight off a pathogen that has entered his or her body?

    A) Resistant host
    B) Reservoir host
    C) Susceptible host
    D) Contagious
    C) Susceptible host
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. All of the following make a person less resistant to a pathogen except:

    A) Poor nutrition
    B) Poor hygiene
    C) Immunizations
    D) Stress
    C) Immunizations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Cilia remove pathogens from the body by:

    A) Constantly beating toward the outside
    B) Engulfing pathogens
    C) Providing an acidic environment
    D) Trapping microorganisms
    e) All of the above
    A) Constantly beating toward the outside
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What is the term used to describe practices that help to keep an object or area clean and free from infection?

    A) Surgical asepsis
    B) Medical asepsis
    C) Disinfection
    D) Sterilization
    B) Medical asepsis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which of the following are picked up in the course of daily activities, are attached loosely to the skin, and are often pathogenic?

    A) Transient flora
    B) Opportunistic infections
    C) Normal flora
    D) Resident flora
    A) Transient flora
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that washing the hands with soap and water be performed:

    A) After taking a patient's blood pressure
    B) Before using the restroom
    C) After eating
    D) When the hands are visibly soiled
    D) When the hands are visibly soiled
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. All of the following are advantages of alcohol-based hand rubs except:

    A) They contain emollients to prevent drying of the hands
    B) Less time is required to perform hand hygiene
    C) They remove all resident flora from the skin
    D) They do not require rinsing
    C) They remove all resident flora from the skin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. The purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogens Standard is to:

    A) Prevent exposure of employees to bloodborne pathogens
    B) Protect public health and the environment outside of the workplace
    C) Reduce the risk to employees of exposure to infectious disease
    D) Improve the quality of laboratory testing in the United States
    C) Reduce the risk to employees of exposure to infectious disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. What is the purpose of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act?

    A) To reduce the chance of infection developing at the injection site
    B) To reduce needlestick injuries among health care workers
    C) To ensure that an injection is administered correctly
    D) To ensure the proper disposal of sharps
    B) To reduce needlestick injuries among health care workers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. All of the following are considered other potentially infectious materials except:

    A) Tears and sweat
    B) Semen
    C) Vaginal secretions
    D) Any body fluid visibly contaminated with blood
    A) Tears and sweat
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. All of the following are examples of nonintact skin except:

    A) Burned skin
    B) Chapped skin
    C) Skin with dermatitis
    D) Bruised skin
    D) Bruised skin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Which of the following is an example of an exposure incident?

    A) Getting blood onto your bare hands
    B) Spilling blood on a laboratory worktable
    C) Splashing blood into your eyes
    D) Sticking yourself with the needle after drawing up an injectable medication
    e) All of the above
    C) Splashing blood into your eyes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. How often does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration require employers to review and update their Exposure Control Plan?

    A) Every 2 years
    B) Once a year
    C) Only when a new procedure is instituted
    D) Every 6 months
    B) Once a year
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. What terms describes a device that makes an exposure incident involving a contaminated sharp less likely to occur?

    A) Postexposure prophylaxis
    B) Safer medical device
    C) Personal protective equipment
    D) Decontamination
    B) Safer medical device
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. What is the term used to describe a physical or mechanical device used to remove health hazards from the workplace?

    A) Universal precaution
    B) Personal protective equipment
    C) Engineering control
    D) Work practice control
    C) Engineering control
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. All of the following are examples of work practice controls except:

    A) Picking up broken glassware with gloved hands
    B) Placing a lancet in a biohazard sharps container
    C) Sanitizing the hands after removing gloves
    D) Bandaging a cut on the hands before gloving
    A) Picking up broken glassware with gloved hands
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Which of the following is an example of personal protective equipment?

    A) Biohazard sharps container
    B) Prescription eyeglasses
    C) Clean disposable gloves
    D) Scrubs
    C) Clean disposable gloves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Which of the following is a violation of the Occupationsl Safety and Health Administration standard?

    A) Refusing to get the hepatitis B vaccination
    B) Storing the Exposure Control Plan on the computer
    C) Recapping a needle after withdrawing medication from a vial
    D) Eating in the office laboratory
    e) All of the above
    D) Eating in the office laboratory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. What is the first thing you should do if a cut on your bare hand accidentally comes in contact with a patient's blood?

    A) Report the incident to the physician
    B) Wash your hands with soap and water
    C) Apply gloves
    D) Obtain a hepatitis B vaccination
    B) Wash your hands with soap and water
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Personal protective equipment must be used to:

    A) Label a specimen container
    B) Perform a vision screening test
    C) Draw blood
    D) Measure oral temperature
    e) All of the above
    C) Draw blood
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Which of the following used items is not an example of regulated medical waste?

    A) Microbiologic collection device
    B) Gauze saturated with blood
    C) Suture needle
    D) Urine testing strip
    D) Urine testing strip
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Which of the following represents an error in technique when preparing regulated medical waste for disposal by an infectious waste service?

    A) Closing the lid of a full sharps container in the examining room
    B) Double bagging regulated medical waste
    C) Placing a biohazard bag in a cardboard box and sealing it
    D) Storing a biohazard box in the front office for pickup by the medical waste service
    D) Storing a biohazard box in the front office for pickup by the medical waste service
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. The most likely means of contracting hepatitis B in the health care setting is through"

    A) Needlesticks and blood splashes
    B) Handling contaminated equipment
    C) Touching a patient infected with hepatitis B
    D) Contaminated food and water
    A) Needlesticks and blood splashes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. What is the immunization schedule for the hepatits B vaccine?

    A) 0, 6 months, 12 months
    B) 0, 1 month, 6 months
    C) 0, 2 months, 4 months
    D) 0, 1 month, 2 months
    B) 0, 1 month, 6 months
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. The most common side effect of the hepatits B vaccine is:

    A) Hives
    B) Soreness at the injection site
    C) Nausea
    D) Irritability
    B) Soreness at the injection site
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. Patients with chronic hepatitis B face an increased risk of developing:

    A) Gallstones
    B) Pancreatitis
    C) Liver cancer
    D) Rheumatic heart disease
    C) Liver cancer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. What is the most common means of transmission for hepatits C?

    A) Sexual intercourse
    B) Sharing needles for illegal injection drug use
    C) Coughs and sneezes from an infected person
    D) Mosquitoes
    B) Sharing needles for illegal injection drug use
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. What is the term for an infection that results from a defective immune system that cannot defend itself from pathogens normally found in the environment?

    A) Autoimmunity
    B) Opportunistic
    C) Seropositive
    D) Contagious
    B) Opportunistic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is caused by a"

    A) Parasite
    B) Fungus
    C) Virus
    D) Bacteria
    C) Virus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. Treatment administered to an individual after exposure to an infectios disease to prevent the disease is known as:

    A) First aid measures
    B) Antiviral drug therapy
    C) Postexposure prophylaxis
    D) Immunization
    C) Postexposure prophylaxis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Which of the following employees would be least likely to have an occupational exposure?

    A) Electrician
    B) Medical laboratory technician
    C) Law enforcement officer
    D) Dental hygienist
    A) Electrician
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome cannot be transmitted through:

    A) Casual contact
    B) Sexual intercourse
    C) Blood splashes
    D) Needlestick injuries
    A) Casual contact
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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