Medical Procedures- infection control, exposure control, and safety

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  1. Every medical facility is required by OSHA to have an exposure control plan

    a. true
    b. false
    a. true
  2. the exposure control plan shall be made available to the assistant secretary and the director OSHA upon request for examination and copying

    a. true
    b. false
    a. true
  3. HIV means

    A. hepatitis b
    B. human immunodeficiency virus
    C. human infectious virus
    D. hepatitis c
    B. human immunodeficiency virus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. ___ means any contaminated objects that can penetrate the skin including, but not limited to needles, scalpels, broken glass, broken capillary tubes, and exposed ends of dental wires

    A. contaminated devices
    B. disposable devices
    C. contamineated sharps
    D. dangerous incisor
    C. contaminated sharps
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. reasonable anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood, or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employees duties is called

    A. professional threat
    B. occupational risk
    C. occupational exposure
    D. daily risk
    C. occupational exposure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. an individual, living or dead, whose blood, or other potentially infectious materials may be source of occupational exposure to the employee is called

    A. hazardous individual
    B. source individual
    C. infected specimen
    D. quarantined source
    B. source individual
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. to use a physical chemical procedure to destroy all microbial life including highly resistant bacterial endospores is to

    A. sterilize
    B. eradicate
    C. detoxify
    D. acid wash
    A. sterilize
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. ___ is the single most important source of HIV and HBV in the workplace

    A. saliva in dental procedures
    B. blood
    C. semen
    D. pleural fluid
    B. blood
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. the risk of infection with HIV following one needle stick exposure to blood from a patient known to be infected with HIV is approx

    A. 1.00%
    B. 0.01%
    C. 0.50%
    D. 5.00%
    C. 0.50%
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. general infection-control procedures are designed to prevent transmission of a wide range of ___ and to provide a wide margin of safety in the varied situations encountered in the health care environment

    A. sickness
    B. microbiological agents
    C. diseases
    D. conditions
    B. microbiological agents
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. "contact with blood, or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply through percutaneous inoculation, or contact with an open wound, non-intact skin, or mucous membrane during the performance of normal duties" this defination (found in the federal register) applies to

    A. exposed worker
    B. human exposure
    C. stressed worker
    D. worker stress
    B. human exposure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. all workers whose jobs involve participation in taks, or activities with exposure to blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply should be vaccinated with ___ vaccine
    A. human immunodeficiency
    B. small pox
    C. hepatitis c
    D. hepatitis b
    D. hepatitis b
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. ___ testing should be made available by the employer to all workers who maybe cocerned they have been infected with HIV through an occupational exposure

    A. bacterial
    B. blood
    C. serologic
    D. immediate
    C. serologic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. studies suggest that the potential for salivary transmission of HIV is

    A. 25%
    B. frequent
    C. remote
    D. as frequent as blood transmission
    C. remote
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. after they are used, disposable syringes and needles scalpel blades and other sharp items should be placed in __ containers for disposal

    A. biodegradable
    B. OSHA
    C. puncture-resistant
    D. sanitized
    C. puncture-resistant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. broken glassware which may be contaminated shall not be picked up directly with the hands but by mechaincal means such as

    A. gloved hands
    B. a brush and dust pan
    C. by a lab technician
    D. an evacuated tube
    B. a brsh and dust pan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. contaminated laundry shall be __ where is was solied

    A. bagged or containerized at the location
    B. transported away from the location
    C. disinfected or discarded at the location
    D. destroyed at the location
    A. bagged or containerized at the location
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. all spills of blood contaminated fluids should be promptly cleaned up using ____ approved germicide or a 1:10 solution of household bleach

    A. a consumer
    B. an EPA
    C. a hospital or clinic
    D. an OSHA
    B. an EPA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. in cases of blood contamination shoe coverings and gloves should be disposed of in __ biohazard plastic bags

    A. orange-red
    B. transparent
    C. black
    D. clearly marked
    A. orange- red
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. it is recommended that protective masks and eye wear or face shields be worn by laboratory techs or housekeeping personnel

    A. when routinely cleaning equipment
    B. when scrubbing laboratory floors
    C. at all times in the laboratory
    D. when cleaning up blood or body fluids
    D. when cleaning up blood or body fluids
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. blood from all individuals should be considered

    A. infective or infectious
    B. chemically hazardous
    C. decontaminated
    D. biodegradable
    A. infective or infectous
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. when taking vital signs a medical assistant must wear gloves gowns and eye wear

    a. true
    b. false
    b. false
  23. a specific eye mouth other mucous membrane non intact skin or parenteral contact with blood or other potientially infectous materials that results from the performance of an employees duties is called

    A. occupational hazard
    B. unfortunate incident
    C. exposure incident
    D. hazardous exposure
    C. exposure incident
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. the term universal precautions is an

    A. organization approach to following EPA guidelines
    B. overall approach to infection control
    C. abbreviation for world health organziation standards
    D. organization to promote infection control
    B. overall approach to infection control
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. vaccinations against hbv infection provide 90% protection against hepatitis b for __ or more years following vaccination

    A. seven
    B. twelve
    C. four
    D. ten
    A. seven
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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