Standard Precautions for Infection Control Quiz

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Which of the following pathogens is classified based on shape?

What is a common example of a virus that causes influenza?

Which type of pathogen causes infections like thrush and histoplasmosis?

Which of the following is an example of a vector for spreading disease?

What term is now commonly used to refer to hospital-acquired infections?

How are blood-borne pathogens like HIV and Hepatitis B usually transmitted in a hospital setting?

What is the purpose of Standard Precautions in healthcare settings?

Which of the following is NOT included in the list of body fluids mentioned in the text?

In what situation should hands be washed with soap and water according to the text?

What is the recommended way to transport specimens according to the text?

Why should personnel report exposure incidents regarding sharps to their supervisors?

What should be available for use in healthcare settings according to the text?

Which of the following is NOT an example of a nosocomial infection mentioned in the text?

In the cycle of infection, what does the 'portal of entry' refer to?

What is iatrogenic infection?

Which of the following is an example of an iatrogenic event mentioned in the text?

What is essential for infection to occur according to the 'Cycle of Infection'?

Which part of the 'Cycle of Infection' involves the presence of a pathogen capable of causing disease?

When should gloves be removed and discarded according to the text?

In what situations should a mask be worn based on the text?

Why should gloves be worn when in contact with mucous membranes according to the text?

When should gowns be worn according to the text?

What is the purpose of protective long sleeve gowns according to the text?

Why must masks securely cover the nose and mouth according to the text?

What type of mask is required for procedures such as intubation and bronchoscopy?

When is reverse isolation typically practiced in healthcare settings?

What is a crucial step health care workers must take to prevent disease transmission?

How long should health care workers scrub their hands with antibacterial soap before working with infants?

What should be done before discarding materials contaminated by blood or body fluids?

What should a medical radiation technologist (MRT) do if they suspect or have an infection before entering a nursery?

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Test your knowledge on standard precautions for reducing the risk of transmission of infectious microorganisms. Learn about the measures to be taken when dealing with different bodily fluids and types of contact in a healthcare setting.

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