WEST COAST UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING STANDARD PRECAUTION QUIZ NAME: _______________________ NURSING COURSE: ________ DATE: _________ Go to the following website: www.unm.edu/~emanage/PDF/Infection%20Control%20WHO.pdf. infection control standard precautions in health care File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Quick View with respiratory symptoms through promotion of respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette. infection control standard precautions in health care ... www.unm.edu/~emanage/PDF/Infection%20Control%20WHO.pdf Read the handout and answer the following questions. Do not turn in the certificate at the end of the presentation. Turn in the completed test to your clinical instructor on the second day of clinical. 1. Which procedure should the nurse implement when washing the hands? (Key Elements at a Glance #1) a. Rub the hands for 20-30 seconds. b. Wash the hands for 40-60 seconds. c. Use three paper towels to dry the hands. d. Turn off the faucet with the elbow. 2. Which term best describes “interventions meant to reduce the risk of transmission of bloodborne and other pathogens from both recognized and unrecognized sources”? (under background) a. Infection control interventions. b. OSHA infection regulations. c. Standard precautions. d. Bloodborne pathogen precautions. 3. Which procedure is not considered a part of standard precautions? (under background, under hand hygiene, #7 environmental cleaning, #9 waste disposal) a. Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette, b. Hands should always be washed with soap and water if hands are visibly soiled, c. Use adequate procedures for the routine cleaning touched surfaces. d. Human tissues cannot be treated as clinical waste. 4. Which scientific rationale best explains why the health care industry must promote an institutional safety climate? (under background, under important advice, #8 linen, ) a. It helps to improve conformity with recommended measures and thus subsequent risk reduction. b. An institutional safety climate will prevent skin and mucous membrane exposures and contamination of clothing. c. It provides measures for all persons with respiratory symptoms through promotion of respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette. d. An institutional safety climate assesses all health-care activities to determine the personal protection that is indicated for protection. 5. During a bed bath the client has a bowel movement. Which action should the nurse take? (Key Elements at a Glance #2) a. Wear the same gloves during the entire bed bath. b. Change gloves prior to cleaning the client’s perineal area. c. Don new non-sterile gloves after cleaning the bowel movement. d. Wear sterile gloves when cleaning the client. 6. Under which circumstances should personal protective equipment (PPE) be used by the nurse? (under background) a. PPE use is guided by risk assessment. b. PPE should be used at all times. c. PPE is used when ordered by the HCP. d. PPE must be used with client who are contagious. 7. Which procedure is the most effective method to prevent transmission of pathogens associated with health care? (under background) a. Use protective personnel equipment. b. Wear non-sterile gloves. c. Clean hard surfaces. d. Perform hand hygiene. 8. Which situation should the male nurse wash or rub his hands? (Key Elements at a Glance #1 Summary Indications) a. Before and after any direct patient contact and between clients. b. Immediately after gloves are removed. c. When moving from a contaminated to a clean body site of the client. d. All of the above. Match the term with the most appropriate explanation. _____ 9. Gloves _____ 10. Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette a. Wear to protect skin and prevent soiling of clothing during activities that are likely to generate splashes or sprays of blood, body fluids, secretions, or excretions. b. Treat waste contaminated with blood, body fluids, secretions and excretions as clinical waste, in accordance with local regulations. _____ 11. Facial protection c. Rub hands for 20–30 seconds then apply enough product to cover all areas of the hands and rub hands until dry. _____ 12. Hand rubbing d. Clean, disinfect, and reprocess reusable equipment appropriately before use with another patient. _____ 13. Gown _____ 14. Environmental cleaning _____ 15. Linens _____ 16. Patient care equipment _____ 17. Prevention of needle stick injuries _____ 18. Waste disposal e. Use care when handling needles, scalpels, and other sharp instruments or devices, cleaning used instruments, and disposing of used needles. f. Wear when touching blood, body fluids, secretions, excretions, mucous membranes, nonintact skin. g. Wear a face shield/mask and eye protection to protect mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, and mouth during activities that are likely to generate splashes of body fluids. h. Handle, transport and process used linen in manner which clean, disinfect, and reprocess reusable equipment appropriately before use with another patient. i. Use adequate procedures for the routine cleaning and disinfection of environmental and other frequently touched surfaces. j. Cover the nose and mouth when coughing/sneezing with tissue, dispose of used tissues, and perform hand hygiene after contact with respiratory secretions. 19. Which information the assessment risk of personal protective equipment be based? (under PPE on right hand column first page) a. Clean non-sterile gloves. b. Clean, non-sterile fluid-resistant gown. c. Mask and eye protection or a face shield. d. All of the above. 20. Is the following statement true or false? Standard precautions should be the minimum level of precautions used when providing care for all patients. a. True b. False.