FLU and Immunizations
Transmission Precautions/PPE
Hand Hygiene
Super Bugs
General Infection Control
100
Who should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A
All food handlers, (and anyone who travels)
100
True or False: Gloves are a substitute for hand hygiene and you do not need to decontaminate your hands after wearing gloves?
What is: False
100
This is the number one way to prevent the spread of nosocomial(hospital acquired) infections.
What is : HANDWASHING!!
100
What cleaning agent must be used if a patient has C'DIFF
What is : BLEACH (10%)
100
True or False: Your are emptying trash in a patients room- do you need to change your gloves between EACH patient?
What is: TRUE! Nobody should EVER be in the halls with gloves on
200
True or False: Vomiting, diarrhea, nausea are the signs of flu
What is: FALSE-Flu is an infection in the lungs not the gut!
200
What PPE must be worn to enter a patients room in "Contact" Precautions?
What is: gown and gloves
200
The length of time you must lather your hands with soap
What is 15 seconds
200
True or False: Alcohol hand sanitizer will kill C'Diff
What is: FALSE- it does not kill spores-c'diff is a spore
200
True or False: Computer key boards and telephones have more germs on them than Public toilets
What is : TRUE
300
What is the cost of immunizations for VA employees
Nothing, Nada, FREE!
300
What PPE must be worn to enter a patients room in "Droplet" precautions:
What is : a mask
300
True or False: Hand Sanitizer is: -effective only if applied and rubbed in thoroughly -Made with 60% alcohol -Applied before and after patient contact , and each glove use
What is: True
300
What skin infection is suspected when a patient comes in and says "I got bit by a spider"
What is : MRSA
300
What you should do if a patient comes in and is coughing and sneezing
What is : give them a mask (education on hand hygiene also PLEASE)
400
Can you get the flu from the flu shot?
NO!
400
Type of precautions used for a patient with TB or chicken pox
What is: Airborne
400
True or False: I just came out of a c'diff patients room, I do not need to wash my hands. I only emptied trash and did not touch the patient
What is: FALSE- c'diff will be on EVERY object
400
MRSA is spread thru_____, and ______precautions are required if nares positive.
What is: contact, contact
400
True or False: Recapping needles is prohibited
What is: TRUE
500
What are: signs and symptoms of the flu
Fever(usually high), headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, stomach symptoms
500
If a patient has c'difficile, how do you decontaminate your hands?
What is: You must use soap and water, NOT alcohol hand sanitizer
500
The correct way to wash your hands
What is: turn on the faucet, wet hands, apply soap, lather/scrub minimum 15 seconds, rinse hands, dry with paper towel, use paper towel to turn off faucet, use the paper towel to exit the room.
500
You have been vomiting and had explosive diarrhea due to the Norovirus. When can you return to work?
What is : 48 hours after you last vomit/have diarrhea
500
3 Common Blood Borne pathogens contracted from needle sticks
What is : Hepatitis B, C and HIV
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