Bloodborne Pathogens: Test

1.) Name three Bloodborne pathogens (three points):

(Write answers in space provided separated by commas)

2.) All workers with a chance of exposure to blood or body fluids should receive Hepatitis B Vaccine unless they shouldn't take it for medical or pregnancy reasons.

(True or False)

3.) Hepatitis B immunization requires a series of                                    injections.

(Write answer in space provided below)

4.) Persons who have received HBV vaccine and developed immunity are at virtually no risk for infection for hepatitis B.

(True or False)

5.) There is a vaccine against HIV.

(True or False)

6.) Most exposures lead to HIV infection.

(True or False)

7.) There is no vaccine against hepatitis C and no treatment after an exposure that will prevent infection.

(True or False)

8.) Proper hand washing requires lathering with soap for at least                    seconds.

(Write answer in space provided below)

9.) The first thing you should do if you are exposed to blood or body fluids is:

a. Wash needlesticks and cuts with soap and water.

b. Flush splashes to the nose, mouth, or skin with water.

c. Irrigate eyes with clean water, saline, or sterile irrigants.

d. All of the above, depending on the area of the body exposed.

(Fill in the space below with the letter coinciding with the correct response)

10.) Standard precautions involve four basic things. Fill in the blanks below (four points):

a.)                        ,                                                                                    .

b.)                                                                  when might touch blood or body fluids.

c.) Wear                               ,                                             , or                         when splashing of blood or body fluids is likely, depending on the situation.

d.) Safely use and dispose of                                             .

(Write answers below in the corresponding space below. Separate responses with commas if necessary.)