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Infection Control: Strategies for Protection and Prevention in the Dispensing Workplace

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1.  Infection Control protocols:
  1. Need to be understood by all office staff
  2. Need to be understood only by the audiologist/dispenser
  3. Need to be understood by the office manager
  4. Need to be understood by nursing and physician staff
2.  Which is NOT a common route of disease transmission in the body?
  1. Ears
  2. Eyes
  3. Mouth
  4. Fingernails
3.  The most common means of cross-contamination and disease transmission is:
  1. Contact Transmission
  2. Droplet Transmission
  3. Vector Transmission
  4. Airborne Transmission
4.  MSDS stands for:
  1. Material Safety Disinfectant Sheet
  2. Material Safety Data Sheet
  3. Material Specific Data Store
  4. None of the above
5.  When is cerumen considered an infectious agent?
  1. If the patient hasn't cleaned their ears
  2. If it is contaminated with blood and mucus
  3. When the patient has an open wound
  4. Never
6.  Infection Control is:
  1. Wearing a hazmat suit
  2. Limiting contact with patients
  3. Requiring patient proof of vaccinations
  4. Managing the risk of cross-contamination and spread of disease in the clinical environment
7.  Hand washing must occur:
  1. When cleaning instruments
  2. After glove removal
  3. Before and after each patient appointment
  4. All of the above
8.  Select the regulatory agency responsible for workplace safety:
  1. FDA
  2. ASHA
  3. OSHA
  4. SPCA
9.  To fully comply with OSHA regulations, employees must be trained on blood-borne pathogens and safety requirements:
  1. On a weekly basis
  2. Prior to employment and with subsequent refresher training once a year
  3. Prior to employment only
  4. Once an infectious incident has occurred
10.  Which is NOT a Universal Precaution?
  1. Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces
  2. Hand Hygiene
  3. Sterilizing Critical Instruments
  4. Personal electronics

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