January Inservice Post Test

January Inservice Post Test

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1) Bloodborne pathogens are transmitted by blood and other bodily fluids.
2) The two bloodborne diseases that pose the biggest threat to healthcare workers are HBV and HIV.
3) Gloves protect our skin from being punctured by sharp objects, such as needles.
4) Any area of non-intact skin should be covered with a bandage to provide a barrier against bloodborne pathogens.
5) If you have been exposed to blood or potentially infectious material at work, what actions should take place? Place these steps in the correct order.

1. Complete a follow-up evaluation
2. Wash or flush the affected body part
3. Report the exposure to a supervisor
6) Standard precautions should always be maintained when there is a likelihood of exposure to blood or other bodily fluids.
7) Transmission of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace may occur due to:
8) Do not eat, drink, smoke, handle contact lenses or apply cosmetics or lip balm in work areas where exposure to bloodborne pathogens may occur.
9) The biohazard sign on certain bags and containers indicates that the contents may be contaminated with blood or OPIM (Other Potentially Infectious Material).
10) Hands need to be washed before gloves are applied and after they are removed.