Blood Borne Pathogens Quiz

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1) The hepatitis C virus poses a greater risk to healthcare workers than either Hepatitis B or HIV, because it is more easily transmitted.

2) While a majority of people infected with HCV have chronic infections only about six percent of those infected with HBV are chronically infected.

3) You can reuse disposable single-use gloves if they are not visibly contaminated.

4) To become infected with BBPs, contaminated material must enter your body.

5) Use PPE to protect the mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, and mouth during activities that could expose you to splashes or sprays of blood, body f luids, secretions and excretions.

6) To reduce your risk of exposure, always wear the appropriate PPE.

7) You can safely use an alcohol-based hand rub if your hands are not visibly soiled.

8) Use Standard Precautions with every client, even if they are not exhibiting any signs or symptoms of a bloodborne disease.

9) Certain types of lubricants can deteriorate latex gloves.

10) If you change the syringe needle or cannula you can administer medications from a single syringe to multiple clients.

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