Welcome to your 8 Hour Infection Control Exam.

Semi-critical instruments:
The average risk of HIV infection after a needle stick exposure to HIV-infected blood is:
Which of the following is not considered personal protective equipment? Thoroughly reviewed throughout pages
Dental unit waterlines will be flushed for how long between patients?
When recapping an anesthetic needle, it is BEST to:
What must be right after exposure?
When should face masks be changed?
Counter tops and unit surfaces should be cleaned using 2x2 or 4x4 soaked in disinfectant and decontaminant cleaner, wipe all counter tops using “spray, wipe, spray technique” , never allow the gauze to go back over a previously cleared area.
Handwashing is not necessary when taking intra-oral dental radiographs because gloves are always worn.
Disinfecting agents for environmental surfaces should:
Gloves must be worn when there is the potential for contacting:
Proper spore testing verification can be accomplished by:
What is the most important means of preventing disease transmission?
Dental personnel are potentially exposed to:
Which of the following statements is true?
What is the water temperature that should be used when washing hands?
The guidelines for infection control standard are set by:
Face shields may be worn:
Handwashing technique includes the use of:
The letters CDC stand for:
The greatest risk of infection from a needle stick is from:
Clean and disinfect all dental impressions immediately after removal from the patient’s mouth.
When using universal precautions, _____________ infection control procedures are used for all patients.
Universal precautions are strategies used to _____________ the risk of transmission of pathogens in the health-care setting.
Instruments should be packaged before sterilization to:
All patients must be treated equally regardless of physical condition. A patient with a communicable disease is treated with more caution.
Steam sterilization under pressure can be achieved with: