Welcome to your 8 Hour Infection Control Exam.

The average risk of HIV infection after a needle stick exposure to HIV-infected blood is:
When using universal precautions, _____________ infection control procedures are used for all patients.
What is the water temperature that should be used when washing hands?
When recapping an anesthetic needle, it is BEST to:
What is the most important means of preventing disease transmission?
Gloves must be worn when there is the potential for contacting:
Handwashing is not necessary when taking intra-oral dental radiographs because gloves are always worn.
What must be right after exposure?
Steam sterilization under pressure can be achieved with:
Instruments should be packaged before sterilization to:
Dental unit waterlines will be flushed for how long between patients?
Dental personnel are potentially exposed to:
Which of the following is not considered personal protective equipment? Thoroughly reviewed throughout pages
Universal precautions are strategies used to _____________ the risk of transmission of pathogens in the health-care setting.
The guidelines for infection control standard are set by:
Face shields may be worn:
Which of the following statements is true?
All patients must be treated equally regardless of physical condition. A patient with a communicable disease is treated with more caution.
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.
When should face masks be changed?
Semi-critical instruments:
Clean and disinfect all dental impressions immediately after removal from the patient’s mouth.
The greatest risk of infection from a needle stick is from:
Proper spore testing verification can be accomplished by:
Handwashing technique includes the use of:
Disinfecting agents for environmental surfaces should:
The letters CDC stand for: