Welcome to your 8 Hour Infection Control Exam.

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