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  1. 1. NAZARETH COLLEGE BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS WRITTEN EXAM Please print this test or email to: Kevin Riordan Environmental, Health, and Safety Officer Nazareth College, Campus Safety 4245 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14618 Questions: 585-389-2841 Name (Printed): ____________________ Signature: _____________________ Email: ____________________________ Major/Department:_________________ Date of Birth:_____________________ Date Exam Taken: _________________ Score (75% required to pass): ___________ Please circle the correct answer for each of the following questions. 1. Sanitizing hand gels are as effective for killing Bloodborne Pathogens as washing with soap and water. a. True b. False 2. Microorganisms that may be present in human blood and body fluids that contain disease are known as: a. Bloodborne pathogens b. Lethal viruses c. Multiple sclerosis d. Ontogenous microcosms 3. Which of the following are examples of Bloodborne diseases? a. Hepatitis B b. Hepatitis C c. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) d. All of the above 4. Long term exposure to Hepatitis targets which body organ: a. Liver b. Lungs c. Pancreases d. Brain 1
  2. 2. 5. Which of the following is NOT a possible source of Bloodborne Pathogens? a. Blood b. Semen c. Tears d. Vaginal Secretions 6. Which of the following are routes of exposure for Bloodborne Pathogens? a. Open cuts b. Eyes c. Mouth d. Unprotected sexual contact e. All of the above f. None of the above 7. The Hepatitis virus can survive outside of the body for a period of: a. One hour b. A few hours c. A week d. A month 8. The appropriate way to dispose of contaminated materials (such as gloves, gauze, bandages, etc.) is: a. In the regular garbage b. In red bags labeled “biohazardous materials” c. In blue bags labeled “pathogenic materials” d. In yellow bags labeled “radioactive materials” 9. What is meant by the term “Universal Precautions”? a. A set of materials developed by the Universal Movie Company to absorb blood b. A set of standards that all medical products must adhere to. c. A federal regulation from OSHA d. A process of assuming all blood is contaminated and using all PPE necessary at all times 2
  3. 3. 10. Which of the following is a route of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens? a. Shaking Hands b. Coughing c. Using the same toilet d. Using the same water fountain e. All of the above f. None of the above 11. Why is it important to cover any cuts with a bandage before putting on rubber gloves? a. Rubber gloves will stick to any open wound b. Rubber gloves may cause disease c. The bandage prevents a route of entry if contaminated material gets inside the glove d. The bandage helps to keep the wound moist and thus will heal faster 12. What is the first action to take if you are exposed to blood or other body fluids? a. Immediately wash the area of exposure with soap and water b. Immediately place a bandaid or other covering over the area of exposure c. Immediately call an ambulance d. Don’t worry about it until symptoms develop 13. Which disease has the largest number of infections annually in the United States? a. HIV b. Hepatitis B c. Hepatitis C d. Syphilis 14. What is the proper method to dispose of a biohazard bag at Nazareth College? a. Throw the hazardous materials into any trash can b. Call Campus Safety c. Call 911 d. Dispose of hazardous materials in a large dumpster 3
  4. 4. 15. Which is the proper mixture to use to clean and disinfect a surface covered in blood? a. A mixture of 1 part bleach to 10 parts water b. A mixture of 10 parts bleach to 1 part water c. Pure water only d. A mixture of 5 parts water to 5 parts milk 16. Disposable gloves should be cleaned and re-used until a hole or other damage develops? a. True b. False 17. Why do “Mucus Membranes” need special protection from blood and other body fluids? a. Mucus Membranes do not have the protection of unbroken skin b. Mucus Membranes are moist c. Mucus Membranes are on the exterior of the body d. Mucus Membranes need no special attention 18. You do not need to wash your hands after touching contaminated materials, as long as you have gloves on. a. True b. False 19. How should needles exposed to blood be disposed? a. Regular trash b. In a hard plastic container called a Sharps Container c. Immediately incinerated d. Ground into small bits 20. Which type of gloves should be used to provide an effective barrier between blood and your skin? a. Cotton b. Leather c. Rubber d. All of the above e. None of the above 4
  5. 5. Last Updated Jan 2009 Bloodborne Pathogen Training – Feedback Date completed:____________________ How would you rate the training session (please circle one): • Overall Rating: 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) • Quality of information presented: 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) • Quality and clarity of written material: 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) • Length: 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) • How useful would you rate the information given to your WORK life? 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) • How useful would you rate the information given to your PERSONAL life? 1 (poor) 2 3 (average) 4 5 (Excellent) Please suggest any improvements for future Bloodborne Pathogen training: Please suggest any additional training that you would find useful: 5