Test: Cleaning Occupied and Discharged Patient Rooms Cleaning Occupied and Discharged Patient Rooms Test (English) Name * 1. Solutions used to clean and disinfect patients rooms generally break down into these categories: * A. Detergents, disinfectants and one-step products B. Disinfectants, germicides and dusting products C. Soaps, dusting products and floor products D. Bleach products, detergents and floor products 2. True or False. The type of disinfectant solutions selected for use by infection control and environmental services will depend on the microorganisms present in the area, the potency and contact time needed to kill those germs, as well as the surface materials being cleaned. * True False 3. In general, when cleaning an occupied patient room: * A. Make sure the room is clean and comfortable for the patient B. Do not to move or disturb the patient C. Take extra care not to expose the patient unnecessarily to cleaning chemicals D. All of the above 4. When cleaning a patient room (before disinfecting), you should do the following in this order: * A. Put on gloves, throw out trash, then perform hand hygiene B. Perform hand hygiene, put on gloves, then throw out trash C. Throw out trash, perform hand hygiene, then put on gloves D. Perform hand hygiene, throw out trash, then put on gloves 5. All of the following directions should be considered when cleaning a room except: * A. Top to bottom B. Clockwise around the room C. Counterclockwise around the room D. Front to back 6. Which of the following actions can put patients and Environmental Services technicians at risk? * A. Dry dusting B. Spraying cleaners onto cloths or surfaces C. Wiping high touch surfaces with a quaternary ammonium compound D. All of the above E. All except C 7. A terminal or discharge cleaning means cleaning the area of the hospital where: * A. A patient has transferred to another unit B. The patient has left the hospital. C. After the last procedure of the day has been performed in a surgical setting D. All of the above 8. The following safety issues should be kept in mind when cleaning and disinfecting except: * A. When removing sheets hold the linen away from your body B. Check the label on disinfectants for compatibility with materials and recommendations for length of contact time C. Clean all medical devices, computer keyboards and machines with ready-to-use disinfectant wipes D. Never reach into or push on a trash bag to compress the trash 9. True or False. When cleaning an isolation room, first check the door sign for the type of isolation instructions, and put on the required PPE after entering the room. * True False 10. The following can be said about cleaning isolation rooms: * A. Clean and disinfect cleaning tools and materials before using them to clean the next patient room B. Use high level germicidal solutions for the specific type of isolation C. Give extra attention to “high touch” surfaces such as bed rails and bedside tables, call buttons, remote controls, doorknobs and handles, especially in the immediate vicinity of the patient. D. All of the above Submit If you are human, leave this field blank.