Test: The Front Line of Infection Control The Front Line of Infection Control Test (English) Name * 1. True or False. Some infectious microorganisms can live on surfaces for days, weeks, even months. * True False 2. According to the CDC, the number one way to prevent the spread of potentially infectious microorganisms is: * A. Disinfecting everything with bleach B. Hand hygiene with soap and water or alcohol based hand rub C. Cleaning rooms every day D. Wearing gloves to clean rooms 3. The following can be said about cleaning: * A. Cleaning is the removal of visible soil and dirt using mechanical action such as scrubbing B. Cleaning includes removing trash and soiled laundry C. Visible soil, dirt and organic matter must be removed before the disinfection process D. All of the above 4. The following can be said about surface disinfection: * A. It is the process of killing (inactivating) all harmful pathogens on environmental surfaces that can cause illness B. Environmental Services technicians work with high-level EPA registered hospital grade disinfectants to fight various organisms C. Many facilities use broad-spectrum germicides and one-step products that both clean and disinfect D. All of the above 5. If there is a body fluid spill in a patient care area: * A. Place a cloth over the spill until you are able to clean it up B. Use disposable absorbent materials to clean up the spill C. Treat the area with an EPA registered disinfectant solution for the recommended contact time and allow to air dry D. All except A 6. The following can be said about wearing gloves except: * A. Latex free disposable gloves should always be worn while cleaning and disinfecting B. Utility gloves are the best gloves to use for cleaning and disinfecting C. Don’t wear any gloves that are torn, punctured, discolored, cracked or peeling D. Never wear any gloves from room to room 7. When entering rooms under Airborne Precautions, you are required to wear which type of PPE? * A. A particulate respirator or a powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) B. A disposable gown C. A surgical mask D. Gloves 8. True of False. Dispose of all used PPE, including respirators or PAPRs, before leaving the patient room in the appropriate container. * True False 9. There are three basic types of waste in a hospital facility: * A. Patient room waste, infectious waste, and office waste B. Patient room waste, procedure/operating room waste, and laboratory waste C. The general waste stream, the regulated medical waste stream and the hazardous waste stream D. White trash bag waste, red trash bag waste, and black trash bag waste 10. True of False. In general, when diluting disinfectants, using more chemical in the solution does not make it work better. * True False Submit If you are human, leave this field blank.