NY Infection Control Final

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Failure to adhere to scientifically accepted principles of infection control can lead to ____________.
disciplinary action
revocation of professional license
professional liability
all of the above
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The single most important method for controlling the spread of infection is ________.
avoiding contact with sick people
washing hands thoroughly and frequently
sterilizing surgical equipment
wearing gloves
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Which is NOT a causative agent of infection?
provide a barrier between the source of the infection and the health care worker
look neat and professional
cover stains on clothing
have the company logo on the pocket
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\"Engineering controls\" and \"work practice controls\" are designed to:
increase the opportunity for exposure to occupational hazards
change the interior design of the office
identify equipment and practices to reduce or eliminate the likelihood of infection
change the work schedule to a later shift
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Cleaning a surface removes infectious organisms.
True
False
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High level disinfectants destroy most disease producing organisms but not all.
True
False
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Breaking the \"Chain of Infection\" early will provide good infection control.
True
False
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Preventing drug-resistant infections is the responsibility of pharmaceutical companies only.
True
False
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Overuse of antibiotics can help drug-resistant bacteria thrive.
True
False
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Infectious organisms may be present in dirty laundry.
True
False
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