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2012 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) INFECTION PREVENTION WEEK SCAVENGER HUNT ANSWER KEY According to the CDC (& me), what is the best way to protect yourself from getting the flu? GET THE FLU VACCINE EVERY YEAR True or False: Universal precautions and Standard Precautions can be used interchangeably, as the same precautions are used for the exact same reasons. FALSE – STANDARD PRECAUTIONS PROTECTS BOTH YOU & OTHERS, STANDARD–JUST YOU True or False: Redness, itching or inflammation after receiving a Mantoux test means you may have been exposed to TB (a positive reaction). FALSE – USUALLY INDICATES AN ALLERGIC REACTION. INDURATION INDICATES A (+) REACTION. True or False: Proper handwashing technique requires scrubbing hands a maximum of 15 seconds. FALSE– YOU MUST SCRUB FOR A MINIMUM OF 15 SECONDS (20 SEC. MINIMUM FOR DIETARY) True or False: Hepatitis B infection cannot be prevented. FALSE – YOU CAN GET THE HEPATITIS B VACCINE SERIES TO PREVENT THE INFECTION Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) . . . : (Circle one) A) Is a flesh-eating bacteria B) Is impossible to treat C) Requires hospitalization D) Is a bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics E) B & C F) None of the Above True or False: You can catch the Flu by getting the Flu Shot. FALSE – THE FLU SHOT CONTAINS AN INACTIVATED (DEAD) VIRUS. IT CAN’T CAUSE THE FLU. Per EMHC policy (PPM 1910) what should you do if you have, or suspect you have, a contagious condition? NOTIFY THE INFECTION CONTROL OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. True or False: To disinfect for blood borne pathogens, spray Dispatch on a clean area, let stand (wet) for 60 seconds or use Crew disinfectant, leaving it wet for 10 minutes. TRUE. Fill In the Blank: Every staff member should assume that any patient (or co-worker) can transmit/transfer hazardous pathogens, and take action accordingly. This is _________________ STANDARD PRECAUTIONS (SINCE I DIDN’T SPECIFY WHO IT PROTECTS, I ALSO ACCEPT “UNIVERSAL”) 11) 12) 13) 14) True or False: Cleaning with a disinfecting agent will remove pathogens no matter how you use it. FALSE. YOU NEED TO FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER’S DIRECTIONS UNDER “TO DISINFECT...” How many bags should be placed in the red biohazard can? What kind of bag should be inside? TWO – A GARBAGE BAG PLACED INSIDE A RED BIOHAZARD BAG. True or False: The most common route of bacteria transmission is contaminated surfaces. FALSE – THE MOST COMMON ROUTE OF TRANSMISSION IS A HEALTHCARE WORKER’S HANDS. Fill in the blank: Hands should be washed/sanitized BEFORE & AFTER Preparing/Serving/Eating food; Any patient/skin-to-skin contact; and _____________________________________________. WEARING GLOVES (I ALSO ACCEPTED GIVING MEDICATIONS / INJECTIONS OR DOING TREATMENTSRN) 15) 16) 17) 18) 19) 20) What would you use to clean/contain a large liquid Biohazard spill? A BIOHAZARD SPILL KIT When using the PDI AF Sani-Wipes, the surface should remain wet for _________ to kill ALL bacteria/viruses. THREE MINUTES (ACCORDING TO THE MANUFACTURER’S DIRECTIONS) What is Step 9 on the “Cleaning of Blood and Body Fluids” poster? “DISPOSE OF GLOVES” True or False: Droplet precautions prevent infection transmission from wounds or contaminated surface. FALSE – THIS WOULD BE CONTACT PRECAUTIONS True or False: Cough etiquette/Respiratory Hygiene means turning away as you cough or sneeze. FALSE – COVER YOUR COUGH! USE A TISSUE, YOUR ELBOW OR YOUR HAND, AS A LAST RESORT Every PPE cabinet should contain six items: Gloves, Gowns, Goggles, Face masks, _CPR MASK and BIOHAZARD BAGS Bonus Question (10 pts): Name one area, besides a patient unit, where a PPE cabinet can be found ADMISSIONS; CLINIC EXAM ROOM; DINING ROOM; MODULE KITCHENS; FTP SECURITY OFFICE; VISITATION ROOM; X-RAY; GYM; WORKSHOP; ETC. When you have finished, return the quiz to NAME HERE from the FACILITY NAME HERE. Prizes will be awarded by the number of correct answers, one grand prize award per shift. Other prizes may be distributed depending on number of correct answers. The Hunt ends on October XX, XXXX (Prizes will be awarded when all entries are received). Good luck to everyone!