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  The Quiz:

For a score of at least 70% (seven out of ten) you will be issued one hour of CE credit through the Arizona Dental Association (AzDA). There is a $20.00 processing fee for AzDA members and $40 for Non-AzDA members for each test submitted. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Arizona Dental Foundation for its charitable dental events. All tests will be handled confidentially. AzDA is a Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider conducted under the auspices of the American Dental Association.
 
1 - The next time you need a tetanus booster you should get:
   A combination vaccine of Tetanus, Diphtheria (Td).
   A combination vaccine of Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap).
   The Tetanus vaccine.
   None of the above

2 - Where can you get good information on work restrictions for Dental Health Care Workers?
   EPA
   FDA
   OSHA
   CDC

3 - HBV, HCV and HIV all have the same work restrictions.
   True
   False
   

4 - The best way to prevent the spread of hepatitis B is:
   Immunity by vaccination.
   By hand washing.
   By aseptic technique.
   By disinfecting all surgical instruments between use.

5 - This year, according to the CDC, the following persons should get vaccinated against the flu :
   Everyone 6 months of age and older
   High risk persons including young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart and lung disease and people 65 years and older
   Health care workers, and other people who live with or care for high risk people to keep from spreading flu to high risk people
   All of the above

6 - The flu vaccine this year includes the 2009 H1N1 virus that caused so much illness last season.
   True
   False
   

7 - A hygienist who has conjunctivitis (pink eye):
   Is restricted from working on immunocompromised patients.
   Can work on healthy patients.
   Is restricted from patient contact and their environment until discharge ceases.
   Can return to work 24 hours after medication has been started.

8 - The following vaccination should be given yearly:
   Flu
   Hepatitis B
   Measles
   Tetanus

9 - If a patient presents with a respiratory illness, you should:
   Order a flu test before initiating treatment.
   Provide N95 masks to all personnel providing patient care.
   Reschedule patient and treat when asymptomatic.
   Always treat the patient as personnel protective equipment will protect everyone.

10 - If an employee presents at work with a respiratory illness, you should:
   Send the employee home if in the initial stages of illness, febrile, coughing, sneezing and easily able to infect others.
   Send the employee home if there are high-risk patients on the schedule who are medically compromised and not able to tolerate a respiratory infection.
   Restrict the employee from direct patient care if coughing and sneezing can be controlled.
   All of the above.





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