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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 following are types of seasonal influenza vaccines:
   Inactivated Influenza Vaccine
   Tdap, a combination vaccine of Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis
   Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine
   a and c only

2 - Where can you get good information on seasonal influenza vaccinations for Dental Health Care Workers?

3 - If you have an allergy to eggs, you can never consider getting a flu vaccine.

4 - According to the CDC, The best way to prevent the spread of seasonal influenza is:
   to get vaccinated each year.
   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
   family and care givers of infants less than 6 months of age
   healthcare workers
   all of the above

6 - The flu vaccine this year includes the H1N1 virus that caused so much illness in 2009.

7 - The following are reasons for getting a flu vaccination:
   respiratory illenss can be prevented
   deaths can be prevented
   infants under 6 months of age can be protected even if not immunized
   all of the above

8 - The following vaccination should be given yeay:
   hepatitis B

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 - Current research regarding immunization practices conclude all but the following:
   vaccines and immunoglobulins that contain thimerosal do not increase the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in prenatal and infant exposure
   MMR vaccinations can cause autism
   there was no suggestion of a causal relationship between the seasonal influenza vaccine and deaths that occurred post vaccination
   vaccines cause few health problems and there are no links between autism and other serious conditions such as type1 diabetes