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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 - What Contaminated Items Are The Most Common Dental Sharps Involved In Bloodborne Exposures?
   Needles
   Burs
   Sharp Instruments
   All Of The Above

2 - When Rendering First Aid To The Wound From A Bloodborne Exposure, You Should:
   Cleanse The Area With Soap And Water
   Squeeze As Much Blood As You Can From The Site
   Pour Bleach Or Another Caustic Disinfectant On The Wound
   Leave It Alone

3 - Sources For Healthcare Providers Experienced In Protocols For Occupational Health And Bloodborne Exposure?
   Hospital Employee Health Departments
   EMT`s
   Physicians Who Provide Occupational Medical Services To EMT`s And Police In Rural Areas
   A And C Only

4 - When Should PEP And HIV Be Offered To Dental Healthcare Personnel After A Bloodborne Exposure?
   After A Careful Determination Of The Infecivity Of The Source Patient And The Invasiveness Of The Exposure
   Only If The Source Patient Is Very Sick With HIV And Their T-cell Count Is Less Than 500
   Never; It Is Effective Less Than 5% Of The Time
   Every Time Regardless Of Knowing The HIV Status Of The Patient

5 - What Is The Ideal Window Of Time To Administer PEP When It Is Indicated?
   1 Hour
   2 Hours
   1 Day
   2 Days

6 - Since The USPHS Recommendations Recommend Specific Regimes For Evaluation And Treatment For Bloodborne Exposures For DHCP,
   Dentists Should Be Well Versed In The Details Of These Regimes So That They Can Quickly Treat Their Employees Themselves
   Dentists Should Prearrange With A Knowledgeable Occupational Healthcare Provider To Meet The Employee Health Needs Of Their Staff
   Dentists Can Use Any Licensed Medical Practitioner For Staff Employee Health Needs As The Regimes Are Very Easy To Follow
   The Best Solution Is To Quickly Send Personnel To A Hospital Emergency Room

7 - Key Requirements Of The OSHA BBP Standards Are:
   The Prevention Of BBP Occupational Exposures And Appropriate Protocol For Handling The Exposures.
   Proper Training And Documentation Of Employees Who Can Be Exposed To BBP At Work.
   Accurate Labeling Of Disinfectants And Availability Of Corresponding Safety Data Sheets.
   A And B Only

8 - Why Is It Important, If Possible, To Identify The Source Patient Of A Bloodborne Exposure?
   Is It A Very Valuable Piece Of Information Used In Determining The Course Of Treatment Of The Exposed DHCP.
   You Can Use The Source Patient`s Insurance To Help Pay For The Exposure Treatment
   It Is Federal Law
   The Source Patient Can Be Listed In Public Documents As An HIV Carrier So People Can Be Aware Of The Danger.

9 - What Are Some Of The Key Points Of Documentation Of A Bloodborne Exposure?
   Records Of The Incident Must Be Kept Confidental For At Least The Duration Of Employment Plus 30 Years.
   The Incident Report Should Detail What Happened And What Work Practices Were Being Followed And Engineering Devices Being Used.
   A And B Only
   The DHCP Must Fill Out All Of The Paperwork And Have It Notarized In Order To File A Worker` Compensation Claim.

10 - What Are Some Of The Advantages Of Postexposure Treatment For DHCP As Compared To 20 Years Ago?
   There Are Experienced Occupational Health Providers More Readily Available To Private Dental Practices
   Rapid HIV Testing Of The Source Patient Can Help Determine If PEP Is Necessary
   A And B Only
   It Is More Easily Understood And Can Be Practiced By Most General Practitioners And Dentists.





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