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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 - Dental employers are required by OSHA law to provide the following immunization for DHCP exposed to bloodborne pathogens in the course of their work:
   Influenza.
   Hepatitis A.
   Hepatitis B.
   Hepatitis C.

2 - Dental employers are required by OSHA law to provide the following testing for antibodies after the vaccine series:
   Varicella.
   Influenza.
   Hepatitis A.
   Hepatitis B.

3 - The CDC recommendations for a dental immunization program are:
   Develop a written comprehensive policy regarding immunizing DHCP.
   Refer DHCP to a qualified health care professional or their own health care
   Base immunizations on latest recommendations and the employee’s own medical history and risk for occupational exposure.
   All of the above.

4 - Tdap is:
   an old vaccine no longer used.
   a new vaccine taking the place of the regular tetanus shot.
   a new vaccine combining in one dose, vaccination for tetanus, diptheria, and pertussis.
   none of the above.

5 - The CDC recommends TB skin testing in dental settings for:
   employees who are exposed to bloodborne pathogens.
   all employees who interact with patients.
   all patients before they are treated.
   patients who are exhibiting signs of a respiratory infection.

6 - The following organizations recommend yearly influenza immunizations for health care workers:
   CDC
   JCAHO
   OSHA
   All of the above

7 - Immunizations are to be given:
   yearly.
   in a schedule recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee published by the CDC.
   only if the dental health care worker asks for it.
   in a schedule recommended by the OSHA advisory committee.

8 - The Hepatitis B vaccination series:
   is so dangerous that it only can be given to health care workers who are at risk from bloodborne diseases.
   is so safe and effective its initial dose is now given to babies at time of birth.
   is a usual requirement for entry into dental profession schools.
   b and c.

9 - Immunizing dental health care personnel with yearly flu shots can:
   decrease illness in the worker.
   decrease work absences.
   decrease mortality in the patients they care for.
   all of the above.

10 - The first and best step for preventing the flu is:
   getting the influenza vaccination yearly.
   getting the influenza vaccination every five years.
   using Tamiflu to treat the flu once you get sick.
   none of the above.





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