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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 - When selecting a disinfectant for use in your clinical areas, what do you need to know?
   Is it toxic, is it flammable?
    Does it kill healthcare pathogens in a short amount of time before it dries?
   Is it safe for your equipment, including operatory chairs?
   All of the above

2 - Before disinfection of a clinical surface, one must do what?
   Make sure it has phenol in it.
   Read the label of the product you plan to use.
   Buy a household cleaner; it works just as well as a hospital disinfectant.
   Autoclave the object to be disinfected.

3 - The use of disinfectant wipes is:
   Not recommended for safety reasons
   Not effective
   A safe and effective method of operatory disinfection
   Not as safe as spraying and vaporizing the disinfectant into the air.

4 - An example of a critical item is:
   An explorer
   A patient bib
   The counter top
   The dental chair

5 - An example of an non-critical item is:
   A stainless steel impression tray
   The counter top
   The dental chair
   b and c

6 - An example of an environmental surface is:
   The operatory wall
   An explorer
   A stainless steel impression tray
   A patient bib

7 - All disinfectants used in dentistry must have tuberculocidal claims.
   True
   False
   

8 - The EPA is responsible for all but the following:
   Low-level disinfectants
   Intermediate-level disinfectants
   High-level disinfectants
   Monitoring ground water contamination in the environment

9 - The following disinfectant has no SDS warnings
   Hydrogen peroxide
   Phenol
   Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
   Formaldehyde

10 - When using a glutaraldehyde for disinfection one should:
   Test and document effectiveness.
   Dry items before immersion.
   Provide adequate ventilation to keep vapors at a safe level.
   All of the above





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