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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 - Any physician can provide you with exposure protocols for bloodborne exposures. It is a very simple process.

2 - When the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) issues new guidelines for postexposure to bloodborne diseases,
   The guidelines can be adapted for use with no further delay
   OSHA law must be changed in order for new rules to be followed
   Congress must approve the guidelines
   The guidelines do not need to be followed to be in compliance with OSHA

3 - Which of the following is considered a bloodborne or other potentially infectious body fluids exposure?
   Splash to unprotected eyes
   Splatter to mucous membranes
   All of the above

4 - If you experience a needlestick or sharps injury or an exposure to patient blood or other potentially infectious body fluids when working, you should:
   Follow the steps NIOSH recommends to clean the area exposed
   Report the incident to your supervisor
   Immediately seek medical treatment
   All of the above

5 - What are some ways to prevent BBP exposure?
   Utilize one-handed recapping needles
   Introducing the cassette system along with installing an instrument washer and dryer and an active vacuum sterilizer
   Wear appropriate personal protective equipment that fits well to protect you from BBP liquids
   All of the above

6 - Your OSHA BBP plan must include
   record keeping
   is not necessary
   training at least yearly or more often if procedures change
   a and c

7 - Since the USPHS recommend specific regimens for evaluation and treatment for bloodborne exposures for HCP,
   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

8 - Key requirements of the OSHA BBP Standard 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

9 - 9. The following workers in a dental office are protected by the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Law:
   Dental Assistant
   a and c only

10 - Which United States government agency regulates protection for healthcare workers from bloodborne exposures?