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Bloodborne Pathogens Training
OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

You can take the test without obligation. To earn CE credit, you need to pass the test, complete an evaluation, and register/pay for your Certificate of Completion. Your Certificate will be delivered online immediately upon completing the course registration. (There is no charge for free courses and online certificate delivery.)

  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. A circulating nurse in surgery is at highest risk for exposure to a bloodborne pathogen when working with which other potentially infectious material (OPIM)?

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2. The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard requires employers to establish an exposure control plan, provide personal protective equipment, train employees, and:

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3. A nurse is administering an intramuscular injection into the arm of a patient while appropriately using PPE and engineering and work practice controls. What is the potential means of transmission that poses the highest risk to the nurse in this clinical scenario?

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4. Which two microorganisms are considered common bloodborne pathogens that can cause disease in humans?

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5. Hepatitis B is not transmitted through:

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6. Which is a correct statement about the hepatitis B vaccine?

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7. Which is a true statement about hepatitis C?

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8. The most effective means of protection against HIV infection for healthcare workers is:

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9. Which is a correct statement about the Ebola virus?

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10. Which is a correct statement concerning the Zika virus?

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11. Which is a true statement about Standard Precautions?

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12. What is the single most important practice in preventing the spread of infectious agents?

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13. Which is a true statement regarding PPE guidance when working with patients infected with Ebola virus?

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14. When cleaning up a blood spill, what sequence should be followed?

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15. Which are the appropriate actions to take in the event of an accidental needlestick injury?


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