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Infection Control
Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19

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.

NoteThis course was revised and updated on December 5, 2023. If you printed test questions from the previous version of this course, you will find that some questions in your printed version differ from the test below.

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1. Which outcome is a goal of infection control training?

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2. Which action is the single most important infection control practice to break the chain of infection?

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3. Which statement is true about Standard Precautions?

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4. Which action places the clinician at risk of HIV transmission when administering an intramuscular injection to a patient with HIV?

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5. Which measure is an engineering control to reduce the spread of infection in a healthcare environment?

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6. Which statement is true about safe injection practices?

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7. Which agent is used for decontamination following spills of blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)?

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8. Which sterilization method is most widely used?

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9. Which color warning label must be placed on containers used to store, transport, and dispose of regulated waste?

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10. Which action should be completed last when removing PPE?

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11. Which occupational health strategy is designed to prevent the transmission of infectious disease?

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12. At which time should bloodborne pathogen training occur as expected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)?

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13. Which symptom is an early indication of sepsis?


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