Training Module 3 Quiz Answer Key

AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: HAIs/CAUTI

Personal Protective Equipment

1. Personal protective equipment (PPE) can reduce contamination of health care personnel hands and clothes. True False
2. PPE includes gloves, gowns, masks, and goggles. ☒ True ☐ False
3. Gowns should be worn when splashing or spraying of blood or other body fluids could occur during resident care. ☒ True ☐ False
4. Gloves should be worn when in contact with blood and other body fluids, secretions, nonintact skin, and other potentially infectious substances. ☒ True ☐ False
5. When removing a gown, it should be turned inside out in a peeling motion and then held away from the body until discarded. ☒ True ☐ False
6. Gloves should be changed if moving from a contaminated body site, such as a wound, to a clean body site. ☒ True ☐ False
7. PPE should be worn during all resident care activities. ☐ True ☒ False
8. Gloves should be used on all residents in the same room as long as they are not visibly soiled. ☐ True ☒ False
9. Hand hygiene should be performed immediately before and after using PPE. ☒ True ☐ False
10. When emptying a urinary catheter collection bag, wearing gloves, a gown, and a face shield would be appropriate. ☒ True ☐ False
Page last reviewed March 2017
Page originally created March 2017
Internet Citation: Training Module 3 Quiz Answer Key. Content last reviewed March 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/cauti-ltc/modules/implementaion/education-bundles/infection-prevention/precautions/ppe-quiz-key.html