How much do you know about Infection Control and Prevention? Take our Quiz

August 27, 2015 11:20 am

infectionThis quiz is suitable for anyone working in hospitals, medical centres, doctors surgeries, vet practices, care homes, schools and nurseries. Test your knowledge or your staffs knowledge and find out how much you know.

Question 1: The use of gloves is an effective substitute for hand washing?



Question 2: Which of the following statements are true about effective hand washing?

a. Keep elbows lower than hand when washing and rinsing

b.Use friction to clean between fingers,palms,nail beds,back of hands and wrists

c.Use a paper towel to turn off the light switch

d.Wash for 30 seconds or longer using an alcohol-based hand rinse

e. None of the above

Question 3: Bacteria and Viruses can spread by way of?

a.Water,food,drinks and eating utensils

b.Direct contact with people

c.Coughing,sneezing or vomiting

d.Telephones and keyboards

e.All of the above

Question 4: Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace?

a.The manager

b.Domestic staff/cleaners

c.The nurses


e.All of the above

Question 5: Alcohol-based hand gel SHOULD NOT be used:

a.If finger nails are chipped

b.If hands are dirty

infectionHow many did you manage to answer? Are you confident that your answers are correct? If your not sure, or if you are struggling to answer the questions… then you need a Level 2 Infection Control and Prevention Course.

QA Associates next Level 2 Award in Infection Control and Prevention course takes place on Thursday 17th September at our training centre in Ripley, Derbyshire.

You can find out more and book your place online here: Level 2 Infection Control and Prevention Booking Form

If you would like staff training to be delivered in your workplace, then please call 01773 300296


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