What is any animal capable of transmitting pathogens or producing human or animal discomfort or injury?
What is defined as the hygienic means of promoting health through prevention of human contact with the hazards of wastes?
What are organisms (insects, rodents, snakes) that adversely affect military ops and the well being of man and animal; attack real property, supplies, and equipment; or are otherwise undesirable?
Requirements for food service training are addressed in what series?
Vaccines used to protect Navy and Marine Corps personnel against certain diseases before exposure to infection are called what?
Immunizations procured for the armed forces are required to meet the minimum standards set by the what?
Department of health and human services (HHS)
What are diseases that may be transmitted from a carrier to a susceptible host?
What series, standards of potable water, sets drinking water standards for U.S. Naval establishments worldwide, both ashore and afloat
What is spent water of a ship, base, industrial plant, or other activity?
In 2008, infections accounted for an estimated 1.7 million infections and how many associated deaths in American hospitals alone, according to cdc
What is the state of being free of pathogenic organisms?
What is the number of micro-organisms contaminating an object?
What is a diagnostic test of a prevacuum sterilizer’s ability to remove air from the chamber and detect air leaks ?
Bowie-dick type test
What is the reproduction and growth of micro organisms in living tissue cells or on a nutrient medium?
What is an infection resulting from treatment in a hospital and is secondary to the patient’s original condition?
What is the process that destroys all types and forms of microorganisms?
What is the quantity of materials or supplies required to treat a single patient?
What is the study of microscopic life forms called microorganisms?
Disease producing organisms are said to be what?
What are micro organisms that are much smaller than bacteria?
What are single cells animals that DO NOT have a rigid cell wall?
What is one of the most important procedures in preventing the transfer of micro organisms from one person to another?
What is an effective antiseptic for reducing transient and resident microbial hand flora, and has a sustained antimicrobial effect?
What are water soluble complexes of iodine with organic compounds that are effective against all gram positive and gram negative bacteria and viruses?
Waterless hand washing agents contain 70 percent isopropyl alcohol and virtually disinfect the skin in how many seconds
Washing increases the protective nature of the gloves up to what percent?
What gloves are the highest quality, most expensive, and best fitting?
What gloves offer the highest quality and best fit at a greatly reduced cost when sterile surgical gloves are not required?
What gloves are the least expensive type of non sterile gloves that are commonly used in routine procedures?
What is a stiff, thin, woven mask used for simple procedures for protection from splashing and aerosols?
What is a lightweight, nose and mouth respirator that can provide some level or protection for the wearer from viruses and small particles?
What precautions are the second tier of infection prevention?
What precautions are used for patients infected with microorganisms spread by coughing, sneezing, or talking such as influenza virus, adenovirus, and rhinovirus?
All active duty healthcare personnel will be tested for HIV every two years and tuberculosis and/or screening on what basis?
What describes those practices used to prevent the transfer of pathogenic organisms from person to person, place to place, or person to place?
For DTR’s at the beginning of the day flush each of the unit water lines and hoses for at least one minute, even if their use is not anticipated and flush for at least how many seconds in between patients?
Potable water supplies may contain up to 100 bacterial colony forming units per millimeter and water in dental units at times can contain in excess how many (cfu/ml)
Three 10 second rinses with mouth wash will temporarily reduce a patient’s microbial count by up to what percent?
What is liquid or solid waste containing pathogens in sufficient numbers and of sufficient virulence to cause infectious disease in susceptible host exposed to the waste?
Treat used disposable sharps, such as needles, scalpel blades, capsules, disposable syringes, used burs, and broken instruments as what?
If the hm is in an area where infectious waste cannot be treated on site, do not store without refrigeration for more than how many days?
Remove any blood or fluid spills with an absorbent material and disinfect the area with a solution of household bleach diluted to what amount with clear water or an EPA approved disinfectant?
What is the term that describes the sterilization, storage, and handling, of articles, to keep them free of pathogenic organisms
Surgical aseptic technique
The use of what in the operating room is the least desirable method of cleaning?
The purpose of what is to reduce resident and transient skin flora (bacteria) to a minimum?
Surgical hand scrub