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Can You Pass This Infection Prevention Quiz?
Test your staff's knowledge of skin prepping practices, instrument care and PPE protocols.
Danielle Bouchat-Friedman
Publish Date: April 8, 2021   |  Tags:   Staff Training and Education
HIGH-LEVEL DISINFECTION At the end of an automatic endoscope reprocessing cycle, handle the scope as little as possible.   |   Chu Vision Institute

It's been more than a year since COVID-19 heightened the importance of following proper infection prevention protocols. Are you curious to see if your staff's knowledge and daily practices get a clean bill of health? Have them answer the following questions and see if their responses wipe away reason for worry or reveal the need to brush up on the basics.

1. Which of the following is the best point-of-use treatment of instruments?

  • a. rinse with sterile water
  • b. rinse with saline solution
  • c. treat with an enzymatic gel
  • d. wipe down with soap and water
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2. At the end of the automatic endoscope reprocessing (AER) cycle, thoroughly rinse the endoscope with water, use a lint-free cloth to wipe down its exterior and lay it flat to dry.

  • a. true
  • b. false
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