The average length of a dental mission is ____________.
A. 3 days
B. a week
C. 14 days
D. a month
Your US dental license ____________ allow(s) you to practice in a foreign country.
B. does not automatically
The most frequent cause of illness on missions is_______________.
A. insect bites
B. skin infections
C. eye infections
D. gastrointestinal infections
How far in advance (prior to departure) should you inform your physician that you will be traveling to an area that may have limited resources?
A. Ten days
B. 4-6 weeks
C. Six months
D. 9-12 months
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes every two years, a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. It is called the __________ Book.
B. Health Risks
Which of the following vaccines is required by International Health Regulations for travel to certain countries in sub-Saharan Africa and tropical South America?
A. Yellow fever
B. Hepatitis A
A needlestick injury is an example of which route of disease acquisition?
A. Direct contact
B. Indirect contact
C. Droplet infection
D. Airborne route
There is no vaccine available against ____________.
A. hepatitis B
C. Zika virus
A medical mission _______________.
A. involves travel only to foreign countries
B. involves travel only within the United States
C. can involve foreign and/or domestic travel
Specific information regarding issues of personal safety when traveling internationally is available from the _______________.
A. Department of State
B. Department of Transportation
C. Department of Homeland Security
D. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A dental mouth mirror is an example of a ____________ patient-care item.
Is there any evidence that using antiseptics or squeezing a wound reduces the risk of transmission of a bloodborne pathogen?
Sterilizing instruments using a pressure cooker involves an exposure time of __________ minutes, and may only be considered in an emergency and as an absolute last resort.
The most common recommended oral medication taken prior to, during and after a foreign mission is for ____________.
A. E. Coli
All body fluids are subject to standard precautions EXCEPT ____________.
The single most important infection prevention activity in healthcare is _______________.
A. surface disinfection
B. hand hygiene
C. disposable gloves
When local water quality is questionable, _______________.
A. use alcohol based hand sanitizers when hands are not visibly soiled
B. if hands are soiled, clean first with pre-boiled water or pre-moistened towelettes with a cleaning agent
C. put on new gloves without performing hand hygiene
D. A and B