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Microorganisms that cause diseases are​ called:

B. pathogens


A patient you are caring for states he has hepatitis. You ask him what​ type, but the patient is unsure. Given the immunization you received before you started​ working, which type of hepatitis are you immunized​ against?
A. Hepatitis D
B. Hepatitis B
C. Hepatitis C
D. Hepatitis A

B. Hepatitis B


Which of the following stress reactions is associated with the condition some EMS providers describe as​ "burnout"?
A. Chronic stress reaction
B. Acute stress reaction
C. Cumulative stress reaction
D. Delayed stress reaction

C. Cumulative stress reaction


Beyond obtaining required immunizations before beginning work as an​ EMT, what should one do to reduce the risk of​ infection?
A. Use Standard Precautions with each patient contact.
B. Have your partner provide primary care for patients with conditions for which you have not been immunized.
C. Wash your hands at the beginning and end of your shift.
D. Do not care for patients with any type of hepatitis other than hepatitis B.

A. Use Standard Precautions with each patient contact.


What has become the MOST common bloodborne infection from a virus in the United​ States?
A. Hepatitis B
B. Hepatitis C
C. Hepatitis A
D. Hepatitis D

B. Hepatitis C


Which one of the following classes of reflective garments are intended for areas where traffic is moving at 25 mph or​ greater?
A. Class 4
B. Class 1
C. Class 2
D. Class 3

C. Class 2


What type of pathogen is described as a plantlike microorganism that typically will NOT cause infection in a person with a normally functioning immune​ system?
A. Helminths
B. Virus
C. Fungi
D. Protozoa

C. Fungi


What is the single MOST important standard precaution EMTs can take to protect themselves from spreading or contracting a​ disease?
A. Hand washing
B. Immunizations
C. Wearing eye and face protection
D. Donning latex exam gloves

A. Hand washing