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Brisbane march 07

Cd3
Infection control:
1 Standard precautions.
2 Gloves-types and where are they are used ?
3 What are dentists supposed to be vaccinated against?
4 Sterilization- definition.
5 Tracking?
6 What is batch and batch numbers or codes?
7 Scenario given-You are preparing a cavity and you then realize that the cavity is deep and
you need your assistant to mix some cement for a base and the material is in the
cupboarddescribe the steps the assistant will have to take to finish the procedure..
April 2006 Adelaide
Infection Control (Written Paper 30 mins 100 marks)
1. Definition of disinfection, sterilization.
2. Define and briefly list universal procedures.
3. What are modified universal procedures?
4. Given a list of 5 diseases, which ones would require modified universal
procedures (TB, Avian Flu, measles)?
5. What to look for when buying an autoclave?
6. How would you sterilized; Endo files, Syringe
7. What types of instruments are defined as critical, semi critical and non
critical risk and give 2 examples of each.
Brisbane Aug 06:
Infection Control
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5 things which will be thrown in the sharps bin, general waste


Which articles can be incinerated
Define tracking and why is it important?
Define standard precautions and what are the standard precautions we follow
Causative organism of Hep C, treatment for it and how is it transferred.

JULY 1996
VIII. INFECTION CONTROL
2 Slides:
o Photograph of group of instruments lying in open cupboard, describe what is wrong in
that

What are standard precautions?


What are the conditions in which you cannot use standard precautions alone: HIV,
Hepatitis, TB, HSV
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Photograph of a group of materials endo, restoratives, sharps, non sharps, together in one
drawer. Explain what is wrong with that.
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july 96
V. INFECTION CONTROL
4 Define standard precaution and additional precaution
5 Spot what in the surgery on the slides are violating the infection control standards

Infection Control nov 2005


1. What dental equipment produces aerosols?
a. What diseases are spread by aerosols?
b. How to minimize the spread of infection by aerosols?
2. Define
c. Sterilization
d. Standard precautions
i. List the standard precautions
3. Clinic has been on holiday for 1 week. What do you do or discard
e. To the unit
f. To the chair
g. To the benches and cabinets behind
h. What to do to the waterlines initially and between patients?
4. What are the types of gloves used and when are they used?
5. When do you wash your hands?
6. What is the concept behind zones?
7. What are the procedures done to the instruments after patient
appointment to storage?
Nov 2006
Infection Control
1) needle stick injury management.
2) Additional tracking
3) Methods of tracking
4) list 6 critical and semi critical items.
5) list 6 things that go into the general waste and 6 into infectious waste and 6 for sharp waste.
6) Things that spread by droplet infection.
Infection Control (Written Paper 30 mins 100 marks)
1. Definition of disinfection, sterilization.
2. Define and briefly list universal procedures.
3. What are modified universal procedures?
4. Given a list of 5 diseases, which ones would require modified universal
procedures (TB, Avian Flu, measles)?

5. What to look for when buying an autoclave?


6. How would you sterilized; Endo files, Syringe
7. What types of instruments are defined as critical, semi critical and non
critical risk and give 2 examples of each.
INFECTION CONTROL
1. Standart precautions
2. Sharp disposal container. How it looks like
3. Locum dentist infection control
4. Define critical instruments
Name 3 critical, semicritical and non critical instruments
5. list down critical instruments for each field below
a. Periodontics
b. Endodontics
c.Surgery
6. What is tracking
7. What should you do when a blood spill happens on the bench surface
8. Standard
precautions
are
used
to
prevent
the
transmission
of------------,------------,-----------------,
and
-------------------from------------------,------------, and --------------.
9. When are additional precautions are needed. Which diseases require additional
precautions
10. What blood bourne diseases in Australia do not have a vaccine
11. Which of the following will need additional precautions
a. CMV
b. Hepatitis A
c. Hepatitis C
d. GI infections
e. Pneumococcal TB
f. HIV
12. We were shown a picture of a dental clinic which has been closed for the holiday for
some time . What should you do before commencing treatment
a. To the unit?
b. To the instruments?(handpiece, triplex, scalers?)
c. To the light?
d.To the chair?
13. How do you dispose the following?
A. Extracted teeth?
b. Wedges
c. Clinical gloves
d.Matrix bands
e. Amalgam waste
f. Soiled swabs and packs
g. Scalpel blade
h. paper towels

i. Xray fixer and developer


14. if dentist under organization- not following infection control. Who is responsible?
15.Name infection control documents. From where they can be obtained?
16. Impression disinfection
17.Surgical instruments. What procedures to follow from use to storage
18.lab instruments. Pumice, polish mop----How to disinfect?
19.Needle stick injury
20.Hep C
Which is more serious Hep c or Hep b. Why?
21.Sterilisation, disinfection
22.Bench type autoclave. What is its advantage. Compare with normal autoclave(it
is better for hollow instrument)(almost all autoclauve should be vacuumed (no air
inthem) for proper sterilization)
Infection control :
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Name 3 diseases which need additional precautions and are transmitted by:
Inhalled air, dropplets, skin and a genetic related disease.
3 quest . about autoclav (3. control of sterilizatin)
Management of a blood speel on the floor
Why it is incorrect that surgery has a carpet on the floor?
Sterilization of some instruments? ( endo- files for single use)

Infection Control adel 2005


1 Give 6 examples of items which go into:
6* Sharp container
6*infectious waste

6*General waste

Disposal of tooth with amalgam filling and Why?


Sharp container properties?
Vaccines recommended for dentists?
Blood spill management?
What is standard precaution?
Diseases spread by airbourne & droplets?
Standard for buying autoclave in Australia?

6*recyclable
3 dental items
3 non-dental items

INFECTION CONTROL
-don't put your finger inside the patient mouth while
giving a nerve block(prevent finger injury with the needle
so prevent cross infection)
-pictures with something wrong as:
-unclean room
-unpacked instruments
-outline the managment of dirty instruments till sterilization.
-define standard precaution and additional precaution.
-what would you do if you have expired medications in the clinic.
-what would you do if you have expired local anaesthetic carpules.
Infection Control: april 2005
1.Define Sterilization, Standard precaution
How will u apply to ur practice?
2.What are the types of gloves available in a practice?
3.What immunization a dentist need?
4. While a DA assisting u u suddenly ask for a liner for a cavity which u did not ask
Previously; how ur DA proceed from assisting u ------- giving u mixed liner
Infection control
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If dentist undr organizations not following infection control- who is responsible?
Standarad precautions.
Name infection control documents from where they can be obtained?
Hepatitis cshot notes
Impression disinfection
Surgical instruments- what procedure u follow from use to storage?
Lab instruments, pumice, polish mop- how to disinfect?
Needle stick injury- short notes
Infection control july 2005
Standard precautions
If dentist under organization not following infection control Who is responsible
Name infection control documents-from where they can be obtained?
Hep C- short notes
Impression disinfection
Surgical instruments-What procedure you follow from use to storage
Lab instruments, pumice, polish mop How to disinfect
Needle stick injury- Write short notes

Infection control

1. Standard precautions- importance of each and how do you do them?

2. Mention five critical and non critical instruments


3. Give examples of instruments which goes into sharp container/general
waste/infectious waste

4. Tracking-why do you do that? Methods of tracking?


Zoning why do you do that? What are zone 1,2,3?

INFECTION CONTROL
1.what are the diseases spread by aerosols..........how do you prevent it...........what are
the means by which the aerosols are spread through dental instruments?
2.when do you wash your hands?
3.they gave a number of things and we were suppose to choose which waste bin they
would go into for e.g.: tooth..............infectious waste/ general waste / paper
waste...........like that they gave us a number of things like paper towels..........(it was
easy u could manage that)
4.what are all the procedures that require wearing the gloves by dental staff members.
Infection controlnov 2005
What may cause aerosol infection to other health workers
How would you minimise aerosol contaminations
What diseases are spread though aerosol
Needle stick injury
Critical instrument; the procedures since finishing using until sterilising and the storage
requirement
6- Where to dispose items, long list
7- Type of gloves to be stored in clinic
8- When do you wash your hands
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