Role of the CDC & OSHA in Standard Precautions


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What does CDC stand for?

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1. What is the role of the CDC in Standard Precautions?

2. Which of the following is the correct full name for OSHA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the CDC and OSHA? How do they contribute to standard precautions? You will be tested on your understanding of these kinds of facts when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you use this assessment, you will be asked to:

  • Identify what CDC stands for
  • Explain the role of the CDC in standard precautions
  • Recognize the full name of OSHA
  • Choose the term used to describe the regulations designed to prevent the spread of disease
  • Name whose safety OSHA regulations focus on

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what CDC and OSHA stand for
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the role of the CDC in standard precautions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what group of people OSHA regulations are primarily designed for

Additional Learning

Further develop your knowledge of this topic with the information found in the lesson Role of the CDC & OSHA in Standard Precautions. You will get more details about the following:

  • What the CDC is
  • Who originally came up with the concept of standard precautions
  • Why precautions are necessary in the healthcare industry
  • Which set of regulations were originally developed by OSHA
  • How OSHA ensures that facilities are complying with regulations