Decreasing the Spread of Disease at Veterinary Hospitals


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A hospital acquired infection is technically called a:

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1. You should always have at least one extra pair of ____ at work:

2. It's important that you change ___ and ___ as often as necessary:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet set gives you the ability to assess your knowledge of how disease can spread in a veterinary hospital and the preventive measures you can take. If you plan on passing the quiz, be familiar with topics such as the term for a hospital acquired infection and when the hospital should be cleaned.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this worksheet and quiz is to check your understanding of:

  • Purpose of removing a patient's uneaten food
  • Term for a hospital acquired infection
  • When to clean the hospital
  • Actions employees can take to prevent the spread of disease

Skills Practiced

Plan on using this worksheet and quiz to work on these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about a patient's uneaten food from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps an employee can take in order to help prevent the spread of disease
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gain in regards to the best time to clean a veterinary hospital

Additional Learning

To learn more about reducing the spread of disease at veterinary hospitals, review the lesson: Decreasing the Spread of Disease at Veterinary Hospitals. It digs deeper into these important objectives:

  • Define infectious agents
  • Explore the role of urine and feces in spreading disease
  • Define isolation ward
  • Understand when the isolation ward should be cleaned and why
  • Identify steps an employee can take to decrease the spread of disease