Handling Sharp Objects in Veterinary Medicine


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Sharp objects, like needles and blades, are known as _____.

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1. A container specifically designed to hold and dispose of sharp objects is called a:

2. What's the best way to recap a needle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this combination quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of the vocabulary and best practices that surround working with sharp objects in a veterinary office.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students should familiarize themselves with the topics listed below in order to be successful on this quiz/worksheet:

  • Term for a collection of sharp objects
  • Recapping a needle
  • Disposing of syringes and needles

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet will help students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read the related lesson on sharp objects in a vet's office and pull the most significant information from it
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the term for a container meant to hold and dispose of sharp objects
  • Information recall - use your knowledge of how to properly dispose of needles
  • Knowledge application - use the information you've gained regarding recapping a needle

Additional Learning

For more information, take a look at the accompanying lesson, Handling Sharp Objects in Veterinary Medicine. It will help students meet these goals and objectives:

  • Define Penicillin
  • Learn the hazards and safety guidelines of handling needles
  • Understand the steps to properly recapping a needle