16 Hour Continuing Education Course for Cosmetology Professionals #0501271 Quiz

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  1. What is HIV short for?

    HintHIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus.

  2. True or False. Aids is the severe form of the HIV disease.

    HintAIDS is the most severe phase of HIV infection.

  3. True or False. There is a cure for HIV

    HintNo effective cure currently exists for HIV. But with proper medical care, HIV can be controlled.

  4. True or False. You can get a Hepatitis B vaccine shot to keep you safe from contracting Hep B.

    HintThere are vaccines to prevent hepatitis A and hepatitis B; however, there is no vaccine for hepatitis C.

  5. What are the three ways HIV can be spread to another person?

    HintHIV is spread mainly by anal or vaginal sex with someone who has HIV, sharing needles, and from mother to child during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding.

  6. True or False. Keeping a salon or place of business clean and free from germs not only ensures a great environment for clients but is essential as it minimizes chances of a possible spread of infection.

    HintKeeping a salon or place of business clean and free from germs not only ensures a great environment for clients but is essential as it minimizes chances of a possible spread of infection.

  7. True or False. There are two required cleaning methods used in a salon, disinfect and sterilize.

    HintThere are two methods to clean or decontaminate. One, is to clean and disinfect and two, is to clean and sterilize.

  8. _________ is the killing a high percentage of the germs or rendering them incapable of reproducing by use of a chemical agent.

    HintCleaning is the removal of foreign material, sterilizing destroys microbes with heat and pressure, disinfecting destroys microbes with chemical agents.

  9. True or False. The use of a brush, comb or other article on more than one patron without being disinfected is prohibited.

    HintEach salon is required to have sufficient combs, brushes, and implements to allow for adequate disinfecting practices.

  10. True or False. All salons shall be equipped with and utilize disinfecting solutions with hospital level disinfectant or EPA approved disinfectant.

    HintAll salons shall be equipped with and utilize disinfecting solutions with hospital level disinfectant or EPA approved disinfectant.

  11. True or False. MRSA is a disease caused by bacteria.

    HintMRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a type of staph bacteria.

  12. True or False. Some chemicals in a salon can harm your health.

    HintProducts used in salons may have chemicals in them that can harm your health.

  13. True or False. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) contain the products salon owners buy that show the hazardous chemicals in these products.

    HintEmployers must make these SDSs available to you.

  14. What are the steps you can take to protect your health?

    HintSteps you can take include: respiratory protection, keep products off skin & eyes, safe work practices, ventilation, safer products.

  15. True or False. Washing your hands frequently will prevent the spread of bacterial and viral infections.

    Hint• Always wash your hands with soap and water before and after working with clients to avoid spreading germs.

  16. What should you do if you have an accident or are injured on the job?

    HintTell your employer, see authorized doctor, have insurance contacted, receive info packet.

  17. True or False. The Employer is required to post a poster of the “Broken Arm Poster” and the “Anti-Fraud Notice”, the name and number of the insurance company to call to report an accident or injury.

    HintThe “Broken Arm Poster” and the “Anti-Fraud Notice” should be posted in a conspicuous place.

  18. True or False. The Division of Workers’ Compensation Employee Assistance and Ombudsman Office will assist you at no cost with questions or concerns you may have about your workers’ compensation claim.

    HintWebsite: http://www.myfloridacfo.com/division/ WC/employee/default.htm
    • Phone (toll free): 1-800-342-1741

  19. True or False. Florida licensed cosmetologists are required to practice under the laws and rules of Florida to ensure the health, safety and well-fare of the public.

    HintThe reason you can not practice without a license.

  20. True or False. “Cosmetologist” means a person who is licensed to engage in the practice of cosmetology in this state under the authority of this chapter.

    HintReference Florida Statutes 477.013 Definitions

  21. True or False. “Hair braiding” means the weaving or interweaving of natural human hair for compensation without cutting, coloring, permanent waving, relaxing, removing, or chemical treatment and does not include the use of hair extensions or wefts.

    HintReference Florida Statutes 477.013 Definitions

  22. An applicant shall be eligible for licensure by examination to practice cosmetology if the applicant_________.

    HintReference Florida Statutes 477.019 Cosmetologists; qualifications

  23. True or False. The board shall prescribe by rule continuing education requirements not to exceed 16 hours biennially.

    HintReference Florida Statutes 477.019 Cosmetologists; qualifications

  24. What is the first layer of the skin?

    HintThe outer layer is called the epidermis; it is a tough protective layer that contains the melanin-producing melanocytes.

  25. True or False. Acne is a disorder that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles.

    HintAcne is a disorder that affects the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles.

  26. True or False. The color of a person’s hair is determined by the amount and distribution of melanin in the cortex of each hair.

    HintThe color of a person’s hair is determined by the amount and distribution of melanin in the cortex of each hair.

  27. What is the most common nail disorder?

    HintOnychomycosis is a fungal nail infection that causes fingernails or toenails to thicken, discolor, disfigure, and split.

  28. True or False. pH is the measure of how acidic or alkaline an aqueous solution.

    HintpH is short for ‘potential to free hydrogen ions’ and is a measure of how acidic, alkaline, or neutral an aqueous solution.

  29. The skin and hair fall into what pH range?

    HintThe pH of the skin and hair is slightly more acidic and should sit at around (4.5 – 5.5).

  30. What are the two important laws pertaining to cosmetics?

    HintThe two most important laws pertaining to cosmetics marketed in the United States are the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act.

  31. True or False. “Misbranding” refers to violations involving improperly labeled or deceptively packaged products.

    Hint“Misbranding” refers to violations involving improperly labeled or deceptively packaged products.

  32. True or False. Cosmetic products labeled with organic claims must comply with both USDA regulations for the organic claim and FDA regulations for labeling and safety requirements for cosmetics.

    HintThe term “organic” is not defined in the regulations that FDA enforces, but labeling and safety requirements are. The USDA oversees the National Organic Program (NOP).

  33. True or False. Companies and individuals who manufacture or market cosmetics have a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of their products.

    HintCompanies and individuals who manufacture or market cosmetics have a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of their products.

  34. True or False. Cosmetics require FDA approval before they can be released on the market?

    HintNeither the law nor FDA regulations require specific tests to demonstrate the safety of individual products or ingredients.

  35. True or False. Shampoos clean hair and can also act to help keep the hair shaft from damage.

    HintHair shaft swelling can be prevented by ‘pH balancing’ the shampoo by the addition of an acidic substance.

  36. True or False. Dimethicone is a form of silicone which revolutionized dry hair care.

    Hint‘2-in-1’ shampoos contain a conditioner and a shampoo in the same product, made possible with the addition of silicone in the form of dimethicone.

  37. Which of the following products may contain formaldehyde?

    HintA group of keratin hair straightening products may contain formaldehyde.

  38. True or False. For any product used, read the label and Safety Data Sheet to know what is in the product and its health effects.

    HintFor any product used, read the label and Safety Data Sheet to know what is in the product and its health effects.

  39. True or False. Female pattern baldness is not hereditary but due to Adverse treatment of hair with chemicals?

    HintFemale pattern baldness is hereditary. It’s more common after menopause, so hormones are likely responsible.

  40. The only medicine approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat female pattern baldness is?

    HintMinoxidil may help hair grow in about 1 in 4 or 5 of women.

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