Winship Cancer Institute Health | Adult Volunteer Assessment

Adult Volunteer Assessment

To begin the application process, complete the Volunteer Assessment (please pay special attention to the information about safety, infection control and confidentiality.)
Upon successful completion of the assessment (you must score at least 80 percent), you will be provided a link to our volunteer application.

This assessment consists of five parts:

    I. Winship Cancer Institute History, Purpose, Values & Vision
    II. Volunteer Services Program
    III. Volunteer Guidelines
    IV. Volunteer Schedule & Department Overview
    V. Patients Rights & Responsibilities
    VI. Emergency Protocol

Personal Information
* Name:
* Email Address:
* Birth Date:
I. Winship Cancer Institute History, Purpose, Values & Vision
*1. Emory Hospital was named one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report.
True     False
*2. Winship Cancer Institute announced its cancer center designation by the National Cancer Institute in what year?
2001
1995
2009
None of the above
*3. Winship's vision is to be one of the premier translational cancer research institutes in the world through the excellence of our faculty, nurses and staff, and our patient and family centered care.
True     False
*4. Which of the values below guide the Winship Cancer Institute every day?
Caring
Hope
Translation
All of the above
*5. Winship offers a wide range of outpatient clinics and cancer specialists that treat which forms of cancer?
Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
All of the above and more
II. Volunteer Services Program
*6. How much time are Winship Volunteers committed to serve?
6 months with a minimum of 8 hours a month
2 months with a minimum of 2 hours a month
Whenever you are free
Everyday
*7. Winship Cancer Institute recognizes our volunteers' time, talent, and dedication with which of the following:
Career & Education Letters of References after a minimum of
       six months of service
Immunizations from Emory Employee Health
Twice a year volunteer recognition
All of the above
*8. Volunteers that have family members who have recently passed from cancer must delay volunteering for at least ________.
1 month
2 years
12 months
6 months
*9. All volunteers MUST meet the following prerequisites: 1) 18 years of age 2) Commit to fulfilling a 6 month commitment, completing a minimum of 8 hours a month 3) Up to date vaccinations and if applicable pass a TB test 4) Receive the seasonal flu vaccine 5) Complete and pass a criminal background check.
True False
*10. College student volunteers are required to do all of the following EXCEPT:
Submit a referral from a professor
Attend an orientation
Submit a background check
Provide proof of immunizations
III. Volunteer Guidelines
*11. As a Winship volunteer you MUST complete New Volunteer Orientation training.
True     False
*12. Volunteers should avoid conversations with visitors concerning what controversial subjects?
Politics
Religion
Social Issues
All of the above
*13. Closed or open toe shoes can be worn while volunteering at Winship Cancer Institute.
True      False
*14. If you are injured, no matter how slightly while volunteering at Winship Cancer Institute contact the volunteer manager:
In 48 hours
Immediately
In 24 hours
The next day
*15. Volunteers must treat all information concerning patients as strictly confidential and discuss such information with appropriate staff as necessary.
True     False
IV. Volunteer Schedule & Department Overview
*16. Patients receive all x-ray scans except mammograms in Radiology.
True     False
*17. The Ambulatory Treatment Center is also known as:
The Infusion Pharmacy
The Infusion Center
ATC
b and c
*18. Winship volunteers can volunteer in which of the following areas:
Clerical/Administration
Runner
Information Desk
All of the above
*19. Most patients visiting the Radiation Oncology department are adult; 10% or less of the patient population is comprised of children from Egleston.
True     False
*20. All of the following are volunteer shifts EXCEPT:
8:30am - 12:30pm
10:00am - 2:00pm
5:00am - 8:00am
12 noon - 4:00pm
V. Patients Rights & Responsibilites
*21. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) sets national guidelines to do what?
Provide volunteers with health insurance
Provide health professionals legal support
Ensure the privacy of patient protected health information
       (PHI) or patient medical information
Provide all hospitals with volunteer services
*22. Whose responsibility is it to keep patients medical information confidential?
Doctor's
Everyone's
All healthcare professionals
The patients and their families
*23. Some of the patient's rights as stated in the Patient's Rights & Responsibilities include:
The right to receive respect for cultural and spiritual beliefs
The right to receive private and confidential care
The right to know who is responsible for coordinating care
All of the above
*24. Patient information that Emory Healthcare maintains or transmits that could identify a patient and their medical condition or mental health as defined by HIPPA include all of the following EXCEPT:
Email address
Social Security number
Favorite TV show
Device identifiers
*25. Some of the steps that everyone can take to ensure patient confidentiality include:
Log-off your computer
Don't share password(s)
Don't talk to patients in public areas
All of the above
VI. Emergency Protocol
*26. For large hazardous material spills call the emergency number specific to your location and say 'Code ______'.
Red
Purple
Yellow
Orange
*27. If a fire is suspected the following is the appropriate response procedure:
Rescue, Alarm, Confine, Extinguish
Confirm, Leave, Ensure, Access, Notify
Stop, Drop, Roll
None of the above
*28. For a Stroke, F.A.S.T. means:
Foot (dragging foot), Arm (numbness), Smile (droopy smile),
      Temperature (high fever)
Face (facial droop), Arm (numbness), Speech (slurred speech),
      Time (call for help)
Face (facial droop), Act (respond quickly),
      Smile (droopy smile), (Call for help)
None of the above
*29. To report cardiac arrest or life threatening medical conditions call the emergency number specific to your location and say, 'Code Blue', give the exact location and any additional information requested.
True     False
*30. A 'Code MET' means:
You are not sure what is happening.
Bomb Threat.
A non-life threatening emergency.
A missing patient situation; volunteers should be available to
      assist staff as needed