The electrology theory test has 55 questions (50 scored, 5 pretest). There is a 90 minute (1.5 hour) time limit.
A breakdown of the theory test content is below.
Safe working conditions and practices: Environment, Protective Coverings (e.g., draping, gloves), Water temperature, Chemical labeling and storage, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), Patch test, Prohibited materials
Safety Agencies: Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Infection Control: Infectious diseases and pathogens, Sanitation and disinfection, Levels of decontamination, Cleansers and disinfectants, Procedures for tools, equipment, and work surfaces, Storage of tools and equipment, Single and multi-use items, Prevention of cross-contamination
Standard Precautions for exposure incidents: Procedures, First aid kit, Blood-spill disinfection and disposal
Adverse or allergic reaction: Signs and symptoms, Corrective action