What type of chemical indicators are used for high level disinfectants?

which of the following indicators mimics biological indicators?

What is the meaning of an item being sterile?

Which of the following acts regulates microbial products like disinfectants, sanitizer and ethylene oxide?

Which class of medical devices are sterilizers?

What is the function of the suction device stylet?

Prion disease that requires that instruments be processed differently than standard protocols

The personnel responsible for ensuring that patient care equipment is readily available when needed are?

Which of the following is the difference between Immediate Use steam sterilization (IUSS) and Terminal sterilization?

For Central Service Technicians to have some control and responsibility to address customer complaints the facility should endorse which of the following concepts?

Whose responsibility is it to perform equipment Validation?

What is the purpose of instrument stringers?

Which of these is an example of an open-ended question

Which of the following is the most effective way to structure a successful diversity program at work?

The tissue that acts as a cushion between bones to prevent them from rubbing together

A Chemical process applied during the instrument manufacturing process that provides corrosion-resistant finish on instruments is

What is the name of the fluid that lubricates joint surfaces?

The prep and pack area should be maintained at what relative humidity?

Chemicals that remove or inactivate hard water minerals are known as:

Which of the following should not be used to remove gross soil on instruments?

What is the recommended IUSS cycle for Gravity displacement for non-porous items?

 What is the heat transfer process used to heat items in steam sterilization?

To dislike someone because of a quality the person has is known as

Which of the following is an example of formal communication?

What does  medical abbreviation TAH stands for?

Which of the following items should never be placed in a sterilized instrument tray?

Which of the following low temperature sterilization methods can be used to sterilize a wide variety of medical items?

Which of the following packaging material is compatible with hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization?

When are sterile packs most vulnerable to contamination?

Before a patient care equipment is dispensed to a patient, which of the following actions must the CS technician take ?

Flat wrapping technique where a package is wrapped once using two layers at the same time:

The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:

Which of the following will be used to measure the temperature of an item without toughing it?

Which of the following safety precaution is recommended when using box cutters?

Which of the following is a critical device?

In the decontamination area, what PPE should the technician use to cover his face?

At what temperature and exposure time should Bowie Dick test pack be run in the sterilizer?

How many times should instrument marking tape be wrapped around the instrument?

Which of the following statements about equipment  rentals and leases is correct?

Which of the following is the appropriate action to take if a device is found to be defective?

If a biological test is performed daily, how often should a control BI be incubated?

Which of the following would be used to remove gross soil from instruments?

When hand-carrying sterile packages to point of use, the package should be….

You can reduce a combustible load of a storage area by

Which of these is used to test for the sharpness of double-action ronguers?

For real-time tracking of patient care equipment, which of the following will be used?

Which of the following is not acceptable method for sealing paper-plastic peels?

Why is tracking of patient care equipment essential?

What is the  Julian date for   February 12 ?

What is the  final phase of EtO sterilization cycle?

When should the operator review the physical monitors of the sterilizer?

Tissue, body fat and blood substances are examples of

Which of the following is removed with Descalers?

Which of the following flat wrapping techniques involves applying one wrap on top of another to create a package within a package.

All of the following indicators can be used to verify sterility assurance of processed instruments except:

The number of times per year that inventory is purchased, consumed and replaced is called the

The testing that assesses the performance of a steam sterilizer equipment before it is approved for routine use in the healthcare facility is known as

Which of the following steam sterilization methods uses series of vacuum and pressure pulse to remove air?

The inventory system where enclosed cart is prepared to manage instruments and supplies for individual surgical procedures

Which of the following is used to rinse off traces of enzymatic solution from endoscopes's working channel ?

Which of the following storage systems renders wrapped items more vulnerable to physical hazards?

When sterilizing containerized instrument sets or wrapped items where should the  count sheets be placed?

Where should CI be placed in multi-level trays?

Which prion disease requires that instruments be processed differently than standard protocols?

Geobacillus stearothermophilus is used for which of these tests?

What is the ideal level of chloride in tap water?

When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, whose responsibility is it to safety check it before it is cleared for patient use?

Which   endoscope would be dispensed for a procedure that requires visualization of the lower part of the large intestine?

Which of the following are the sex cells?

What is the  optimal temperature for the survival of many pathogens?

What does the concept of one-way flow of materials refer to in Central Service?

How far below the level of the fire sprinkler should sterile package be stored?

Which of the following wrapping techniques is known as in-line or parallel fold?

Which of the following patient care equipment limits the development of DVT deep vein thrombosis and peripheral edema in immobile patients?

What is the most common reason for steam sterilization failure?

Which of the following packaging material is compatible with hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization?

What is the step in  communication process that  occurs when the listener asks a question, repeats information to  help the speaker  know if the message has been correctly received?

Which organization develops standards and rules for installation of sprinkler systems?

Which of the following events will trigger a recall after a processed medical device is released and prior to use?
Which part of the scissors should be taped for identification?

What is the  step in Ethylene Oxide sterilization cycle that removes residual gas?

At the completion of the test cycle, Bowie Dick test pack showed a uniform color. What does it mean?

Which high-level disinfectant is used to disinfect flexible endoscopes?

According to Spaulding classification which of the following is classified as non-critical?

Excessive humidity in the sterile storage area may lead to which of the following conditions?

Which of the following can help to prevent back injuries while lifting?

What is the term for a group made up of people from different departments all working on the same project?

Documented procedures performed by a medical device manufacturer to establish that a process consistently yields a product complying with predetermined specifications is known as what?

Which of the following is not an accepted form of instrument marking?

Which of the following statements about external chemical indicators is incorrect?

Which of the following statements accurately describes Ergonomic injuries?

Which of the following materials should not be used as cushioning or wicking material to protect delicate instruments?

Workplace conditions that pose risk of injury to the musculoskeletal system of the worker is known as what?

When running a BI and control test, what result should the CS technician look for?

What are the enzymes used to breakdown and remove heavy soil on instruments?

Which of the following should not be kept in storage area?

Which of the following sterilization quality assurance measurements is designed to measure individual package penetration
Which of the following should be the kind of communication that should occur between the Operating room and CS technician?
The act of granting authority to employees so they may make decisions within their areas of responsibility

Which of the following is used to remove chloride from water?

Which of the following statements best defines  rust?

The sharpness of the following instruments is tested with index card except?

Which of the following is correct about how CS technician should keep records?

What is the abbreviation for surgical procedure of the uterus through incision in the abdomen?

Who must ensure and verify that devices requiring sterilization have been validated for use in the sterilizers available at a specific facility?

What bacterial Spore is used for monitoring dry heat sterilization?

Generalizations about a group of people whereby a defined set of characteristics is attributed to this group is known as

What is the name of the portion of the steam sterilizer that measures steam temperature?

What is another name for instrument marking process referred to as 'dipping'?

Which of the following sterilization methods require that PCD be used with every load that it sterilizes?

All of the following may cause steam contact failure with items in a package except:

Which of the following information is not required in the Safety Data Sheets?

Which of the following can reduce ergonomic injuries?

What is the humidity in the decontamination area?

Which of the following is used by CS technicians to select supplies from the sterile storage area shelves to be transported to the OR?

Which of the following will occur if the water temperature in the Ultrasonic cleaner is too high?

Which of the following means "beside or near”?

Which of the following surgical instruments is used to cut or bite away at bone and tissue?

Which of the following is the most hazardous and requires close attention when receiving instruments in the decontamination area?

Rules issued by administrative agencies that have the force of law is known as?

Which microorganism is used in the Biological indicator for monitoring Ethylene Oxide?

Which organization creates standards to reduce the burden of biohazards?

What process is used by Ultrasonic cleaners to remove soil from instruments?

Which of the following refers to a comparison benchmark that is mandated by governing agency and if not complied with  may lead to legal penalties?

How should basin sets be placed in a sterilizer cart?

How frequently should temperature and humidity levels in the sterile storage area be recorded?

Which of these tests is used to evaluate the efficacy of air removal in dynamic air removal steam sterilizer?

What should be done if  the surgical team opens a tray and notices  the CI is missing?

Where will the physical data relating to a chemical be found?

What method of instrument marking is referred to as dipping?

Sterility maintenance covers (dust covers) should be applied

What is the function of lighting in the sterile storage area?

Which of the following events will trigger a recall after a processed medical device is released?

What are are virus-like protein-containing element that lacks DNA and RNA?

To properly inspect and test surgical instruments, CS technicians my know the ______

Which regulation body regulates medical device labeling?

Which organization provides guidelines for Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments?

Sterile loads containing implants must be monitored with:

Behavior relating to what is good or bad relative to the standards of conduct for one's profession is known as what?

Phenolics are often used to disinfect

Which of the following is used to stabilize a fractured finger?

Which of the following will be used for routine sterilizer efficacy monitoring?

Which of the following organism can change its structure and become resistant to most antibiotics?

Angstrom is the measuring unit for what?

The two most common techniques of flat wrap packaging are

In the chain of infection, broken skin is an example of which of the following?

The process of sterilizing an item that is packaged is

Which of the following is a surgical instrument with a hollow barrel through the center?

Which of these organisms can adapt and survive extreme environmental conditions?

What is the term used for a group made up of people from different departments all working on the same project?


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