Microorganisms that require oxygen to live are known as what?

Why is tracking of patient care equipment essential?

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

When a loaner patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, who should perform a safety check before it is cleared for patient use?

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

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

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

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

The two most common techniques of flat wrap packaging are

Which of the following storage systems makes wrapped items more vulnerable to physical hazards?
The act of granting authority to employees so they may make decisions within their areas of responsibility

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

Which of the following protocols of PCD is incorrect?

What is the name of the dating system that records the date as the number of days that have elapsed since January 1st?

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

What type of pressure is maintained in the decontamination area?

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

Whose responsibility is it to perform equipment Validation?

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

What is the reason for tamper-evident lock on a rigid container?

If the HVAC is malfunctioning in Central service department, which department should be engaged?
To dislike someone because of a quality the person has is known as

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

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

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

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

Geobacillus stearothermophilus is used for which of these tests?

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

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

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

What is the humidity in the decontamination area?

Which of the following means "beside or near”?

Sterility maintenance covers (dust covers) should be applied

How should basin sets be placed in a sterilizer cart?

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

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

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

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

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

What is the meaning of an item being sterile?

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

Which of the following is used to measure humidity in the sterile storage area?

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

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

What is the  final phase of EtO sterilization cycle?

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

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

What is the term used for an informal communication network at work?

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

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

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

Which of the following  cleaning devices use impingement action to clean instruments?

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 regulation body regulates medical device labeling?

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

What is the preferred frequency of usage of the  PCD to monitor the efficacy of the sterilizer?

What is the purpose of cleaning immersible devices while fully submerged under water?

Which of the following is an example of formal communication?

Tissue, body fat and blood substances are examples of

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

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

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

Sterile loads containing implants must be monitored with:

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

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

When are sterile packs most vulnerable to contamination?

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

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

Which of the following can reduce ergonomic injuries?

What PPE should be worn by CS personnel working in the sterile storage area?

Angstrom is the measuring unit for what?

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

At the completion of sterilization cycle the BI should be:

The detergents used in an ultrasonic cleaner should be____

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

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

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

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?

You can reduce a combustible load of a storage area by

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

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

What does a  negative BI result  mean?

What is the correct way to measure the needle holder?

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

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

The process of sterilizing an item that is packaged is

Where should CI be placed in multi-level trays?

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

Which of the following is removed with Descalers?

Which organization develops standards to address fire burden of disposable packaged items?

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

The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:

What is the recommended frequency for routine testing with a biological indicator PCD for steam sterilization?

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

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

What is the correct way to measure needle holders?

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

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

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

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

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

Load containing implants should not be released until ______

During handwashing, hands should be lathered and scrubbed for at least

What is the requirement for routine cleaning of the floors in the Central Service department?

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

Which of the following statements accurately describes Ergonomic injuries?

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

What is the ideal level of chloride in tap water?

What bacterial Spore is used for monitoring dry heat sterilization?

The tendency of forming a positive impression about someone and discouraging negative assumptions about their skills and abilities is known as what?

Which of the following bacteria are often pathogenic to humans and grow well at body temperatures?

When loading the sterilizer with a mixed load of textile and metal items, where should the textile packs be placed?

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 organization develops standards and rules for installation of sprinkler systems?

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

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

What is the recommended temperature in the general work area?

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

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

What are capital equipment items in healthcare facility?

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

What does  medical abbreviation TAH stands for?

Poor posture is an example of which type of hazard?

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

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

What does the "pass" reading of a CI mean?

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

What class of medical device are sterilizers?

Scissors with tungsten carbide cutting edges are usually identified by what ?

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

What is the reason behind double peel pouching?

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

A method or technique that has consistently shown results superior to those achieved by other means

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

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

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

Which of the following items can be sterilized in hydrogen peroxide gas plasma?

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

Which organization creates standards to reduce the burden of biohazards?

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

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

All of the following are good reasons why air should be expelled from peel pouch before sealing except:

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

Which of the following is the most important factor necessary for teamwork?

Phenolics are often used to disinfect

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

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

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

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


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