IAHCSMM Ch 9-12

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IAHCSMM ch 9-12
Chapters 9-12 from IAHCSMM book

  
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1.  Instruments with lumens should be soaked in a horizontal position.
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2.  The mechanical process by which an ultrasonic cleaner works is called cavitation.
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3.  To prevent aerosols, items should be brushed below the surface of the water.
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4.  Automatic washers clean using a spray-force action called inpingement.
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5.  Instruments received from Surgery and tagged for repair do not need to be cleaned until they come back from repair.
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6.  Powered surgical instruments should be cleaned using a mechanical cleaning process.
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7.  There are currently no methods available to verify cleaning process outcomes.
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8.  Infectious medical waste is regulated by the EPA
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9.  Horziontal work surfaces in the decontamination area should be cleaned and disinfected once per day.
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10.  PPE should be changed immediately if it becomes soaked with blood or other infectious material.
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11.  What is the preferred pH for detergents used for most cleaning processes?
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12.  Which of the following is an example of regulated medical waste?
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13.  Which of the following statements about the use of mechanical washers is NOT true?
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14.  Water must be degassed each time the ultrasonic cleaner's tank is changed, because
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15.  Specialized clothing or equipment worn by an employee for protection against a hazard is called:
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16.  Written cleaning instructions for surgical instruments should be provided by:
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17.  Pyrogens:
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18.  Softened water:
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19.  The desired solution for cleaning instruments is:
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20.  These are used to breakdown fatty tissue on instruments:
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21.  To prevent coagulation of proteins, water temperature should be:
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22.  Instrument lubrication is performed:
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23.  Aluminum items should be cleaned:
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24.  Powered surgical instruments:
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25.  The use of heat to kill microorganisms, expect spores.
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26.  Detergents used in mechanical cleaners should be:
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27.  Compounds that contain a positive electrical charge. They exhibit germicidal properties.
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28.  A chemical which kills most pathogenic organisms, but does not kill spores.
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29.  A solution which inhibits the growth of bacteria. It is usually used topically and only on animate objects.
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30.  The length of time a disinfectant can be properly stored after which it must be discarded.
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31.  Compounds that have a negative electrical charge. They form a large group of synthetic detergents.
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32.  The destruction of nearly all pathogenic microoganisms on an inanimate surface.
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33.  Relating to the destruction of bacteria.
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34.  The length of time (or number of uses) after which the efficiency of a disinfectant is diminished.
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35.  A process by which all forms of microbial life are destroyed.
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36.  The use of heat to kill all microorganisms, except spores, is called:
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37.  These chemicals are used on animate (living tissue) to slow the growth of microorganisms:
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38.  Items that are introduced directly into the bloodsteam or other normally sterile areas of the body are classified as:
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39.  The process by which all forms of microorganisms are completely destroyed is called:
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40.  Iodophors are a member of this disinfectant family:
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41.  Phenolics are classified as:
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42.  Which of the following are classified as high-level disinfectants?
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43.  Thermal disinfection is accomplished using
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44.  How long must alcohol remain in wet contact with an item to achieve a reasonable level of disinfection?
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45.  Which of the following would be the best choice for high level disinfection of instruments?
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46.  Items need to be cleaned before they are sterilized, but they do need to be cleaned before they are disinfected.
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47.  When liquid chemicals are labeled as both a high-level disinfectant and a sterilant, the time required to achieve sterilization is no longer than the time required to achieve high-level disinfection.
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48.  Mechanical washers and washer-decontaminators are regulated by the CDC.
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49.  All liquid disinfectants are capable of sterilization if their exposure time is increased.
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50.  Log books should be maintained when using Gluataraldehyde and OPA.
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51.  Microgrind, or Supercut Scissors are usually indentified with a black handle.
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52.  Stainless Steel jaw needleholders last longer than Tungsten Carbide jaw needleholders.
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53.  The place whre the two parts of a ring handled instrument meet and pivot is called the box lock.
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54.  Instruments are heat treated to give their surface a mirror (shiny) finish.
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55.  Tissue forceps have teeth.
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56.  During instrument manufacture the process of passivation helps build a protective chromium oxide layer on each instrument's surface.
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57.  The part of a hemostat that locks and holds it in position is called the box lock.
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58.  Laser-finished instruments are coated with a durable protective finish that cannot be chipped or scratched.
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59.  When assembling an instrument set, heavier instruments should be placed on top of the lighter ones to hold them in place.
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60.  After applying instrument identification tape, instruments should be autoclaved to help the tape bound to the instrument.
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61.  Instrument marking tape should be wrapped approximately BLANK around the instrument.
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62.  Which of the following is NOT an acceptable form of instrument marking?
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63.  The purpose of a suction stylet is to:
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64.  Kerrison Laminectomy Ronguers should be tested using:
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65.  Scissors with Tungsten Carbide cutting edges are usually identified by:
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66.  Used to repair and reconstruct teeth and jawbones.
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67.  Used in ear surgery and for driving very small wires through the bone.
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68.  Used in open heart surgery.
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69.  Used to remove cement.
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70.  Used to harvest skin grafts and reshape skin surfaces.
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71.  Used to perform specific cutting actions such as reciprocating or oscillating.
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72.  Allows for visual inspection of the lower part of the large intestine.
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73.  Allows for visual inspection of the upper digestive tract.
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74.  Used to visualize the urethra and bladder.
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75.  Used to visualize the tracheobronchial tree.
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76.  Used to visualize the entire large intestine.
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77.  Leak testing should be performed on each flexible endoscope annually.
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78.  Loaner instruments trays that are received sterile from other facilities do not need to be decontaminated and resterilized before use.
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79.  Endoscope channels should be cleaned and then left moist for storage.
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80.  Powered surgical instruments have one of three power sources; electricity, air, or battery.
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81.  Modern powered surgical instruments are immersible.
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82.  Laparoscopic instrument insulation failure can cause burns.
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83.  The purpose of a decontamination battery is to protect PSIs from fluid invasion.
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84.  Dental Drills are used to remove cement.
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85.  Automatic endoscope reprocessors are not recommended for flexible endoscopes.
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86.  The first step to inspect the insulation of a laparoscopic instrument is to:
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87.  Which of the following steps happens first when processing flexible endoscopes?
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88.  Which of the following should be used to thoroughly rinse (remove) all traces of disinfectant from an endoscope's channels?
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89.  The purpose of using a decontamination battery or cord when cleaning powered surgical powered surgical instruments is:
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90.  Endoscopes are often processed in a mechanical unit called:
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91.  The endoscope that would be dispensed for a procedure that required visualization of the lower part of the large intestine would be a:
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92.  Loaner instruments should:
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93.  Information regarding cleaning processes for endoscopes should be provided by:
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94.  Which of the following statements about endoscopes is true?
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95.  Electronic testing of laparoscopic insulation should be done:
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96.  Loaner instrumentation poses storage and workload challenges.
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97.  Flexible endoscopes that fail a leak test may continue to be used until the break/hole impacts the scope's function.
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98.  All flexible endoscopes have internal channels.
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99.  After use, loaner instrumentation must be decontaminated before it is shipped out.
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100.  The biggest advantage to battery-powered surgical instruments is that they can be immersed for cleaning.
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