Iahcsmm Practice Quiz

108 Questions  I  By Brilorene on January 4, 2011
Chapters 1-4 from IAHCSMM Book

  

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1.  The term, "CR", relates to a surgical procedure for:
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2.  Spores help some microorganisms survive in adverse conditions.
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B.
3.  BLANK is defined as the state of being soiled or infected by contact with infectious organisms or other material.
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D.
4.  BLANK are often pathogenic to humans because they grow best at body temperatures.
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5.  The use of positive and negative air pressure in the Central Service Department is designed to take the place of heating and air conditioning.
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B.
6.  The root element, "gastro," refers to the:
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7.  A somewhat flexible muscular tube that helps move food into the stomach.
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D.
8.  The functional center of a cell that governs activity and heredity is called the:
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D.
9.  Female reproductive organs.
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10.  The use of analytical skills to solve problems and make decisions is a component of which of the following knowledge and skills dimensions?
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11.  This gland stimulates body growth.
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12.  The term "intercosto" means
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13.  The largest organ of the body.
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14.  This organ pumps blood throughout the body
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15.  Which of the following means "beside or near"?
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16.  Tetanus and botulism do not require free oxygen to grow, so they are classified as BLANK bacteria
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17.  What type of air pressure is required for decontamination areas?
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18.  This organ filters blood to remove amino acids and neutralize some harmful toxins.
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19.  This surgical procedure removes tissue or displaced bone from the wrist area to release pressure on the median nerve.
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20.  This is where the digestive process begins.
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21.  Staphylococcus is classified as a gram-positive bacteria.
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22.  The bacterial reproductive process that takes place when a mother cell divides into two daughter cells is called:
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D.
23.  The basic unit of life.
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24.  "Lithotripsy" refers to:
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25.  The term "hemi" is a
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26.  The brain center of a cell.
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D.
27.  The "voice box".
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28.  The last word element in a medical term is the:
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29.  Which of the following tells a primary meaning of a word?
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30.  This tissue covers the body's external surface.
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31.  Bacteria that require free oxygen to grow are called BLANK bacteria.
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32.  Herpes Simplex is a BLANK disease.
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33.  This surgical procedure removes the uterus.
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34.  Instrument sets and other required instrumentation needed for all surgical procedures for an entire day are usually pulled (collected):
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35.  Central Service Technicians must be able to identify approximately 100 surgical instruments in order to be proficient in their job.
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36.  The pathway that food takes through the digestive system.
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37.  The term "rhinoplasty," refers to:
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38.  In the future, which of the following will more frequently become a requirement for working in a Central Service department?
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39.  Using Gram-Stain classifications, Staphylococcus, Enterococcus, and Streptococcus are examples of Gram-BLANK bacteria.
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B.
40.  Any place where two bones meet.
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41.  Which of the following is the most popular title for the Central Service department head?
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42.  Since modern Central Service Departments are virtually risk-free, Central Service Technicians need not to be concerned with safety.
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B.
43.  The white portion of the eye is called the:
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D.
44.  The purpose of a combining vowel is to:
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45.  All microorganisms are harmful to humans.
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B.
46.  This procedure is the removal of the gall bladder.
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D.
47.  The human resources tool that identifies major tasks performed by persons in specific positions is called a:
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D.
48.  Central Service Technicians can protect patients by breaking the chain of infection.
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49.  Which of the following is not a growing trend in Central Service?
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50.  A cord of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to a bone.
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51.  Surgical instruments should be inspected:
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52.  A type of connective tissue fluid that moves throughout the circulatory system.
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53.  Viruses are larger than bacteria.
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B.
54.  Microorganisms that are capable of forming a thick wall around themselves to survive in adverse conditions are called:
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D.
55.  The two most common processes designed to classify bacteria by color change are the BLANK and the BLANK.
56.  This surgical procedure consists of removing an ear bone that has thickened and no longer transmits sound waves and replacing it with an artificial implant to improve hearing.
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57.  This tissue connects one bone to another.
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58.  The suffix, "ectomy," refers to:
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59.  The spore is the functional center of a cell.
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B.
60.  The largest part of the brain, it controls mental activities and movement.
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D.
61.  Most bacteria are approximately BLANK microns in size.
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62.  In Central Service, the concept of "one-way flow of materials" refers to the movement of products:
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63.  The main control unit of the central nervous system.
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64.  Psychrophiles grow best at warm temperatures.
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B.
65.  The term, "periosteal elevator," refers to"
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D.
66.  Department that perform central service functions may go by other names at different facilities. For example, Sterile Processing and Distribution, Surgical Supply, etc.
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67.  "Hyperglycemia" refers to:
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68.  These muscles control involuntary movements like, breathing, digestion, etc.
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69.  Produces a fluid element in semen that stimulates the motility of sperm.
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70.  Since Central Service Technicians do not handle money, ethics considerations do not apply to them.
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71.  "subcutaneous" refers to:
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D.
72.  Thread-like "tails" that help bacteria move through liquids are called:
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73.  Career growth and progression is virtually non-existent for Central Service Technicians.
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74.  This system gives the body shape and support.
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D.
75.  Anaerobic bacteria require free oxygen to live.
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B.
76.  The lining of the uterus.
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77.  The hip joint is an example of a:
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78.  These cell components are comprised of DNA and pass on traits of parent cells to new cells.
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79.  All bacteria require the same conditions to live and grow.
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80.  Microorganisms reproduce by a process called:
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D.
81.  Sunlight is lethal to the BLANK stage of pathogens.
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82.  The sterile storage area in a Central Service department should be restricted to:
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D.
83.  Central Service Technicians must wear special attire referred to as blank to minimize their exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contaminants.
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84.  The process by which cartilage is replaced by bone.
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85.  More than 55% of blood is made up of this yellowish liquid.
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86.  Tube-like structures that connect the kidneys to the urinary bladder.
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87.  Considered the master gland because it helps control the activities of all other endocrine glands.
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88.  Soiled instruments and other items are received in the blank area of the Central Service Department.
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89.  The "throat".
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90.  Bacteria are divided into 3 main shape classifications, BLANK (round), BLANK (rods), and BLANK (spirals).
91.  Blank is the first step in the sterilization process.
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92.  "Dermopathy" is a(an):
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D.
93.  Central Service Technicians practice resource management when they control costs and reduce waste.
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B.
94.  The term "hypo" means
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D.
95.  This surgical procedure is the removal of a testicle.
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D.
96.  Because all Central Services Departments have the same structure, healthcare facilities use one standardized job description for all Central Service Technicians.
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B.
97.  The largest customer of Central Service is:
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D.
98.  Which of the following surgical abbreviations might be used relating to a fracture bone?
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D.
99.  For safety purposes, Central Service Technicians should consider all microorganisms in the decontamination area:
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B.
C.
D.
100.  The term, "BKA", refers to a surgical procedure involving:
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C.
D.
101.  Nosocomial infections are:
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D.
102.  These carry blood away from the heart.
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103.  Central Service Technicians must be able to adapt to change
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B.
104.  Central Service workflow can be divided into the handling of 3 categories of items: soiled items, clean items and sterile items.
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B.
105.  This part of the nervous system controls many automatic body functions like the heartbeat and breathing.
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D.