IAHCSMM Practice Quiz

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