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IAHCSMM Practice Quiz Chapters 5-8

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1.  Agency which imposes very strict labeling requirements on manufacturers of chemicals used by Central Service departments.
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2.  Soiled instruments should be transported in an BLANK container or cart.
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3.  Heart valves and pacemakers are examples of FDA BLANK medical devices
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4.  If soiled items are held in user units before pick up for processing, they must be kept at the patient's bedside until Central Service collect them.
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5.  To protect themselves from splashes and spills, Central Service Techs assigned to the decontamination area should wear:
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6.  Following Standard Precautions protocols is required by:
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7.  Water softeners are used to remove BLANK in the water
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8.  A compound in which chlorine is combined with another element or radical (e.g., a salt or hydrochloric acid)
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9.  Items that have been used in patient care should be considered contaminated.
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10.  Water that is turbid is:
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11.  Floors in the Central Service department should be:
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12.  Watches and other jewelry should not be worn in the Central Service department work areas because:
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13.  Regulations under the Clean Air Act are administered by
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14.  Provides standards and evaluations for health care facilities. These evaluations are in the form of on-site surveys at least every three years.
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15.  ANSI is a voluntary association dedicated to infection control and prevention
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16.  Agency responsible for regulating EO.
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17.  Sometimes State or local regulations differ from Federal regulations and when that happens, the most stringent regulations apply.
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18.  Is considered one of the major resources for healthcare guidelines.
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19.  Failure to receive accreditation from the Joint Commission can result in the loss of Medicare and Medicaid payments
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20.  Agency which may intervene in a matter of worker protection even if there are no specific regulations covering the situation.
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21.  A unit of measure that measures the amount of resistance to an electrical current.
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22.  Which of the following is NOT a requirement of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?
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23.  Point-of-use preparation of soiled items is normally performed by the user department.
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24.  Departmental dress code apply to:
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25.  Promotes health by preventing and controlling disease.
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26.  To remove ions which are have an electrical charge.
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27.  Multi-enzymatic cleaning products containing lipase are useful for cleaning:
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28.  Everyone who may have contact with biohazard items must be educated about the dangers associated with those items.
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29.  Creates and enforces laws relating to cleaner water, air, and land.
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30.  Responsible for pre and post market medical device requirements, MedWatch, medical device classification, medical device recall.
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31.  Agency responsible for the MedWatch program
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32.  The absence of microorganisms that cause disease is called:
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33.  Medical Device reporting is regulated by the
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34.  International standards to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards.
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35.  Inanimate objects that can transmit bacteria are called:
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36.  What color should biohazard labels/signs be?
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37.  The main purpose of manual cleaners is to:
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38.  Tap water should ideally have a chloride concentration of BLANK ppm or less.
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39.  The main theory of Standard Precautions is that:
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40.  Solution used to remove the white, hard-to-remove, substance that sometimes appears on sinks and equipment.
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41.  Water that has been treated and is acceptable for drinking.
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42.  Disposable components should be removed at point-of-use.
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43.  The diffusion of water through semi-permeable membrane to eliminate impurities in the water.
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44.  Water purification usually involves the use of a:
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45.  The process of pre-cleaning should begin:
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46.  The SGNA is a good source for information about the proper processing of flexible endoscopes
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47.  Know what is dirty, know what is clean, know what is sterile, keep the three conditions separate, and remedy contamination immediately are:
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48.  Chemical indicators are FDA BLANK devices
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49.  Before transport, reusable sharps should be separated from other instruments.
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50.  If grossly soiled instruments cannot be cleaned immediately, they should be kept BLANK.
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51.  Under current regulations who is required to report suspected medical device-related deaths to the FDA?
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52.  The ideal level of silicates in water used for cleaning is BLANK ppm or less
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53.  Which of these traffic control/dress code requirements applies to the Operating Room?
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54.  The organization that conducts on-site surveys to evaluate healthcare organizations is the ISO
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55.  The decontamination area of the Central Service department should have:
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56.  Healthcare Regulations and Standards provide consistency of departmental activities by outlining.
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57.  Failure to perform soiled pick up rounds as scheduled can lead to instrument and equipment shortages.
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58.  Disposable sharp items (i.e. blades, needles, etc.) should be removed at point-of-use and placed in a BLANK container labeled biohazard.
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59.  Standards and regulations help set levels of BLANK in our departments
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60.  Each year, approximately BLANK patients develop a Healthcare-associated infection
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61.  Purified water should have a ph of
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62.  Re-use of single use medical devices is less regulated now than it was in the 1990s
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63.  Tissue, body fat, blood, and other body substances are examples of BLANK soil.
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64.  Which of the following is a system used to treat the final rinse water used for cleaning?
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65.  This organization has established standards for the effective processing of flexible endoscopes.
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66.  Which of the following techniques for brushing instruments should be used?
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67.  Which of the following can be removed from water when reverse osmosis process is used?
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68.  Soiled items that are held in user departments for pick up must be stored in designated areas labeled with BLANK signage.
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69.  Bluish or rainbow-type stains are caused by BLANK in water.
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70.  Which of the following kills microorganisms?
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71.  A measurement of the ability of water to carry an electrical current.
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72.  Furthers international cooperation in improving health conditions.
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73.  Recommendations regarding sterilization practices are provided by AAMI
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74.  To impede the growth of bacteria, soil on used instrument should be allowed to dry.
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75.  A voluntary international organization dedicated to the prevention and control of infections and related outcomes.
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76.  Class III medical devices are identified as High Risk
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77.  Develops nationally recognized Standards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines for the PeriOperative setting.
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78.  When moving transport carts throughout the healthcare facility, Central Service Techs must always yield right of way to patients and visitors.
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79.  Established national emissions standards for EO used by hospitals are regulated
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80.  Users are responsible to notify Central Service if they discover instruments or equipment that are in need of repair.
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81.  Enhances the global competitiveness and quality of life by promoting standards and ensuring their integrity.
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82.  It is acceptable to transport soiled and clean items at the same time in the same cart if they are placed on separated shelves.
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83.  During handwashing, hands should be lathered and scrubbed for at least:
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84.  Protects workers from occupationally-caused illnesses and injuries.
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85.  Third Party Reprocessors are regulated by the FDA
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86.  The BLANK department is the major source of soiled items received by the Central Service department.
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87.  Following OSHA regulations for wearing Personal Protective Equipment in the Central Service Decontamination area is optional
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88.  Enforces laws relating the transportation of medical wastes.
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89.  Having the sediment or solids stirred up to appear cloudy silicate - a mineral derived from silca which is from quartz, sand, opal, etc.
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90.  One goal of point of use preparation is to prevent instruments from being damaged.
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91.  Deionized water is used for:
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92.  Proposed standards are submitted from members such as AAMI.
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93.  Creates and revises standards for processing water for irrigation.
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94.  When it is necessary to transport soiled items between facilities using a truck or van, facilities must consult U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as state and local laws for transporting biohazard items.
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