IAHCSMM Practice Test

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IAHCSMM practice test
PRACTICE TEST FOR THE CENTRAL STERILE SUPPLY CERTIFICATION EXAM

  
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1.  Wich of the following is a system used to treat the final rinse water used for cleaning?
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2.  Bluish or rainbow-type stains caused by _________ in water.
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3.  The ideal level of silicates in water used for cleaning is _______ ppm or less
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4.  Purified water should have a ph of ______
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5.  Tap water should ideally have a concentration of ______ ppm or less
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6.  Water purification usually involvesthe use of a:
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7.  The term " hemi " is a
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8.  The term "excise" means
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9.  The majority of medical terms are either _______ or _______ origin
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10.  Which of the following tells a primary meaning of the word?
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11.  "hyperglicemya" refers to?
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12.  " Dermopathy " is a(n):
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13.  The term "BKA" refers to a surgical procedure involving:
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14.  __________ is an example of a fungus.
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15.  Instrument marking tape should be wrapped approximately _______ around the instrument.
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16.  The purpose of a suction stylet is to:
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17.  Scissors with tungsten carbide cutting edges are usually identified by:
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18.  The first step to inspect the insulation of a laparoscopic instrument is to:
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19.  The endoscope that would be dispensed for a procedure that required the visualization of the lower part of the large intestine would be a:
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20.  Loaner instruments should:
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21.  Information regarding cleaning processes for endoscopes should be provided by:
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22.  Wich of the following statements about flexible endoscopes its true?
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23.  The process by wich unwrapped instruments are steam sterilized for inmediate use when an emergency situation arises is called:
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24.  Endotracheal tubes and anesthesia breathing circuits are examples of :
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25.  Which of the following statements about flash steriliztion is true?
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26.  This system gives the body shape and support.
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27.  The surgical procedure that consist 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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28.  An organ that filters blood to remove amino acids and neutralize some hamful toxins
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29.  This surgical procedure removes the uterus
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30.  This gland stimulates body growth.
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31.  This surgical procedure removes tissue  or displaced bone from the wrist area to release pressure on the median nerve.
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32.  The largest part of the human brain is the:
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33.  This surgical procedure is the removal of the gall bladder.
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34.  The hip joint is and example of a:
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35.  The "voice box"
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36.  Microorganism reproduce by a process called:
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37.  For safety purposes, central service technicians should consider all microorganisms in the decontamination area:
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38.  The part of a cell that controls cell function is the:
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39.  A mode of bacterial transmission that would take place when an infectious agent was transmited through anitem such as food or water is called:
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40.  Some plastics including formulations of spun-bonded polyolefin are intended for use solely in theses sterilization processes
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41.  When placing ring-handled instruments in an instrument tray, you should
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42.  In the event of a load recall, information about specific load contents can be obtained from
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43.  If a sterilizerhas succesfully killed all bacterial spores in a biological test
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44.  What would be the recommended exposure time for a dry heat sterilization load that was run at an exposure temperatue of 320 degrees fahrenheit (160 degrees celsius)
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45.  Which of the following sterilization quality assurance measurements is designed to provide a written record of sterilizer cycle activity
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46.  The spore used in the testing of steam sterilization is
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47.  The term "super heated steam" means
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48.  Impregnated gauze strips may be sterilized using
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49.  How frequently should a sterilizer's strainer be removed and cleaned
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50.  The higher the bioburden on an object
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51.  The transport of flash sterilized items is difficult because:
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52.  When processing flexible endoscopes in a liquid chemical sterile processing system you should:
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53.  Which of the following systems provides supplies and instruments for individual surgical procedures?
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54.  Official inventory:
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55.  The inventory system that stocks supplies by stablished stock levels is called:
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56.  The movement of supplies throughout the healthcare facility is called:
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Quiz Comments (19)
also go on youtube and look up Steven Yanvosky. instructor for SPD. Very good information.
Sure. i had over 85% of my questions directly from here
Am preparing to write my test am doing self study at home and practicing on the internet i hope i prepare well to pass.
Has any one used these practice test and passed the test?
i took the exam im going back in aug it was very hard nothing like the little test guizzes here at all !!!!
Co worker passed the test but all test are different
Hey how did your coworker do on the test I'm taking it pretty soon just trying to find out hows the new exam if anyone knows ??? Thanks in advance

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