IAHCSMM Central Sterile Progress Test 4

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IAHCSMM central sterile progress test 4
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1.  When arranging plastic--paper pouches in the sterilizer, the pouches should be arranged
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2.  Which type of scope is used to visualize the lower part of the large intestine?
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3.  Aeration is required for items sterilized in ozone sterilization processes
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B.
4.  The higher the bioburden on an object
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5.  Gauze squares should be used as wicking material when basins are sterilized one inside another
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6.  How frequently should a sterilizer's drain strainer be removed and thoroughly cleaned?
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7.  Sterilization documentation is not required for items that are flash sterilized
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8.  The relative humidity of the sterile storage area should be
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9.  Upon opening, paper-plastic pouch seals must destruct and be incapable of resealing
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10.  The term "superheated steam" means
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11.  The amount of time that it takes to kill 90% of the microorganisms present on an object is called
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12.  Which of the following sterilization quality assurance measurements is designed to provide a written record of sterilizer cycle activity?
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13.  Cellulosic materials (paper, cotton and linen) cannot be processed in a gas plasma sterilization system
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14.  Some plastics including formulations of spun-bonded polyolefin are intended for use in _____ temperature sterilization processes
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15.  Paper-plastic pouches should NOT be labeled on the ___________ side of the pouch
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16.  Tests which use live bacterial spores to challenge the efficacy of the sterilization process and provide a direct measure of lethality are called
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17.  When arranging instruments in an instrument tray, you should
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18.  The process by which unwrapped instruments are steam sterilized for immediate use when an emergency situation arises, is called
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19.  Implantable devices
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20.  Ethylene oxide has better penetration capabilities than ozone and hydrogen gas plasma
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21.  In the event of a load recall, information about specific load contents can be obtained from
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22.  The most efficient type if dry heat sterilizer is
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23.  Temperatures in a sterile storage area should be 64 to 75 degress F
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24.  Sterile packages should be stored no lower than 4 - 6 inches from the floor
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25.  Because shelf-life is event-related, stock rotation is no longer necessary.
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