Chapter 20. The Role Of Central Service In Ancillary Department Support Review Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Technicians in the ______________ department performed safety inspections and functional tests on equipment 
    • A. 

      Materiel management

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Biomedical / clinical engineering

    • D. 

      Facilities and maintencance

  • 2. 
    When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, it must be safety checked by a __________ before it is cleared for patient use
    • A. 

      Biomedical technician

    • B. 

      Infection control committee member

    • C. 

      Central service technician

    • D. 

      Central service director

  • 3. 
    Which of the following require that preventive maintenance standards be established for medical equipment
    • A. 

      Occupational safety and health administration

    • B. 

      The joint commission

    • C. 

      Association for the advancement of medical instrumentation

    • D. 

      National institute for occupational safety and health

  • 4. 
    All patient care equipment that was dispensed for use must be considered __________and handled as such, regardless of its appearance 
    • A. 

      Sterile

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Contaminated

    • D. 

      Visibly soiled

  • 5. 
    Which of the following common items of patient care equipment limits the development of deep vein thrombosis and peripheral edema in immobile patients
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Intermittent suction device

    • C. 

      Sequential compression device

    • D. 

      Defibrillator

  • 6. 
    Disposable components such as pads and tubing on patient care equipment should be
    • A. 

      Discarded at the point of use

    • B. 

      Be reprocessed for re-use

    • C. 

      Discarded during preventive maintenace

    • D. 

      Removed in the biological engineering department

  • 7. 
    Equipment should be inspected for obvious hazards such as cracked or frayed electrical cords
    • A. 

      Only by trained biomedical engineering technicians

    • B. 

      Only during preventive maintenance activities

    • C. 

      Only when there are complaints from user department personnel

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is inspected in central service

  • 8. 
    If an equipment malfunction causes harm to patients, it should be 
    • A. 

      Discarded immediately

    • B. 

      Sent to the manufacturer for repair

    • C. 

      Sequestered for inspection by occupational safety and health administration personnel

    • D. 

      Returned immediately to the biomedical department

  • 9. 
    Patient care equipment should be stored in a _____________ condition
    • A. 

      Ready to dispense

    • B. 

      Ready to clean

    • C. 

      Ready to inspect

    • D. 

      Ready to sterilize

  • 10. 
    Patient care equipment is typically stored
    • A. 

      In the biomedical engineering department

    • B. 

      In patient units

    • C. 

      In the central service department

    • D. 

      In sterile storage areas of the materiel management department

  • 11. 
    The _________ requires that the healthcare facility report malfunctions of the medical devices that have contributed to the patient injury, illness and /or death to the manufacturer and the U.S. food and drug administration
    • A. 

      Occupational safety and health administration patient safety act

    • B. 

      Safe medical device act

    • C. 

      Environmental protection agency patient security act

    • D. 

      U.S. food and drug administration equipment notification act

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements is correct
    • A. 

      Patient care equipment tracking requires a computer

    • B. 

      Patient care equipment should only be tracked if it has a value in excess of an amount specified by the facility

    • C. 

      Tracking patient care equipment can prevent equipment shortages

    • D. 

      Patient care equipment must only be tracked if its usage will be charged to patients

  • 13. 
    Equipment leasing and rental differ in the
    • A. 

      Leasing involves purchase; rental does not require ownership

    • B. 

      Equipment rental is usually done on a shorter-term basic than equipment leasing

    • C. 

      Equipment leasing involves the most expensive equipment; equipment rental involves less expensive equipment

    • D. 

      Equipment leasing is an operating expense; equipment rental does not have cost implication

  • 14. 
    Preventive maintenance is
    • A. 

      Performed when a piece of equipment injuries a patient

    • B. 

      Designed to identify potential problems before they occur

    • C. 

      Performed when a user unit notices a problem

    • D. 

      Done by central service before equipment is dispensed

  • 15. 
    The decision to use reusable or disposable instruments in procedure trays is determined by
    • A. 

      Where the instruments will be used

    • B. 

      The infection prevention department

    • C. 

      Several factors including physician preference, storage and cost

    • D. 

      Amount of items to be used and delivery schedule

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