What Do You Know About Sterile Processing?

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What Do You Know About Sterile Processing?

What do you know about sterile processing? In a hospital setting, it is important to ensure that the equipment used for some of the procedures is clean and does not offer the chance for a patient to get something into their body system that’s will harm them or their organs. Think you can tackle the exam? Take it up and keep a lookout for others like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statement is correct?
    • A. 

      Cleaning and decontamination are the same process.

    • B. 

      You can clean an item without decontaminating it.

    • C. 

      You can decontaminate an item without cleaning it.

    • D. 

      Decontamination should occur before cleaning.

  • 2. 
    Does successful sterilization begin with?
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Decontaminaion

    • C. 

      Packing

    • D. 

      Sterilization

  • 3. 
    The first thing to do when cleaning a device is to?
    • A. 

      Use the correct detergent

    • B. 

      Use the correct disinfectant

    • C. 

      Follow the device manufacturer's instruction

    • D. 

      Follow the Supervisor's instructions

  • 4. 
    A Pyrogen is a?
    • A. 

      Fever inducing organism

    • B. 

      Antibiotic resistantorganism

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Prion

  • 5. 
    A biofilm can form in any?
    • A. 

      Sterile water enviroment

    • B. 

      Non-sterile water enviroment

    • C. 

      Enzyme foam product

    • D. 

      Enzyme gel product

  • 6. 
    When transporting soiled materials, they should be?
    • A. 

      Contained in a closed cart, covered bin.

    • B. 

      Contained in an open cart, clear plastic bags.

    • C. 

      Contained in a closed cart or mesh pans.

    • D. 

      Contained in a closed cart, covered bin and identified with a biohazard label.

  • 7. 
    When loading mechanical washers in the decontamination area, which type of personal protective is not required?
    • A. 

      Fluid resistant gown

    • B. 

      Fluid resistant face mask

    • C. 

      Extra protective gloves

    • D. 

      Face shield

  • 8. 
    The detergent best suited for heavy orthopedic soils is?
    • A. 

      Neutral pH detergent

    • B. 

      Proteolytic enzyme detergent

    • C. 

      Lipolytic enyzmatic detergent

    • D. 

      Acid detergent

  • 9. 
    One of the most important factors in successful cleaning of lumened devices is?
    • A. 

      Selection of an enzyme detergent

    • B. 

      Selection of the correct diameter and length cleaning brush

    • C. 

      Use of ultrasonic cleaner

    • D. 

      Use of peroxide

  • 10. 
    To remove stubborn stains from instruments it is recommended to use?
    • A. 

      Bon Ami Cleaner

    • B. 

      Teflon cleaning sponges

    • C. 

      Non-Abrasive cleaner

    • D. 

      Wire brush