Introduction To Central Service! CRCST Chapter 1 Review Quiz

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Introduction to Central Service


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  • 1. 
    Soiled instruments and other items are received in the ________ area of the Central service Department
    • A. 

      Preparation

    • B. 

      Packaging

    • C. 

      Decontamination

    • D. 

      Sterilization

  • 2. 
    ______ is the first step in the sterilization process.
    • A. 

      Receiving

    • B. 

      Sorting

    • C. 

      Soaking

    • D. 

      Cleaning

  • 3. 
    Central Service Technicians must wear special attire referred to as ____ to minimize their exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contaminants.
    • A. 

      PPE

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      Scrubs

    • D. 

      CDC

  • 4. 
    Instrument sets and other required instrumentation needed for all surgical procedures for an entire day are usually pulled (collected):
    • A. 

      Two days before they will be used.

    • B. 

      The day or evening before they will be used.

    • C. 

      The morning of the planned surgery.

    • D. 

      Early morning (for morning procedures) and early afternoon (for afternoon procedures) on the day of surgery

  • 5. 
    What type of air pressure is required for decontamination areas?
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Neutral

    • C. 

      Forced air

    • D. 

      Positive

  • 6. 
    The use of skills to solve problems and make decisions is a component of ____
    • A. 

      Communication abilities

    • B. 

      Facility system responsibilities

    • C. 

      Employability skills

    • D. 

      Safety practices

  • 7. 
    Nosocomial infections are:
    • A. 

      Most likely to occur during international travel

    • B. 

      Caused by drug resistant organisms

    • C. 

      Those without known cures

    • D. 

      Those which occur in the course of being treated in a hospital

  • 8. 
    The human resources tool that identifies major tasks performed by persons in specific positions is call a:
    • A. 

      Job duty list

    • B. 

      Job specification

    • C. 

      Tasks summary review

    • D. 

      Job description

  • 9. 
    In the future, what will more frequently become a requirement for working in a Central Service department?
    • A. 

      On-the-job-training

    • B. 

      Experience

    • C. 

      Formal education

    • D. 

      Reference from facility administrator

  • 10. 
    What is the most popular title for the Central Service department head?
    • A. 

      Coordinator

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      Manager

    • D. 

      Supervisor

  • 11. 
    The largest customer of Central Service is:
    • A. 

      The Emergency Department

    • B. 

      Labor and Delivery

    • C. 

      Material Management

    • D. 

      The Operating Room

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a growing trend in Central Service?
    • A. 

      Decentralization of Central Service responsibilities

    • B. 

      The use of more reusable and more complex devices

    • C. 

      Satelite-processing units with centralized management

    • D. 

      Consolidation into entire integrated delivery networks

  • 13. 
    In Central Service, the concept of "one-way flow of materials" refers to the movement of products:
    • A. 

      From Central Service to surgical areas

    • B. 

      From surgical areas to Central Service

    • C. 

      From soiled areas to clean processing areas within the Central Service

    • D. 

      From clean processing areas to soiled areas in Central Service

  • 14. 
    Surgical instruments should be inspected:
    • A. 

      Before they are cleaned

    • B. 

      After they are cleaned

    • C. 

      After they are sterilized

    • D. 

      During storage

  • 15. 
    The sterile storage area in a Central Service department should be restricted to:
    • A. 

      Central Service managers and supervisors

    • B. 

      Operating Room personnel

    • C. 

      Central Service employees only

    • D. 

      Properly attired personnel meeting facility requirements

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