CRCST Chapter 20 (8th Edition) Review Quiz

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The Role of Central Service in Ancillary Department Support


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

      Material Management

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Biomedical/Clinical Engineering

    • D. 

      Facilities and maintenance

  • 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 requires 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. 

      Respirator

    • 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 maintenance.

    • D. 

      Removed in the biomedical 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 repairs.

    • 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 Material Management department.

  • 11. 
    The                                         requires that the healthcare facility report malfunctions of medical devices that have contributed to 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 Devices 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 that
    • A. 

      Leasing involves purchase; rental does not require ownership.

    • B. 

      Equipment rental is usually done on a shorter-term basis that 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 implications.

  • 14. 
    Preventive maintenance is
    • A. 

      Performed when a piece of equipment injures 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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