CRCST Chapter 21 (8th Edition) Review Quiz

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The Role of Information Technology in Central Service


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In addition to providing financial and operational management, information technology and systems are used to help ensure patient safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Information technology is often the cornerstone of initiatives to transform healthcare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a result of computer integration?
    • A. 

      Eliminating redundant entry of information

    • B. 

      Promotes efficiency

    • C. 

      Automatically provides critical update to industry standards

    • D. 

      Reduced inaccurate and conflicting information

  • 4. 
    Patient census information used in Central Service is obtained from the electronic health record.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Computer supply chain management systems are used to monitor facility assets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Tracking individual instruments is important to help ensure specific instruments are kept with a specific set.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason for tracking supplies, equipment and instruments?
    • A. 

      Monitoring item usage

    • B. 

      Ensuring that items can be quickly located

    • C. 

      Meeting Centers for Disease Control and Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements

    • D. 

      Assisting with quality processes

  • 8. 
    Which of the following tracking methods provides real-time information?
    • A. 

      Radio frequency identification tags

    • B. 

      Laser-etched bar codes

    • C. 

      Standard bar codes

    • D. 

      Dot matrix applications

  • 9. 
    Point-of-use computing
    • A. 

      Is impossible in Central Service because of infection control requirements.

    • B. 

      Provides no benefit to the Central Service department.

    • C. 

      Moves computers into Central Service work areas.

    • D. 

      Eliminates data entry jobs.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a feature of an instrument tracking system?
    • A. 

      Productivity information

    • B. 

      Financial data

    • C. 

      Quality assurance information

    • D. 

      Product updates and recall information

  • 11. 
    Computerized tracking systems are fast, but manual tracking systems are more effective for tracking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Once a tracking system is implemented, there is generally no need to update system information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    At this time, tracking systems are unable to track worker productivity information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Tracking systems can help manage preventive maintenance schedules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Most Central Service departments employ some sort of automated information management system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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