IAHCSMM CRCST Certification Exam Practice Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 545

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Welcome to the IAHCSMM CRCST Certification Exam Practice Test. If you are looking to become a central service technician, you need to exhibit a certain degree of knowledge and skills regarding various systems. The quiz below will ensure that you get certified and can start in your career. Give it a try and get to see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Agency which may intervene in a matter of worker protection even if there are no specific regulations covering the situation.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      FDA

    • D. 

      AORN

  • 2. 
    Regulations under the Clean Air Act are administered by
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      FDA

    • C. 

      EPA

    • D. 

      AORN

  • 3. 
    The agency which imposes very strict labeling requirements on manufacturers of chemicals used by Central Service departments.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      FDA

    • C. 

      EPA

    • D. 

      AAMI

  • 4. 
    Healthcare Regulations and Standards provide consistency of departmental activities by outlining.
    • A. 

      Minimal performance standards

    • B. 

      Equal pay practices

    • C. 

      Productivity time lines

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Established national emissions standards for EO used by hospitals are regulated
    • A. 

      In all states

    • B. 

      In Washington DC

    • C. 

      In the western states

    • D. 

      There are no established national emissions standards

  • 6. 
    Chemical indicators are FDA ________ devices.
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class II

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Not regulated by FDA

  • 7. 
    Heart valves and pacemakers are examples of FDA _______ medical devices.
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class II

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Not regulated by FDA

  • 8. 
    Under current regulations who is required to report suspected medical device-related deaths to the FDA?
    • A. 

      Device Manufacturer

    • B. 

      Hospitals

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Standards and regulations help set levels of _______ in our departments.
    • A. 

      Quality

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Efficiency

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Medical Device reporting is regulated by the:
    • A. 

      NFPA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      WHO

    • D. 

      FDA

  • 11. 
    Sometimes State or local regulations differ from Federal regulations and when that happens, the most stringent regulations apply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Following OSHA regulations for wearing Personal Protective Equipment in the Central Service Decontamination area is optional.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Third Party Reprocessors are regulated by the FDA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Recommendations regarding sterilization practices are provided by AAMI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    ANSI is a voluntary association dedicated to infection control and prevention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The organization that conducts on-site surveys to evaluate healthcare organizations is the ISO.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Failure to receive accreditation from the Joint Commission can result in the loss of Medicare and Medicaid payments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The SGNA is a good source for information about the proper processing of flexible endoscopes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Class III medical devices are identified as High Risk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Re-use of single use medical devices is less regulated now than it was in the 1990s.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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