CRCST Chapter 6 (8th Edition) Review Quiz

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CRCST Chapter 6 (8th Edition) Review Quiz

Infection Prevention and Control


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Each year, approximately                                 patients develop a healthcare-associated infection.
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      700,000

    • D. 

      500,000

  • 2. 
    Jewelry should NOT be worn in the Central Service department work areas because they
    • A. 

      Harbor bacteria.

    • B. 

      Are expensive.

    • C. 

      May be damaged.

    • D. 

      May be misplaced or stolen.

  • 3. 
    During handwashing, hands should be lathered and scrubbed for at least
    • A. 

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      20 seconds

    • C. 

      1 minute

    • D. 

      2 minutes

  • 4. 
    To protect themselves from splashes and spills, Central Service technicians assigned to the decontamination area should wear
    • A. 

      Double-cloth gowns.

    • B. 

      Blue surgical scrubs.

    • C. 

      Fluid-resistant gowns.

    • D. 

      Sterile Operating Room gowns.

  • 5. 
    The main theory of standard precaution is
    • A. 

      That patients in high-risk categories may be infectious.

    • B. 

      That patients diagnosed with a specific disease may be infectious.

    • C. 

      That patients are generally healthy unless they show symptoms of an infectious disease.

    • D. 

      To treat all human blood and bodily fluids as infectious.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a requirement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?
    • A. 

      Provide hepatitis B vaccine to employees at no cost

    • B. 

      Observe standard precaustions

    • C. 

      Keep biohazard areas locked

    • D. 

      Use engineering controls to prevent biohazard exposures

  • 7. 
    The only way to interrupts the transmission of a causative agent is to 
    • A. 

      Sterilize the item.

    • B. 

      Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

    • C. 

      Eliminate it.

    • D. 

      Involve the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • 8. 
    Departmental dress codes applies to
    • A. 

      Everyone entering the Central Service department.

    • B. 

      Only hospital employees.

    • C. 

      Only persons who will be spending more than 10 minutes in the Central Service work area.

    • D. 

      Only visitors such as sales reps, maintenance personnel, etc.

  • 9. 
    Inanimate objects that can transmit bacteria are called
    • A. 

      Transmission devices.

    • B. 

      Fomites.

    • C. 

      Carriers.

    • D. 

      Framiseals.

  • 10. 
    Floors in the Central Service department should be 
    • A. 

      Wet-mopped daily.

    • B. 

      Wet-mopped weekly.

    • C. 

      Swept daily and wet-mopped weekly.

    • D. 

      Swept daily.

  • 11. 
    The absence of microorganisms that cause disease is called
    • A. 

      Infection prevention.

    • B. 

      Infection control.

    • C. 

      Asepsis.

    • D. 

      HIA control.

  • 12. 
    Know what is dirty, know what is clean, know what is sterile; keeping the three conditions separate and remedying contamination immediately are known as
    • A. 

      The principles of asepsis.

    • B. 

      The basics of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.

    • C. 

      The principles of infection prevention and control.

    • D. 

      The basics of environmental control.

  • 13. 
    What color should biohazard labels/signs be?
    • A. 

      Red/orange

    • B. 

      Orange/yellow

    • C. 

      Orange/blue

    • D. 

      Green/black

  • 14. 
    The decontamination area of the Central Service department should have
    • A. 

      Negative air flow.

    • B. 

      Positive air flow.

    • C. 

      Filtered air flow.

    • D. 

      No air exchanges because it is a biohazard area.

  • 15. 
    Which of these traffic control/dress code requirements applies to the clean assembly area of Central Service?
    • A. 

      Biohazard

    • B. 

      Unrestricted

    • C. 

      Semi restricted

    • D. 

      Restricted

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