CRCST Chapter 6 (8th Edition) Review Quiz

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Are you preparing hard to be a service technician and want to check how prepared you are for the exam? Try out this "CRCST Chapter 6 (8th Edition) Review Quiz" and test your knowledge for the same. CRCST (for Certified Registered Central Service Technicians) are the healthcare workers who ensure that all the equipment used in the laboratory is well-sterilized. The quiz below will help you check your preparation level for your CRCST exam. Play the quiz, then.


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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