The CRCST Certification Sample Quiz

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Did you know that CRCST is the acronym for Certified Registered Central Service Technician? How much do you know about this profession? Central service technicians are also referred to as Central Service Technicians. They play an essential part in preventing infection or illness through the process of sterilizing, cleaning, handling, collecting, storing, and distributing medical supplies. The role of the Central Service Technician can vary depending on the situation. This quiz will explain what a Certified Registered Central Service Technician does. Give it a shot.


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

      Biomedical engineering

    • B. 

      Biomedical technician

    • C. 

      Joint Commission

    • D. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

  • 2. 
    When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, it must be safety checked by a ____ before it is cleared for patient use. 
    • A. 

      Joint Commission

    • B. 

      Biomedical technician

    • C. 

      Discarded at point of use

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

  • 3. 
    Who requires preventive maintenance standards be established for medical equipment? 
    • A. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

    • B. 

      Ready-to-use

    • C. 

      Joint Commission

    • D. 

      Biomedical technician

  • 4. 
    All patient care equipment dispensed for use must be considered _____, and handled as such, regardless of its appearance. 
    • A. 

      Joint Commission

    • B. 

      Sequential compression unit

    • C. 

      In the Central Service department

    • D. 

      Contaminated

  • 5. 
    What common item of patient care equipment limits the development of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Peripheral Edema in immobile patients? 
    • A. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

    • B. 

      Returned immediately to the biomedical department

    • C. 

      Sequential compression unit

    • D. 

      Biomedical engineering

  • 6. 
    Disposable components such as pads and tubing on patient care equipment should be: 
    • A. 

      Discarded at point of use

    • B. 

      In the Central Service department

    • C. 

      Contaminated

    • D. 

      Ready-to-use

  • 7. 
    When should equipment be inspected for obvious hazards such as cracked or frayed electrical cords? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical engineering

    • B. 

      Biomedical technician

    • C. 

      Discarded at point of use

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

  • 8. 
    If an equipment malfunction causes harm to patients, it should be: 
    • A. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

    • B. 

      Returned immediately to the biomedical department

    • C. 

      Contaminated

    • D. 

      Discarded at point of use

  • 9. 
    Patient care equipment should be stored in a ____ condition. 
    • A. 

      Discarded at point of use

    • B. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

    • C. 

      Joint Commission

    • D. 

      Ready-to-use

  • 10. 
    Patient care equipment is typically stored: 
    • A. 

      In the Central Service department

    • B. 

      Biomedical engineering

    • C. 

      Biomedical technician

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

  • 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 FDA. 
    • A. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

    • B. 

      Sequential compression unit

    • C. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

    • D. 

      Equipment rental is usually done on a shorter-term basis than equipment leasing.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is correct? 
    • A. 

      Patient care equipment tracking requires a computer.

    • B. 

      Patient care equipment must only be tracked if its usage will be charged to the patients,

    • C. 

      Patient care equipment should only be tracked if it has a value in excess of an amount specified by the facility.

    • D. 

      Tracking patient care equipment can prevent equipment shortages.

  • 13. 
    Equipment leasing and rental differ in that: 
    • A. 

      Equipment rental is usually done on a shorter-term basis than equipment leasing.

    • B. 

      Biomedical technician

    • C. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

    • D. 

      Can help manage equipment costs

  • 14. 
    Preventive maintenance: 
    • A. 

      Sequential compression unit

    • B. 

      Is designed to identify potential problems before they occur

    • C. 

      Ready-to-use

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

  • 15. 
    Maintenance insurance: 
    • A. 

      Is designed to identify potential problems before they occur

    • B. 

      Safe Medical Devices Act

    • C. 

      Can help manage equipment costs

    • D. 

      Joint Commission

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