CRCST Chapter 6 Review Quiz

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Infection Prevention and Control


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  • 1. 
    Each year, approximately _______ patients develop a Healthcare-associated infection.
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      20 million

  • 2. 
    Watches and other jewelry should not be worn in the Central Service department work areas because:
    • A. 

      They harbor bacteria

    • B. 

      They are expensive

    • C. 

      They may be damaged

    • D. 

      They may be misplaced or stolen

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

      10 seconds

    • B. 

      15 seconds

    • C. 

      1 minute

    • D. 

      2 minutes

  • 4. 
    To protect themselves from splashes and spills, Central Service Techs 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 Precautions is that:
    • A. 

      Patients in high-risk categories may be infectious

    • B. 

      Patients in diagnosed with a specific disease may be infectious

    • C. 

      Patients are generally healthy unless they show symptoms of an infectious disease

    • D. 

      Patients may pose a risk of infection whether they have been diagnosed with an infectious disease or not

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a requirement of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?
    • A. 

      Provide hepatitis B vaccine to employees at no cost

    • B. 

      Observe standard precautions

    • C. 

      Keep biohazards areas locked

    • D. 

      Use engineering controls to prevent biohazard exposures

  • 7. 
    Following Standard Precautions protocols is required by:
    • A. 

      The FDA

    • B. 

      The NFPA

    • C. 

      The EPA

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 8. 
    Departmental dress code apply 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, keep the three conditions separate, and remedy contamination immediately are:
    • 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. 

      10 air exchanges per hour

    • B. 

      15 air exchanges per hour

    • C. 

      20 air exchanges per hour

    • D. 

      No air exchanges because it is a biohazard area

  • 15. 
    Which of these traffic control/dress code requirements applies to the Operating Room?
    • A. 

      Biohazard

    • B. 

      Unrestricted

    • C. 

      Semi-Restricted

    • D. 

      Restricted

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