CSPD CST Chapter 18

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Chapter 18


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

      Material managment

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Biomedical engineering

    • D. 

      Facilities and maintenance

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

      Biomedical tech

    • B. 

      Infection control committee member

    • C. 

      Central service tech

    • D. 

      Central service director

  • 3. 
    Which of the following requires preventative maintenance standards
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      Joint Commission

    • C. 

      AAMI

    • D. 

      AORN

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

      Sterile

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Contaminated

    • D. 

      Visibly soiled

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

      Respirator

    • B. 

      Intermittent suction device

    • C. 

      Sequential compression unit

    • D. 

      Defibrilator

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

      Discarded at point of use

    • B. 

      Be reprocessed for re-use

    • C. 

      Discarded during preventive maintenance

    • D. 

      Removed in the biomedical engineering department

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

      Only by trained biomedical engineering techs

    • B. 

      Only during preventative maintenance activites

    • C. 

      Only when there are complaints from user department personnel

    • D. 

      Whenever the equipment is cleaned

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

      Discarded immediately

    • B. 

      Sent to the manufacturer for repairs

    • C. 

      Sequestered for inspection by OSHA personnel

    • D. 

      Returned immediately to the biomedical department

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

      Ready to use

    • B. 

      Ready to clean

    • C. 

      Ready to inspect

    • D. 

      Ready to sterilize

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

      In the biomedical engineering department

    • B. 

      In patient units

    • C. 

      In the central service department

    • D. 

      In sterile storage areas of the material managment department

  • 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. 

      OSHA patient saftey act

    • B. 

      Safe medical devices act

    • C. 

      EPA patient security act

    • D. 

      FDA equipment notification act

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

      Patient care equipment tracking requires a computer

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Tracking patient care equipment can prevent equipment shortages

    • D. 

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

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

      Leasing involves purchase: rental does not require ownership

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Equipment leasing involves the most expensive equipment equipment rental involves less expensive equipment

    • D. 

      Equipment leasing is an operating expense: equipment rental does not have cost implications

  • 14. 
    Preventative maintenance
    • A. 

      Is performed when a piece of equipment injures a patient

    • B. 

      Is designed to identify potential problems before they occur

    • C. 

      Is performed when a user unit notices a problem

    • D. 

      Is done by central service before equipment is dispensed

  • 15. 
    Maintenance insurance
    • A. 

      Can help manage equipment costs

    • B. 

      Is required by the FDA

    • C. 

      Is the same as outsourcing

    • D. 

      Can reduce equipment downtime

  • 16. 
    Manufacturers sometimes loan equipment to facilities at no cost if the facility agrees to purchase disposable equipment components from the manufacturer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A gastric suction unit is used to suction liquids from oral and nasal cavaties
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Both biomedical techs and central service techs are qualified to repair patient care equipment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Used equipment that is not visibly soiled may be returned to the clean equipment storage area without undergoing a decontam process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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