CST Chapter 6 Quiz

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Reveiw quiz for chapter 6


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  • 1. 
    What is the correct temp of decontamination
  • 2. 
    What is the humidity for decontam
  • 3. 
    How many air exchanges per hour in decontam
  • 4. 
    What is the temp for packaging area
  • 5. 
    What is the humidity for packaging
  • 6. 
    What is the air exchange per hour for packaging
  • 7. 
    What is the temp for sterile storage
  • 8. 
    What is the humidyt for sterile storage
  • 9. 
    How many air exchanges per hour in sterile storage
  • 10. 
    Each Year approximately _____ patients develop a healthcare associated infection
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      2 million

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      20 million

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    During handwashing hands should be lathered and scrubbed for at least
    • A. 

      10 sec

    • B. 

      15 sec

    • C. 

      1 min

    • D. 

      2 min

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    The main theory of standard precautions is that
    • A. 

      Patients in high risk categories may be infectious

    • B. 

      Patients 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

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a requirement of the osha bloodborne pathogen standard
    • A. 

      Provide hepatits b vaccine to employees at no cost

    • B. 

      Observe standard precautions

    • C. 

      Keep biohazard areas locked

    • D. 

      Use engineering controls to prevent biohazard exposures

  • 16. 
    Following standard precautions protocols is required by
    • A. 

      The FDA

    • B. 

      The NFPA

    • C. 

      The EPA

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 17. 
    Departmental dress codes apply to
    • A. 

      Everyone entering the central service department

    • B. 

      Only hospital employees

    • C. 

      Only persons who wil be spending more than 10 min in the central service department

    • D. 

      Only visitors such as sales reps maintenance personnel

  • 18. 
    Inanimate objects that can transmit bacteria are called
    • A. 

      Transmission devices

    • B. 

      Fomites

    • C. 

      Carriers

    • D. 

      Framiseals

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    The absence of microorganisms that cause disease is called
    • A. 

      Infection prevention

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Asepsis

    • D. 

      HIA-control

  • 21. 
    Know what is dirty know what is clean know what is sterile keep the three conditions separate and remedy contamination immediatley are
    • A. 

      The principles asepsis

    • B. 

      The basics of the bloodborne pathogen standard

    • C. 

      The principles of infection prevention and control

    • D. 

      The basics of enviromental control

  • 22. 
    What color should biohazard labels/signs be
    • A. 

      Red/orange

    • B. 

      Orange/yellow

    • C. 

      Orange/blue

    • D. 

      Green/black

  • 23. 
    The decontamination area of 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

  • 24. 
    Which of these traffic control dress code requirements applies to the operation room
    • A. 

      Biohazard

    • B. 

      Unrestricted

    • C. 

      Semi-restricted

    • D. 

      Restricted

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