IAHCSMM Progress Test 6

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IAHCSMM Progress Test 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information technology is often the cornerstone of initiatives to transform healthcare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Disposable items increase combustible load in a healthcare facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Enabling people to use information gained to interact with others is known as
    • A. 

      Human relations

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Cross functional team

    • D. 

      Moral behavior

  • 4. 
    At this time, tracking systems are unable to track worker productivity information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A step in communication that occurs when a listener asks a question is called
    • A. 

      Stereotyping

    • B. 

      Feedback

    • C. 

      Communication looping

    • D. 

      Halo interpretation

  • 6. 
    Improving professional development skills is an important part of
    • A. 

      The interview process

    • B. 

      Networking

    • C. 

      The certification process

    • D. 

      Career advancement

  • 7. 
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Class II chemical indicator run daily in dynamic air removal sterilizers is called a
    • A. 

      Process challenge device

    • B. 

      External chemical indicator

    • C. 

      Biological indicator

    • D. 

      Bowie-Dick test

  • 8. 
    Always wearing personal protective equipment in the decontamination area is a quality process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Product expiration dates are located on this part of each package.
    • A. 

      Top part of the package chevron

    • B. 

      Bottom left hand side of the package

    • C. 

      Back of the package

    • D. 

      There is no standard place to look for an expiration date

  • 10. 
    When patient equipment enters a healthcare facility, it must be safety checked by a ______________ before it is cleared for patient use.
    • A. 

      Biomedical technician

    • B. 

      Infection control committee member

    • C. 

      Central Service technician

    • D. 

      Central Service director

  • 11. 
    These are used to breakdown fatty tissue on instruments
    • A. 

      Protease enzymes

    • B. 

      Lipase enzymes

    • C. 

      Amylase enzymes

    • D. 

      Neutral pH cleaners

  • 12. 
    Anaerobic bacteria require oxygen to live.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The absence of microorganisms that cause disease is called
    • A. 

      Infection prevention

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Asepsis

    • D. 

      HIA control

  • 14. 
    Immediate use steam sterilization was developed to process items when the facility does not have enough instruments to perform the surgery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When an instrument has a shiny surface it is said to have ______ finish.
    • A. 

      Satin

    • B. 

      Passivation

    • C. 

      Matte

    • D. 

      Mirror

  • 16. 
    Lumens should be moist when sterilized using hydrogen peroxide as a sterilizing agent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Most Central Service departments employ some sort of automated information management system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Ethylene oxide gas canisters should be stored
    • A. 

      In a containment locker

    • B. 

      Outside

    • C. 

      In a refridgerator

    • D. 

      In a chamber heated to 75 degrees fahrenheit

  • 19. 
    Knowing what is expected and consistently meeting those expectations are part of
    • A. 

      Effective communications

    • B. 

      Ethical behavior

    • C. 

      Job success

    • D. 

      Professional behavior

  • 20. 
    Improving employability skills requires
    • A. 

      Identifying requirements for upper level education

    • B. 

      Creating a timeline for promotion

    • C. 

      Identifying goal requirements

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    Sterile packages should be stored no lower than 8-10 inches from the floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Combining vowels are used to
    • A. 

      Help with the pronunciation of the word

    • B. 

      Connects two similar terms

    • C. 

      Change the meaning of the root

    • D. 

      Helps designate the term as a medical anatomy term

  • 23. 
    If soiled instruments are to be transported to an offsite facility for processing
    • A. 

      They should be counted prior to placing them in the transport vehicle.

    • B. 

      They should be placed in special containers made for instrument transport

    • C. 

      They should be transported following the U.S. or state Department of Transportation guidelines

    • D. 

      They should be transported following the APIC safe transportation guidelines

  • 24. 
    The decontamination area of the Central Service department is where instruments are carefully checked for cleanliness and function.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Arthroscopy instruments are used during
    • A. 

      Robotic surgery

    • B. 

      Laparoscopic surgery

    • C. 

      Joint surgery

    • D. 

      All the above

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