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  • 1. 

    Non critical medical equipment is equipment that only comes in contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Non critical medical equipment refers to equipment that does not come into contact with mucous membranes, which are the moist linings of body cavities such as the mouth, nose, and eyes. Instead, this equipment only comes into contact with intact skin, which is the outermost layer of the body that acts as a protective barrier. Therefore, the statement that non critical medical equipment only comes in contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes is true.

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  • 2. 

    Mr. Jones is on contact precaution and you need the Alaris Pump out of his room that he no longer needs, you should send this equipment to SPS to be sterilized before using it?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Non-Critical – Any item which, according to the CDC Spaulding Classifications is only in contact with intact skin but not mucous membranes. These items necessitate only disinfection and do not necessarily require sterilization.

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  • 3. 

    Caviwipes are one of the approved disinfectants that can be used on RME?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Caviwipes are indeed one of the approved disinfectants that can be used on RME (Reusable Medical Equipment). This means that Caviwipes have been tested and proven to effectively kill or eliminate pathogens on RME, making them a suitable choice for disinfection purposes.

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  • 4. 

    Mr. Smith has a history of inhaling chemicals; you notice he has a container of caviwipes in his patient care area. Should you leave them there and ask him not to touch them?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bottles containing liquid disinfectants must be labeled per CPM. They should not be left where easily accessible to patients. Disinfectant wipes in peel packs or pop up dispensers are stocked in patient care areas unless the patient is determined to be at risk for their misuse

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  • 5. 

    The Spaulding Classification System for the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization process in healthcare has 5 categories based on intended us?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization processes in healthcare are based on the Spaulding Classification System. This system has three categories based on intended use: Critical, Semi-Critical and Non-Critical equipment. Processes are based on type of contact and the potential for transmitting infectious agents (e.g., bacteria, viruses, spores) during use.

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  • 6. 

    Once you cleaned/disinfected a piece of RME, it must be covered with a clear plastic bag and labeled indicating to staff that the item(s) have been properly disinfected between patients.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to cover a cleaned/disinfected piece of reusable medical equipment (RME) with a clear plastic bag and label it to indicate that it has been properly disinfected between patients. This ensures that the equipment remains sterile and reduces the risk of cross-contamination. By labeling the item, staff members are aware that it is safe to use on the next patient.

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  • 7. 

    Personal protective equipment is worn to prevent exposure (such as a spill or splash) from contaminated items and cleaning/disinfection solutions.  Exam gloves alone may not be adequate protection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Personal protective equipment is essential in preventing exposure to hazardous substances or materials. In this case, it is worn to prevent exposure to contaminated items and cleaning or disinfection solutions. Exam gloves alone may not provide sufficient protection against spills or splashes. Therefore, it is true that personal protective equipment is necessary to prevent such exposures.

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  • 8. 

    Only Environment Services Management personal owns the sole responsible for cleaning RME.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    All personnel are responsible for assuring that all non-critical RME is cleaned appropriately and at the appropriate time.

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