CSPDT Exam- Low Temperature Sterilization Quiz

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CSPDT Exam- Low Temperature Sterilization Quiz

Are you preparing to become a certified sterile processing technician? And how knowledgeable are you in the area of low-temperature sterilization? Well, if you want to get certified in this field, you must clear the CSPDT (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) exam first. This quiz is a sample test which will let you see if you know the basics of this topic or not.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Paper/plastic peel pouches are compatible with hydrogen peroxide sterilizers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What form of matter is Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Plasma?
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Gas

    • D. 

      Gas Plasma is its own state of matter, distinguishable from solid, liquid or gas.

  • 3. 
    What is the maximum amount or concentration of a chemical a worker may be exposed to under OSHA regulations?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      Sterility Assurance Level (SAL)

    • C. 

      Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL)

    • D. 

      100ppm (parts per million)

  • 4. 
    Hydrogen Peroxide sterilization occurs by a process called ___________.
    • A. 

      Thermal Disinfection

    • B. 

      Chemical Disinfection

    • C. 

      Alkylation

    • D. 

      Oxidation

  • 5. 
    True or False?  All forms of low-temperature sterilization require Aeration at the completion of the cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the NIOSH parts per million (ppm) limit for Ethylene Oxide (EtO) that is "Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health"?
    • A. 

      5ppm

    • B. 

      50ppm

    • C. 

      500ppm

    • D. 

      800ppm

  • 7. 
    What is the chemical formula for Ozone sterilant?
    • A. 

      O2

    • B. 

      H2O2

    • C. 

      O3

    • D. 

      O4

  • 8. 
    What form(s) of low-temperature sterilization require(s) Aeration at the completion of the cycle? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2)

    • B. 

      Ethylene Oxide

    • C. 

      Ozone

    • D. 

      Liquid Chemical

  • 9. 
    True or False?  Radio frequency energy ionizes the hydrogen peroxide to create a "gas plasma" state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This biological is used to test Ethylene Oxide sterilizers.
    • A. 

      Bacillus atrophaeus

    • B. 

      Bacillus megaterium

    • C. 

      Geobacillus stearothermophilus

    • D. 

      Geobacillus thermoleovorans

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