Pts Panels Controls Training Quiz

9 Questions
Pts Panels Controls Training Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where do you look to confirm the lot numbers match before testing the control? 
    • A. 

      Test strip

    • B. 

      Test strip and analyzer screen

    • C. 

      MEMo Chip and analyzer screen

    • D. 

      Test strip vial, MEMo Chip and analyzer screen

    • E. 

      Test strip vial and MEMo Chip

  • 2. 
    A new range card is needed for each new lot of controls. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How long are open controls stable at room temperature?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      Up until their expiration date or 10 months, which ever comes first

    • C. 

      Up until their expiration date

    • D. 

      10 months

    • E. 

      1 month before their expiration date

  • 4. 
    Only one level of controls must be tested every time you run a quality control test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Depends on internal policy

  • 5. 
    The result(s) of the control test must only fall in range for one of the two levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Depends on internal policy

  • 6. 
    The 3-point check refers to verifying:
    • A. 

      The lot number of the strips (vial, MEMo Chip, display screen)

    • B. 

      Patient results

    • C. 

      The check strip

    • D. 

      The environmental conditions (room temperature, room humidity, storage temperature)

  • 7. 
    What should you do if the quality control test fails?
    • A. 

      A) Ensure the glass has been cleaned

    • B. 

      B) Ensure the strips and controls have not expired

    • C. 

      C) Repeat the control with a new strip

    • D. 

      D) Call the Customer Service number if the repeat also fails

    • E. 

      E) Log the results and continue testing patients

    • F. 

      F) A, B, C, and D

  • 8. 
    When should you perform Quality Control testing?
    • A. 

      When troubleshooting unexpected results

    • B. 

      To comply with facility regulations

    • C. 

      To comply with manufacturer recommendations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    PTS Panels HDL cholesterol controls are only necessary for CardioChek, CardioChek PA and CardioChek Plus v1.08 and below analyzers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False