Supply Distribution Systems Test

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Distribution System Quizzes & Trivia

The medical and surgical supplies inventory for the medical center must be managed in a centralized distribution area. The test is to help you learn about the different areas in the distribution system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The five methods of Distribution of Medical/Surgical supplies to users area are: Par-level, Exchange Cart, Case Cart, Specialty Cart and ___________.
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Emergency

    • C. 

      Run out

    • D. 

      Demand

  • 2. 
    With the Par-Level distribution method, who makes sure the supplies are at the proper level?
    • A. 

      The user

    • B. 

      The SPD/CS Tech

    • C. 

      The Ward Clerk

    • D. 

      The Doctor

  • 3. 
    Transports of carts must:
    • A. 

      Be closed or have impervious cover

    • B. 

      Protect the supplies from being damages

    • C. 

      Be easy to push

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    With the demand distribution method, who makes sure the supplies are at the proper level?
    • A. 

      The user

    • B. 

      The SPD/CS Tech

    • C. 

      The Vendor

    • D. 

      The Director of SPD/CS

  • 5. 
    The Par-level distribution method has several advantages, but one of the biggest is:
    • A. 

      It takes a lot of time for the SPD/CS staff

    • B. 

      It keeps the SPD/CS tech out SPD/CS

    • C. 

      It frees the user up to do patent care and not doing inventory management

    • D. 

      It increases the stock levels

  • 6. 
    Specialty Carts are:
    • A. 

      Carts use to transport medical/surgical supplies to user are for restocking

    • B. 

      A-line type carts used inside SPD/CS to pull supplies for larger carts

    • C. 

      Carts with special wheels for use in hospitals

    • D. 

      Carts that contain supplies needed in a emergency or special situations

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements is not true regarding Exchange-Carts?
    • A. 

      Exchange carts allow for flexibility in stocking users areas

    • B. 

      They are easy to manage

    • C. 

      They take less space and inventory to manage than other methods

    • D. 

      Can be used in all healthcare facilities

  • 8. 
    Crash or Code carts is an example of a Specialty Carts used to:
    • A. 

      Control bleeding

    • B. 

      For isolation

    • C. 

      For burn patients

    • D. 

      Revie victims from respiratory failure or cardiac arrest

  • 9. 
    Case carts are set up and used primarily for:
    • A. 

      Cath Lab

    • B. 

      Operating Room

    • C. 

      X-ray

    • D. 

      Emergency Room

  • 10. 
    Some of the key advantages of the case cart system are:
    • A. 

      Allow the O.R. staff to blame the SPD/CS staff for all problems and missing items

    • B. 

      Gives SPD/CS staff an important role in surgery

    • C. 

      It provides efficiency and cost saving, allows O.R. to spend more time with patient care duties and enhanced infection control

    • D. 

      It takes lessinstruments

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