Surgical Technology

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Surgical Technology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Surgical Pathology threatening life or limb within a relatively short time period
    • A. 

      Urgent

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Optional

    • D. 

      Elective

  • 2. 
    Surgical pathology requiring treatment within a relatively short period of time
    • A. 

      Optional

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Elective

    • D. 

      Urgent

  • 3. 
    Surgical intervention that does not have to be performed immediately or within a short period of time
    • A. 

      Elective

    • B. 

      Urgent

    • C. 

      Optional

    • D. 

      Emergent

  • 4. 
    Surgical intervention that does not have to be performed in order to preserve life or function
    • A. 

      Elective

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Optional

    • D. 

      Urgent

  • 5. 
    What year was the formation of the Operating Theater Technicians
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1959

  • 6. 
    In 1973 the______ National Advisory Board was able to assume the responsibilities of managin its own association
    • A. 

      AST

    • B. 

      LCC-ST

    • C. 

      AORN

    • D. 

      NBSTSA

  • 7. 
    In what year did the Liaison Council on Certification for Surgical Technology (LCC-ST) becomes arm of AST responsible for certification
    • A. 

      1978

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1985

  • 8. 
    What year did the ARC on Education for the ORT appointed(commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs[CAAHEP] system)
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      1974

    • D. 

      1990

  • 9. 
    An independent, nonprofit national organization that develops standards and performance criteria for health care organizations.
    • A. 

      Professional

    • B. 

      Acronyms

    • C. 

      The Joint Commission

    • D. 

      Board Of Trustees

  • 10. 
    Works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before,during, and after surgey
    • A. 

      LCC

    • B. 

      Allied Health Professional

    • C. 

      NBSTSA

    • D. 

      Core Curriculum

  • 11. 
    Occurs prior to initiation of the surgical procedure
    • A. 

      Intraoperative

    • B. 

      Postoperative

    • C. 

      Preoperative

    • D. 

      Operative

  • 12. 
    The circulator and the anesthesia provider are the
    • A. 

      Sterile Team Members

    • B. 

      Non-sterile Team Members

    • C. 

      STSR

    • D. 

      Surgeon

  • 13. 
    The STSR,Surgeon, and surgical assistant are the
    • A. 

      Sterile Team Members

    • B. 

      Non-Sterile Team Members

    • C. 

      CST

    • D. 

      Preparators

  • 14. 
    The Educational programs for surgical technologts are acredited by the
    • A. 

      Commssion On Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

    • B. 

      The Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology

    • C. 

      The NationalBoard of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

    • D. 

      The Certified First Assistant

  • 15. 
    Who directly oversees academic accreditation for the field of surgical technology
    • A. 

      NBSTSA

    • B. 

      ACR-ST

    • C. 

      CAAHEP

    • D. 

      CST

  • 16. 
    Who is responsible for the credentials
    • A. 

      NBSTSA

    • B. 

      ARC-ST(CST-CFA)

    • C. 

      AST

    • D. 

      LCC

  • 17. 
    Sterile surgical team member that prepares the surgical environment, maintains and monitors the sterile field, and passes instrumentation, supplies, and equipment to the surgeon and other team members
    • A. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Second Scrub Role

    • B. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Assistant Circulator

    • C. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist First Scrub

    • D. 

      Surgical Assistant

  • 18. 
    Sterile Surgical team member that assist the surgeon by providing visualization of the surgical wound and assists with hemostasis and wound closure
    • A. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist First Scrub Role

    • B. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Second Scrub

    • C. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Assistant Circulator

    • D. 

      Surgical Assistant

  • 19. 
    Nonsterile surgical team members that are responsible for providing an optimal surgical environment for the patient
    • A. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist First Scrub

    • B. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Second Scrub

    • C. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Assistant Circulator

    • D. 

      Surgical Assistant

  • 20. 
    Sterile surgical team member CST that has obtained additional knowledge and experience and obtained an appropriate surgical assistant credential
    • A. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist First Scrub

    • B. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Second Scrub

    • C. 

      Certified Surgical Technologist Assistant Circulator

    • D. 

      Surgical Assistant

  • 21. 
    Facility where patients are treated and released the same day;also known as out patient surgery or same day surgery center
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      Ambulatory Surgical Facilities

    • C. 

      Health Maintenance Organization

    • D. 

      Anethesia

  • 22. 
    Organization or company that is owned and operated by an individual or corporation with th intent of making a profit that is returned to the investors; the profit taxable
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      HMO

    • C. 

      Ambulatory Surgical Facilities

    • D. 

      Anesthesia

  • 23. 
    Acts as both insurer and provider of medical services.
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      Ambulatory surgical facilities

    • C. 

      HMO

  • 24. 
    All the above are direct patient care departments except
    • A. 

      Nursing Care Units

    • B. 

      Diagnostic

    • C. 

      Medical Laboratory

    • D. 

      Pharmacy

    • E. 

      Physical therapy

    • F. 

      Medical Records

  • 25. 
    All of these provides indirect patient care except
    • A. 

      Administration

    • B. 

      Pharmacy

    • C. 

      Maintenace

    • D. 

      Housekeeping

    • E. 

      Food Services

    • F. 

      Purchasing/Central services

    • G. 

      Medical Records