CRCST certification 1
____________ devices are the most stringently regulated devices and include heart valves, pacemakers and other life-sustaining devices. These devices must obtain a pre-market approval from the FDA.
The__________ represents the number of times per year that inventory is purchased, consumed, and replaced.
Inventory turnover rate
The temperature in Decontamination Area should be between:
60 deg F - 65 deg F
The overall covering or lining of a joint is called a ........
The relative humidity in Decontamination should be____________.
....... is not being used today as a disinfecting agent in Central Service
The ......................... of 1990 requires health care facilities to become subject to user reporting requirements.
Safe Medical Devices Act
Virus-like infectious agents that cause a variety of neurodegenerative diseases of humans and animals.
The process by which some cells can ingest bacteria or other foreign particles.
A microorganism with a thick wall surrounding it that enables the organism to survive in adverse conditions including high temperatures.
Surgical Suffix, "ostomy," means
creation of new(Answer)
The length of time a disinfectant can be properly stored after which it must be discarded is known as Use Life.
Saturated steam should possess a relative humidity level of_________ for effective steam sterilization.
Process that utilizes an agent that kills viruses, mycobacteria, fungi, and vegetative bacteria but not bacterial spores.
Intermediate level disinfection
Protective plastic over-wraps should be atleast_________ mils thick to ensure sterility.
The process used by an ultrasonic cleaner in which low-pressure bubbles in a cleaning solution burst inward, and dislodge soil from instrumentation.
Principle of Asepsis, "Know what is sterile," is known as which principle.
Sterile Packaging and Storage areas temperatures should be between 76 deg F - 83 deg F with less than 75% relative humidity.
Atmospheric pressure at sea level is?
The Spankhowzer classification system categorizes instrument disinfection needs according to its intended use and its risk of transmitting disease.
Preventive maintenance is designed to identify potential problems after they occur
Cytoplasm describes all living materials in the cell
Class 3 integrators are a good choice for sterility assurance monitoring because they monitor all the critical parameters of the sterilization cycle
Reverse Osmosis process uses a molecular filter to.........
retain salts, remove bacteria and pyrogens
To test scissors sharpness, scissors 4 1/2" and larger should use_________ test material.
Equipment used to remove impurities and waste products from the blood before returning it to the patients body is known as .......
The muscles are involuntary or visceral muscles because they contract and function without our conscious control. They control breathing, movement of food and fluid in the digestive system
A band of connective tissue that connects a bone to another bone is called
This tissue covers the body's external surface and the linings of body cavities.
Disinfectants are not the same as antiseptics
Root cause analysis is a pro active process used after an unwanted event has occurred to analyze what may have led to the event.
Catheters are treated with....... to decrease infections.
In an ABC analysis, _________ represent the greatest number and percentage of items, but the lowest total dollar value.
Compounds that contain a positive electrical charge on the large organic hydrophobic molecule.
_________ refers to the removal of any residue of cleaning agents and chemicals remaining after the cleaning process, and is necessary regardless of whether a manual or automated cleaning process is used.
Peripheral Nervous System is the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord.
Christopher Gram developed the stain known as an acid-fast stain
The ......... can be used to produce sterile distilled water and isotonic solutions in the Central Service Department.
A Central Service Tech can use a ..........to help determine the difference between staining and rusting
.......... occurs when water contains sediments or solids that, when stirred, make the water appear cloudy
A heat transfer method in which heat is absorbed by an item's exterior surface, and passed inward to the next layer
Hemigastrectomy is the removal of the stomach
Procedures used by healthcare facilities to confirm that the validation undertaken by the equipment manufacturer is applicable to the specific setting
This Metal is also known as 300 series stainless steel
Mechanical Washers work on the principle of _________.
........... is a band or sheet of fibrous connective tissue
Tungsten Carbide Blades are know for their Black Handles
False - gold
Steam pressure on the chamber and jacket gauges must be equal during the exposure phase of the cycle: both should be at least__________ for a 270 degree Fahrenheit.
There should be up to 8 air exchanges per hour in Decontamination to ensure all requirements are met
False - 10
The___________ is the largest internal organ in the human body
When a person is favored because of a quality found to be attractive or valuable is known as___________.
An inanimate object that can transmit bacteria
A relatively slow-acting sterilizing agent, and generally requires higher temperatures than other sterilization methods
_________ allow us to lower our head as the vertebrae of the neck slide over one another
Atlanto-occipital joints and the atlanto-axial joints
The lining matter of a cell between the cell membrane and nucleus is referred to as .......