CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 1 [UPDATED 2024]

IAHCSMM CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 1 [UPDATED 2023] The CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 1 Multiple Choice Questions and answers are designed to evaluate the knowledge and skills of individuals seeking certification as Central Service Technicians. This practice test is based on the content covered in Chapter 1 of the CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician) exam, which focuses on the basic principles of infection prevention and control.

The CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 1 consists of 24 multiple-choice questions that cover a range of topics related to infection prevention and control, such as identifying infectious agents, modes of transmission, and methods of sterilization and disinfection. It also includes questions on standard precautions, personal protective equipment, and safe handling and disposal of contaminated materials.

CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 1

Chapter -1 Quiz
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CRCST Practice Test - Chapter 1

CRCST Practice Test - Chapter 1
Total Items: 24
Time Limit: N/A
Multiple Choice Quiz

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Why is a biologic indicator necessary to ensure sterilization conditions have been achieved?

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What is a biologic indicator?

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What is the purpose of a chemical indicator on a package?

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What are some devices that monitor the functions of sterilizers?

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What parameter affects all other dependent parameters in ethylene oxide sterilization?

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What is the basis of the steam sterilization process?

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Which of the following sterilization methods is used for items that are heat or moisture sensitive?

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What is the purpose of adding moisture to heat during sterilization?

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Which type of microorganism is the most resistant of all living organisms?

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Which of the following is NOT a type of packaging used in the assembly and packaging process?

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What is the purpose of selecting the appropriate packaging material?

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Why is it important to package instruments and other items for sterilization?

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What are recipe cards used for in the assembly and packaging process?

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What should be inspected on instruments after cleaning before they are packaged for reuse or storage?

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What is the purpose of the ultrasonic washer in the decontamination process?

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What should personnel wear when working in the decontamination area during manual cleaning processes?

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What is the purpose of the Decontamination Area in a Sterile Processing Department?

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What happens to items after assembly or sterilization in a Sterile Processing Department?

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What is the purpose of the decontamination area in a Sterile Processing Department?

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What are the major functions carried out in the distribution area?

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What is the Sterile Processing Department?

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Prior to the establishment of the Sterile Processing Department, where were medical/surgical supplies processed and maintained?

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Why was a centralized processing department needed for medical/surgical supplies and equipment?

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What are the four major areas in a Sterile Processing Department?

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