IAHCSMM CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 3 [UPDATED 2023] Chapter 3 of the CRCST Practice Test covers topics related to infection prevention and control, which is a critical aspect of maintaining a safe and healthy healthcare environment. In this chapter, aspiring Certified Registered Central Service Technicians (CRCSTs) will be tested on their knowledge of infection control guidelines, principles of aseptic technique, and the proper handling and disposal of contaminated materials.
The chapter begins by discussing the importance of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings. It then delves into the various types of microorganisms that can cause infections, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites, and how they can be spread. The importance of proper hand hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and environmental cleaning are also emphasized.
CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 3