CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 7

CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 7 [UPDATED 2023] IAHCSMM: Chapter 7 is a comprehensive assessment designed to evaluate a candidate’s understanding of the principles and procedures related to the transport and handling of contaminated items in a healthcare setting.

This practice test is based on the contents of Chapter 7 of the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) manual, which provides vital information for professionals working in central service departments.

Chapter 7 primarily focuses on the importance of effective transport and handling procedures for contaminated items to ensure the safety of patients, visitors, and healthcare workers. The chapter emphasizes the need for collaboration and communication among various departments and the adherence to recommended guidelines and practices.

CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 7

The CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 7 consists of multiple-choice questions that cover essential topics, such as the appropriate methods for transporting soiled items, the importance of minimizing the risk of cross-contamination and infection, and the proper handling and containment of contaminated instruments.

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CRCST Practice Test - Chapter 7

CRCST Practice Test - Chapter 7
Total Items: 21
Time Limit: N/A
Multiple Choice Quiz

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Why is it essential to maintain control of transport carts at all times and avoid excessive speeds in hallways?

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Which organization provides recommended practices for contaminated items transport?

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What should be done when using an open transport cart for soiled items?

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Why should instruments not be left damp and unclean for an extended period?

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What should be done to minimize the risk of environmental contamination and personnel exposure during the transport of contaminated items?

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Why is it important to return instruments to the decontamination area as soon as possible after use?

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Who should be educated about the dangers associated with biohazard items and proper handling procedures?

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What should be done if contaminated items need to be transported between buildings or to a central off-site processing center?

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What type of cart is recommended for transporting soiled items and instruments?

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What is the primary goal of transporting soiled instruments and items to the central service decontamination area?

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What should be done with disposable components like blades and tubing?

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Why is it important to remove gross soil from instruments at the point-of-use?

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What are some examples of departments that generate contaminated items?

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What is a biofilm?

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What is the purpose of point-of-use preparation?

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Which of the following should be done with disposable components during point-of-use preparation?

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What should be done with reusable sharps during point-of-use preparation?

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What is biofilm?

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What is the purpose of point-of-use preparation?

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Which department generates the highest volume of contaminated items in a healthcare facility?

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What are the four main goals of soiled item preparation and transport?

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