CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 8: This is designed to help candidates prepare for the IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) certification exam. This practice test focuses on the important concepts and principles related to cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of medical instruments and devices as outlined in Chapter 8 of the CRCST study guide.
The practice test consists of multiple-choice questions that cover a wide range of topics, including:
- The proper use and maintenance of ultrasonic cleaners and mechanical impingement washers.
- The importance of degassing solutions in ultrasonic cleaners.
- The handling and placement of various types of medical instruments during the cleaning process.
- Factors to consider when using washer-disinfectants, including appropriate loading and positioning of instruments.
- The different steps involved in the washing cycle, such as the cool pre-rinse, detergent cycle, rinsing, and pure rinse cycle.
- Proper inspection and maintenance of washer racks, spray arms, and washer jets to ensure optimal cleaning efficacy.
CRCST Practice Test – Chapter 8