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Central Sterilizing

CSPD Practice Test

TermDefinition
Sterilization documentation is not required for items that are flash sterilized False
Instruments must be cleaned before flash sterilization True
Flash sterilization is rarely performed in hospitals False
Peracetic acid is a liquid oxidizing agent that effectively kills bacteria at low temps True
Currently there are no process monitors available for peracetic acid sterilization processes False
A diagnostic cycle on the peracetic acid system should be run every day True
Hydrogen peroxide is an example of an oxidative chemistry True
Liquid peracetic acid is difficult to rinse from items False
Ethylene Oxide is not used for point of use processing because of its long cycle times True
High level disinfection is appropriate for semi critical devices True
The process by which unwrapped instruments are steam sterilized for immediate use when an emergency situation arises is called Flash Sterilization
Endotracheal tubes and anesthesia breathing circuits are examples of Semi-Critical Devices
A material that removes electrons from another substance is called An oxidizing agent
Before an item can be placed in a liquid chemical sterile processing system they must be Cleaned
Which of the following statements about flash sterilization is true It should be used only in emergencies
Both AORN and the Joint Commission recommend that The use of flash sterilization be minimized or decreased
Implantable devices Should not be flashed sterilized
The transport of flash sterilzed items is difficult because They have no protective wrapping
Heat sensitive items Cannot be flash sterilized
When processing flexible endoscopes in a liquid chemical sterile processing system you should Connect channels to special connectors that allow liquid to flow through them
Which one do you like? Option 1
Match the following A Choice 1 B Choice 2 Match 1 Match 2
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