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area of the hospital where patients are held before being taking into the operating room - serves as a check in point where the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and circulator can confirm that all documentation is in order and information has been verified Patient preoperative area holding
area in which patients are cared for when emerging from anesthesia Postanesthetic cove unite (PAC)
area in which soiled instruments and equipment are decontaminated and washed Utility working room and decontamination area
an enclosed area that is directly adjacent to the operating room - may be entered through a common door between 2 or more operating rooms - may contain large carts with specialty supplies and direct access to a flash sterlizer Substerile
area where instruments that have been decontaminated are assemble for sterilization Clean processing area
type of insurance in which individuals or groups of individuals pay regular payments to a company who in turn provides partial or total payment for specific types of medical care - an example would be BCBS Private insurance
the type of insurance in which the company contracts with specific health care providers to deliver services - requires the individual to name one physician as a "gatekeeper" - the gatekeeper is the only physician the individual sees unless referred Health maintenance organization HMO
type of insurance in which the company contracts with specific health organizations to provide services at a reduced rate - the individual can go to any of the physicians within network Preferred provider organization PPO
type of government assisted insurance that provides medical care for low-income families and individuals with disabilities Medicaid
type of government assisted insurance for individuals 65 years and older Medicare
specific payment system tht insurance companies use to pay for case using a standardized code for a diagnosis Diagnosis- related group DRG
utiizes radioactive materials and radiography, such as MRI, CT, and ultrasound to diagnose and treat disease Nuclear medicine and interventional radiology
provides blood products for transfusion Blood bank
responsible for ventilation, inline gases, suction, electricity, light, water, heat and cooling Facilities maintenance
responsible for receiving, maintaining, and transferring all patient records Medical records
responsible for maintaining the safety and operating condition of the hospital's medical devices Biomedical engineering technicians
perform essential cleaning and decontamination for all departments Environmental services
area of the hospital where body fluids, tissues, and cells are examined and analyzed - perform chemical, biological, hematological, immunological, microscopic, and bacteriological tests laboratory
department receives tissue samples and other specimens from surgery - tissue examined to determine type of tissue and to identify disease pathology
specialist in the control of hospital-acquired infections infection control
department responsible for tracking and monitoring adverse or sentinel events and for planning and implementing education to prevent further incidences risk management
functions primarily as the circulator or as a scrub perioperative Registered nurse
medical professional who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician physician assistant PA
acts primarily in the traditional "scrub role" and may also function as the assistant circulator certified surgical technician
registered nurse or CST with extensive operating room experience that is responsible for developing and implementing educational programs, seminars, and inservices Operating room education
participates in transporting patients to and from the surgical department - assists in the turnover of the surgical suite surgical orderly or aide
responsible for decontamination and sterilization central sterile processing technique
responsible for oversight of the health care facility primarily focusing on the functioning of the medical services, personnel, and fiscal areas Chief operational officer COO
responsible for overseeing all clinical and professional activities in the department director of surgical services
assist the director of surgical services and is responsible for day to day activities of the operating room perioperative nurse manger
what is ARC/STSA is a private, non-profit accreditation services agency thatprovides national recognition for 400 higher education programs in surgical technolog and surgical assisting in collaboration with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education CAAHE
What is ACR/STSA mission to provide accreditation services to our communities of interest that validate the excellence of educational programs in order to advance the professions and ensure quality patient care.
What is the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) conducts both institutional and specialized, programmatic accreditation. Formed in 1964 as the Accrediting Bureau of Medical Laboratory Schools, its present name was assumed in 1974 to identify more properly its activities and expanded scope.
What is the ABHES recognized for is recognized by the Secretary of Education as a specialized, national accrediting body determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered by the educational institutions and programs it accredits
what is ABHES approved by approved and recognized scope includes degree and non-degree granting private, postsecondary institutions offering educational programs predominantly in allied health; surgical technology.
What is CAAHEP origin origin begins with the (CME). The CME developed a rating system of medical schools in 1905 and collaborated with the Carnegie Foundation to conduct a study of the quality of medical education that resulte in the Flexner Report in 1910
hat is CAAHEP origin 2 From 1935 to 1976 the AMA Council on Medical Education was responsible profession. Programs in the United States. In 1976, the CME delegated the responsibility and authority for health science
What is CAAHEP origin 3 In Oct, 1992, the AMA announced its support for establishing a new and independent agency to assume the accreditation responsibilities of CAHEA. That new agency, (CAAHEP), was incorporated in May 1994 as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
what dose CAAHEP relies on relies on ARC/STSA to do the detailed work of looking through a program's documentation; then ARC/STSA recommends accreditation for the program to be awarded accreditation to CAAHEP.
when did The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) formerly the LCC-ST in 1974 as the certifying agency for surgical technologists. NBSTSA is organized as a 501-C(6) organization and is solely responsible for all decisions regarding certification; from determining eligibility to , denying, granting and renewing the designa
What is the purpose of the NBSTSA determine, through examination, if an individual has acquired both theoretical and practical knowledge of surgical technology or surgical first assisting. In addition, through the acquisition of continuing education credits or by re-examination
what happened on August 31, 19777 for all CST/CSFA all CST/CSFAs are required to stay up to date with changes in the medical field.
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