5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- 160° F - 170° F (320° C - 340° C)
- 127° F - 132° F (260° C - 270° C)
- 1-2 hours
- All microorganisms, spores, and viruses are destroyed quickly and efficiently. Wide variety of materials may be tested. It is the most economical method of sterilization.
- Internal Chemical Indicators (heat strips)
- a What is the temperature range for dry heat sterilization?
- b What are some advantages of moist heat: steam under pressure sterilization?
- c What is the time range for dry heat sterilization?
- d What is the temperature range for Chemical Vapor Sterilizers?
- e This will change colors to help assess instrument exposure to temperature and steam for the required time?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What is "semicritical" surface category?
- What is "crictical" surface category?
- What is a Biological Indicator?
- What are some examples of "noncritical" objects?
- What process is safer than manual cleaning prior to sterilization?
5 True/False Questions
Moist heat, dry heat, and chemical vapor. → What is the type of sterilization we use at FTCC?
Percutaneous stick with bloodied needle or sharp instrument; contamination of open wound, nonintact skin, or mucous membrane with blood, saliva, or a combination. → What are some examples of significant exposures?
Adequate ventiliation is needed; has a slight odor → What is "crictical" surface category?
30 seconds → What is free from contamination with microorganisms; includes sterile conditions in tissues and on materials, as obtained by exclussion, removing, or killing organisms?
Tests that the autoclave is functioning properly. → What is the type of sterilization we use at FTCC?