5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- A color change strip or other mark, often on autoclave tape or bag, used to monitor the process of sterilization. Color change indicats that the package has been brought to a specific temperature, but it is not an indicator of sterilization.
- 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.
- Penetration of soft tissue or bone.
- 15-30 lbs pressure (psi)
- 160° F - 170° F (320° C - 340° C)
- a How much pressure is used for dry heat sterilization?
- b What is a Chemical Indicator?
- c What are some advantages of moist heat: steam under pressure sterilization?
- d What is the temperature range for dry heat sterilization?
- e What is "crictical" surface category?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What does and External Chemical Indicator do?
- How long do we flush water lines in between each patient?
- How do you manually scrub your instruments?
- What is a Disinfectant?
- How long do we flush the water lines at the beginning and end of the days?
5 True/False Questions
A preparation of nonpathogenic microorganisms, usually baterial spores, carried by an ampule or a specially impregnated paper enclosed within a pachage during sterilization and subsequently incubate to verify that sterilization has occured. → What are some examples of "noncritical" objects?
Ultrasonic cleaning → What is an example of bilogical monitoring?
Rediographic biteblock, ultrasonic handpiece, amalgam condenser, mirror → What are some examples of "semicritical" objects?
Internal Chemical Indicators (heat strips) → This will change colors to help assess instrument exposure to temperature and steam for the required time?
Touches intact mucous membranes,or oral fluids but DOES NOT penetrate. → What is "semicritical" surface category?