5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Internal Chemical Indicators (heat strips)
- Aseptic Technique
- No contact wth patient surfaces.
- 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.
- 15-30 Mins
- a What are procedures carried out in the absence of pathogenic microorganisms?
- b What are some advantages of moist heat: steam under pressure sterilization?
- c What is "environmental" surface category?
- d This will change colors to help assess instrument exposure to temperature and steam for the required time?
- e What is the time for moist heat sterilization?
5 Multiple choice questions
- What is a substance that prevents or arrests the growt or action of microorganisms either by inhibiting their activity or by destroying them. Refers to things applied to living tissues.
- How much pressure is used for moist heat sterilization?
- What is an example of bilogical monitoring?
- How much pressure is used for dry heat sterilization?
- What are some disadvantages of moist heat: steam under pressure sterilization?
5 True/False questions
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 the disadvantages of Chemical Vapor Sterilization?
250° F - 270° F (121° C - 132° C) → What is the temperature range for dry heat sterilization?
Does not touch mucouse membranes, it only comes into contac with unbroken epithelium. → What is "semicritical" surface category?
Corrosion and rust free; short cycle time; ease of operation and equipment care. → What are some of the advantages of Chemical Vapor Sterilization?
No corrosion, good for materials that cannot be subjected to steam under pressure, when at correct temp. it is well suited for sharp instruments. → What is the type of sterilization we use at FTCC?