Asepsis & Infection Control in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The sterile technique should be used in which of the following scenarios?

Question 2 2. Skin _________.

Question 3 3. Being aware of potential or actual contamination and taking steps to remedy it is part of a concept known as ______.

Question 4 4. Medical asepsis includes which of the following?

Question 5 5. ________ refers to freedom from living pathogenic organisms.

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Question 6 6. In terms of medical asepsis, what does PPE stand for?

Question 7 7. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

Question 8 8. The process whereby a protein is unfolded, like a paperclip, and loses its higher-order structure due to alcohol is called:

Question 9 9. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

Question 10 10. An autoclave:

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Question 11 11. A hospital acquired infection is known as a:

Question 12 12. Tough, dormant forms of bacteria are known as:

Question 13 13. What is the role of the CDC in Standard Precautions?

Question 14 14. On whose safety is OSHA most focused in regards to Standard Precautions?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the correct full name for OSHA?

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Question 16 16. How long should hand washing take during a surgical scrub?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is TRUE of aseptic technique?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is TRUE of sterile technique?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not one of the six requirements for microbe growth?

Question 20 20. Which of the following microorganisms could be one or multi-celled?

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Question 21 21. All microorganisms that can cause a disease process in the body are labeled as _____.

Question 22 22. A common method of sterilizing surgical equipment is known as:

Question 23 23. Alcohol used on the surface of a kitchen countertop is a type of:

Question 24 24. Alcohol that is used on the skin is a type of:

Question 25 25. ______ is a method of utilizing sterile equipment and supplies that have been treated in such a way that all living organisms once found on them have been killed.

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Question 26 26. Medical asepsis is:

Question 27 27. Methanol is also known as:

Question 28 28. An autoclave:

Question 29 29. The set of regulations to prevent the spread of bloodborne and infectious diseases is known as _____.

Question 30 30. What is the term that refers in general to disease causing microorganisms?

Asepsis & Infection Control in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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