Asepsis & Infection Control in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In terms of medical asepsis, what does PPE stand for?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an example of PPE?

Question 3 3. ________ refers to freedom from living pathogenic organisms.

Question 4 4. An autoclave:

Question 5 5. To ensure that an autoclave has reached an appropriate temperature during sterilization:

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Question 6 6. Tough, dormant forms of bacteria are known as:

Question 7 7. All microorganisms that can cause a disease process in the body are labeled as _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not one of the six requirements for microbe growth?

Question 9 9. Which of the following microorganisms could be one or multi-celled?

Question 10 10. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

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Question 11 11. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

Question 12 12. The process whereby a protein is unfolded, like a paperclip, and loses its higher-order structure due to alcohol is called:

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. What does CDC stand for?

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

Question 17 17. What is the term that refers in general to disease causing microorganisms?

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

Question 19 19. Sterile + unsterile = ______.

Question 20 20. Skin _________.

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Question 21 21. ______ 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.

Question 22 22. Alcohol used on the surface of a kitchen countertop is a type of:

Question 23 23. Alcohol that is used on the skin is a type of:

Question 24 24. The destruction of all microorganisms on surfaces such as the skin is:

Question 25 25. Medical asepsis includes which of the following?

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Question 26 26. A hospital acquired infection is known as a:

Question 27 27. Which type of microorganism always requires a host to live?

Question 28 28. Which of the following can alcohol not destroy?

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 name for the area surrounding the surgical site and any equipment used that is kept free of all microorganisms?

Asepsis & Infection Control in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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