Aseptic Technique vs. Sterile Technique


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

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1. Which of the following is TRUE of aseptic technique?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you will find a comparison of aseptic and sterile techniques. Questions will address a term referring to disease-causing microorganisms and the name for an area that should be kept free of microorganisms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the topics listed below on the quiz and worksheet:

  • A fact about aseptic technique
  • The length of hand washing
  • A characteristic of sterile technique
  • The area around the surgical site that should be free of all microorganisms

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the term for the area around the surgical site that should be free of all microorganisms
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about aseptic technique
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about sterile technique

Additional Learning

For more information on the two methods, check out the lesson titled, Aseptic Technique vs. Sterile Technique, where you will find the topics listed below:

  • Surgical scrubs
  • The sequence of the aseptic technique
  • A review of the sterile technique