Autoclave Sterilization: Process & Guidelines


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The two main temperatures used for sterilization via autoclave are _____ and 132C.

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1. Which of these is NOT a main parameter for autoclaves?

2. What is the sterilization agent used in autoclaves?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass the quiz and worksheet you'll need knowledge of the different things you have to do to sterilize autoclaves. You must also know the characteristics of autoclaves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on:

  • The use of stick-on tape in autoclaves
  • Sterilization agent used in autoclaves
  • Parameters for autoclaves

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main temperatures used for sterilization
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on autoclave sterilization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the autoclave design that forces air out of the chamber via a drain vent

Additional Learning

Autoclave Sterilization: Process & Guidelines is a lesson that will teach you about this process. The objectives covered include:

  • Define autoclaving
  • Review sterilization
  • Know how to confirm sterilization