What is Sterilization? - Definition, Methods & Types


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What is sterilization?

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1. What is a hysterectomy?

2. When may a person choose to be sterilized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of sterilization. Focusing on material like the tubes that are blocked during a vasectomy and sterilization that involves tying, banding or cauterization would help you pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • The definition of hysterectomy
  • Reasons why individuals may want to be sterilized
  • The tubes that are blocked during a vasectomy
  • The meaning of sterilization
  • The type of sterilization that uses techniques such as tying, banding and cauterization

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sterilization and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about a hysterectomy
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reasons why a person may want to be sterilized

Additional Learning

To reinforce your knowledge of sterilization, check the related lesson called What is Sterilization? - Definition, Methods & Types. The lesson will cover these objectives:

  • Identify what sterilization is and what it prevents
  • Recall what is done during the vasectomy procedure and how effective it is
  • Review the differences between a tubal ligation and a tubal implant
  • Learn about the reasons why a hysterectomy would be performed