Surgical Asepsis: Sterilization & the Surgical Conscience

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Skin _________.

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use your time to go through the worksheet and take the quiz, assessing your knowledge of sterile conscience and surgical asepsis. You will be quizzed on different medical terms and techniques.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments are designed to check your knowledge of:

  • Sterility of skin
  • Term used to describe being aware of potential or actual contamination and taking steps to remedy it
  • When to use a sterile technique
  • What sterile plus unsterile equals
  • The term for using equipment that has been treated to kill all former living organisms on it

Skills Practiced

Go through these assets to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related medical lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about whether skin is sterile
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding when sterile techniques should be used

Additional Learning

The lesson, Surgical Asepsis: Sterilization & the Surgical Conscience, can be used to develop a deeper understanding of these concepts. You'll also have the chance to look over these additional topics:

  • Definition of sterile technique
  • Process of sterilization
  • Circumstances when something is contaminated
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