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Download Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self-Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q& and more Exams Clinical Medicine in PDF only on Docsity! Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. Chapter1:TheSurgicalTechnologist MULTIPLECHOICE 1. Theprofessionalassociationforsurgicaltechnologistsisthe . A. AssociationofperiOperativeRegisteredNurses B. AmericanCollegeofSurgeons C. AssociationofSurgicalTechnologists D. AccreditationReviewCommitteeonEducationinSurgicalTechnology ANS:C TheAST is the surgical technologistsā€Ÿprofessional organization. The association promotes professionalstandardsbyprovidingservicestoitsmembersaswellaslegislativesupporttopromote and formalize the status of surgical technologists. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 2. demonstratesthatasurgicaltechnologistfromanaccreditedprogramhasachieved a minimum level of knowledge and skills. A. Licensure C.Graduation B. Anassociateā€Ÿsdegree D.Certification ANS:D Certificationisademonstrationofcompetencytoaparticularstandard,usuallysetbytheprofessional organization. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 3. Certification forthesurgical technologistis . A. mandatory C.unnecessary B. voluntary D.invalid ANS:B Certificationisvoluntaryandisnotrequiredforpracticeinaprofession. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 4. Certification differsfromlicensureinthatcertification . A. doesnotrequirecontinuingeducationcredits B. allowsemployerstoevaluateprospectiveemployeesbyoneverifiablenational standard C. isnotcurrentlymandatorytopracticeinall50 states D. isano-costexam ANS:C Licensureisaprocessinwhichthestategovernmentissuesregistrationandtherighttopractice. Certification is not mandatory. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. 5. Theprofessionofsurgicaltechnologistisdefinedtodayasaresultof: A. lessdemandingprofessionalneeds Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. RoomTechnician. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 11. In theAORN board of directors created the . A. 1968,AssociationofOperatingRoomTechnicians B. 1965,AssociationofOperatingRoomTechnicians C. 1968,AssociationofOperatingRoomNurses D. 1967,AssociationofOperatingRoomNurses ANS:C In1968,theAORNboardofdirectorscreatedtheAssociationofOperatingRoomNurses. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 12. AORTstandsfor: A. AssociationofOperatingRadiologyTechnician B. AssociationofOphthalmicRegisterTechnician C. AssociationofOperatingRespiratoryTechnician D. AssociationofOperatingRoomTechnicians ANS:D AORTstandsforAssociationofOperatingRoomTechnicians. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 13. Inanefforttoformalizetechnologistā€Ÿseducation,AORTcreatedtwonewcommittees,which are the Joint Review Committee and the: A. AST C.CST B. LCC-ST D.CORT-ST ANS:B In an effort to formalize technologistā€Ÿs education,AORT created two new committees, the Joint ReviewCommitteeandtheLiaisonCouncilonCertificationfortheSurgicalTechnologist(LCC- ST). PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:pp. 3-4 14. Thesurgicaltechnologistā€Ÿsprofessionalorganizationthatsupportsstudentsandgraduatesis: A. LCC C.AST B. CST D.noneofthe above ANS:C Thesurgicaltechnologistā€Ÿsprofessionalorganizationthatsupportsstudentsandgraduatesisthe Association of Surgical Technologists (AST). PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 15. Atthenationallevel,ASTprovidesthefollowingsupporttostudentsandgraduatesofsurgical technologist and teaching institutions and the public: A. maintainspracticestandards,codeofethics,andcodeofconductforthesurgical Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. technologist B. publishesaprofessionaljournal,TheSurgicalTechnologist C. holdsannualconferencesforsurgicaltechnologistandeducators Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. D. allthe above ANS:D At the national level,AST provides the following support to student and graduate of surgical technologist,thepublic,andteachinginstitutions:maintainspracticestandards,codeofethics,and code of conduct for the surgical technologist; publishes a professional journal, The Surgical Technologist; and holdsAnnual Conferences for surgical technologist and educators. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 16. ItisimportantforstudentstobecomeactivemembersofASTto promote: A. standardsofthe profession B. theAssociationofSurgicalTechnology C. theAccreditingReviewCouncilonEducationinSurgicalTechnology D. themselves ANS:A ItisimportantforsurgicaltechnologystudentstobecomeactivemembersoftheASTandtopromote the standards of the profession. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 17. Asabodyofprofessionals,surgicaltechnologistsaresupportedbyanumberofkey organizations and partners. Each has a designated role in: A. certification,standards,continuingeducation,andpromotion B. continuingeducation,promotion,standards,andaccreditation C. standards,continuingeducation,accreditation,andpromotion D. promotion,certification,accreditation,andcontinuingeducation ANS:D Asabodyofprofessionals,surgicaltechnologistsaresupportedbyanumberofkeyorganizationsand partners. Each has a designated role in promotion, certification, accreditation, and continuing education. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 18. TheAccreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) provides educational recommendations and requiredfor accreditation of programs in surgical technology and surgical first assisting. A. guidelines C.standards B. rules D.grades ANS:C TheAccreditation ReviewCouncil on Education in SurgicalTechnologyand SurgicalAssisting (ARC/STSA)provideseducationalstandardsandrecommendationsrequiredforaccreditationof programs in surgical technology and surgical first assisting. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 3 19. Whichofthefollowingorganizationsoverseescertificationandcredentialingforthesurgical technologist? Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. C. understandingoftheprinciplesandpracticesofsurgery D. supportforNBSTSA Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. ANS:A Certificationdemonstratesastandardofknowledgeandunderstandingoftheprinciplesofsurgical technology. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 25. Tobeeligibletotakethecertificationexam,theapplicantmustmeetallrequirements EXCEPT: A. beagraduateofanaccreditedprogram(ABHESand CAAHEP) B. currentlybeaCST C. beagraduateofmilitaryprogram D. have7ofthelast10years documentedscrub experience ANS:D Individualsmustbeagraduateofanaccreditedprogram(CAAHEPandABHES),currentlyaCST, and a graduate from a military program. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 26. TheNationalCenterforCompetencyTestrequiresapplicantstohavethefollowing: A. highschooldiplomaorGED B. beagraduateofformaloperatingroomtechnician(ORT)trainingprogram C. Aand B D. noneofthe above ANS:C NCCTapplicantsmusthaveahighschooldiplomaorGED,beagraduateofanORTtrainingprogram, and have 7 years of validated scrub experience within the past 10 years. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 27. SuziehastakentheCSTexamandpassed.ForSuzietokeephercertificationwithoutretaking the exam, she must do one of the following: A. attendthenationalconference B. maintaincontinuingeducation(CE)credits C. nothing D. attendallstate meetings ANS:B CEcreditsprovideanopportunityforprofessionalstoimprovetheirknowledgeandcompetency. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 4 28. ThestatedgoalsofacareerladderareprimarilytodoallthefollowingEXCEPT: A. improvepatientcare B. promoteaccountability C. encourageemployerrecognitionofthesurgicaltechnologist D. encourageexperiencedsurgicaltechnologiststocontributetotheprofessional growth of their own career ANS:D Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. The stated goals of a career ladder are primarily to improve patient care, encourage employer recognitionofthesurgicaltechnologist,promoteaccountability,increasethevisibilityofthesurgical Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. maintain a high level of confidence in the professionals who care for them. Entry-level certification plusatleast2yearsofexperienceinsurgeryaretheminimumrequirementsforaneducatorposition. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 8 33. hasparticularattributes,attitude,andbehaviorthatreflectahighstandardof accountability, ethics, honesty, and respect for people. A. Someonehighlytrained C.Aprofessional B. Someonewhouseshisorherskills D.Surgicaltechnologist ANS:C Professionalshaveparticularattributes,attitude,andbehaviorthatreflectahighstandardof accountability, ethics, honesty, and respect for people. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 8 34. meansthatpatients,theirfamilies,andothersinthecareenvironmentmaintaina high level of confidence in the professionals who care for them. A. Patientsā€Ÿtrust C.Doctorsā€Ÿtrust B. Stafftrust D.Public trust ANS:D Publictrustmeansthatpatients,theirfamilies,andothersinthecareenvironmentmaintainahigh level of confidence in the professionals who care for them. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 35. meanstobetrustworthy,reliable,andresponsible,notonlyonthejob, but at all times and in all areas of oneā€Ÿs life. A. Consistencyincharacterand behavior B. Personalintegrity C. Respectforrules,regulations,andlaw D. Discretionandtact ANS:B Personalintegritymeanstobetrustworthy,reliable,andresponsible,notonlyonthejob,butatall times, in all areas of oneā€Ÿs life. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 36. iswhenaprofessionalmaintainsprofessionaldemeanorevenunderstress. A. Consistencyincharacterand behavior B. Personalintegrity C. Respectforrules,regulations,andlaw D. Discretionandtact ANS:A Consistencyincharacterandbehavioriswhenaprofessionalmaintainsprofessionaldemeanoreven under stress. Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. 37. is when health care professionals are required to comply with many types of regulationsandrules,includingthoseoftheirinstitution(schoolorhealthfacility),state,and federal laws. A. Consistencyincharacterand behavior B. Personalintegrity C. Respectforrules,regulations,andlaw D. Discretionandtact ANS:C Respectforrules,regulations,andlawiswhenhealthcareprofessionalsarerequiredtocomplywith many types of regulations and rules, including those of their institution (school or health facility), state, and federal laws. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 38. requireshealthprofessionalstoworkinmanydifficultsituations requiring diplomacy and good judgment. A. Consistencyincharacterand behavior B. Personalintegrity C. Respectforrules,regulations,andlaw D. Discretionandtact ANS:D Healthprofessionalsworkinmanydifficultsituationsrequiringdiscretionandtact. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 39. The successful surgical technologist usually possesses the qualities of . Once the professional begins working, these qualities can be enhanced through personal growth, or they can be lost through job stress or personal crisis. A. professionalandpersonalgrowth B. surgicalconscienceandsteriletechnique C. caringand empathy D. communicationskillsandinterpersonalrelations ANS:C Apersonwhochoosestoenterahealthcareprofessionusuallyhasthequalitiesofcareandempathy. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 40. Thesurgicaltechnologistcanachievecareergoalsinavarietyofsettings,whetheritisahigh- profile institution, military post in a war zone, or a setting. A. small,hospital-based C.small,community-based B. large,hospital-based D.large,community-based ANS:C Thesurgicaltechnologistcanachievecareergoalsinavarietyofsettings,whetheritisahigh-profile institution, military post in a war zone, or a small, community-based setting. PTS:1 DIF: 1 REF:p. 9 Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. 7. LiaisonCouncilonCertificationforSurgicalTechnologist Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. 8. Registerednurse 9. AssociationofSurgicalTechnologists 10. CommissiononAccreditationofAlliedHealthEducation Programs 11. AmericanCollegeof Surgeons 12. Certifiedsurgicaltechnologist 13. AccreditationReviewCouncilonEducationinSurgicalTechnologyandSurgicalAssisting 14. Certifiedfirstassistant 15. NationalCenterforCompetencyTesting 1.ANS: M PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.5 2.ANS: G PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: pp.2-3 3.ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: pp.3-4 4.ANS: E PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 5.ANS: N PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.4 6.ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 7.ANS: O PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 8.ANS: J PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.4 9.ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 10.ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 11.ANS: I PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.1 12.ANS: K PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 13.ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.3 14.ANS: H PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.7 15.ANS: L PTS: 1 DIF: 2 REF: p.4 Matchthedefinitionwiththeroleofthesurgicaltechnologist.Youwillusethesameanswer more than once. A. Scrubrole E.Preceptor B. Circulator F. Instrumentationspecialist C. STcirculatingrole G.Leadershipand management D. Secondassistant 16. Maintainretractionof tissue 17. Scrub,gown,andglove selfandteam members 18. Communicateeffectivelywithsurgeontopreventerrors,suchaspassingthewronginstrument or passing it in the wrong position 19. NonsterileteammemberwhoassiststheRN 20. Assistwithhemostasisasdirectedbythesurgeon 21. Specialistinthepreparation,handling,anduseof instruments 22. Irrigatingthesurgicalwound,especiallyinmicrosurgery 23. Teachingotherswhilescrubbed 24. Pursueanadvanceddegreeinhospitaladministrationand management 25. Skillsandknowledgerequiredforthisrolearetheprocessesofsterilizationanddisinfection, inspection of and troubleshooting equipment, and assembly of instrument tray 26. Maintainaā€œdryā€surgicalsitebyoperatingsuctiondevicesandappropriateuseofsurgical sponge 27. Ensurepatientchart,includingresultsofdiagnosticprocedures,permits,andpreoperative Summary Certified Surgical Technologist Self- Assessment Examination - Form A&B Complete Q&A. checklist, accompanies the patient into surgery
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