1. The Definition of Asepsis is: A. Soiled or infected with organisms B. Capable of producing disease C. Absence of microorganisms 2.
Cross-contamination is defined as: A. roducing or capable of producing disease. B. Transmission of microorganisms from patient to patient and from inanimate ob!ects to patients. C. Se"ere to#ic state resulting from infection with p$ogenic organisms. %. &hich tas' or function during a surgical procedure is designed as being within the scope of the practice of the scrub nurse( A. Closing the surgical wound B. Setting up the sterile field C. Administering blood products ). *or which member of the surgical team is a +surgical scrub, unnecessar$( A. Anesthetist-anesthesiologist B. Surgical technologist C. Scrub nurse .. &hich is the best techni/ue for $ou to use when rinsing $our hands and forearms after a surgical scrub( A. 0insing is not performed after a surgical scrub because it will reduce the antimicrobial acti"it$ of the cleansing solution. B. 0insing should start at the elbow with the water running down bac' down to the hand. C. 0insing should start with the hand positioned such that water runs off the elbow rather than down to the hands. Answers to retest 1. Correct answer is 1a.2 Absence of microorganisms. 2. Correct answer is 1b.2 Transmission of microorganisms from patient to patient and from inanimate ob!ects to patients. %. Correct answer is 1b.2 Setting up the sterile field. ). Correct answer is 1a.2 Anesthetist-anesthesiologist. .. Correct answer is 1c.2 0insing should start with the hand positioned such that water runs off the elbow rather than down to the hands.