Surgical Asepsis in the OR. Principles of Sterile Technique Becky Ellis, MN RN Nurse Educator N230. Course Information.
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Principles of Sterile Technique
Becky Ellis, MN RN
Nurse Educator N230
The next 5 questions compose a pretest to gauge your knowledge and ability prior to starting this module.
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1. The Definition of Asepsis is:
A. Soiled or infected with organisms
B. Capable of producing disease
C. Absence of microorganisms
The Absence of Microorganisms
A. Producing or capable of producing disease.
B. Transmission of microorganisms from patient to patient and from inanimate objects to patients.
C. Severe toxic state resulting from infection with pyogenic organisms.
Cross-contamination is the Transmission of microorganisms
A. Closing the surgical wound
B. Setting up the sterile field
C. Administering blood products
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The Scrub nurse prepares the sterile field
B. Surgical technologist
C. Scrub nurse
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A. Rinsing is not performed after a surgical scrub because it will reduce the antimicrobial activity of the cleansing solution.
B. Rinsing should start at the elbow with the water running down back down to the hand.
C. Rinsing should start with the hand positioned such that water runs off the elbow rather than down to the hands.
You have completed your pretest so it’s time to continue on with the module.