Test Bank For Surgical Technology Principles and Practice 6th Edition

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Test Bank For Surgical Technology Principles and Practice 6th Edition

ISBN-13: 978-1455725069

Chapter 1: The Surgical Technologist

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. The professional association for surgical technologists is the ________.
A. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
B. American College of Surgeons
C. Association of Surgical Technologists
D. Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology

ANS:  C

The AST is the surgical technologists’ professional organization. The association promotes professional standards by providing services to its members as well as legislative support to promote and formalize the status of surgical technologists.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 3

 

  1. ________ demonstrates that a surgical technologist from an accredited program has achieved a minimum level of knowledge and skills.
A. Licensure C. Graduation
B. An associate’s degree D. Certification

ANS:  D

Certification is a demonstration of competency to a particular standard, usually set by the professional organization.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 4

 

  1. Certification for the surgical technologist is ________.
A. mandatory C. unnecessary
B. voluntary D. invalid

ANS:  B

Certification is voluntary and is not required for practice in a profession.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 4

 

  1. Certification differs from licensure in that certification _________________.
A. does not require continuing education credits
B. allows employers to evaluate prospective employees by one verifiable national standard
C. is not currently mandatory to practice in all 50 states
D. is a no-cost exam

ANS:  C

Licensure is a process in which the state government issues registration and the right to practice. Certification is not mandatory.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 4

 

  1. The profession of surgical technologist is defined today as a result of:
A. less demanding professional needs
B. rapid monumental developments in technology in general
C. growing demands in the ancillary departments
D. advances in digital technology

ANS:  B

Rapid monumental developments in technology help define the role of the surgical technologist.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 2

 

  1. The need for assistive personnel in surgery did not arise until:
A. World War I C. Civil War
B. Korean War D. World War II

ANS:  D

The need for assistive personnel in surgery did not arise until World War II.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   pp. 2-3

 

  1. During World War I, _______ worked on the battlefield to offer aid and comfort to the wounded.
A. nurses C. Corpsmen
B. assistants D. orderlies

ANS:  C

During World War I, Corpsmen worked on the battlefield to offer aid and comfort to the wounded.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 2

 

  1. A new profession was born in the Army for the Corpsman; it was named:
A. Corpsman I C. CST
B. nurse D. ORT

ANS:  D

ORT, operating room technician, was a new profession born in the Army for the Corpsman.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   pp. 2-3

 

  1. Registered nurses continued to fill the role of the scrub, or ‘instrument,” nurse until about:
A. 1970 C. 1966
B. 1965 D. none of the above

ANS:  B

RNs continued to fill the role of the scrub, or instrument, nurse until 1965.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 3

 

  1. The Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) published a book called:
A. The Role of the Operating Room Technician
B. Teaching in the Operating Room
C. Teaching the Operating Room Technician
D. Surgical Techniques for Operating Room Technician

ANS:  C

The Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) published a book called Teaching the Operating Room Technician.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    1                    REF:   p. 3

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