# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1799774971

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Clean equipment.

Definition

Cleaning equipment, in addition to disinfecting it, should include the following:
  • Sanitizing contaminated instruments
  • Performing chemical disinfection
  • Wrapping instruments for autoclaving
  • Sterilizing articles in an autoclave
in accordance with policy and procedure, according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which commonly-used medical instruments require chemical disinfection? How is this accomplished?
  • What is the difference between medical and surgical asepsis? Under what circumstances is each used? Why?

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