# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1799774976

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Prepare a sterile field.

Definition

Preparation should include setting up the sterile field with
  • instruments
  • solutions
  • supplies.
Maintaining a sterile field should include
  • preparing a patient (e.g., sterile drape)
  • identifying surgical asepsis techniques (e.g., donning surgical PPE)
  • demonstrating surgical asepsis techniques.
  • preparing a room for a surgical procedure.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are common ways that a sterile field can be contaminated?
  • What can result if a sterile field becomes contaminated during minor surgical procedures?
  • What is the next step should the sterile field be contaminated?

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