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1

All blood banks in the United States are regulated by what agency?

FDA

2

Software __________ is the establishment of documented evidence that provides a high degree of assurance that the information system will consistently function as expected.

Validation

3

What information might be found in a blood bank computer system? a. Inventory of blood components b. Antibodies identified in a patient c. The last date of donation for a blood donor d. All of the above

d. All of the above

4

Many accreditation agencies have checklist items that emphasize the responsibilities of operating an information system. Which of the following is NOT a volunteer accreditation agency? a. CAP b. AABB c. FDA d. Joint Commission

c. FDA

5

Which of the following is responsible for overseeing the safety of the blood supply? a. CAP b. AABB c. FDA d. Joint Commission

c. FDA

6

Fatalities related to blood transfusion are reported to ________

CBER

7

Which of the following is a peer voluntary accreditation and inspection agency? a. CAP b. CBER c. FDA d. OSHA

a. CAP

8

The temperature of a refrigerator must be between ______ and ______.

1-6C

9

Refrigerators must: a. Have an audible alarm b. Have a continuous recording device c. Have temps taken daily d. All of the above

d. All of the above

10

A standard operating procedure (SOP) is: a. A statement of intent or course of action b. A description of resources and activities that transform inputs into outputs c. A set of directions for how to perform a particular task d. A form on which to record results

c. A set of directions for how to perform a particular task

11

Which of the following is used to determine if reagents and equipment are functioning prior to testing? a. critical control points b. control charts c. quality assurance d. quality control

d. quality control

12

According to federal law, what organization must be contacted when a biological deviation occurs in a blood bank and the error has the potential to affect the safety of the product or patient?

CBER

13

What is the primary focus of quality assurance?

To amend the system, procedure, or standard operating procedures, if deemed faulty

14

Which part of quality assurance ensures that products are consistently manufactured according to, and controlled by, the quality standards appropriate for their intended use?

Good manufacturing practices

15

Heat blocks for antibody screening are maintained at _______.

37C

16

Which of the following might lead to unacceptable QC results? a. A technician who has not worked in the area for several months b. Deteriorated anti-A c. Uncalibrated serofuge d. All of the above

D. all of the above

17

The major focus of transfusion medicine is a. donor disease diagnosis b. recipient disease diagnosis c. donor/recipient blood group types d. donor/recipient compatibility

d. donor/recipient compatibility

18

The temperature of a freezer for plasma and cryoprecipitate must be maintained at _____

-18C

19

What blood component requires gentle agitation at room temperature during storage?

Platelets

20

What testing must be repeated on donor units at the receiving facility when blood is shipped from a blood supplier?

ABO

21

True or False: The patient's room number is an acceptable unique identifier for use when labeling a tube of blood.

FALSE

22

True or False: It is acceptable to omit date and time of collection on a specimen as long as this information is captured in the LIS

TRUE

23

True or False: Measurement of compliance is on-going while quality management is only done at a point in time.

FALSE

24

True or False: Reagent quality control must include both a positive and negative control.

TRUE

25

True or False: Competency of personnel is assessed annually

TRUE

26

What are the 3 components of Quality Management?

Quality control Quality assurance Quality maintenance systems

27

What temperature are platelet incubators set at?

20-24C

28

True or False: Blood bank SOPs only need to address those tasks which are performed most often

FALSE

29

Polyspecific AHG contains: a. Anti-IgG and Anti-IgM b. Anti-IgG and Anti-C3d c. Anti-IgG and Anti-IgA d. Anti-IgM and Anti-C3d

b. Anti-IgG and Anti-C3d

30

RBCs must be washed in saline at least three times before the addition of AHG reagent to: a. wash away any hemolyzed cells b. remove traces of free serum globulins c. neutralize any excess AHG reagent d. increase the antibody binding to antigen

b. remove traces of free serum globulins