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Medical Assistant Certification Exam

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Under the Peer Review Improvement Act of 1982 - Peer Review Organizations are responsible for the review for appropriateness an necessity of putting a patient into the hospital by a process known as........ review






2. When preparing for lead placement you should first care for...






3. Holding or detaining a person against his will is...






4. The word elements ALGIA - ALGESIA refer tos...






5. Contact with blood - or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply through percutaneous inoculation - or contact with an open wound - non-intact skin - or mocous membrane during the performance of normal duties' This definition(found in t






6. While ordering procedures may vay -generallly a type a tepe and RH are ordered on all pregnant women.






7. When performing a venipuncture of no blood flows into the tube how would you correct this situation?






8. A civilian health and medical program of the uniform services is called






9. A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called...






10. Inflammation of the pleura is called...






11. An unexpected event which may cause injury is called...






12. An instrument used for auditory and sensory perception is called the...






13. A special device called a 'regulator' or 'flow meter' is necessary when using...






14. The health worker is protected by law if it can be determined that he or she acted reasonable as compared with fellow workers.This is called...






15. A payment for hospital charges incurred by an insured person because of injury or illness is called...






16. The major artery that supplies the kneww is called the...






17. The opposite of deep is...






18. The abbreviation for toxic shock syndrome is...






19. The second portion of the small intestine is called the...






20. When the patient makes abnormal noises like snoring sounds when he/she is breathing - it is called.......






21. Which one of the following evacuated tubes would be drams first?






22. A lancet is a small -sterile -needle like piece of metal used to make...






23. A system whereby large quantities of data can be accessed -searched -sorted -and arranged very rapidly by computer is called a............... system






24. In drug testing the............ regulates describe how evidence is to be collected and handled.






25. The term for the technology that tells a computer what to do is known as the ...






26. Use your index finger when you......... for a vein






27. The abbreviation for grain is...






28. The............. pages of the Physician's Desk Reference is where a medical assistant would be able to locate a medication by brand or genetic name.






29. The sebaceous glands -skin -hair -and nails make up the............ system






30. The abbreviation for syrup is...






31. Inflammation of the appendix is called...






32. Insurance that is meant to offset medical expenses resulting form a catastrophic illness is called...






33. The major artery that supplies the abdomen is called the.............. artery






34. A legal statement of how an individual's property is to be distributed after death is...






35. The medical term for bending backward is...






36. The study of bones is called...






37. How quickly will an electronic thermometer measure body temperature?






38. When Preparing a blood smear -the spreader slide must be made of...






39. Aerobic bacteria prefer which of these environmental conditions to grow well?






40. The blood lancet is used for the collection of blood specimens by...






41. When collecting blood for a hematocrit test use a ...






42. A drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate is called a...






43. The abbreviation for tablet is...






44. The withdrawl of a physician form the care of a patient witout reasonable notice of such discharge form the case by the patient is...






45. The word element CISE means...






46. The abbreviation for injection is...






47. A statute that enforces private right and liabilities - as differentiated form criminal law is called a ....






48. The abbreviation for temperature -pulse -and respiration is






49. When the heart rhythm is abnormal it is referred to as...






50. A drug that decreases congestion is calleg a...