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






2. When you use an autoclave - fill the water reservoir with...






3. When the right atrium contracts it forces blood through the tricuspid valve into the...... ventricle






4. Medications can be located in the Physician's Drug reference under all of the following categories EXCEPT...






5. Foods that are mild in flavor and easy to digest (non-spicy) comprise a ....






6. Right and wrong conduct is known as...






7. The wind pipe which conducts air between the larynx and lungs is called the...






8. The abbreviation for solution is...






9. Permission granted by a person voluntarily and in his right mind is...






10. Painful voiding is called...






11. A method of charching whereby a physician presents a bill for each service render is called...






12. The science of the function of cells -tissues - and organs of the body is called...






13. Deoxygenated blood enters the right atrium of the...






14. A major crime for which greater punishment is imposed other than a misdemeanor is...






15. The major artery to the head is called the






16. The freh-fractional urine specimen is used to test urine for...






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






18. What office instrument is designed to receive and send printed documents via the telephone?






19. To prevent the insured form receiving a duplicate payment for losses under more than one insurance policy is called...






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






21. The abbreviation for injection is...






22. The medical name for the nose bleed is called...






23. At the location where you are going to feel for a vein -wrap the tourniquet around the arm approximately........ above the area.






24. With vital signs - any abnormal measurement must be inmediately reported to the...






25. An obstruction of a coronary artery causing death of an area of the myocardium due to blockage of blood supply and oxygen supply is called...






26. When caring for patients with physical disabilities all of the following must be taken into consideration except...






27. If during a venipuncture a patient has a syncopal episode what would be your best course of action?






28. Sodium citrate is an anticoagulant of choice for coagulation studies because it protects certain of the.....






29. Wgen a drop of blood is placed on a slide -place a second slide............ the first slide.






30. The radial pulse is located in the...






31. A skilled nursing facility for patients receiving specialized care after discharge form a hospital is called...






32. The large squares on the ECK paper are equal to ...






33. As part of the office bookkeping procedures -the physician's bank statement should be reconciled with the....






34. Located between the pharynx and trachea - and containing the vocal cords is the...






35. A disease state that results form the invasion and greowth of microorganisms in the body is....






36. When performing a venipuncture -the tourniquet should be wrapped around the arm about three to four inches form where you are going to ..... for a vein.






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






38. Contaminated laundryy shall be........ where it was soiled.






39. The computer key DEL command means...






40. The word element RHINO means...






41. An injury that prevens a worker form performing one or more of the regular functions of his job would be known as a...






42. In the human body - the senses include all of the following EXCEPT...






43. A patient's failure to act prudently and reasonably - or doing that which a reasonable person would not do under similar circumstances is called...






44. The electrode site should be...






45. hich of there lab tests monitos anticoagulation therapy?






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






47. The heart -lymphatic organs -and blood vessels are in the .......... system






48. A ............... requires the patient to be fasting and then blood is taken every hour for a predetermined time..






49. While the duration of the ST segment is not generally of clinical significance - it is an exceedingly important portion of the ECG because of...






50. A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) where QRS have the same configuration each time they appear is called...