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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. The absence of one or more complete cardiac cycles where the rhythm is interrupted is referred to as...






2. The mandible bone is located in the






3. Parcel post or......... class mail is used for bound printed matter -film - & sound recordings.






4. The word element CRANIO means...






5. The process of inhaling and exhaling is called...






6. A signature on the reverse side of a check is called...






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






8. To cleanse the typical venipuncture site - begin at the intende site of the draw and....






9. When a vector travels away form the positive electrode - a ........... deflectio results...






10. When anticoagulated blood is centrifuged....... goes to the tope of the tube.






11. Another term for acetone in the urine is ....






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






13. The statement 'A physician shall respect the law' is a part of the...






14. The tube used to collect a blood sample for a Complete Blood Count (cbc) is.....






15. The computer key DEL command means...






16. Which test measures both suga and acetone in the urine?






17. A 224-hr urine specimen should be...






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






19. The time established for filling law suits is...






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






21. The abbreviation for urinalysis is...






22. A drug that neutralizes acidity is called an...






23. ............................ are defined as what are right and wrong.






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






25. The word element OSIS means...






26. It is recommended that protective masks and eye wear -or face shields -be worn by laboratory technicians - or housekeeping personnel........






27. 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...






28. The abbreviation for tincture is ...






29. The majority of the bones in the arms and legs are.......... bones






30. Oxygen is ordered as percentage concentration and its rate of delivery is written as...






31. To help classify bacteria into two groups;gram-positive and gram-negative is a special stain called...






32. Some clinical signs for head injury could be...






33. When a patient is positioned on the abdomen -arms under the head -with the head turned to one side the patient is in the ......... position






34. The abbreviation for postprandial blood sugar is...






35. The patient with an infection may have...






36. The medical term for moving a body part away form the body is...






37. The use of ultrasound to produce a picture of the structure of the heart is called...






38. ......................... is a federal regulation that requires health care professionals to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patient's health information.






39. Low income patients can be covered by what type of insurance?






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






41. Whoping cough is another name for...






42. The abbreviation for suppository is...






43. The most accurate and reliable measurement of body temperature is...






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






45. The abbreviation for below or low is...






46. The abbreviation for elixir is...






47. The humerus is located in the....






48. When PVC's fall o the T wave - occurs in pairs -runs of 3 or more -or are multiform in nature -these conditions are called....






49. An organization that offers health insurance at a fixed monthly premium with little or no deductible and works through a primary care is called a ...






50. Nitroglycerine is used for...