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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. If the septum of the hearth has an abnomal opening it is referred to as...






2. The ability to see form another person's point of view is...






3. When mixing reagents always read the label






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






5. The suffix -emia means...






6. Lying flat on one's back with arms at one's side is the.......... position






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






8. A rider added to a policy to provide additional benefits for certain conditions is called...






9. A condition of the nasal septum turning away form the midline is called a...






10. A writ that commands a witness to appear at a trial or other proceeding and to give testimony is a...






11. A newsletter that wighs less than one pound would be considered.............. class mail.






12. Which of the following is used to take an infant's rectal temperature?






13. The medical term for paralysis form the neck down is...






14. ............ is the single most important sourse of HIV and HBV in the workplace.






15. When the patient is breathing with only the upper part of the lugs this is refereed to as...






16. Bones of the wrist and ankle are called ..............bones.






17. A violations of a person's right not to have his or her name -photograph -or private affairs exposed od made public without consent is...






18. A CLIA waived pregnancy test is based on the detenction of which one of the following?






19. To interrupt or discontinue a suit temporarily with the intention or intention or resumption at a later date -or to ask for a continuance is called a ...






20. The word element POST means...






21. 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.






22. One of the arteries that supplies the hand and forearm is called the ....






23. Which of the following is false?






24. The study of bones is called...






25. The word element SUPER means...






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






27. The clean-catch urine specmen is also called.....






28. Which is recorded as the systolic blood pressure?






29. hen using a centrifuge - make sure equal weights are...






30. ........................ values are increased in infections and inflammatory disease.






31. The tube to collect whole blood with an additive in it has a ....... stopper






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






33. Rubber sleeves for a glucose tolerance test...... hours before or during the test - the patient should not eat -smoke -drink coffee or alcohol.






34. Negligence by a professional person is called...






35. The abbreviation for elixir is...






36. A fraudulent signature is called...






37. The radius is located in the ...






38. The medical term for an involuntary movement is...






39. A health care worker who unconsciously transports harmful bacteria but is not ill called a...






40. Heath insurance that proides protection against the high cost of treating severe or lengthy illnesses or disabilities is called...






41. In the positioning of the electrodes - if the electrodes are placed too close together - the emplitude will be ............






42. ................is the study of words and their relaionship to other words in a sentence.






43. The presumtion or inference of negligence when an accident is otherise unable to be explained in terms of ordinary and known experience is called...






44. A previous injury -disease or physical condition that existed before the health insurance policy was ussued is called...






45. The abbreviation for solution is...






46. The medical term for the adnormal shortening of a muscle is...






47. 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






48. The abbreviation for suppository is...






49. Concerning ECG's for irregular rhythms - any method or rate calculation that depends on intervals between complex is.............






50. Referring to computers - the term 'use friendly' refers to...