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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 medical term for sugar in the urine iss...






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






3. A person who represents either party of an insurance claims is the...






4. Reasonable anticipated skin -eye -mucous membrane - or parenteral contact with blood - or other potentially infectious materials that may result form the performance of an employee's duties is called....






5. A drug that reduces anxiety is called...






6. When the presure is lowest - this pressure is called...






7. The combination of sensors or electrodes used for lead # 1 is...






8. Conduct -courtesy -and manners that are customarily used in a medical office by medical professionals are known as...






9. The process of changing words into numbers so that computers can be in processing insurance claims is called...






10. An international perversion of thuth for the purpose of inducing another in reliance uopm it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right is called...






11. In cases of blood contamination shoe coverings and gloves should be disposed of in............ biohazard plastic bags.






12. That which in natural and continous sequence -unbroken by any new independent cause - produces an event - and without wich the injury would not have occurred is called...






13. The word element RENAL means...






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






15. The lid to the centrifuge should be kept....... when in use.






16. FICA provides benefits for...






17. Infected Pressure sores on the skin are called...






18. The most common type of medical tort liability is...






19. The point at wich air enters the respiratory tract is called the...






20. The major vein that drains the liver is called the...






21. What license must a physician have to dispense -prescribe -or administer controlled substances?






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






23. The primary anticoagulant additive EDTA removes calcium by forming insoluble or un-ionized calcium salts. It has an advantage of preventing platelet clumping and the formation of artifacts -therefore -good for the preparation of...






24. The process by which an object or area becomes unclean is ....






25. When handling a patient complaint which one of the following would be most appropiate?






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






27. Lating for 'he who acts through another acts for himself' is called...






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






29. 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 ...






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






31. When collecting blood for cholesterol tests use a ..... top evacuated tube






32. A Latin term signifying that a person is not of sound mind is...






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






34. The right ventricle pumps the used blood to the lungs by way of the ................... artery






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






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






37. When performing a venipuncture - if you have the patient...... the veins will become more prominent.






38. The major vein that drains the kidneys is called the...






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






40. The medical term for expanding or opening wider is...






41. The medical term for paralysis form the waist down is...






42. Awrong committed against another person or the person's property is a...






43. Broken glassware which may be contaminated shall not be picked up directly with the hands - but by mechanical means - such as......






44. A coronary occlusion causing a condition that produces chest pain which may radiate to the left arm - shoulder -jaw or neck due to lack of blood supply to the hearth is called...






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






46. The major artery that supplies that upper arm is called the .....






47. All spills of blood-contaminated fluids should be promtly cleaned up using.............. approved germicide - or a 1:10 solution of household bleach.






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






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






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