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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 abbreviation for discontinue is...






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






3. The abbreviation for urinalysis is...






4. Concent to treatment based on a full understanding of all possible risks of unproventable results of that treatment is called...






5. Digestion begins in the mouth - where food is chewed and mixed with a substance called...






6. Pactices to achieve asepsis are known as






7. Inflammation of the gallbladder is called...






8. An amount the insures must pay before policy benefits begin is called...






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






10. Testimony of a withness under oath and written down before trial for possible use when the case comes to trial is....






11. The maxilla is located in the ...






12. Inflammation of the sinus cavity is called...






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






14. The central middle area of the abdomen is called the ....






15. 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






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






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






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






19. Ventricular depolarizarion produces an electrical force or vector with 2 components(1) Magnitude of force - and 2-...






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






21. The ..............switch controls the gain or amplitude on th EKG.






22. Which of the following is not a criteria for skin preparation for lead placement?






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






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






25. A health program for People agen65 and older under social security is called...






26. The abbreviation for dressing is...






27. Injuring the name and reputation of another person by making false statements to a third person is...






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






29. After they are used -disposable syringes and needles -scalpel blades - and other sharp items should be placed in ................... containers for disposal.






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






31. Responsibility of an employer for the acts of an employee is...






32. The opposite of deep is...






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






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






35. An agreement by which a patient assigns to another party the right to receive payment form a third party for the service the patient has received is called...






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






37. ............... testing should be made available by the employer to all workers who maybe concerned they have been infected with HIV through an occupational exposure.






38. Business on hanwritten mail that weighs less than 11 ounces is known as............ class mail.






39. When writting a bussiness letter -the salutation of a letter should be followed by wich punctuation mark?






40. The most appropriate site for performing a capillary puncture is a healthy adult is the...






41. The venipuncture site should be cleansed with...






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






43. The study of bones is called...






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






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






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






47. Carcinogenic means.......... causing






48. ................... is a method used for determining whether a particular service or procedure is covered under a patient's policy.






49. The medical term for paralysis on one side of the body is...






50. Performing routine maintenance on laboratory equipment is critical. The maintenance plan should inclde...