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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 of the following is false?






2. The .............. form is used by non-institutuinal providers and suppliers to bill Medicare - Part B covered services.






3. The term for the technology that tells a computer what to do is known as the ...






4. The medical term for moving a body part toward the midline of the body is...






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






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






7. Payment made periodically to keep an insurance policy in force is called...






8. Inflammation of the pancreas is called...






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






10. A rubber or plastic tube used to used to drain or inject fluid through a body opening is called...






11. hich of there lab tests monitos anticoagulation therapy?






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






13. The............. pages of the Physician's Desk Reference is where a medical assistant would be able to locate a medication by brand or genetic name.






14. In the health care field the acronym HIPAA stands for...






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






16. The major artery that supplies the kidney is called the.......... artery






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






18. What type of blood sample will be needed to perform a hemoglobin test?






19. The abbreviation for discontinue is...






20. The muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm is called.....






21. Oxygen is a administered to the patient by way of a ...............






22. When a patient has health insurance - the percentage of covered services that is the responsibility of the patient to pay is known as...






23. 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.






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






25. The major vein that drains the pelvis is called the ...






26. When doing a venipuncture th syringe or tube should be ....... the venipuncture site to prevent back-flow.






27. The standard point of the lancet to be used when collecting blood form a newborn heel is...... length (Note: please chack current guidelines - as this changes)






28. The major artey that supplies the bladder -rectum -and some reproductive organs is called the...






29. The medical term for circular movement around a central point is...






30. Body language -body posture -space and distance are all examples of.....






31. The abbreviation for gastrointestinal is...






32. A drug that produces sleed is called a...






33. The medical term for straightening of a body part is...






34. An impartial panel established to listen to and investigate patien's complaints about medical care or excessive is called a............. commitee






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






36. The sebaceous glands -skin -hair -and nails make up the............ system






37. In insurance -greater coverage of diseases or an accident - and greater indemnity payments in comparison with a limited clause is called...






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






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






40. To netermine the size of the needle remember that the higher the gauge number the......... needle






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






42. An unexpected event which may cause injury is called...






43. The First line of defence in preventing disease is...






44. The ulna is located in the ....






45. With measuring blood pressure -the bottom number is called...






46. Studies suggest that the potential for salivary transmission of HIV is.....






47. During a venipuncture - to secure the needle during insertion into the tube stopper - you need a .......






48. The branch of study of moral issues -questions - and problems arising in the practice of medicine and in biomedical research is called...






49. Failure to achieve an agreed upon result -even when the highest degree of skill has been used - is called...






50. The abbreviation for elixir is...