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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 tibia is located in the ....






2. The femur is located in the...






3. The abbreviation for bedtime or hour of sleep is...






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






5. The risk of infection with HIV following one needle-stick exposure to blood form a patient known to be infected with HIV is approximately......






6. The radial pulse is located in the...






7. The medical abbreviation for by mouth is...






8. A record of debits -credits -and balances is referred to as a patient's...






9. The abbreviation for tincture is ...






10. The maxilla is located in the ...






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






12. The humerus is located in the....






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






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






15. The second portion of the small intestine is called the...






16. A bed patient in a hospital is called an....






17. A rapid -irregular succession of chaotic bizarre waves;wide -irregular oscillations of the baseline is called ventricular....






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






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






20. The medical term for the basic unit of body structute is...






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






22. The word element PHLEBO means...






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






24. Making a duplicate file to protect computer information form being lost is called making a....






25. A disease state that results form the invasion and greowth of microorganisms in the body is....






26. When you pull the second slide apart form the first slide -let them...






27. The reference procedural code book that uses a numbering system developed by the AMA is called a....






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






29. The least reliable measurement of body temperature is....






30. Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress...






31. Viruses can reproduce only in...






32. Medical research is often published in medical journals that are evaluated by members of the medical community through a process known as...






33. 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 ...






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






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






36. The physician has ordered 50 mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The amount of hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of demerol will be injected?






37. Persistent increased systolic and diastolic pressures are indicative of ...






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






39. Benefits that are made in the form of cash payments are known as...






40. What licence must a physician have to dispense -precribe or administer controlled substances?






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






42. 'HIV' means...






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






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






45. A form to itemize deposits made to savings or checking accounts is called...






46. What is considered a normal adult respiration per minute?






47. The electrode site should be...






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






49. 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....






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