Test your basic knowledge |

Medical Assistant Certification Exam

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

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 both ears is...






2. The word element RHINO means...






3. 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...






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






5. A physician must have the patient's permission in writting to reveal any confidential information except for which one of the following?






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






7. What office instrument is designed to receive and send printed documents via the telephone?






8. 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?






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






10. In insurance coding using an 'E'' code designates...






11. A payment for hospital charges incurred by an insured person because of injury or illness is called...






12. The major artery that supplies the thorax is called the........ artery






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






14. The medical term for turning the palm foward - as applied to the hand is...






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






16. When handling incoming mail the medical assistant should...






17. The abbreviation for Papanicolaou smear iss...






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






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






20. An act that violates criminal law i called...






21. When you wash your hands you should stand.....






22. The mandible bone is located in the






23. The large squares on the ECK paper are equal to ...






24. To measure a blood pressure -the medical assistant will need..






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






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






27. which one of the following might involve a decision based upon biothics?






28. The wind pipe which conducts air between the larynx and lungs is called the...






29. The abbreviation for chief complaint is...






30. The abbreviation for fluid is...






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






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






33. Prior to answering an incoming call the medical assistant should...






34. Lesions of the mucous membrane of the stomach are called........... ulcers






35. A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called...






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






37. A 224-hr urine specimen should be...






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






39. 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 ...






40. The medical term for tube feeding is...






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






42. Which one of the following items is not needed when taking a routine phone message?






43. The abbreviation for suppository is...






44. When the depth of breathing changes and the rate of the rise and fall of the chest is not steady - it is called....






45. An otoscope is used for examination of the....






46. The ulna is located in the ....






47. The word element ECTOMY means...






48. A doctor who agress to accept an insurance companies fee as the maximum amount to be collecte is called...






49. When the internal invironment of the body is functioning properly - a condition of............ exists.






50. The lower middle area of the abdomen is called the ...