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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 number on the Employees withholding exemption certificate is...






2. A unilateral paralysis that follows damage to the brain is called...






3. In drug testing the............ regulates describe how evidence is to be collected and handled.






4. The brain -nerves -and spinal cord are in the ........ system






5. In the evacuated blood collection system the ecuated glass tubes come in different sizes - and the stroppers are..... to denote the type of additive or lack of one.






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






7. A person who is no longer under the care -custody -or supervision of a parent is called...






8. The ulna is located in the ....






9. The electrode site should be...






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






11. Viruses can reproduce only in...






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






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






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






15. How quickly will an electronic thermometer measure body temperature?






16. 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...






17. The abbreviation for emulsion is...






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






19. When mixing reagents always read the label






20. 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?






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






22. One who Institutes a lawsuit is ...






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






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






25. When performing any CLIA waived test it is important do to which one of the following?






26. 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...






27. ................is the study of words and their relaionship to other words in a sentence.






28. The tube to collect whole blood with an additive in it has a ....... stopper






29. The radius is located in the ...






30. The medical term for paralysis form the neck down is...






31. You should wash your hands for approximately....






32. One of the arteries that supplies the hand and forearm is called the ....






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






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






35. The ................ wave represents atrial depolarization...






36. While ordering procedures may vay -generallly a type a tepe and RH are ordered on all pregnant women.






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






38. Which is recorded as the systolic blood pressure?






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






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






41. When the physician feels with fingers or hands to determine the physical characteristics oftissues or organs it is called...






42. Carcinogenic means.......... causing






43. The abbreviation for gastrointestinal is...






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






45. 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...






46. Conversion of a dysrhythmia to a normal rhythm by applying electric shock to the chest is called....






47. Vaccinations against HBV infection provide 90% protection against hepatitis B for ............ or more years following vaccination.






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






49. The process of inhaling and exhaling is called...






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