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2016-17 PHS Units3&4

2016-2017 PHS Test 3 Units 3 & 4

QuestionAnswer
Purpose of certification, Registration & Licensure to ensure skill and competency of healthcare workers and to protect patients
Certification issued if person fulfills requirements of education and performance and meets standards and qualifications established (not REQUIRED to work in that career field)
Registration REQUIRED of some careers; professional/state agencies administer examinations and maintain a current list (the "registry") of qualified individuals
Licensure Authorizes individuals to work in an occupation; Person required to 1) complete approved education program, 2) pass a STATE board exam, and 3) Maintain certain standards (CEC)
Aide/Assistant Up to one year of training (classroom and on-the-job training); examples: Dental assistant, nursing aide
Purpose of an Accrediting Agency is? Ensures that a program of study meets established quality competency standards
Purpose of Continuing Education Credits (CEC) is? Required to renew licenses, and maintain registration/certificaiton
Technician Associate's degree, or on-the-job training; examples: dental laboratory technician, surgical technician
Technologist 3-4 years of college (bachelor's degree), plus work experience; examples: Occupational Therapist, Respiratory Therapist
Professional 4 years of college (bachelor's) and an advanced degree; examples: dentist, physician, nurse
Therapeutic Services Pathway Maintain or change the health status of the patient over time; examples: nurse, physician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist
Diagnostic Services Pathway Create a picture of patient health at a single point and time; examples: Electroencephalographic technologist, medical laboratory technician, radiologic technician
Health Informatics Pathway Provide functions that support and document patient care; examples: admitting clerk, epidemiologist, medical librarian
Support Services Pathway Provide a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care; examples: central supply worker, housekeeper
Biotechnology Research & Development Pathway uses scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care; examples: biomedical engineer, forensic scientist
Purpose of the National Health Care Skill Standards (NHCSS) is Developed to indicate knowledge and skills expected of healthcare workers in a specific cluster/pathway
Athletic Trainer Prevent, recognize, manage, & rehabilitate injuries that result from physical activity
Occupational Therapist Work with people who are having difficulty participating in their daily living and working environments due to mental, physical, developmental or emotional disabilities
Physical Therapist Work with patients to help them regain their physical strength
Respiratory Therapist Treats patients who have difficulty breathing because of heart-lung problems
Speech Language Pathologist Evaluate and treat patients with speech, hearing, language and swallowing problems
Audiologist Help people with hearing and balance disorders.
Phlembotomist Draw blood samples by puncture of the veins
Dental Hygienist clean teeth, apply fluorides and sealants to teeth and conduct X-rays
Orthodontics correction of teeth placement and facial structures
Health Information Manager Plan, develop, organize, manage and direct the medical information system for healthcare facilities
Certified Nurses Aide (CNA) Basic nursing skills; earned with 15 -22 weeks of training and are certified. Supervised by an LVN or RN
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) help care for ill or injured people and perform health maintenance duties under the direction of physicians, dentists and registered nurses; 1 year of training with a certification. Supervised by an RN.
Registered Nurse (RN) observe patients to assess symptoms, reactions to treatment, and progress. Manage CNAs and LVNs; must have an associates or bachelors and be certified.
Electrocardiographic (EKG) Technician operate noninvasive equipment which prints graphic tracings of electrical impulses transmitted by the heart
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides emergency, pre-hospital care to accident victims
Healthcare administrator manages the operations of healthcare facilities
Being reliable in work performance (perform assigned tasks on time and accurately is? Dependability
Enjoying your work and having a positive attitude is? Enthusiasm
Saying or doing the right thing in a situation is? Tact
Being accountable for actions and behavior is? Responsibility
Using good judgment in actions and words (observing the patient's right to confidential care and watching what you say and do) is? Discretion
Working well with others is? Team player
Person sending the message is? Sender
Information to be conveyed is? Message
Person the information is intended for is? Receiver
The exchange of information, thoughts, ideas and feelings is? Communication
Determining if communication was successful is? Feedback
Facial expressions, eye contact, body language, tone, gestures and touch is? Non-verbal feedback
Spoken and written words are? Verbal communcation
A potential barrier to effective communication when a hearing or speaking impairment is involved is? Physical disability
A potential barrier to effective communication when there are negative attitude towards people will cause them to not want to communicate with you is? Psychological attributes and prejudice
A potential barrier to effective communication which involves cultural and language differences is? Cultural diversity
What the patient feels (pain, nausea, dizziness, hunger, itching) is considered? Subjective information
What can be seen or measured (heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, respiratory rate, weight, height, redness, swelling) is considered? Objective information
A person's measured weight is an example of? Objective information
A person's self-reported pain level is an example of? Subjective information
HIPAA stands for? Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
HIPAA is regulates what? Confidential information should not be disclosed (given) to anyone without paper authorization or permission.
Teamwork in healthcare is defined as? many professionals, with different levels of education, ideas, backgrounds and interests working together for the benefit of the patient.
Leadership is defined as? The skill or ability to encourage people to work together and do their best to achieve common goals.
Democratic leadership is? Encourages the participation of all individuals in decisions.
Laissez-Faire leadership is? Hands-off leader, will have minimal rules, group functions with little or no direction.
Autocratic leadership is? maintains total rule, makes all decisions (dictator).
Parliamentary procedures arose out of? Early days of English Parliamentary Law
Parliamentary procedures were formalized by? General Henry M. Roberts
Three basic principles of parliamentary procedures? 1) Majority rule, 2) minority heard, & 3) Equal rights of all
Agenda Organizes order of business for a meeting
President Runs the meeting
Vice President Assists the president and fills in if president is absent
secretary helps make the agenda, takes roll at the meeting and records the minutes
historian keeps and maintains history of the committee/club
treasurer manages the budget
Reporter manages public affairs
Parliamentarian ensures parliamentary procedures are followed
Dentist diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, gums and mouth.
Initiator One or ones in the group that get the group started
Interpreter One or ones who clarify or explain other members' ideas.
Analyzer One or ones giving critical analysis of the ideas.
Harmonizer One or ones that reduce tension or reduce differences among group members.
Encourager One or ones in the group who have a friendly attitudes toward members and encourage acceptance of members ideas.
Blocker Always opposing ideas of group members
Domineering One or ones who try to manipulate the group.
Clown Always making jokes, has a great time but does not always add to the productivity of the group
Assertive One or ones that keeps the group on task-keeps things rolling smoothly, and watches the clock
Aggressive one or ones who verbally attack others.
MD Medical Degree
DDS Doctorate of Dental Surgery
DVM Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
NP Nurse Practitioner
OD Doctorate of Optometry
CMT Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist
DO Doctorate of Osteopathy
CBET Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician
CST Certified Surgical Technologist
Empathy Identifying with another person's feelings in a situation
Honesty Having Integrity and being truthful
Willingness to learn Being prepared for lifelong learning
Competence Being qualified and capable to do your job
Acceptance of critism Using comments of others to improve performance
Self-motivation Being able to determine things that must be done/and doing them without constant direction
patience Being tolerant and understanding
Created by: vorachekt