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Super CMA Review

Medical Assistant Certification Exam, AAMA Certification, Medical Assisting

QuestionAnswer
A _____ may be included in an equipment purchase, or it may be paid for separately. Service agreement
The majority of banking transactions involve ______. Checks
What kind of patients may need to be scheduled at the end of the day? Habitually late
What is considered to not be suspicious mail? when the postmark matches the return address
the property of value owned or controlled by an organization is known as asset
V codes refer to factors influencing health status
what initials need to be included when sending correspondence to a military base? APO
An effective answering service is necessary to avoid ______. abandonment charges
The CPT modifier for decision for surgery -57
What form is used to make quarterly federal income tax and RUTA tax deposits? 8109
Identifying on a document the caption to be used is called coding
A _____ filing system organizes items chronologically for follow-up. tickler
A term after the brace (}) indicates a required modifier of the statement before the brace
_____ is a privately owned communication network that covers a large citywide operation. MAN
A computer program that is designed to acquire access codes and passwords for illegal entry into a computer system is called a trojan horse
The universal claim for developed by CMS CMS-1500
What types of coding systems is used to code medical services? CPT
a combination of time-saving keystrokes that when entered perform a specific function is known as macro
An accounting document that records journal all daily transactions is a journal
in a double entry system, which of the following accounts would be recorded in the left-hand column? incurred expenses
What does the CPT modifiers -62 mean Two sergeons
A CPT modifier that identifies bilateral procedures is -50
Matrixing an appointment book means Marking out the time that the physician is unavailable to see patients
The class of mail delivery of books and manuscripts of at least 24 pages is special fourth-class
waiting longer than ____ for an appointment requires and explanation and estimate of the remaining delay. 20 minutes
A _____ must be attached to claims submitted to Tricare/CHAMPVA for ICD-9 codes of 800 to 959 DD form 2517
Which of the following is not considered physical computer equipment? CLU
Open punctuation refers to Placing no punctuation after the salutation
To identify and help resolve issues surrounding job discrimination based on health problems is a role of a patient advocate
when scheduling appointments, what is the least important consideration? the location of the clinic
_____probibits the use of unfair employment practices regarding people over 40 years of age. ADEA
Records can be withheld from patients if the records may cause harm to the patient
What is one way that describes the interrelationship between the cardiovascular system and the skeletal system? Hematopoiesis
Presbyopia Is the above term spelled correctly - or incorrectly? correctly - presbyopia
Quid pro quo is the Latin term means "something for something"
Male pubertal characteristics develop in what order? Increase in penis and testicle size, minor voice change, first ejaculation, growth of armpit hair, growth of facial hair
an unconscious defense mechanism characterized by behavior that is the opposite of one's true feelings describes reaction formation (compensation)
name one thing that illustrates the least professional attitude discussing an interesting patient with a significant other
An infestation of parasitic insects, characterized by pruritus and inflammation is pediculosis
the principle that the provider has a professional obligation to care for a patient is known as duty
name a communication barrier minimizing
what is not a core principal of ethical decision making? prejuduce
What best describes a body projection? Process
What term describes a word part that precedes other word parts to modify the meaning of a word Prefix
The ability of a muscle to be stimulated by nervous impulses is irritability
a common stereotype associated with persons with communication disabilities is lack of intelligence
medical records may be destroyed by what means? Shredded and burned
What is not true of informed consent? The physician is not required to provide a means of assessing the patient's comprehension of the issues
the suffix -extasis means dilation
the innermost layer of the uterus is the endometrium
The loss of income resulting from an illness interferes with a patient's safety need
cognitive development according to Piaget occurs in four stages. The Formal Operational stage occurs at what age? 11 to 15+ years
Releasing patient information without acquiring the patient's consent could lead to the charge of _____ invasion of privacy
An example of the interrelationship between the immune system and the integumentary system is The skin is the immune system's first line of defense.
In a fetus, where are the most active sites of blood cell production liver and spleen
Name a body fluid which is NOT an extravascular fluid plasma
What information does not need to be kept in the drug inventory records? the signature of patients who accepted the drugs
What is the typical needle length for a subcutaneous injection 5/8-inch needle
Disorder where physical therapy procedures are not recommended reproductive disorders
what type of drug is used to inhibit the growth of malignant cells? Antineoplastic
Occult blood test is best associated with what body system? Gastrointestinal
CRP is a plasma protein that is produced by the liver
The smallest section of the food pyramid contains fats and oils
The ___ is defined as the wave of alternating expansion and relaxation of the arterial walls with each contraction of the left ventricle. pulse
Cellular immunity is a type of Specific immunity
Convert 250 milligrams to grams 0.25g
When performing CPR on a child, the compression to ventilation ratio is 30:2
IV medication is administered in what manner? Drops per minute
A condition which could benefit from a restriction of milk, meats, and bread PKU
A drug action in which the effects of using two drugs together is greater than the sum of the effects of using each one alone is called synergism
What is not a typical sign of stroke uncontrollable muscle contractions
The agar plate used for throat culture is BAP
AED's are specifically used for Ventricular fibrillation adn ventricular tachycardia
A compound light microscope consists of how many lenses? 2
Questions asked during the ROS about palpitations, pain, blood pressure, edema, and arrhythmia's would be regarding which body system? Cardiovascular system
HCG is produced by the Placenta
______ is a specialty exam to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose and throat. ororhinolaryngological
ideally, urine should be analyzed within how many minutes of collection? 30
An IVP describes a radiographic study of the urinary system
what laboratory test measures platelet function whereby a small incision is made in the patient's arm? bleeding time
The ECG wave that represents atrial contraction is the P wave
What type of drug treats or prevents infections? anti-infectives
An emergency policy and procedure manual should be developed and then reviewed and revised yearly
When a medical assistant is required to wear a surgical gown for a procedure put the gown on prior to donning surgical gloves
when collecting a stool sample the specimen must be collected in a clean plastic or cardboard container.
The five phases of blood pressure sounds are collectively called Korotkoff sounds
A normal value for a leukocyte count is 5,000 - 10,000 WBCs/mm3
A test performed by placing a small probe on the earlobe or finger to evaluate the amount of oxygen saturation in the blood is pulse oximetry
What should you ask a victim who is having difficulty breathing? Are you choking
Hemoglobin in the urine is most likely indicative of urinary hemorrhage
The most common temperature setting for the autoclave is 250-270°F
Which blood collection evacuated tube contains the anticoagulant sodium citrate? Light blue top
What color does gram positive bacteria stain purple
_____ shock is caused by sudden blood or body fluid loss hypovolemic
_____ comes in a pre-filled syringe and is included in a crash cart diazepam
Atrial arrhythmias include PAT and PAC
Glycosylated molecules are elevated when the blood contains a high amount of sugar
Corkscrew-shaped bacteria are spirochete
When measuring for axillary crutches, the patient is to stand erect with the crutch tips ____ inches in front and _____ inches to the side of each foot. 2, 6
The in virto study of the serum to detect disease by evaluating antigen-antibody reactions is serology
RBC's that are normal in shape are called discocytes
What is the by-product of incomplete fat metabolism? ketones
The term hematopoiesis is best associated with hematology
What combining form means eyelid? blephar/o
tachycardia is synonymous with fast heart rate
balanitis refers to what body system? reproductive system
hematopoiesis means blood formation
salpingitis is a disorder of what area/system of the body it is a gynecological disorder
Unclear vision resulting from hardening of the crystalline lens, common among the elderly is known as presbyopia
Inflammation of the gallbladder is known as cholecystitis
the medical abbreviation meaning by mouth is p.o.
the medical term abbreviation meaning as desired is ad lib
the medical term meaning disease of the blood vessel(s) is angiopathy
surgical removal of the iris is called an iridectomy
Lour Gehrig's disease is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Excision of a small piece of tissue is a(n) biopsy
swelling of the eyelid is known as blepharedema
The twelfth cranial nerve is olfactory
the structure that prevents material from entering the windpipe is epiglottis
the wrist bones are collectively known as the carpals
the aqueous humor is situated _____ to the lens anterior
an appendage of the skin sudoriferous glands (sweat glands)
describe a bony projection process
Turning a body part inward, especially the sole of the foot is inversion
The right anriovenricular valve is known as the tricuspid
The structure known as the voice box larynx
the innermost layer of the urerus endometrium
Neuronal structures that receive and conduct impulses toward the cell body are axons
Taste sensory receptors gustatory
The small gland located in the posterior hypothalamus is pineal
The ability of a muscle to be stimulated by nervous impulses is irritability
The double membranous sac that envelopes the heart is called the pericardium
failing to act when one has the duty to act describes what? nonfeasance
inconvenience is not an element of negligence
defenses against negligence includes tolling of the statue of limitations contributory negligence assumption of the risk
Though conviction of a crime, unprofessional conduct and mental incapacity are all reasons for revocation or suspension of a license _____ is not administering atypical treatments
Behavior or an action that can be reasonably presumed to be consensual is implied ocnsent
_____ may require notification of the appropriate health agencies phenylketonuria
confidentiality is legally supported by the privacy act
confidentiality is ethically supported by the concept of beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity
A civil wrong committed against other persons or their property is a tort
A healthcare provider who guarantees the outcome of a course of treatment may be in jeopardy of committing a breach of contract
negligence of a professional person is known as malpractice
the least serious degree of negligence is ordinary
the principle that the provider has a professional obligation to care for a patient is known as duty
In most states, there is no legal duty to rescue victims EXCEPT family members
In most states, rescuers can abandon an accident victim if the victim is not placed in further peril
positive character traits are virtues
disclosing unpleasant information to a patient is best supported by the ethical concept of veracity
informed consent is most related to the concept of autonomy
in Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, the need to be respected describes the self-esteem need
Exhibiting immature behavior as a result of stress or anxiety describes regression
an unconscious defense mechanism characterized by behavior that is the opposite of one's true feelings describes reaction formation
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is credited with establishing the five stages of dying
a patient expresses fear about dying; the medical assistant should attempt to be attentive and understanding
a facilliative communication technique that repeats what the patient has said to demonstrate understanding is mirroring
facilitative communication techniques exploring, focusing, and accepting
An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by diverting unacceptable thoughts, feelings, and impulses into acceptable behaviors sublimation
Mimicking the behavior of another to cope with feelings of inadequacy is called identification
The reasons a patient may desire to continue the sick role include fear of reestablishing a responsibility, financial gain, and to generate sympathy and attention
Adopting a view of other persons relative to their situation and experience is known as empathy
Interacting with a health professional as one would interact with a parental figure is known as transference
The process of converting meaning to understandable symbols is known as encoding
A malingerer or hypochondriac may be inappropriately labeled a crock
What number of lines of text represent 1 inch 6
The keyboard keys most commonly used with function keys (f1-f12) are control and alt
The smallest piece of information processed by a computer is the bit
the process of activating the input of the operating system into main memory is known as booting
the process of organizing a blank disk into sectors so that it can store data is known as formatting
The number of characters contained within an inch is the macro
The last paragraph line appearing alone at the top of the page is window
A USB or flash drive is an example of what kind of storage medium solid state
the number of lines separating the inside address and the salutation is 2
semiblock describes a letter format in which The fist line of each paragraph is indented five spaces
annual reports are best filed using a subject system
A simple method to check the accuracy of postal scale is to see if 1 once is displayed when weighing ____ pennies 9
The class of mail delivery of books and manuscripts of at least 24 pages is special fourth class
Fist-class mail that is insured is registered mail
What type of punctuation is demonstrated here "Dear Mrs. Smith:" Mixed
reference notation comes right after the signature line
a provider's resume is often the form of a curriculum vitae
the number of lines separating the complimentary close and the signature line typically is 4
Long letters will typically have what size margins? 1 inch
A summary of a manuscript in 100 to 200 words is known as what? an abstract
Scheduling the number of patients that can be seen in 1 hour based on the average appointment describes the wave system
When a pharmaceutical rep arrives unannounced, it is best to ________ Request a business card and see if the healthcare provider is available for a visit
A different color ink is commonly used when recording appointments to denote new patients
When making international calls, the international access code is 011
Patients arriving with an emergency condition should be seen right away
The bank is also known as the drawee
Categorizing accounts according to the number of days the accounts are past-due describes aging accounts recievable
The MA who is compensated every other Friday is being paid biweekly
a property or right owned by a business defines asset
a signature card must be completed to open a checking account
special characters that simplify the sorting and routing of financial documents are MICR
another term for ABA number routing number (nine digits)
a check that the bank refuses to pay is dishonored
a personal record of relevant information concerning a check and the checking account balance is a a check register
carbonless copies of checks use a special paper known as NCR
a check that has been honored and stamped to prevent its reuse is cancelled check
funds legally removed from a practice for personal use are often classified as drawing
an accounting document that serves to record all daily transactions is a journal
a financial statement that summarizes revenue and expense for a specified period is the income statement
a fee a provider most frequently charges for a service usual
lower fees typically paid by third-party payers refer to contractual allowance
billing segments of the patient population descibes cycle billing
a healthcare entitlement program for the indigent that is funded by both state and federal revenues but is administered by the stated is medicaid
a prepaid health plan that emphasizes health prevention and promotion is a (n) HMO
a purchase agreement provision that covers the cost of repair due to faulty design or manufacturing is a warranty
Protocol regarding who reports to whom within an organization's hierarchy is the chain of authority
a gratuitous payment for professional services for which custom or propriety forbids a price to be set is a honorarium
a direction to consider additional codes is see category
The quoted portion of Hypertension "orthostatic, benign, simple" defines a nonessential modifier
An organizational arrangement that provides medical services for a fixed, prepaid fee best describes a HMO
Integrating the carious resources to meet organizational objectives is known as coordinating
AOB means assignment of benefits
a fixed, prepaid fee per person enrolled in a managed care program is capitation
according to ICD-9 coding conventions, malignant hypertension is a sever form with vascular damage
Title 18 of the social security act best describes medicare
The acronym PERRLA is typically recorded in what part of the review of systems head and neck
The S of SOAP notes comprises data provided by the patient describing signs, symptoms and feelings
The typical pulse range for adults is 60-100
The position of choice for orthopnea is Fowler's
Attempting to assess a patient's condition by ruling out certain possibilities describes differential diagnosis
An examination method that requires the use of a stethoscope is ausculation
Initial examination of the breasts is usually performed when the patient is in what position sitting
The Romberg test is associated with what examination otorhinolaryngological
questions regarding each of the major body systems and parts are known as ROS
a common abbreviation for biopsy is Bx
an agent that mechanically removes contaminants from objects is a detergent
a normal adult respiratory rate is 14 to 16/min
Which of the following is NOT a type of medical practice? A. association practice B. group practice C. professional association D. solo practice E. limited specialty practice professional association
The phone should be answered promptly by the second ring
Questions regarding fees should always be referred to the billing department
Another name for the office charge slip super bill
Term for scheduling that provides flexability wave scheduling
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
The following are all expendable clinical office supplies EXCEPT A. paper patient exam gowns B. EKG machine paper C. tongue depressors D. appointment books E. percussion hammers percussion hammer
How many total bones are in the thoracic vertebrae? 12
How many total bones are in the cervical vertebrae? 7
How many total bones are in the lumbar vertebrae? 5
The midsection (shaft) of a long bone is called diaphysis
Two bones of the lower leg tibia and fibula
How soon after arrival should a patient be greeted within three minutes
PSYCHOLOGY The defense mechanism that covers up weakness by emphasizing a more desirable trait is known as Compensation
PSYCHOLOGY Rechanneling unacceptable behavior into acceptable behavior Sublimation
PSYCHOLOGY A defense mechanism where a person replaces one emotion with another Substitution
PSYCHOLOGY Returning to a previous behavior (including behaviors which are much less mature for ones age) Regression
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) classifies laboratories into how many categories? Three
What are the three divisions of CLIA laboratories? Waived tests only Tests of moderate complexity Physician-performed microscopy
What is the average rectal temperature? 99.6°F
What does the QRS complex represent? contraction of the ventricals
Specific term for labored or difficult breathing when lying flat? orthopnea
Preferred position for a patient having breathing difficulty Fowler's (head of bed is elevated)
What instrument is used to perform a minimally invasive medical exam of the the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon? sigmoidoscope
Term that refers to coughing up blood or blood-stained sputum hemoptysis
What instrument is used to measure intraocular pressure (IOP)? tonometer
Tissue death due to lack of blood supply infarct
Inadequate or decreased blood supply to a local area due to blockage of blood vessels ischemia
What is the first line of defense against invading microorganisms? intact skin
What is the normal color of urine? Straw
Urine with pH higher than 7.2 is often seen when a person has ANY of THESE: a high protein diet a fever infested large amounts of vitamin C diarrhea
How long should urine be centrifuged prior to microscopic examination? 5 minutes
What makes up the greatest amount of solid components in blood? erythrocytes
What is the smallest formed elements in blood? platelets
Second largest component of blood leukocyte
Phagocytes and Lymphocytes are components of leukocytes
Normal range for adult female hemoglobin 12 to 16 g/dl
Normal range for adult male hemoglobin 14 to 18 g/dl
When drawing blood for a PT/PTT (prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time), what color collection tube top should be used? Light blue top (sodium citrate)
Low hematocrit is associated with hemorrhage anemia bone marrow problems and chemotherapy
Which controlled substance schedule has the highest potential for addiction and abuse? Schedule I
In a normal routine practice, how far ahead of time should an appointment book be "blocked out" six months
How is computer memory measured in gigabytes
After a patient account has been turned over for collection, what should the MA do? not attempt to contact the patient
The Alpha-Z® method of filing is based on Color codes based on 13 colors
Medical records of individual healthcare providers must be stored for what length of time after the last treatment date? 7 years
What is the military insurance plan for active and retired members of the military and their dependents? CHAMPUS
Most commonly used claim form CMS-1500 insurance claim form
Within ICD-9 coding guidelines, E codes present data for injury research
ICD-9 codes which indicate an injury, poisoning, or adverse effect due to an external cause E codes
In medical offices, patient instruction booklets are used primarily to standardize instruction procedures
What part of the heart located in the right atrium generates the sinus rhythm? SA node
The contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles equals how many cardiac cycles one
Which lead is NOT used in EKG reading? RL - right leg is the ground not the lead
The normal P wave covers how many squares on EKG paper three
Consent for treatment is unnecessary for emergent life and death situations
Insurance fraud occurs most frequently in what type of claim? Medicare claim
Who has the greatest responsibility for accurate documentation and completion of insurance forms? the physician
What is the customary probation period for a new employee? three months
Bones of the fingers phalanges
surgical removal of the gallbladder cholecystectomy
What is NOT a potentially infectious material? sweat
How many years does OSHA require records for employee hepatitis vaccinations be kept on file? 30
Optimal temp at which exam rooms are to be kept 75°
Unit of measurement used to measure occupational radiation exposure rem
Prior to having a mammogram, a patient should not wear deodorant
realignment of a fracture reduction
While waiting for the physician, a patient may develop increased blood pressure and general anxiety - WHAT IS THIS KNOWN AS? white coat syndrome
What are the five Cs of communication? complete, clear, concise, courteous and chohesive
Insurance fraud occurs most frequently in what type of claim? Medicare claim
Who has the greatest responsibility for accurate documentation and completion of insurance forms? the physician
Insurance fraud occurs most frequently in what type of claim? Medicare claim
Who has the greatest responsibility for accurate documentation and completion of insurance forms? the physician
What is the customary probation period for a new employee? three months
Bones of the fingers phalanges
surgical removal of the gallbladder cholecystectomy
What is NOT a potentially infectious material? sweat
How many years does OSHA require records for employee hepatitis vaccinations be kept on file? 30
Optimal temp at which exam rooms are to be kept 75°
Optimal temp at which exam rooms are to be kept 75°
Prior to having a mammogram, a patient should not wear deodorant
Unit of measurement used to measure occupational radiation exposure rem
Unit of measurement used to measure occupational radiation exposure rem
realignment of a fracture reduction
Prior to having a mammogram, a patient should not wear deodorant
Prior to having a mammogram, a patient should not wear deodorant
While waiting for the physician, a patient may develop increased blood pressure and general anxiety - WHAT IS THIS KNOWN AS? white coat syndrome
realignment of a fracture reduction
distance between heat lamp and patients skin 2 to 4 feet
While waiting for the physician, a patient may develop increased blood pressure and general anxiety - WHAT IS THIS KNOWN AS? white coat syndrome
What are the five Cs of communication? complete, clear, concise, courteous and chohesive
What are the five Cs of communication? complete, clear, concise, courteous and chohesive
Position for pelvic exam lithotomy
distance between heat lamp and patients skin 2 to 4 feet
distance between heat lamp and patients skin 2 to 4 feet
What is the name for a payer's check that is guaranteed by the bank? certified check
Position for pelvic exam lithotomy
Position for pelvic exam lithotomy
vessels that carry deoxygenated blood pulmonary artery
vessels that carry deoxygenated blood pulmonary artery
Albumin in the urine can be indicative of hypertension heart failure renal disease and diabetes
Albumin in the urine can be indicative of hypertension heart failure renal disease and diabetes
Correct compression ratio for child or infant (1 rescuer) 15 to 2
In an inflammatory response, the leukocytes attack and consume invading pathogens in a process called phagocytosis
In an inflammatory response, the leukocytes attack and consume invading pathogens in a process called phagocytosis
In a second degree burn, the burned area is red and edematous
In a second degree burn, the burned area is red and edematous
What is considered a solid and not classified as medical waste? tissue
crushing of a kidney stone lithotripsy
fastest mail express
standard mail first-class
Who owns the patient's medical record? The medical practice
what would require revocation of a physician's license to practice medicine? conviction of a felony
Blood re-enters the heart via the right atrium
Exhibiting immature behavior from stress and anxiety describes regression
wrist bones carpals
-osis condition of
xanth- yellow
accessory organ of digestive system gallbladder
outermost layer of skin epidermis
opposite of distal proximal
federal law states that a clinic must have at least ____ accessible entrance one
The address and salutation should be separated by ___ line (s). two
Intramuscular injection needle length 1 to 1 1/2 inch
Subcutaneous injection needle length 5/8 to 1/2 inch
Intradermal injection needle length 1/4 to 1/2 inch
Three-point gate describes what equipment? crutches
The presence of hemoglobin in the urine is likely indicative of urinary hemorrhage
CPK a cardiac enzyme
Title 19 of the Social Security Act best describes Medicaid
Changing an existing field, record, or file in a database is called modification
In what filing process are documents date and time stamped Conditioning
the dateline in a letter should be at least ____ line (s) below the letterhead three
A ____ is when a point value is assigned to the service performed based on the time, knowledge, and skill required RVS
Most states pose a limit of less than ____ when pursuing collections through small-claim courts. $5,000
Which appendix in the ICD-9-CM identifies the three-digit category codes organized by section headings? E
What is a postage meter not used for? a scale
COBRA requires that government claim forms and attachments be maintained for at least 5 years
What type of fidelity bond would cover a bookkeeper? Position-schedule bond
EPSDT stands for Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Computer programs that are designed to erase files or compromise data integrity are called time bombs
a fixed, prepaid fee per person enrolled in a managed care program is a capitation
Scheduling patients during an hour with a staggering approach describes the modified wave system
Brackets [] in ICD-9-CM are used to enclose synonyms, alternative words, or explanatory phrases
Claims for Blue Cross/Blue Shield should be rebilled if not paid within 40 days
Generally, garnishment cannot exceed _____ of disposable income 25%
Code set for medical, surgical and diagnostic services CPT Category I
"F codes" Performance Measurements (optional) codes 0001F-7025F CPT Category II
"T codes" Emerging Technology Codes 0016T-0207T CPT Category III
99201-99499 Evaluation and Management CPT
00100-01999 Anesthesia CPT
10021-69990 Surgery CPT
70010-79999 Radiology CPT
80048-89356 Pathology and Laboratory CPT
90281-99602 Medicine CPT
Which form is required for employers withholding taxes from employees? SS-4
An insurance policy designed to pay fees not covered by conventional plans is companion plan
The ____ influences what insurance companies will allow and pay for services fee profile
the common term used to describe malpractice professional liability or legal responsibility is malpractice
Pulling an infant to a sitting position causes the eyes to open is called the _____ reflex? China doll
Mimicking the behavior of another to cope with feelings of inadequacy is called identificaiton
The imaginary plane dividing the body into equal right and left halves is Midsagittal
The imaginary plane dividing the body into top and bottom halves is Transvers
The imaginary plane dividing the body into front and back halves is coronal
Developmental stage which best identifies behaviors ages 65 to death? Integrity vs. Despair
Negligence of a professional person is known as malpractice
State statute adopted by all 50 states that defines the practice of medicine, licensing requirements, and guidelines for license revocation or suspension Medical Practice Act
Organelle responsible for energy production mitochondria
document appointing an individual (chosen by patient) to represent patient's interests Durable power of attorney
The body region overlying the stomach is the epigastric
Metric prefix "centi-" means one hundredth
Emergencies and emergency care should be documented immediately
Test performed to determine near vision acuity Jaeger test
Amoeba, trophozoite, and intestinal flagellates are all types of Parasites
How many doses of DTap are given to children before they are 7 yr old 5
Test designed to detect the heterophil antibody associated with infectious mononucleosis MonoSpot
how many compressions should be given to an adult in 18 seconds? 30
Abnormal hemoglobin molecule responsible for sickle cell anemia Hemoglobin S
_____ is given to an infant between one to two months of age Hep B
The normal range for an HbA1c is 4-5.9%
vaccines should be stored in accordance with manufacturer guidelines
urinary casts are reported as the number per low power field
What agar plates are streaked for a cervical specimine TM and CHOC
What is blood mixed with for a CRP test antiserum
Condition which may cause a false-positive result for HCG pregnancy test Hematuria
AEDs should be checked for efficiency every shift
Normal CRP levels do not exist
An external hemorrhage from an artery would present with the following signs or symptoms Bright red blood
Rule not to follow when calculating children's dosages Jone's rule
In hostile conditions, some bacteria develop a protective coating called an endospore
best time to collect a sputum specimine first thing in the morning
test to determine pulmonary disease by measuring air capacity of the lungs spirometry
When centrifuging urine for microscopic analysis- how much needs to be used 10-12 ml
What is the largest WBC monocyte
a common liquid culture media TSB (tryptic soy broth)
Sterile cover placed over a wound dressing
nutritional elements that serve as catalysts for efficient metabolism are vitamins
how long do unwrapped instruments and supplies usually require in the autoclave to reach sterilization 30 min
intestinal worms enterobius vermicularis
The ____ reflects the electrical impulse of the heart emanating from the atria P wave
Type of engineering catrol Sharps container
What should be assessed first when rendering first aid? pulse
_____ is the process of cleaning or freeing materials, especially instruments, from dirt sanitization
According to CPT coding conventions, complexity of medical decision making is NOT based on this criteria the cost of diagnostic or management services
An employer is responsible for ____ of the total taxable employee earnings to be paid to FICA none of these answers
Which type of fidelity bond would cover a bookkeeper? Position-schedule bond
Which of the following types of coding systems is a prospective fixed medicare fee structure for a hospital billing? DRG
First-class mail that is insured registered mail
The ____ influences what insurance companies will allow and pay for fee profile
Changing an existing field, record or file in a database is called modification
The dateline in a letter should be at least ___ lines below the letterhead three
Which of the following is NOT a factor to consider for supply inventory and requestion? Lead-point
A ____ is when a point value is assigned to the service performed based on the time, knowledge, and skill required RVS
Which form is required for employers withholding taxes from employees? SS-4
The common term used to describe professional liability or legal responsibility is malpractice
Which of the following would be indexed last? Alfred O. San Luis
A desktop personal computer is called a microcomputer
a fixed, prepaid fee per person enrolled in a managed care program is called a capitation (not premium)
Title 19 of the Social Security Act describes Medicaid
Which of the following codes best characterizes an E/M code? 99214
The ___ requires written disclosure regarding fee payments in more than four installments Truth in Lending Act of 1969
Records requested by patients or third parties can be released if BOTH the Provider grants the approval and the Patient grants consent
painful sexual intercourse dyapareunia
which one of these is NOT a defense against a breach of contract? All of these answers are defenses
Failure to act when there is a duty to act NONFEASANCE
Negligence of a professional person is known as malpractice
psychological development according to Erickson occurs in Eight stages... the Initiative vs. guilt stage occurs at what age? 3 to 5 years
Which of the following terms is spelled incorrectly? Rabdomyoma
When centrifuging urine for microscopic analysis, the MA should use 10-12 ml
Which one of the following is NOT an example of a material requiring the use of standard precautions hair
The American Diabetes Association recommends a HbA1c test to monitor normal sugar level every 3-6 months (A1c done every 3 to 6 months)
Which of the following statements is most correct regarding eye instillation? Medications must be allowed to warm up to room temperature
All of the following drugs should be on a crash cart EXCEPT acetaminophen tablets
Arterial Depolarization P wave
The SA node represents which waveform on the EKG? P wave
What is the primary stage of hemolisis? vascular phase and platelet phase together
What is Electrophoresis analyziation of the chemical components of blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid based on an electrical charge
Hemostasis (the stoppage of bleeding)Stages 1. vascular, 2. platelet phase, 3. coagulation phase, 4. fibronolysis
The average adult contains how many liters of blood? 5-6 liters
What is the percentage of water in blood? 92%
What percentage of plasma is in blood? 55%
Percentage of formed elements in blood 45%
99% of formed elements in blood RBCs
What cells contain hemoglobin? Erythrocytes
Where do blood cells originate? Bone marrow
2nd most numerous WBC Lymphocytes
carries histamine basophil
preferred site for venipuncture antecubital fossa
PT, PTT and APTT are all used to monitor what monitors the use of warfarin / heparin therapy AKA probrombin time (use Light Blue Top)
Gauge that can cause hemolysis 23 or smaller
Coagulation studies (PT etc.) draw tube Light Blue Top
CBC, ESR, sickle cell screening draw tube Lavendar Top (EDTA)
How long does it take for blood to clot bey normal coagulation process in the red top tube 30-60 min
What percentage of population has D antigen (+pos)? 85%
Which blood type has neither the Anti-A nor the Anti-B plasma antibodies? AB (rarest if also -)
mycology study of fungi
low power microscope magnifying power X100
Oil immersion objectives reach maximum magnification of X1000
ul micro liter
dm Decimeter
gram stain positive purple
gram stain negative red
specific gravity normal range 1.005-1.030
Phenenylketonuria (PKU) report to agency
Normal WBCs nuetrophil, eosinophil, basophil, lyphocyte
Normal INR ratio 2to3
instrument used to remove polyps snare
normal urine output for 24/hr 1200 - 1500 mL
a PT treatment which passes heath through to deeper tissues beyond the skin diathermy
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atypical treatments are okay... due to informed consent and attempts to cure
When nitrites are (pos +) on urine WBCs would be present
FUTA taxes are paid by emplpoyer
guides and determines depth of surgical incision director
Financial transactions are initially recorded in the general journal
Unclear vision caused by hardening of the crystaline lens is common among elderly presbyopia
Difficult pt needs temp aural (ear) is best bet
pertaining to diaphragm phrenic
addition to insurance policy addendum
a direction to consider other codes see also
engineering control sharps container (device designed for work practices)
a provided who is negligent may be charged with malpractice
Forceps used to stop the flow of blood hemostat (hemo - blood and stasis- stop)
annual reports should be filed using subject system
organization's ability to pay its debts solvency
turning a body part inward inversion
Negligence of a professional person is called malpractice
outermost layer of the uterus epimetrium
state to state practice of health care workers reciprocity
diaphoresis excessive sweating - usually associated with shock and other medical emergencies
Romberg test done by ENT - tests loss of position when standing erect w/eyes closed
instrument equipped w/ a light scope
the true skin dermis
Example of schedule IV drug valium
Failing to order an X-ray of joint injury nonfeasance
how many leads? 12
group of procedures associated with a diagnosis DRG
Rx symbol is classified as superscription (Latin abbreviation for signetur)
URI upper respiratory infection
protein in infant urine PKU
suffix -kinesis movement
double membranous sac that envelopes the heart pericardium
instrument (not clinitek) used to determine specific gravity refractometer
Vitamin C deficiency scurvy
blood condition -emia
herniation of a joint capsule arthrocele
account balance represents difference between debits and credits
number of characters contained within an inch pitch (a pinch to grow an inch)
p.c. after meals
a.c. before meals
excessive swallowing polyphagia
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