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MOA Ch 2

TermDefinition
A physician's assistant perform the same duties as a medical assistant (T/F) False
An MD is responsible for coordinating the treatment of a patient's condition. (T/F) True
Wellness education has decreased in recent years. (T/F) False
The most common type of physician in practice in the United States is a Doctor of Osteopathy. (T/F) False
A person who is entering medical school must have a license to practice medicine to be enrolled. (T/F) False
The state board of physician practices regulates the practice of medicine in each state. (T/F) False
A license to practice medicine is granted for life. (T/F) False
Primary care physicians provide care for a wide variety of disorders and diseases. (T/F) True
An OD is a medical doctor. (T/F) False
Some nurse practitioners are allowed to prescribe medication. (T/F) True
Persons who live in a nursing home are known as residents. (T/F) True
A psychologist is a medical doctor. (T/F) False
Professional organizations typically provide continuing education opportunities for their members. (T/F) True
Anyone who wishes to work as a medical transcriptionist is required to obtain CMT certification. (T/F) False
Clinics typically provide outpatient care. (T/F) True
A physician who works in a clinic setting can expect more on-call duty than an MD in private practice. (T/F) False
All hospitals are designated trauma centers. (T/F) False
The terms "urgent care center" and "emergency room" are the same. (T/F) False
The terms "urgent care center" and "walk-in clinic" are the same. (T/F) True
The terms "urgent care center" and "outpatient surgery center" are the same. (T/F) False
Home health services often save money for patients and insurance agencies. (T/F) True
A physicians residency is typically 1 year in length.(T/F) False
A group practice can help alleviate after-hours responsibility for physicians. (T/F) True
Prescription privileges for some health care providers can vary from state to state. (T/F) True
Hospice services are always administered in a patient's home. (T/F) False
Physicians are known as mid-level providers. (T/F) False
The terms "mid level provider" and "physician extender" are the same. (T/F) True
Patient has Graves Disease Endocrinology
Patient has recurrent tonsillitis Otolaryngology
Patient is 10 years old needs a routine check up Pediatrics /Family Medicine
Male patient is 10 years old, needs a routine checkup Family Medicine /Pediatrics
Patient has a seizure disorder Neurology
Patient is given the diagnosis of manic depression Psychiatry
Patient breaks out in hives repeatedly after eating certain foods. Allergy and Immunology
Patient is pregnant OB GYN
Patient has chondromalacia patella. Orthopedics
Patient has Parkinsons Disease Neurology
Patient is 35 years old, has influenza Family Practice
Patient has paronychia Dematology
Patient has congestive heart failure. Cardiology
Patient is being referred for a CT scan Radiology
Patient has brain lesion that requires surgery Neurologic surgery
Patient has corneal abrasion Ophthalmology
Patient has persistent diarrhea Gastroenterology
Patient has a breast lump OB GYN
Patient has diabetes mellitus Endocrinology
Patient has recurrent anxiety attacks Psychiatry
Patient has blood disorder Hematology
Patient has tuberculosis Infectious disease
Patient has pain from a chronic back injury Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Observes patient progress, administers medications, and provides health education to patients; this nurse may be found in a supervisory role RN (Registered Nurse)
Dispenses medication and counsels patients on usage of the medication PharmD (Pharmacy degree)
Advanced practice nurse; provides health care under the supervision of a physician; may specialize in family medicine, pediatrics, or women's health CNP (Certified Nurse Practitioner)
Physician MD (Medical Doctor)
Doctor who specializes in disorders of the foot DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine)
Provides routine health care under the supervision of a physician PA (Physician's Assistant)
Physician whose training is based on the fundamental belief that a healthy musculoskeletal system is essential to good health DO (Doctor of Osteopathy)
Nurse who works under the supervision of a physician or an RN, may be responsible for charting patient progress, taking vital signs, and administering intravenous lines. LPN, LVN (Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse)
Advanced practice nurse who provides routine yearly physical examinations for women and provides prenatal and postnatal care CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife)
Doctor who conducts visual examinations OD (Optometrist Doctor)
Individual trained in clinical and administrative tasks in the medical office CMA (Certified Medical Assistant)
Treats patients by manipulating or adjusting the spine DC (Doctor of Chiropractics)
Generally found as an administer of a medical records department; supervises activities such as transcription, records review, and coding RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)
Provides therapy to help patients regain daily living skills OT (Occupational therapist)
Technician responsible for maintenance of the medical record RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician)
Takes radiographs, CT scans, or MRI RT (Radiologic Technologist)
Provides therapy to patients with respiratory dysfunction CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist)
Transcribes medical reports CMT (Certified Medical Transcriptionist)
Assigns procedure and diagnosis codes to process a patient's charges for health care services CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
Provides therapy to help patients regain bodily function; may use exercise, massage, or ultrasound PT (Physical Therapist)
Chief function is to provide ambulatory care; appointments are usually required Clinic
Provides operative services that do not require inpatient hospitalization Outpatient surgery center
Provides inpatient care for patients with acute conditions Hospital
Takes patients on a walk-in basis Urgent care center
Provides health education services and immunizations and reports occurrences of infectious disease Public Health
Residents live in an apartment-type setting and may receive assistance when taking medication Assisted Living
Provides care for patients in their residence Home health
Physician provides medical care from an office in which he or she is the only provider Private practice
Place that would receive a patient who is critically injured Emergency room
Provides care for a patient who may be too ill to be at home but whose health condition foes not warrant hospitalization Nursing home
Provides palliative care for terminally ill patients and support for family members Hospice
Period of physician training in a specialty Residency
Individual who is chiefly responsible for coordinating and delivering health care services to the patient Provider
Managed care patient must see this type of physician before seeing a specialist Primary care Physician
Physician licensed in one state is allowed to obtain a license in another state Reciprocity
Patient admitted to the hospital Inpatient
Physician who has passed an examination in a chosen specialty Board-certified Physician
Requires a patient to see a primary care physician/provider before seeing a specialist Managed care
Assessment of a patient to determine services needed Triage
Rotation through various departments in a medical facility during 3rd and 4th years of med school Rotation
USMLE United States Medical Licensing Examination
COMLEX Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination
Non physician health care providers who provide direct patient care Mid level providers or physician extenders or non-physician practitioners
Created by: AbiNoel