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  1. IN THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE, THE PATIENT'S BLOOD OXYGEN SATURATION IS MEASURED WITH

    spirometry
    peak flow meter
    pulse oximeter
    arterial blood gas
    PULSE OXIMETER
  2. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

    meats and nuts
    milk
    citrus fruits
    oils
    CITRUS FRUITS
  3. PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS MAY INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    objectivity
    financial control
    responsibilty
    confidentiality
    FINANCIAL CONTROL
  4. WHICH TYPE OF DRUG SCHEDULE HAS NO ACCEPTABLE MEDICAL USE

    schedule I
    schedule II
    schedule III
    schedule IV
    SCHEDULE I
  5. A MEDICAL ASSISTANT SCHEDULED TO REMOVE STITCHES FROM A PATIENT'S ARM NOTICED THAT THE AREA WAS RED, SWOLLEN, AND PAINFUL UPON THE SLIGHTEST TOUCH.  THE PATIENT REQUESTED TO SEE THE PHYSICIAN AND WAS RELUCTANT TO LET THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT REMOVE THE SUTURES.  WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTE IS MOST IMPORTANT IN DEALING WITH THIS SITUATION

    flexibility
    dependability
    initiative
    effective communication
    FLEXIBILITY
  6. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "INCISION IN THE MUSCLE

    cholecystectomy
    myotomy
    cholecystotomy
    myelography
    MYOTOMY
  7. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION OF WORK EXPERIENCES, SKILLS, AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    cover letter
    resume
    transcript
    diploma
    RESUME
  8. WHAT IS THE TERM FOR THE VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE VAGINA AND CERVIX

    colposcropy
    colonoscopy
    cholecystectomy
    endoscopy
    COLPOSCOPY
  9. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE AN EXAMPLE OF PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

    switching days off with a fellow team member
    being courteous to patients
    admitting to an error made
    smiling at all patientsas they enter the office
    ADMITTING TO AN ERROR MADE
  10. TWO RESCUERS ARE PERFORMING CPR ON A NINE-YEAR-OLD CHILD WHO COLLAPSED AND IS NOT BREATHING.  WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS SHOULD THE RESCUERS TAKE

    attach the aed and follow the voice prompts
    attach the aed only if it has two child-size pads
    continue cpr (15:2) for 5 cycles, then attach the aed
    continue cpr (30:2) for 5 cycles, then attach the aed
    ATTACH THE AED AND FOLLOW THE VOICE PROMPTS
  11. THE RMA CERIFICATION IS MAINTAINED BY

    applying for a license within the state where you are employed
    earning 45 ceus within three years or 15 ceus per year
    maintaining a 40-hour-a-week position within a hospital facility
    becoming a member of the aama national organization
    EARNING 45 CEUs WITHIN THREE YEARS OR 15 CEUs PER YEAR
  12. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIES THE COMPONENTS THAT ARE CENTRAL TO SIGMUND FREUD'S THEORIES OF PERSONALITY

    id, ego, behaviorism, consciousness
    id, ego, superego
    loss, grief, denial, ego
    behavior, needs, desires
    ID, EGO, SUPEREGO
  13. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PULSES IS AUSCULTATED WITH A STETHOSCOPE

    apical
    brachial
    temporal
    radial
    APICAL
  14. DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PATIENT'S RECORD INCLUDES

    vital signs
    results of tests
    name, address, and telephone number
    discharge summary
    NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER
  15. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IS CONSIDERED LEGAL WHEN CONDUCTING A JOB INTERVIEW OF A PERSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE

    "tell me about your family.  any children"
    "what an interesting name.  what is your ethnic background"
    "do you have any problems with your health"
    "are you authorized to work in the united states"
    ARE YOU AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES
  16. HOW OFTEN SHOULD QUALITY CONTROL BE PERFORMED FOR LABORATORY PROCEDURES

    daily
    weekly
    biweekly
    monthly
    DAILY
  17. IN A NORMAL BLOOD CELL DIFFERENTIAL, WHAT IS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CELLS COUNTED

    50
    100
    150
    200
    100
  18. THE BASIC PARTS OF THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS INCLUDE

    message, sender, receiver, channels, feedback
    message, source, patient, receiver, channels
    sender, receiver, message, source
    channels, source, feedback
    MESSAGE, SENDER, RECEIVER, CHANNELS, FEEDBACK
  19. A CAPILLARY PUNCTURE IS MOST LIKELY TO BE PERFORMED ON THE OUTER EDGES OF THE PLANTAR SURFACE (UNDERSIDE) OF THE HEEL IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS

    a 10-month-old infant
    a 4-year-old child
    a 16-year-old adolescent
    a 38-year-old adult
    A 10-MONTH-OLD INFANT
  20. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES REFERS TO THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND SOMEONES ELSE'S FEELING OR SITUATIONS

    sympathy
    dependability
    empathy
    responsbility
    EMPATHY
  21. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES NEARSIGHTEDNESS

    diplopia
    myopia
    cataract
    hyperopia
    MYOPIA
  22. THE PROCESS OF CLEANING AND REMOVING DEBRIS FROM INSTRUMENTS IS KNOWN AS

    aseptic technique
    disinfection
    sterilization
    sanitization
    SANITIZATION
  23. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE BEST SOURCE OF FIBER

    meats and nuts
    dairy products
    raw vegetables
    citrus fruits
    RAW VEGETABLES
  24. A CLEAR LIQUID DIET CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    chicken broth
    apple juice
    milk
    tea
    MILK
  25. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MAY INTERFERE WITH IMPARTIALITY OF THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS EXCEPT

    bias
    stereotyping
    prejudice
    diplomacy
    DIPLOMACY
  26. DOSAGES FOR ____ ARE MOST FREQUENTLY CALCULATED ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT

    children
    adults
    teens
    elderly individuals
    CHILDREN
  27. THE STUDY OF BODY LANGUAGE IS CALLED

    kinesiology
    gestures
    communications
    physiology
    KINESIOLOGY
  28. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "INFLAMMATION OF A VEIN"?

    angitis
    arteritis
    phlebitis
    phlebostenosis
    PHLEBITIS
  29. A PROCEDURE TO SCREEN FOR BREAST CANCER IS KNOWN AS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

    cystography
    mammography
    myelography
    pyelography
    MAMMORGRAPHY
  30. BEFORE TRANSFERRING A CALL TO ANOTHER EXTENSION, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO DO

    give the patient the extension number to which he or she is being transferred in case the phone gets disconnected
    record the patient's name and phone number
    place the patient on hold while the medical assistant checks to be sure that the extension number is not busy
    ask the patient to describe in detail the reason he or she is calling
    GIVE THE PATIENT THE EXTENSION NUMBER TO WHICH HE OR SHE IS BEING TRANSFERRED IN CASE THE PHONE GETS DISCONNECTED
  31. INCOMING CALLS SHOULD BE ANSWERED

    ideally by the first ring and definitely by the third ring
    after the medical assistant completes making an appointment with a waiting patient
    ideally by the fourth ring and definitely by the fifth ring
    after the medical assistant completes a conversation with another patient on the phone
    IDEALLY BY THE FIRST RING AND DEFINITELY BY THE THIRD RING
  32. WHEN A RESPONSIVE ADULT AGREES TO RECEIVE FIRST AID CARE, IT IS KNOWN AS

    refusal
    implied consent
    expressed consent
    obligation
    EXPRESSED CONSENT
  33. WHEN RECEIVING A CALL FROM AN ANGRY PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD

    transfer the call to the office manager
    transfer the call to the physician
    stay calm and listen to the patient
    agree with whatever the patient says to help calm him or her down
    STAY CALM AND LISTEN TO THE PATIENT
  34. SCREENING OR TRIAGING INCOMING CALLS IS

    obatining all needed information for new patient registration
    a scheduling style that is based on the patient's type of insurance
    a method of eliminating patients with financial problems
    a method of prioritizing the urgency of calls
    A METHOD OF PRIORITIZING THE URGENCY OF CALLS
  35. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS INCLUDED IN A PATIENT'S VITAL SIGNS

    chest circumference
    height and weight
    reflexes
    respiration rate
    RESPRIATION RATE
  36. WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH A HEAR-IMPAIRED PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD DO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    face the patient when speaking
    tape all conversations for later review by the patient
    speak a little louder
    jot down instructions for the patient
    TAPE ALL CONVERSATIONS FOR LATER REVIEW BY THE PATIENT
  37. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT IS PERFORMING A VENIPUNCTURE AND HAS JUST FILLED THE LAST SPECIMEN TUBE.  WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SHOULD THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT DO BEFORE WITHDRAWING THE NEEDLE

    have the patient make a fist
    label the tubes
    reassure the patient
    release the tourniquet
    RELEASE THE TOURNIQUET
  38. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT TREATING CHILDREN ARE TRUE EXCEPT

    children should be treated with the same respect that an adult patient would receive
    children should be allowed to handle some simple instruments to help decrease fear or treatment
    children should not be told the truth about a procedure to be done because it may frighten them
    children should be told if a procedure is going to hurt
    CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT A PROCEDURE TO BE DONE BECAUSE IT MAY FRIGHTEN THEM
  39. WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH AN ILLITERATE PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT MAY

    use oral explanations and directions
    write all directions out in details
    speak more loudly to emphasize directions
    use nonverbal forms of communication such as hand signs
    USE ORAL EXPLANATIONS AND DIRECTIONS
  40. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES THE LOCATION OF HYPOCHONDRIAC REGION OF THE BODY

    below the pelvis
    below the ribs
    distal to the colon
    center of the stomach
    BELOW THE RIBS
  41. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNIQUES IS USED TO PROTECT THE PATIENT FROM EXPOSURE TO OUTSIDE PATHOGENS DURING MINOR SURGERY

    asepsis
    standard precautions
    isolation
    reverse isolation
    ASEPSIS
  42. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOPED THE GUIDELINES FOR STANDARD PRECAUTIONS

    occupational safety and health administration
    american medical association
    centers for disease control and prevention
    joint commission on the accreditation of healthcare organizations
    CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
  43. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS USED TO LOOK INTO THE EARS

    audiometer
    otoscope
    percussion hammer
    ophthalmoscope
    OTOSCOPE
  44. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VITAMINS AIDS IN BLOOD CLOTTING

    vitamin b2
    vitamin k
    vitamin c
    vitamin e
    VITAMIN K
  45. EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION MAY BE DONE BY

    using channels
    using feedback
    asking closed questions
    waiting to see if the patient questions what the medical assistant is saying
    USING FEEDBACK
  46. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE SECTION OF A PRESCRIPTION WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PATIENT ON HOW TO TAKE THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATION

    inscription
    signature
    subscription
    superscription
    SIGNATURE
  47. WHICH FORM, WHEN SIGNED BY A PATIENT, ALLOWS A REPRESENTATIVE TO ACT AS A HEALTHCARE AGENT FOR A PATIENT

    implied consent
    durable power of attorney
    a patient's will
    living will
    DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY
  48. WHICH TERM MEANS "VOMITING BLOOD"

    epistaxis
    hemaarthrosis
    hematemesis
    hyperemesis
    HEMATEMESIS
  49. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE REPORTABLE BY THE PHYSICIAN EXCEPT

    births and deaths
    stab wounds
    child abuse
    hypertension
    HYPERTENSION
  50. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COMBINING FORMS IS MATCHED CORRECTLY WITH THE MEANING

    antero=below
    peri=around
    hypo=above
    antero=back
    PERI=AROUND
  51. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE TERM USED TO DESCRIBE THE IMPROPER RELEASE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

    libel
    slander
    invasion of privacy
    misdemeanor
    INVASION OF PRIVACY
  52. A MEDICAL ASSISTANT WHO CONTINUALLY ASKS TO LEAVE WORK EARLY FOR PERSONAL REASONS IS LACKING THE QUALITY OF

    foresight
    initiative
    dependability
    efficiency
    DEPENDABILITY
  53. TRIAGE INVOLVES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    screening phone calls
    diagnosing the patient's condition
    determining how serious the illness is
    determining if the patient has an emergency
    DIAGNOSING THE PATIENT'S CONDITION
  54. AN AED DELIVERS A(N)

    electrocardiogram
    hypovolemic shock
    electric shock
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    ELECTRIC SHOCK
  55. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES A LAWFUL ACT PERFORMED IMPROPERLY BY A PHYSICIAN

    malfeasance
    misfeasance
    nonfeasance
    feasance
    MISFEASANCE
  56. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES UNTRUE ORAL STATEMENTS MADE TO DAMAGE AN INDIVIDUAL'S REPUTATION

    libel
    negligence
    bias
    slander
    SLANDER
  57. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS USED BY THE PHYSICIAN TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF BOWEL SOUNDS

    audiometer
    colonscope
    dosimeter
    stethoscope
    STETHOSCOPE
  58. THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (OSHA) WAS LEGISLATION PASSED TO ENSURE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    free workplace consultations for help in identifying and correcting workplace hazards
    safer and healthier working environments
    training in the care of biohazardous waste
    legal assistance to employers being sued
    LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYERS BEING SUED
  59. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO COMPLY WITH THE REGULATIONS RECOMMENDED IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT EXCEPT

    providing wider, uncluttered hallways for easy maneuvering of wheelchairs
    providing braille signs
    roomier examination rooms offering easier access of wheelchairs
    inquiring about the mobility devices a patient uses to see whether the office can accommodate them
    INQUIRING ABOUT THE MOBILITY DEVICES A PATIENT USES TO SEE WHETHER THE OFFICE CAN ACCOMMODATE THEM
  60. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE TRUE ABOUT THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACTS EXCEPT

    each state regulates the licensure of physicians
    a medical assistant is under the direct supervision of a physician
    a medical assistant may have his or her license revoked for performing certain tasks
    a medical assistant may be held responsible for acts done improperly
    A MEDICAL ASSISTANT MAY HAVE HIS OR HER LICENSE REVOKED FOR PERFORMING CERTAIN TASKS
  61. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS THE GENETIC MATIERIAL OF THE CELL

    nuclear membrane
    gene
    cytoplasm
    nucleus
    NUCLEUS
  62. THE THREE TYPES OF MUSCLE TISSUE ARE

    respiratory, rough, and skeletal
    cardiac, nervous, and skeletal
    skeletal, smooth, and cardiac
    integumentary, vascular, and skeletal
    SKELETAL, SMOOTH, AND CARDIAC
  63. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE PURPOSE OF MONITORING AUTOCLAVES WITH SPORE TESTS

    to determine whether an autoclave has a leak
    to determine whether instruments have been cleaned properly before sterilizing
    to ensure that an autoclave is sterilizing instruments properly
    to ensure that instruments have been wrapped correctly
    TO ENSURE THAT AN AUTOCLAVE IS STERILIZING INSTRUMENTS PROPERLY
  64. THE PROCESS BY WHICH NUTRIENTS LEAVE THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM AND ENTER THE BLOODSTREAM IS CALLED

    ingestion
    digestion
    metabolism
    absorption
    ABSORPTION
  65. WHEN A BLOOD PRESSURE CUSS IS DEFLATED, THE FIRST TAPPING SOUND IS THE 

    mean arterial pressure
    systolic pressure
    diastolic pressure
    pulse pressure
    SYSTOLIC PRESSURE
  66. THE GOOD SAMARITAN LAW PROTECTS AN INDIVIDUAL

    who perfoms first aid voluntarily on an injured person
    who perfoms first aid as part of his or her job
    no matter what type of help the individual tries to provide an injured person
    who perform first aid without financial conpensation
    WHO PERFORMS FIRST AID VOLUNTARILY ON AN INJURED PERSON
  67. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES OF DRUGS IS ADMINISTERED AS A CLEANSING PREPARATION BEFORE PERFORMING A RADIOLOGIC STUDY OF THE INTESTINAL TRACK

    anticholinergics
    antiemetics
    antispasmodics
    cathartics
    CATHARTICS
  68. AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE

    is the same thing as a living will
    allows an individual to describe in detail wishes for end-of-life care and allows a durable power of attorney for healthcare to be selected
    specifically prevents anatomical gifts to be made and specifies which attorney will be used to settle an estate
    is a consent form for surgical intervention when complications arise during medical treatment
    ALLOWS AN INDIVIDUAL TO DESCRIBE IN DETAIL WISHES FOR END-OF-LIFE CARE AND ALLOWS A DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR HEALTHCARE TO BE SELECTED
  69. WHICH SUFFIX MEANS "PAIN"

    algia
    iasis
    rrhea
    rrhexis
    ALGIA
  70. WHICH TERM IS USED TO MEAN ORDERING AN INDIVIDUAL TO APPEAR IN COURT AND TO BRING ANY PAPERS, BOOKS, OR INFORMATION NECESSARY TO EXPLAIN AN ISSUE

    res ipsa loquitur
    respondeat superior
    guardian ad litem
    subpoena duces tecum
    SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM
  71. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE STUDY AND TREATMENT OF THE COLON, RECTUM, AND ANUS

    urology
    colonoscopy
    proctology
    endoscopy
    PROCTOLOGY
  72. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT THE W-4 FORM USED BY THE INTERAL REVENUE SERVICE IS TRUE EXCEPT

    it includes the marital status of an employee
    the employee is responsible for completing the w-4 form
    it is used to calculate the payroll deductions for an employee
    it may be changed only once a year
    IT MAY BE CHANGED ONLY ONCE A YEAR
  73. WHICH IS NOT AN APPROVED RIGHT IN THE PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTS

    right to patient confidentiality
    right to informed consent
    right to be treated with dignity
    right to refunds for complications that arise during hospital stays
    RIGHT TO REFUNDS FOR COMPLICATIONS THAT ARISE DURING HOSPITAL STAYS
  74. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT IS ATTENDING TO A RESPONSIVE CHILD INJURED IN A BICYCLE ACCIDENT.  HE HAS A SHARP PAIN AND SWELLING IN THE RIGHT LEGE, WHICH LOOKS STRANGELY BENT.  EMS HAS BEEN ALERTED.  THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD

    tap the leg and shout, "are you okay"
    manually stabilze the injured leg
    firmly snap the dislocated bone ends back into place
    apply ice
    MANUALLY STABILIZE THE INJURED LEG
  75. WHICH TERM DESCRIBES LEGAL TECHNIQUES USED TO RESOLVE DISPUTES BETWEEN PARTIES, SUCH AS A PHYSICIAN AND A PATIENT, WITHOUT GOING TO COURT

    affirmative defense
    arbitration
    implied consent
    jurisprudence
    ARBITRATION
  76. CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

    tries to show that the plaintiff (patient) is totally at fault
    tries to show that the defendant (physician) is totally innocent
    tries to show that the plaintiff (patient) is partially responsible for the injury or complication
    is a type of arbitration
    TRIES TO SHOW THAT THE PLAINTIFF (PATIENT) IS PARTIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INJURY OR COMPLICATION
  77. A PATIENT COMES TO THE OFFICE AND SAYS, "I HAVE PAIN IN THE RIGHT LOWER SIDE OF MY ABDOMEN" THIS AN EXAMPLE OF WHICH COMPONENT OF THE PATIENT'S HISTORY

    chief complaint
    family history
    past medical history
    review of systems
    CHIEF COMPLAINT
  78. DURING A SPIROMETERY, HOW MANY GOOD EFFORTS AT INHALING DEEPLY AND EXHALING MUST A PATIENT MAKE TO ENSURE AN ACCURATE MEASUREMENT

    one
    two
    three
    four
    THREE
  79. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A SCREENING TEST FOR TUBERCULOSIS

    schick
    schilling
    radioallergosorbent test (rast)
    mantoux
    MANTOUX
  80. AN EXAMPLE OF AN EMANCIPATED MINOR IS

    a 17-year-old married female
    a 26-year-old single male
    a 22-year-old army private
    a 16-year-old severly mentally challenged female living at home
    A 17-YEAR-OLD MARRIED FEMALE
  81. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE TECHNIQUES FOR ACTIVE LISTENING EXCEPT

    giving the patient 100% of one's attention
    spending more time listening than talking
    stating opinions and interjecting questions to ensure clear understanding of the message
    nodding appropriately as the patient talks
    STATING OPINIONS AND INTERJECTING QUESTIONS TO ENSURE CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE MESSAGE
  82. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "NOSEBLEED"

    EMPHYSEMA
    EPISTAXIS
    SYNCOPE
    PLEURISY
    EPISTAXIS
  83. DYSMENORRHEA MEANS

    ABSENCE OF MENSTRUATION
    EXCESSIVE MENSTRUATION
    PAINFUL INTERCOURSE
    PAIN DURING MENSTRUATION
    PAIN DURING MENSTRUATION
  84. A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL SHOULD SEAR A FACE SHIELD FOR PROTECTION WHEN PERFORMING WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

    administering an injection
    inoculating a culture plate
    removing staples from an incision
    transporting sharps containers
    INOCULATING A CULTURE PLATE
  85. EATING CONTAMINATED FOOD IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS IN THE CHAIN OF INFECTION

    means of transmission
    portal of entry
    portal of exit
    reservoir
    PORTAL OF ENTRY
  86. A PATIENT WITH HIGH CHOLESTEROL SHOULD BE INSTRUCTED TO AVOID INTAKE OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

    caffeine
    all dairy products
    raw vegetables
    red meat
    RED MEAT
  87. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING THERMOMETERS WOULD BE USED WHEN TAKING A TEMPERATURE VIA THE EAR CANAL

    temporal
    axillary
    tympanic
    disposable
    TYMPANIC
  88. WORKERS' COMPENSATION IS A LAW THAT COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    an employee who has been injured on the job
    an employee who suffers from lung damage because of prolonged exposure to hazardous chemical while remodeling his or her home
    an employee who has been injured while working with the provided safety glasses
    an employee with a known history of asthma who has developed complications after inhaling a toxic chemical while working
    AN EMPLOYEE WHO SUFFERS FROM LUNG DAMAGE BECAUSE OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL WHILE REMODELING HIS OR HER HOME
  89. THE MOST APPROPRIATE STEP IMMEDIATELY AFTER ADMINISTERING A SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION IS TO 

    apply antiseptic to the injection site
    cover the punture site with a steril bandage
    check the drug label
    massage the injection site
    MASSAGE THE INJECTION SITE
  90. WHICH TYPE OF LETTER FORMATTING ALIGNS ALL LINES WITH THE LEFT MARGIN OF THE PAPER EXCEPT FOR THE DATE LINE, COMPLIMENTARY CLOSING LINE, AND SIGNATURE LINE?

    simplified
    full block
    modified block
    indented
    MODIFIED BLOCK
  91. WHICH SUFFIX MEANS "FIXATION"

    rrhage
    ptosis
    pexy
    rrhexis
    PEXY
  92. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WOULD NOT BE INCLUDED WHEN PREPARING MINUTES OF A MEETING

    name of the meeting and the date, time, and place of the meeting
    names of members present and absent
    schedule of all past and future meetings
    name of the person presiding over the meeting
    SCHEDULE OF ALL PAST AND FUTURE MEETINGS
  93. THE ROOT WORD ENTER REFERS TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

    head
    intestines
    liver
    neck
    INTESTINES
  94. DATA PROCESSING INVOLVES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    entering data
    repairing computer equipment
    maintaining data
    updating data
    REPAIRING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT
  95. WHICH PART OF THE COMPUTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALLOWING THE COMPUTER TO PERFORM ALL OPERATIONS

    modem
    monitor
    flash drive
    central processing unit
    CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
  96. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE UNIVERSAL SIGN THAT A PERSON IS CHOKING

    clutching the neck
    placing hands on the abdomen
    placing hands of the chest
    raising arms in the air
    CLUTCHING THE NECK
  97. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABBREVIATION FOR THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A STROKE

    cvd
    cva
    chf
    cad
    CVA
  98. DATA STORAGE DEVICES INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    flash drive
    cpu
    cds
    cd-r
    CPU
  99. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT COMPUTER SOFTWARE ARE TRUE EXCEPT

    computer software helps the user perform specific tasks
    computer software consists of a modem and a printer
    computer software is used to control computer hardware
    computer software performs specific data-processing functions
    COMPUTER SOFTWARE CONSISTS OF A MODEM AND A PRINTER
  100. THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE HEAD SHOULD BE MEASURED DURING REGULAR CHECKUPS UNTIL A PEDIATRIC PATIENT REACHES WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING AGES

    12 months
    18 months
    24 months
    36 months
    36 MONTHS
  101. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN ADVANTAGE OF THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR)

    easy for all medical personnel to use
    inexpensive to maintain
    available quickly in emergency situations
    passwords do not need to be changed
    AVAILABLE QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
  102. BEFORE DRAWING BLOOD FOR A LIPID PROFILE, THE PATIENT MUST BE INSTRUCTED TO FAST FOR HOW MANY HOURS BEFORE THE TEST

    1 to 2
    3 to 4
    6 to 8
    12 to 14
    12 TO 14
  103. A PAPER MEDICAL RECORD SHOULD BE CORRECTED BY WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS

    neatly cover the error with correstion fluid so that the correct information can be entered
    draw a double line throught the error in red ink
    write "error" on the red line, completely covering the incorrect entry
    draw a single line through the error with red ink, write "corr", write the correction, initial, and date
    DRAW A SINGLE LINE THROUGH THE ERROR WITH RED INK, WRITE "CORR", WRITE THE CORRECTION, INITIAL, AND DATE
  104. ONE CONCEPT THAT IS CENTRAL IN COGINITIVE THEORY IS

    irrational beliefs
    hierachy of needs
    stages of grief
    antisocial behavior
    IRRATIONAL BELIEFS
  105. IN A FILING SYSTEM, THE RELEASE MARK

    determines the indexing unites of the item to be filed
    indicates, usually by the physician's initials or signature, that the item has been seen and read by the physician and is ready to file
    is the process of inspecting all items before they can be filed
    indicates the cross-reference information placed on an item to be filed
    INDICATES, USUALLY BY THE PHYSICIAN'S INITIALS OR SIGNATURE, THAT THE ITEM HAS BEEN SEEN AND READ BY THE PHYSICIAN AND IS READY TO FILE
  106. THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM IS RESPONSBILE FOR

    excretion of wastes
    breakdown of food
    gas exchange
    regulating the body's metabolic activities
    REGULATING THE BODY'S METABOLIC ACTIVITIES
  107. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABNORMAL OUTWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINE

    lordosis
    scoliosis
    kyphosis
    osteoporosis
    KYPHOSIS
  108. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR PHRASES MEANS "ALL OF THE FACTORS REQUIRED FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE TO SPREAD"

    chain of infection
    droplet transmission
    inflammation response
    portal of entry
    CHAIN OF INFECTION
  109. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE BARRIER PROTECTION

    face shield
    gloves
    gown
    prescription eyeglasses
    PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES
  110. THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF ENERGY IN FOOD COMES FROM WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

    vitamins
    carbohydrates
    fates
    triglycerides
    CARBOHYDRATES
  111. KNOWING HOW TO INDEX, OR ORDER, NAMES IS NECESSARY IN DECIDING WHERE TO PLACE A FILE IN AN ALPHABETICAL FILING SYSTEM.  WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING NAMES IN INDEXED CORRECTLY

    ellen frances st. james: st. james ellen frances
    john thomas walter-higgins, sr: walters-higgins john thomas sr
    arnold j. smith-jones: smithjones arnold j.
    dr. george arthur waters: dr. waters george arthur
    ARNOLD J. SMITH-JONES: SMITHJONES ARNOLD J.
  112. LIDOCAINE AND PROCAINE ARE EXAMPLES OF

    analgesics
    anesthetics
    hypnotics
    sedatives
    ANESTHETICS
  113. WHICH TERM REFERS TO A RECORD OF PICTURE OF A BLOOD VESSEL

    endoscope
    otoscope
    angiogram
    angioplasty
    ANGIOGRAM
  114. THE ADVANTAGES OF POSTAGE METERS INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT THAT THEY

    are disposable
    provide faster delivery of mail
    eliminate the need for letters to be canceled or postmarked at the post office
    are economical to use
    ARE DISPOSABLE
  115. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS REFERS TO THE CESSATION OF MENSTRUATION

    menarche
    menopause
    menorrhagia
    menorrhea
    MENOPAUSE
  116. NOTATIONS ON ENVELOPES SUCH AS "SPEICAL DELIVERY" OR "CERTIFIED" WOULD BE TYPED

    directly below the return address
    directly below the stamp
    in the lower right-hand corner of the envelope
    in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope
    DIRECTLY BELOW THE STAMP
  117. CHARACTERISITICS OF A FIRST-DEGREE BURN INCLUDE

    blistered skin
    charred skin
    reddened skin
    edema of the skin
    REDDENED SKIN
  118. ALL OF THE STATEMENTS ABOUT SPECIAL DELIVERY MAIL ARE TRUE EXCEPT

    it is charged at a special delivery rate
    it ensures that the mail will be delivered as soon as it reaches the destination post office
    it does not speed up delivery between cities
    it offers proof of delivery
    IT OFFERS PROOF OF DELIVERY
  119. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES SHOULD BE USED WHEN A LETTER ADDRESSED TO ANOTHER MEDICAL OFFICE IS OPENED IN ERROR

    reseal the envelope, write "opened in error", and then mail it again
    place the letter in a new envelope, address the envelope, and then mail it again
    read the letter and then fax it to the correct office
    discard the letter if it does not contain important information
    RESEAL THE ENVELOPE, WRITE "OPENED IN ERROR", AND THEN MAIL IT AGAIN
  120. THE LITHOTOMY POSITION IS USED FOR PATIENTS IN WHICH CIRCUMSTANCE

    needing a breast exam
    needing sigmoid exam
    experiencing an asthma attack
    needing a cervical exam
    NEEDING A CERVICAL EXAM
  121. THE APPROVED USPS STATE ABBREVIATION FOR MINNESOTA IS

    MI
    MN
    MA
    MS
    MN
  122. TEST FOR OCCULT BLOOD IN THE STOOL SHOULD BE PERFORMED AFTER A PATIENT HAS BEEN ON A THREE-DAY DIET THAT IS FREE FROM WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

    alcohol
    fresh fruit
    raw vegetables
    red meat
    RED MEAT
  123. IN WHICH MANNER IS A LETTER TO BE HANDLED WHEN IT WILL BE MAILED IN A WINDOW ENVELOPE

    the letter is folded in thirds by fan folding the letter with the name and address fitting into the window
    the name and address need to be typed on a separate cover sheet to place in the window of the envelope
    the letter is taped to the inside of the envelope to be sure that the name and address stays centered in the window
    the letter should be typed in extra large font so that the name and adress are clearly visible
    THE LETTER IS FOLDED IN THIRDS BY FAN FOLDING THE LETTER WITH THE NAME AND ADDRESS FITTING INTO THE WINDOW
  124. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS SHOULD BE RECORDED IN THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORD

    an established patient reschedules an appointment
    an established patient makes an appointment
    an established patient cancels an appointment
    an established patient is late for his or her appointment
    AN ESTABLISHED PATIENT CANCELS AN APPOINTMENT
  125. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE LARGEST ORGAN IN THE BODY

    heart
    stomach
    skin
    kidney
    SKIN
  126. ANATOMY IS THE STUDY OF THE

    functions of the body
    blood
    structures of the body
    diseases of the body
    STRUCTURES OF THE BODY
  127. EACH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A METHOD OF STERILIZATION TO ACHIEVE SURGICAL ASEPSIS EXCEPT

    dry heat
    gas processing
    microwaving
    steam under pressure
    MICROWAVING
  128. PATIENTS THAT NEED TO FOLLOW A LOW-SODIUM DIET INCLUDE ALL THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    a patient with kidney disease
    a patient with high blood pressure
    a patient with edema
    a patient with diabetes
    A PATIENT WITH DIABETES
  129. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE APPROPRIATE WHEN SETTING UP THE MATRIXS IN AN APPOINTMENT BOOK

    entering patient names in appointment slots
    placing an "x" through the vacation days in red ink
    marking in blue the times the physician will be seeing patients
    placing an "x" through vacation days in pencil
    PLACING AN "X" THROUGH VACATION DAYS IN PENCIL
  130. THE PHYSICIAN ORDERS A BUCCAL MEDICATION.  THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD INSTRUCT THE PATIENT TO 

    swallow the medication
    chew the medication
    place the medication between the lower teeth and cheek
    place the medication under the tongue
    PLACE THE MEDICATION BETWEEN THE LOWER TEETH AND CHEEK
  131. THE TYPE OF SCHEDULING STYLE THAT ASSIGNS A SPECIFIC TIME FOR EACH PATIENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY IS CALLED

    modified wave
    stream
    clustering
    open hours
    STREAM
  132. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SUFFIXES MEANS "SWALLOWING"

    emesis
    phagia
    lysis
    pepsia
    PHAGIA
  133. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE PLAN

    medicare
    tricare
    blue cross/blue shield
    champva
    BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD
  134. IF A PROVIDER ACCEPTS ASSIGNMENT ON A MEDICARE CLAIM, THIS MEANS THAT

    the insurance payment will be sent to the patient
    the insurance payment will be sent to the medical office
    the patient does not have to pay a deductible
    insurance covered 100% of the bill
    THE INSURANCE PAYMENT WILL BE SENT TO THE MEDICAL OFFICE
  135. COORDINATION OF BENEFITS (COB) IS USED BY INSURANCE CARRIERS

    to avoid duplication of payments for the same service or procedure
    as a method of scheduling appointments for patient services
    to organize medical records
    to separate multiple insurance claims with similar services
    TO AVOID DULICATION OF PAYMENTS FOR THE SAME SERVICE OR PROCEDURE
  136. WHEN RENDERING FIRST AID TO A CHOKING INFANT, ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MAY BE PERFORMED EXCEPT

    back blows
    chest thrusts
    abdominal thrusts
    finger sweep
    ABDOMINAL THRUSTS
  137. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS HAS A STUB ATTACHED TO THE CHECK FOR RECORDING INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRANSACTION

    voucher check
    traveler's check
    cashier's check
    personal check
    VOUCHER CHECK
  138. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS IS THE PATIENT'S PERSONAL CHECK

    money order
    cashier's check
    traveler's check
    certified check
    CERTIFIED CHECK
  139. WHAT PIECE OF EQUIPMENT IS HELPFUL DURING A PHYSICAL EXAM TO DETERMINE HEARING

    stethoscope
    watch with a second hand
    otoscope
    tuning fork
    TUNING FORK
  140. IF THE PATIENT HAS A HISTORY OF RETURNED CHECKS FOR NON-SUFFICIENT FUNDS, THE MEDICAL ASSISTNAT MAY ACCEPT ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF CHECKS EXCEPT

    personal check
    money order
    traveler's check
    cashier's check
    PERSONAL CHECK
  141. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD TO OBTAIN A SPUTUM SPECIMENT

    aspirate the posterior pharynx with a bulb syringe
    have the patient cough deeply and expel the material into a sterile container
    have the patient gargle with saline and expel the liquid onto an agar plate
    life the tongue and swab with a culturette
    HAVE THE PATIENT COUGH DEEPLY AND EXPEL THE MATERIAL INTO A STERILE CONTAINER
  142. INSURANCE POLICIES THAT REQUIRE POLICY HOLDERS TO SEEK MEDICAL CARE FROM PREFERRED PROVIDERS ONLY ARE CALLED

    traditional policies
    group policies
    managed care policies
    indemnity policies
    MANAGED CARE POLICIES
  143. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE STAGES IN ELIZABETH KUBLER-ROSS'S THEORY OF FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF EXCEPT

    denial
    anger
    bargaining
    confusion
    CONFUSION
  144. POLICIES THAT ARE SUPPLEMENTARY TO MEDICARE INSURANCE ARE KNOWN AS

    interim policies
    medicaid policies
    medical assignment policies
    medigap policies
    MEDIGAP POLICIES
  145. EPITHELIAL TISSUE COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    cavities
    cartilage
    vessels
    canals
    CARTILAGE
  146. WHAT TERM INDICATES A HOLD IN THE LINING OF THE STOMACH

    gastroenteritis
    ulcerative colitis
    hemothorax
    peptic ulcer
    PEPTIC ULCER
  147. STANDARD PRECAUTIONS APPLE TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    amniotic fluid
    saliva
    sweat 
    urine
    SWEAT
  148. MEDICARE CLAIMS ARE HANDLED IN THE STATE OR REGION BY

    health maintenance organizations
    cms 1500
    a fiscal intermediary
    senior citizens' organizations
    A FISCAL INTERMEDIARY
  149. AN IDIOSYNCRATIC EFFECT IS

    normal
    a drug effect that is characteristic of a specific person
    caused when two drugs with opposing actions interact
    the study of what the body does to a drug
    A DRUG EFFECT THAT IS CHARACTERISTIC OF A SPECIFIC PERSON
  150. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO UNDERSTAND MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING

    insurance coding is needed to transfer all patient-related information
    insurance coding may be used to explain office expenses to the patient
    insurance coding is needed to file patient claims in order to receive reimbursement from insurance carriers
    insurance coding is the basis of medical office success
    INSURANCE CODING IS NEEDED TO FILE PATIENT CLAIMS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENT FROM INSURANCE CARRIERS
  151. THE MEDICAL SPECIALTY STUDY OF AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES AND DISORDERS OR THE URINARY TRACT IS

    urology 
    dermatology
    cardiology
    otolaryngology
    UROLOGY
  152. THE ICD-9-CM CODING BOOK WAS COMPILED BY 

    the ama
    medicare
    who
    cpt
    WHO
  153. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED INSURANCE FORM FOR GOVERNMENT-RUN PROGRAMS SUCH AS MEDICARE AND MEDICAID

    icd-9-cm
    cms 1500
    cpt
    icd-10
    CMS 1500
  154. WHICH PREFIX MEANS "INSIDE"

    para
    intra
    endo
    epi
    ENDO
  155. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE REASONS THAT AN INSURANCE CARRIER MAY REJECT A CLAIM EXCEPT

    the cpt code is not appropriate for the diagnosis listed
    the procedure is not documented in the patient's medical record
    the procedure does not include a required modifier
    the five-digit cpt code matches the appropriate diagnosis
    THE FIVE-DIGIT CPT CODE MATCHES THE APPROPRIATE DIAGNOSIS
  156. THE FIRST AID PRIORITY FOR AN INJURED VICTIM IS TO 

    make sure a patent, or cleared, airway exists
    initiate breathing
    stop bleeding
    immobilize injuries
    MAKE SURE A PATENT, OR CLEARED, AIRWAY EXISTS
  157. THE MOST COMMON INSURANCE FORM USED IN THE MEDICAL OFFICE IS

    cms 1490
    the universal insurance form
    ub04
    cms 1500
    CMS 1500
  158. OF THE FOLLOWING CHOICES, WHICH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT TO REMEMBER WHEN COMPLETING AN INSURANCE CLAIM FORM

    to use the ub-04, the standard form for outpaitent visits in the physician's office
    to check each carrier's regulations
    to complete the form manually before entering it on the computer
    to print copies to place in the patient's chart and to send to the patient
    TO CHECK EACH CARRIER'S REGULATIONS
  159. MEASURING THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF AN INFANT'S HEAD IS AN EXAMPLE OF

    percussion
    manipulation
    mensuration
    inspection
    MENSURATION
  160. WHICH ITEM MAY BE USED TO CHECK A PATIENT'S INSURANCE ELIGIBILITY

    a pos device
    a claims register
    a claim form
    an eob
    A POS DEVICE
  161. THE LIFE OF AN RBC IS

    80 days
    100 days
    120 days
    150 days
    120 DAYS
  162. COLLECTION OF FEES WHEN A PATIENT HAS DIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO 

    the executor of the estate
    small claims court
    probate court
    collection agency
    THE EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE
  163. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BODY FATS IS PROTECTIVE AGAINST CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    chylomicron
    high-density lipoprotein (hdl)
    low-density lipoprotein (ldl)
    triglycerides
    HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN (HDL)
  164. A STATEMENT FOR AN OVERDUE BILL SHOULD NO LONGER BE SENT TO A PATIENT WHEN THE PATIENT

    changes address or moves out of state
    declares bankruptcy
    leaves town
    loses in small claims court
    DECLARES BANKRUPTCY
  165. THE INGUINAL REGION IS

    region above the navel
    middle lateral regions
    lower lateral groin region
    upper lateral region below the ribs
    LOWER LATERAL GROIN REGION
  166. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WILL RESULT IF A PHYSICIAN FAILS TO ASSIGN A DIAGNOSTIC CODE FOR AN INSURANCE CLAIM

    the physician will write off the bill
    the insurance claim will be rejected
    the information will be released illegally
    the insurance payments will be lower than expected
    THE INSURANCE CLAIM WILL BE REJECTED
  167. CALCULATE THE FOLLOWING DRUG DOSGE: THE PHYSICIAN ORDERS 750 MILLIGRAMS OF CIPROFLOXACIN (CIPRO).  THE LABEL OF THE BOTTLE IN THE OFFICE SAYS 250 MILLIGRAMS PER TABLET

    one-half tablet
    one tablet
    two tablets
    three tablets
    THREE TABLETS
  168. THE COMBINING FORM PULMON/O REFERS TO THE

    diaphragm
    ear
    kidney
    lungs
    LUNGS
  169. AN ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS SIGNATURE BY THE PATIENT GIVES THE INSURANCE COMPANY AUTHORIZATION TO DO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?

    pay the benefits directly to the physician
    pay benefits directly to the patient
    pay benefits to a third party
    withhold benefits entirely
    PAY THE BENEFITS DIRECTLY TO THE PHYSICIAN
  170. A PARENTERAL DRUG IS

    taken orally
    dissolved in water and swallowed
    a drug that is in capsule form
    injected
    INJECTED
  171. WHEN A NEW PATIENT CLAIMS COVERAGE UDNER MEDICARE, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT IN A MEDICAL OFFICE SHOULD CHECK THE PATIENT'S MEDICARE CARD TO BE SURE THAT IT INCLUDES

    part a
    part b
    part c
    part d
    PART B
  172. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "ABNORMAL INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER"

    hepatitis
    hepatomalacia
    hepatomegaly
    nephritis
    hepatitis
  173. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ARE TRUE FOR THE UNIFORM ANATOMICAL GIFT LAW EXECPT

    the law applies for organ donation before and after death
    all organs--regardless of their condition--may be donated
    there is no charge to the patient of his or her family for removing organs for donation
    an individual has the right to decide how many organs and which organs he or she wishes to donate
    ALL ORGANS--REGARDLESS OF THEIR CONDITION--MAY BE DONATED
  174. IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, DEFENSE MECHANISMS INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    rationalization
    projection
    denial
    substitution
    SUBSTITUTION
  175. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A PROPER TECHNIQUE FOR DIPOSING OF BIOHAZARDOUS WASTE

    placing contaminated gloves in a plastic biohazard bag
    placing full sharps containers on a countertop in an examination room until pickup
    placing microscope slides in a biohazardous waste basket
    placing soiled surgical gowns in an open hamper
    PLACING CONTAMINATED GLOVES IN A PLASTIC BIOHAZARD BAG
  176. THE YEARLY AMOUNT A PATIENT MUST PAY BEFORE AN INSURANCE CARRIE REIMBURSES MEDICAL EXPENSES IS CALLED A

    premium
    coinsurance
    deductible
    co-pay
    DEDUCTIBLE
  177. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SHOULD BE DONE FIRST WHEN A PATIENT IS SUFFERING FROM INSULIN SHOCK

    administer sugar
    administer fluids
    treat for shock
    lay the victim down
    ADMINISTER SUGAR
  178. THE TERM USED TO DESCRIBE THE SHARING OF MEDICAL EXPENSES BETWEEN THE PATIENT AND THE INSURANCE CARRIER WITH A PATIENT PAYING A PERCENTAGE OF THE BILL (USUALLY A SPLIT OF 80% INSURANCE AND 20% PATIENT) IS CALLED

    coinsurance
    a co-pay
    a premium
    a deductible
    A CO-PAY
  179. IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS SHOULD THE PATIENT BE PLACED FOR AN ABDOMINAL EXAMINATION

    knee-chest
    prone
    semi-fowler
    supine
    SUPINE
  180. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE MEDICAL TERM FOR BRUISE

    consussion
    fracture
    contusion
    strain
    CONTUSION
  181. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE WAYS FOR A MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ON A COMPUTER FROM UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL EXCEPT

    lock the computer at night
    provide an individual password for each user
    change passwords frequently
    share password only with medical personnel
    SHARE PASSWORD ONLY WITH MEDICAL PERSONNEL
  182. WHY WOULD A MEDICAL ASSISTANT USE THE Z-TRACK METHOD TO ADMINISTER A DRUG

    the drug needs to be absorbed by the gastrointestional tract
    the drug needs to be deep intramuscular (im) and can stain or irritate the subcutaneous tissue
    the drug is given to a patient with no large muscle mass
    the patient is under two years of age
    THE DRUG NEEDS TO BE DEEP INTRAMUSCULAR (IM) AND CAN STAIN OR IRRITATE THE SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE
  183. THE PEGBOARD SYSTEM IS ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE

    pomr system
    somr system
    balance statement system
    write-it-once, or one-write, system
    WRITE-IT-ONCE, OR ONE-WRITE, SYSTEM
  184. A MINOR WOUND INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

    abrasion
    laceration
    puncture
    open fracture
    OPEN FRACTURE
  185. AGING OF ACCOUNTS SHOULD BE DONE FOR WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING REASONS

    to keep track of accounts payable
    to determine the amount a patient owes on a bill and for how long
    to locate the oldest patient in the practice
    to determine when it is time to purge old material
    TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT A PATIENT OWES ON A BILL AND FOR HOW LONG
  186. THE PREFIX TACHY MEANS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING 

    fast
    fixed
    thick
    thin
    FAST
  187. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE ANTAGONISM EFFECT

    two drugs that have a greater effect when taken together
    two drugs taken together that have no effect on each other
    two drugs working in opposition to each other
    drugs that have an interaction
    TWO DRUGS WORKING IN OPPOSITION TO EACH OTHER
  188. THE AMOUNT OF AIR REMAINING IN THE LUNGS AFTER NORMAL EXPIRATION IS CALLED THE

    forced vital capacity
    functional residual capacity
    inspiratory capacity
    total lung capacity
    FUNCTIONAL RESIDUAL CAPACITY
  189. HOW OFTEN SHOULD EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS BE CHECKED TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE WORKING PROPERLY

    daily
    weekly
    biweekly
    monthly
    DAILY
  190. WHEN A PHYSICIAN ORDERS ANEBULIZER TREATMENT, THE ADMINSTRATION OF THE DRUG IS THROUGH WHICH PROCESS OR ROUTE

    injection
    inhalation
    sublingual
    oral
    INHALATION
  191. ONE OF THE PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF VITAMIN D IS TO 

    support the metabolism
    support bone development
    function as an antioxidant
    aid weight loss
    SUPPORT BONE DEVELOPMENT
  192. IF AN ECG RECORDING APPEARS AS A SERIES OF SMALL UNIFORM SPIKES IN THE BASELINE, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD

    check for nearby electric appliances
    ask the patient to lie still
    help the patient to relax and stay warm
    check the cable connection to the electrodes
    CHECK FOR NEARBY ELECTRIC APPLIANCES
  193. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PRACTICES ENSURES THE MOST EFFECTIVE RESTOCKING OF SUPPLIES

    immediately opening supplies and placing them on a storage shelf
    keeping a list of inventory and noting diminishing supplies
    ordering large quantities of supplies that are on sale
    qualifying for introductory offers by using a new vendor
    KEEPING A LIST OF INVENTORY AND NOTING DIMINISHING SUPPLIES
  194. LEAD I OF THE ELCTOCARDIGRAPH TRANSMITS AND RECORDS ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY BETWEEN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LIMBS

    left arm and left leg
    left arm and right leg
    right arm and left arm
    right arm and left leg
    RIGHT ARM AND LEFT ARM
  195. HOW MUCH WATER IS RECOMMENDED TO BE CONSUMED IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD

    three eight-ounce glasses
    ten eight-ounce glasses
    six eight-ounce glasses
    eight eight-ounce glasses
    EIGHT EIGHT-OUNCE GLASSES
  196. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS USED IN THE AUTOCLAVE FOR STERILIZATION OF PACKAGE INSTRUMENTS

    sterile water
    tap water
    distilled water
    mineral water
    DISTILLED WATER
  197. IN APPROXIMATELY HOW MANY HOURS WILL A PLASTER CAST BE COMPLETELY DRY

    10
    12
    24
    72
    72
  198. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A DEVICE USED WHEN FULL WEIGHT CANNOT BE PLACED ON AN INJURED AREA

    crutches
    cane
    walker
    cast
    CRUTCHES
  199. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN INSTRUMENT THAT MEASURES A PERSON'S ABILITY TO HEAR VARIATIONS IN SOUND INTENSITY AND PITCH

    audiometer
    glucometer
    otoscope
    sphygmomanometer
    AUDIOMETER
  200. A PATIENT STATES THAT HE HAS HAD NO DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS.  THIS STATEMENT SHOULD BE RECORDED IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PARTS OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORD

    chief complaint
    physical examination
    present illness
    review of systems
    REVIEW OF SYSTEMS

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