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What is the name of the symbol for the medical profession?
Who was the "Father of Medicine" born in Greek (460-377BC), known for being the great Great physician and founder of scientific medicine?
Who was a London surgeon that laid the foundation for medical asepsis using carbolic acid to disinfect during surgery?
Who was the first woman doctor in the US and lived from 1821-1910?
Who was the founder of modern nursing and lived 1820-1910?
Who was a Civil war nurse, founder of the Red Cross in 1881 and lived from 1821-1912?
Who was Polish born, won the Noble Prize in chemistry, discovered radium which led to cancer treatment, and lived from 1867-1934?
Professional nurse that attended a state approved school and passed the National Council Licensure exam and is licensed to practice by individual states is called what?
Registered Nurse (RN)
One that treats minor injuries, sutures wounds, applied splints and casts, examines patients, orders and interprets lab and x-ray procedures, makes preliminary diagnoses and works directly under a physician is called?
Physician Assistant (PA)
One who is trained in the art of drawing blood for dianostic laboratory testing, now called a phelbotomist?
One who specialized in the study of the structure and function of the brain and related mental processes?
Who are the only two licensed physicians that must satisfactorily complete the board examinations?
DO & MD
What is the primary purpose of the AAMA? (American Association of Medical Assistants)
To raise the standards of the MA to the professional level.
What is a document that identifies the areas of practice and competencies required for the occupation of Medical Assisant?
7 characteristics, with examples, of an MA are?
- Discreet (prudent/cautious)
- Enthusiastic (interested/ excited)
- Tactful (thoughtful, careful/ diplomatic)
- Adaptable (willing/ compliant)
- Punctual (accurate/precise)
- Reliable (dependable/ honesty)
- Self-control (willpower/constraint)
Know examples of each department duties: Administrative, Clinical, and Both.