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What is the name of the person who advocated handwashing after autopsies and before delivering babies?
Who was the founder of the American Red Cross?
Who described the structure of DNA?
CRICK AND WATSON
What term describes patients admitted to hospitals with certain diagnoses who are classified in one payment group as a method of managing health cost?
DIAGNOSIS RELATED GROUPS (DRGS)
Patients who obtain health care services outside hospitals are classified as ________?
What were early pharmacists called?
What ancient population believed in treating the whole body?
Components of most plans to protect populations in every county include vaccine production, antiviral drugs, international cooperation, protective public health measures and _________?
In holistic health care, treatment is directed toward _________ and _______________ of the body?
PROTECTION AND RESTORATION
What name is applied to therapies that replace biomedical treatment methods?
In primitive times, disease and illness were thought to be caused by what two things?
DEMONS AND EVIL SPIRITS
What ancient population group was the first to record health records?
Use of video, audio, and computer systems to provide medical and health care services is called what?
What is the name of the inventor of the stethoscope, often called the �Father of Pulmonary Diseases�
Methods of treatment used in conjunction with conventional medical therapies is called ?
Health care services to what population group is experiencing continued rapid growth?
OLDER ADULTS / ELDERLY
What term is applied to the use of mainstream medical treatments and complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies?
INTEGRATIVE HELATH CARE
What factor determines the broad classification of hospitals?
SOURCES OF FUNDING
What types of services are provided in most medical offices?
DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, EXAMINATION, AND BASIC LABORATORY TESTING
What type of health care facility provides care to patients who have physical and mental disabilities?
Care provided to terminally ill persons whose life expectancy is no more than six months is known as what?
What is Medicare?
A FEDERAL GOVERNMENTAL INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE AGE 65 OR OLDER
Facilities that provide total health care directed toward preventive care are called what?
HEALTH MAINTAINENCE ORGANIZATIONS
The American Heart Association is an example of what type of health agency?
The health insurance plan that provides care for the military personnel and their families is called what?
What type of health care facility provides care to older adults and those with disabilities or chronic illnesses?
What term describes a health insurance plan provided to employees by companies who contract with certain health care agencies to provide certain types of care at reduced rates?
PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION
A clinic providing care to acutely ill or emergency treatment is called emergency care or care clinic?
What is the basic principle behind managed care?
ALL HEALTH CARE PROVIDED TO A PATIENT MUST HAVE A PURPOSE
Veterans Administration hospitals are an example of what type of hospital?
To renew a license or maintain certification, persons in many states are required to obtain additional hours of education called what?
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
Health care workers who perform tests or evaluations that aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, or other physical conditions belong to the category of what careers?
What nutrition service career involves managing food service systems, assessing patient�s nutritional needs, purchasing food and equipment, and nutritional education of patients?
DIETICIANS / NUTRITIONISTS
What National Health Care Skill Standards (NHCSS) cluster specifies the knowledge and skills required of workers in health career s who are involved with documentation of patient care?
Health care workers who can perform a variety of health care skills are called ____________ workers?
MULTISKILLED OR MULTICOMPETENT
What type of technologists operate machines that record the electrical activity in the brain?
The physician who examines, diagnoses, and treat disease/disorder fo the foot or leg below the knee is called a (n) __________.
A nurse assistant leaves a patient�s bedrail down and the patient falls out of bed. What charge can be brought against the assistant?
When a patient is physically restrained without proper authorization or without justification, what kind of tort is involved?
What are the three parts of a contract?
OFFER, ACCEPTANCE AND CONSIDERATION
What happens if a health care worker fails to meet their legal responsibilities?
Legal action can be taken against the worker and their employer
Residents in long term care facilities are guaranteed certain rights under what?
OMNIBUS BUDGET RECONCILITIAON ACT OF 1987
What is defined as a threat or attempt to injure another?
When a patient signs a consent for a surgical procedure this is an example of what type of contract?
What is an agreement between two or more persons?
What is a false statement that causes ridicule or damage to another person�s reputation called?
What is the name of the legal document where a person states what medical care they want or do not want if incapacitated?
When a person has limitations that does not allow them to enter into a contract they have a ____________.
What is it called when threats or attempts to injure another person?
This is the set of principles relating to what is morally wrong or right.
A false spoken comment that causes a person to be ridiculed or damage�s a persons reputation.
Failure to give care that is normally expected that results in injury to another person.
Professional negligence is called what?
Permission for treatment granted voluntarily by a person who is aware of all factors involved.
Any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish
This is a false written statement causing a person to be ridiculed or damages a person reputation.
Wrongful act that does not involve a contract.
Factors of care that all patients can expect to receive.
Body weight 20% or more above average recommended weight.
What vitamin is important for protein metabolism, maturation of red blood cells, and formation of hemoglobin?
This is the rate at which the body uses energy just for maintaining its own tissue.
These are the 22 building blocks that make up proteins.
This type of diet eliminates foods that are high in bulk and fiber.
What is the state of poor nutrition?
The term for high blood pressure
This is a state of good health with optimal body function.
What is a diet of foods that require little chewing and are easy to digest?
What is the fibrous indigestible form of carbohydrate?
What is a diet that contains easily digested foods that do not irritate the digestive tract?
What is a vitamin found in meats, poultry, fish, and peanuts and promotes healthy skin and nerves?
Organic proteins essential to life are called what?
The process whereby blood capillaries pick up digested nutrients is called what?
What is the applied science used to promote safety by adapting the environment to the human body using techniques to prevent injury?
What is the way in which the body moves and maintains balance?
What rule of body mechanics should be used to get close to an object?
BEND FROM THE HIPS AND KNEES
What is the acronym and what does it stand for when using a fire extinguisher?
P- pull the pin
A � aim
S � squeeze the handle
S - sweep
What is the acronym and what does it stand for when dealing with a fire?
R � rescue
A � alarm
E � extinguish
What is the common bacterium that causes a severe sore throat and rheumatic fever?
If a sterile towel or article gets wet, the field is considered to be what?
What is the process that destroys all microorganisms, both pathogenic and nonpathogenic, including spores and viruses?
Which is the largest of the endocrine glands?
Name the medical specialist who diagnoses and treats the disease through the use of radiant energy.
What form is used to introduce complex motions?
Where is spermatozoa manufactured?
In the testes
What part of the brain controls the heartbeat, blood pressure, and respirations?
What anesthetic was first used by Dr. James Simpson in 1847?
Who was the scientist who first demonstrated his theory about the circulation of blood?
When can corrections to an organizations minutes be made?
Anytime a mistake is discovered
What is the medical term for the tailbone?
What is the medical name for German or three day measles?
What is the minimum grade level required to be considered for a National HOSA Officer?
Tenth Grade (10)
What is the term when the power of attorney is given by one member to another, to vote in his/her stead?
Name the serous membrane that covers most of the organs in the abdominal cavity.
Name the test discovered in the 20th century to diagnose cervical cancer?
Papanicolaou test or Pap test
Name an instrument that is used to measure eye�s refractive power.
Who is credited with beginning humane treatment for mental illness.
Dr. Philippe Pinel
What is a contagious infection of the parotid glands called?
How many questions are included in the written knowledge tests.
100 Multiple choice and 1 essay tie breaker
What is the basic structure unit of all living organisms?
If you have type A blood, what type of antigen is in your blood?
What food nutrient does a person with gallbladder disease have problems digesting?