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

PULSE OXIMETER

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

CITRUS FRUITS

PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS MAY INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

FINANCIAL CONTROL

WHICH TYPE OF DRUG SCHEDULE HAS NO ACCEPTABLE MEDICAL USE

SCHEDULE I

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. THE ATTRIBUTE IMPORTANT IN DEALING WITH THIS SITUATION IS FLEXIBILITY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "INCISION IN THE MUSCLE

MYO TOMY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION OF WORK EXPERIENCES, SKILLS, AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

RESUME

WHAT IS THE TERM FOR THE VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE VAGINA AND CERVIX

COLPOSCOPY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE AN EXAMPLE OF PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

ADMITTING TO AN ERROR MADE

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

THE RMA CERIFICATION IS MAINTAINED BY

EARNING 45 CEUs WITHIN THREE YEARS OR 15 CEUs PER YEAR

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFIES THE COMPONENTS THAT ARE CENTRAL TO SIGMUND FREUD'S THEORIES OF PERSONALITY

ID, EGO, SUPEREGO

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING PULSES IS AUSCULTATED WITH A STETHOSCOPE

APICAL

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PATIENT'S RECORD INCLUDES

NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IS CONSIDERED LEGAL WHEN CONDUCTING A JOB INTERVIEW OF A PERSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE

ARE YOU AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES

HOW OFTEN SHOULD QUALITY CONTROL BE PERFORMED FOR LABORATORY PROCEDURES

DAILY

IN A NORMAL BLOOD CELL DIFFERENTIAL, WHAT IS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CELLS COUNTED

100

THE BASIC PARTS OF THE COMMUNICATION PROCESS INCLUDE

MESSAGE, SENDER, RECEIVER, CHANNELS, FEEDBACK

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

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES REFERS TO THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND SOMEONES ELSE'S FEELING OR SITUATIONS

EMPATHY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES NEARSIGHTEDNESS

MYOPIA

THE PROCESS OF CLEANING AND REMOVING DEBRIS FROM INSTRUMENTS IS KNOWN AS

SANITIZATION

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE BEST SOURCE OF FIBER

RAW VEGETABLES

A CLEAR LIQUID DIET CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

MILK

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MAY INTERFERE WITH IMPARTIALITY OF THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS EXCEPT

DIPLOMACY a skill in managing negotiations, handling people, etc., so that there is little or no ill will; tact:

DOSAGES FOR CHILDREN ARE MOST FREQUENTLY CALCULATED ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT

...

THE STUDY OF BODY LANGUAGE IS CALLED

KINESIOLOGY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "INFLAMMATION OF A VEIN"?

PHLEBITIS

A PROCEDURE TO SCREEN FOR BREAST CANCER IS KNOWN AS WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

MAMMORGRAPHY

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

INCOMING CALLS SHOULD BE ANSWERED

IDEALLY BY THE FIRST RING AND DEFINITELY BY THE THIRD RING

WHEN A RESPONSIVE ADULT AGREES TO RECEIVE FIRST AID CARE, IT IS KNOWN AS

EXPRESSED CONSENT

WHEN RECEIVING A CALL FROM AN ANGRY PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD

STAY CALM AND LISTEN TO THE PATIENT

SCREENING OR TRIAGING INCOMING CALLS IS

A METHOD OF PRIORITIZING THE URGENCY OF CALLS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS INCLUDED IN A PATIENT'S VITAL SIGNS

RESPRIATION RATE

WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH A HEAR-IMPAIRED PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD DO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

TAPE ALL CONVERSATIONS FOR LATER REVIEW BY THE PATIENT

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

RELEASE THE TOURNIQUET

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT TREATING CHILDREN ARE TRUE EXCEPT

CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE TOLD THE TRUTH ABOUT A PROCEDURE TO BE DONE BECAUSE IT MAY FRIGHTEN THEM

WHEN COMMUNICATING WITH AN ILLITERATE PATIENT, THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT MAY

USE ORAL EXPLANATIONS AND DIRECTIONS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES THE LOCATION OF HYPOCHONDRIAC REGION OF THE BODY

BELOW THE RIBS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TECHNIQUES IS USED TO PROTECT THE PATIENT FROM EXPOSURE TO OUTSIDE PATHOGENS DURING MINOR SURGERY

ASEPSIS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS DEVELOPED THE GUIDELINES FOR STANDARD PRECAUTIONS

CDC CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS USED TO LOOK INTO THE EARS

OTOSCOPE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VITAMINS AIDS IN BLOOD CLOTTING

VITAMIN K

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION MAY BE DONE BY

USING FEEDBACK

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE SECTION OF A PRESCRIPTION WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO THE PATIENT ON HOW TO TAKE THE PRESCRIBED MEDICATION

SIGNATURE

WHICH FORM, WHEN SIGNED BY A PATIENT, ALLOWS A REPRESENTATIVE TO ACT AS A HEALTHCARE AGENT FOR A PATIENT

DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY

WHICH TERM MEANS "VOMITING BLOOD"

HEMATEMESIS

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE REPORTABLE BY THE PHYSICIAN EXCEPT

HYPERTENSION

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING COMBINING FORMS IS MATCHED CORRECTLY WITH THE MEANING

PERI=AROUND

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE TERM USED TO DESCRIBE THE IMPROPER RELEASE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

INVASION OF PRIVACY

A MEDICAL ASSISTANT WHO CONTINUALLY ASKS TO LEAVE WORK EARLY FOR PERSONAL REASONS IS LACKING THE QUALITY OF

DEPENDABILITY

TRIAGE INVOLVES assigning degrees of urgency to (wounded or ill patients). TRIAGE does not

DIAGNOSE THE PATIENT'S CONDITION

An automated external defibrillator (AED) DELIVERS A(N)

ELECTRIC SHOCK

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES A LAWFUL ACT PERFORMED IMPROPERLY BY A PHYSICIAN

MISFEASANCE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS DESCRIBES UNTRUE ORAL STATEMENTS MADE TO DAMAGE AN INDIVIDUAL'S REPUTATION

SLANDER

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTS IS USED BY THE PHYSICIAN TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF BOWEL SOUNDS

STETHOSCOPE

THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT (OSHA) WAS LEGISLATION PASSED TO ENSURE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYERS BEING SUED

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO COMPLY WITH THE REGULATIONS RECOMMENDED IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT EXCEPT

INQUIRING ABOUT THE MOBILITY DEVICES A PATIENT USES TO SEE WHETHER THE OFFICE CAN ACCOMMODATE THEM

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ARE TRUE ABOUT THE MEDICAL PRACTICE ACTS EXCEPT

A MEDICAL ASSISTANT MAY HAVE HIS OR HER LICENSE REVOKED FOR PERFORMING CERTAIN TASKS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS THE GENETIC MATERIAL OF THE CELL

NUCLEUS a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material.

THE THREE TYPES OF MUSCLE TISSUE ARE SKELETAL, SMOOTH, AND CARDIAC .......... Smooth muscles are composed of elongated, spindle shaped cells and are commonly involved in involuntary motions.

Skeletal muscles allow movement by being attached to bones in the body. Skeletal muscles control voluntary movements .....
The MYOCARDIUM is the name of heart muscle. Cardiac Muscles work involuntarily to pump blood.

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE PURPOSE OF MONITORING AUTOCLAVES WITH SPORE TESTS

TO ENSURE THAT AN AUTOCLAVE IS STERILIZING INSTRUMENTS PROPERLY

THE PROCESS BY WHICH NUTRIENTS LEAVE THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM AND ENTER THE BLOODSTREAM IS CALLED

ABSORPTION

WHEN A BLOOD PRESSURE CUSS IS DEFLATED, THE FIRST TAPPING SOUND IS THE

SYSTOLIC PRESSURE

THE GOOD SAMARITAN LAW PROTECTS AN INDIVIDUAL

WHO PERFORMS FIRST AID VOLUNTARILY ON AN INJURED PERSON

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES OF DRUGS IS ADMINISTERED AS A CLEANSING PREPARATION BEFORE PERFORMING A RADIOLOGIC STUDY OF THE INTESTINAL TRACK

CATHARTICS

AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE

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

WHICH SUFFIX MEANS "PAIN"

ALGIA

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

SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE STUDY AND TREATMENT OF THE COLON, RECTUM, AND ANUS

PROCTOLOGY

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT THE W-4 FORM USED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE IS TRUE EXCEPT

IT MAY BE CHANGED ONLY ONCE A YEAR

WHICH IS NOT AN APPROVED RIGHT IN THE PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTS

RIGHT TO REFUNDS FOR COMPLICATIONS THAT ARISE DURING HOSPITAL STAYS

THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT IS ATTENDING TO A RESPONSIVE CHILD INJURED IN A BICYCLE ACCIDENT. HE HAS A SHARP PAIN AND SWELLING IN THE RIGHT LEG, WHICH LOOKS STRANGELY BENT. Emergency medical service HAS BEEN ALERTED. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD

MANUALLY STABILIZE THE INJURED LEG

TERM DESCRIBES LEGAL TECHNIQUES USED TO RESOLVE DISPUTES BETWEEN PARTIES, SUCH AS A PHYSICIAN AND A PATIENT, WITHOUT GOING TO COURT IS ARBITRATION

Arbitration is the submission of a dispute to one or more impartial persons for a final and binding decision, known as an "award."

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

TRIES TO SHOW THAT THE PLAINTIFF (PATIENT) IS PARTIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INJURY OR COMPLICATION

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

DURING A SPIROMETERY, HOW MANY GOOD EFFORTS AT INHALING DEEPLY AND EXHALING MUST A PATIENT MAKE TO ENSURE AN ACCURATE MEASUREMENT

THREE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A SCREENING TEST FOR TUBERCULOSIS

The tuberculosis (TB) skin test, sometimes
called a "Mantoux," is a simple, harmless way
to find out if you have latent TB infection.

AN EXAMPLE OF AN EMANCIPATED MINOR IS

A 17-YEAR-OLD MARRIED FEMALE

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE TECHNIQUES FOR ACTIVE LISTENING EXCEPT

STATING OPINIONS AND INTERJECTING QUESTIONS TO ENSURE CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE MESSAGE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS MEANS "NOSEBLEED"

EPISTAXIS

DYSMENORRHEA MEANS

PAIN DURING MENSTRUATION / PERIODS

A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL SHOULD WEAR A FACE SHIELD FOR PROTECTION WHEN PERFORMING WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS

INOCULATING A CULTURE PLATE

EATING CONTAMINATED FOOD IS AN EXAMPLE OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LINKS IN THE CHAIN OF INFECTION

PORTAL OF ENTRY

A PATIENT WITH HIGH CHOLESTEROL SHOULD BE INSTRUCTED TO AVOID INTAKE OF WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

RED MEAT

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING THERMOMETERS WOULD BE USED WHEN TAKING A TEMPERATURE VIA THE EAR CANAL

TYMPANIC

WORKERS' COMPENSATION IS A LAW THAT COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

AN EMPLOYEE WHO SUFFERS FROM LUNG DAMAGE BECAUSE OF PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL WHILE REMODELING HIS OR HER HOME

THE MOST APPROPRIATE STEP IMMEDIATELY AFTER ADMINISTERING A SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION IS TO

MASSAGE THE INJECTION SITE

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?

MODIFIED BLOCK

WHICH SUFFIX MEANS "FIXATION"

PEXY

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WOULD NOT BE INCLUDED WHEN PREPARING MINUTES OF A MEETING

SCHEDULE OF ALL PAST AND FUTURE MEETINGS

THE ROOT WORD ENTER REFERS TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

INTESTINES

DATA PROCESSING INVOLVES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

REPAIRING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT

WHICH PART OF THE COMPUTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALLOWING THE COMPUTER TO PERFORM ALL OPERATIONS

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE UNIVERSAL SIGN THAT A PERSON IS CHOKING

CLUTCHING THE NECK

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABBREVIATION FOR THE MEDICAL TERM FOR A STROKE

CVA CVA, cerebrovascular accident is Damage to the brain from interruption of its blood supply.

DATA STORAGE DEVICES INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

CPU

ALL OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT COMPUTER SOFTWARE ARE TRUE EXCEPT

COMPUTER SOFTWARE CONSISTS OF A MODEM AND A PRINTER

THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF THE HEAD SHOULD BE MEASURED DURING REGULAR CHECKUPS UNTIL A PEDIATRIC PATIENT REACHES WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING AGES

36 MONTHS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS AN ADVANTAGE OF THE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD (EMR)

AVAILABLE QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

BEFORE DRAWING BLOOD FOR A LIPID PROFILE, THE PATIENT MUST BE INSTRUCTED TO FAST FOR HOW MANY HOURS BEFORE THE TEST

12 TO 14

A PAPER MEDICAL RECORD SHOULD BE CORRECTED BY WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS

DRAW A SINGLE LINE THROUGH THE ERROR WITH RED INK, WRITE "CORR", WRITE THE CORRECTION, INITIAL, AND DATE

ONE CONCEPT THAT IS CENTRAL IN COGNITIVE THEORY IS

IRRATIONAL BELIEFS

IN A FILING SYSTEM, THE RELEASE MARK

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

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM IS RESPONSBILE FOR

REGULATING THE BODY'S METABOLIC ACTIVITIES

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE ABNORMAL OUTWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINE

KYPHOSIS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WORDS OR PHRASES MEANS "ALL OF THE FACTORS REQUIRED FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE TO SPREAD"

CHAIN OF INFECTION

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT CONSIDERED APPROPRIATE BARRIER PROTECTION

PRESCRIPTION EYEGLASSES

THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF ENERGY IN FOOD COMES FROM WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING

CARBOHYDRATES

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

ARNOLD J. SMITH-JONES: SMITHJONES ARNOLD J.

LIDOCAINE AND PROCAINE ARE EXAMPLES OF

ANESTHETICS

WHICH TERM REFERS TO A RECORD OF PICTURE OF A BLOOD VESSEL

ANGIOGRAM An angiogram is an X-ray test that uses a special dye and camera (fluoroscopy) to take pictures of the blood flow in an artery

THE ADVANTAGES OF POSTAGE METERS INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT THAT THEY

ARE DISPOSABLE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS REFERS TO THE CESSATION OF MENSTRUATION

MENOPAUSE is A natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s.

NOTATIONS ON ENVELOPES SUCH AS "SPECIAL DELIVERY" OR "CERTIFIED" WOULD BE TYPED

DIRECTLY BELOW THE STAMP

CHARACTERISITICS OF A FIRST-DEGREE BURN INCLUDE

REDDENED SKIN

ALL OF THE STATEMENTS ABOUT SPECIAL DELIVERY MAIL ARE TRUE EXCEPT

IT OFFERS PROOF OF DELIVERY

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

THE LITHOTOMY POSITION IS USED FOR PATIENTS IN WHICH CIRCUMSTANCE

NEEDING A CERVICAL EXAM The position is perhaps most recognizable as the 'often used' position for childbirth: the patient is laid on the back with knees bent, positioned above the hips,

THE APPROVED USPS STATE ABBREVIATION FOR MINNESOTA IS

MN

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

RED MEAT

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

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS SHOULD BE RECORDED IN THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORD

AN ESTABLISHED PATIENT CANCELS AN APPOINTMENT

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE LARGEST ORGAN IN THE BODY

SKIN

ANATOMY IS THE STUDY OF THE

STRUCTURES OF THE BODY

EACH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A METHOD OF STERILIZATION TO ACHIEVE SURGICAL ASEPSIS EXCEPT

MICROWAVING

PATIENTS THAT NEED TO FOLLOW A LOW-SODIUM DIET INCLUDE ALL THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT

A PATIENT WITH DIABETES

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE APPROPRIATE WHEN SETTING UP THE MATRIXS IN AN APPOINTMENT BOOK

PLACING AN "X" THROUGH VACATION DAYS IN PENCIL

THE PHYSICIAN ORDERS A BUCCAL MEDICATION. THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT SHOULD INSTRUCT THE PATIENT TO

PLACE THE MEDICATION BETWEEN THE LOWER TEETH AND CHEEK These medications can come in the form of tablets, films, or sprays.

THE TYPE OF SCHEDULING STYLE THAT ASSIGNS A SPECIFIC TIME FOR EACH PATIENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY IS CALLED

STREAM

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SUFFIXES MEANS "SWALLOWING"

PHAGIA

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED HEALTHCARE INSURANCE PLAN

BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD

IF A PROVIDER ACCEPTS ASSIGNMENT ON A MEDICARE CLAIM, THIS MEANS THAT

THE INSURANCE PAYMENT WILL BE SENT TO THE MEDICAL OFFICE

COORDINATION OF BENEFITS (COB) IS USED BY INSURANCE CARRIERS

TO AVOID DUPLICATION OF PAYMENTS FOR THE SAME SERVICE OR PROCEDURE

WHEN RENDERING FIRST AID TO A CHOKING INFANT, ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MAY BE PERFORMED EXCEPT

ABDOMINAL THRUSTS

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS HAS A STUB ATTACHED TO THE CHECK FOR RECORDING INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRANSACTION

VOUCHER CHECK

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CHECKS IS THE PATIENT'S PERSONAL CHECK

CERTIFIED CHECK

WHAT PIECE OF EQUIPMENT IS HELPFUL DURING A PHYSICAL EXAM TO DETERMINE HEARING

TUNING FORK for The Weber test The test is named after Ernst Heinrich Weber

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

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD TO OBTAIN A SPUTUM SPECIMENT

HAVE THE PATIENT COUGH DEEPLY AND EXPEL THE MATERIAL INTO A STERILE CONTAINER

INSURANCE POLICIES THAT REQUIRE POLICY HOLDERS TO SEEK MEDICAL CARE FROM PREFERRED PROVIDERS ONLY ARE CALLED

MANAGED CARE POLICIES

POLICIES THAT ARE SUPPLEMENTARY TO MEDICARE INSURANCE ARE KNOWN AS

MEDIGAP POLICIES

EPITHELIAL TISSUE COVERS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT CARTILAGE

Epithelial tissue-covers surfaces, lines cavities,
forms glands.

WHAT TERM INDICATES A HOLD IN THE LINING OF THE STOMACH

PEPTIC ULCER

Peptic ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers in the lining of the stomach or first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum.

MEDICARE CLAIMS ARE HANDLED IN THE STATE OR REGION BY

A FISCAL INTERMEDIARY A fiscal intermediary is a private company contracted by Medicare to pay bills - such as hospital expenses - for Medicare Part A and Part B.

AN IDIOSYNCRATIC EFFECT IS

any unintended effect on the body as a result of the use of therapeutic drugs, drugs of abuse, or the interaction of two or more pharmacologically active agents.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT TO UNDERSTAND MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING

INSURANCE CODING IS NEEDED TO FILE PATIENT CLAIMS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENT FROM INSURANCE CARRIERS

THE MEDICAL SPECIALTY STUDY OF AND TREATMENT OF DISEASES AND DISORDERS OR THE URINARY TRACT IS

UROLOGY