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  1. Which of the following would be considered an example of objective clinical evidence?
  2. All of the following compoents are a part of the Sigmund Freud's theories of psychology EXCEPT
  3. What is seizures?
  4. Which of the following terms means "difficulty swallowing"?
  5. Which of the following is the documentation that is gathered regarding a patient's address and insurance information?
  6. Mrs Lee, a patient of Dr. Chad, is charged $80 for a visit. Medicare allows $60 for this visit and paid $48. Because Mrs. Lee has already met her yearly deductible, how much will she have to pay the physician?
  7. Which of the following federal agencies was formed as the first attempt to establish consumer protection in the manufacture of drugs and foods?
  8. The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 was developed for all the following reasons EXCEPT:
  9. Tendonitis is a(n)
  10. All of the following statements are true about the encounter form EXCEPT:
  11. Which of the following serum levels an be measured to assess a patient's kidney function?
  12. Which type of resume is written specifically for an advertised job?
  13. The medical assistant is protected from liability during an emergency situation for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
  14. If a mass is felt in a patient's neck, the finding is classified as which of the following?
  15. Substances that prevent or inhibit the growth of a fungus are known as
  16. The upper respiratory tract includes all of the following EXCEPT the
  17. Which certifying agency allows a medical assistant to use the CMA credential?
  18. Which of the following terms refers to the narrowing of the urethra?
  19. Which of the following is the safest type of check endorsement?
  20. What percentage will medicare pay on an allowed claim?
  21. Which of the following systems pumps and distributes blood throughout the body?
  22. The physician orders the medical assistant to draw a blood sample for hematology test and a chemistry test. What is the correct order of draw?
  23. Which of the following criteria is an example of the clustering style of scheduling?
  24. Which of the following terms means "the thing speaks for itself" when applied to the law of negligence?
  25. A healthcare agent with durable power of attorney is
  26. Non-duplication of benefits means that:
  27. Which of the following situation is NOT considered to be a reportable incidence?
  28. Payroll documents of employees need to be kept for a minimum of
  29. Which of the following would be the bet salutation to use in a business letter?
  30. When responding to a hearing-impaired caller, the medical assistant should
  31. In which of the following parts of the patient interview should the medical assistant ask the patient about drug allergies?
  32. The Personnel Record Act prohibits an employer from keeping information about
  33. Measurement of which of the following is the most effective method to monitor a patient who takes warfarin (Coumadin)?
  34. Which of the following is the correct spelling of the term for an enlarged spleen?
  35. Which of the following conditions is most characteristic of an asthma attack?
  36. The medical assistant is caring for a child with a painful, blistered burn on the arm from a hot liquid. The medical assistant should
  37. Which of the following statements would be an example of stereotyping ?
  38. Which of the following medications should be included on a crash cart?
  39. Insulin shock causes
  40. When using an autoclave, which of the following is the minimum temperature necessary to sterilize medical instruments?
  41. Which device protects a computer from electrical damage?
  42. Which of the following is an example of an open-ended question?
  43. Annotating is:
  44. To control bleeding or hemorrhaging, the medical assistant should initially
  45. High-protein diets are often used
  46. Which of the following individuals would require the consent of an adult before treatment may be given by a physician?
  47. Which of the following parts of a microscope holds the slide?
  48. Medicare Part B overs all of the following EXCEPT:
  49. Which of the following is an effective disinfectant used in the medical office to destroy blood-borne pathogens
  50. Which of the following is a drug used to lessen or prevent the effects of a disease?
  51. Which of the following terms means "all of the factors required for infectious disease to spread"
  52. Which of the following terns describes written statements made to damage a individual's reputation?
  53. The procedure to follow when opening mail is to
  54. All of the following actions many result in revocation of a physician's licences EXCEPT:
  55. All of the following may interfere with a therapeutic relationship between the patient and the healthcare provider EXCEPT:
  56. All of the following statements about renewing the CMA credential are true EXCEPT
  57. Which of the following is a pointing device that notifies the user where the next letter, number, or symbol will be placed?
  58. Hydrocele means
  59. The Mantoux test is used to determine the presence of which of the following
  60. Which volumes of the ICD-9-CM books are needed for coding diagnoses in the medical office?
  61. Which of the following patients should be seen first if all of them arrived at the walk-in-center at approximately at the same time?
  62. Which part of Medicare provides prescription?
  63. All of the following are common causes of breathing emergencies EXCEPT:
  64. All of the following are advantages of the numeric filing system EXCEPT:
  65. Calculate the following drug dosage: Ampicillin 0.5g. The unit dose packet reads 250 mg/cap.:
  66. Which burn destroys the epidermis and dermis. including the nerve endings?
  67. Which of the following positions is more comfortable for a patient who has dyspnea
  68. Which type of pathogen survives in the absence of oxygen?
  69. Which of the following terms refers to the surgical removal of a lymph node?
  70. A drug that is given sublingually is
  71. A physician who specializes in disorders of the eye is known as which of the following?
  72. Medical records are used for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
  73. How many digits are contained in the ZIP+4?
  74. The Occupational Safety and Health Act was legislation passed to ensure all of the following EXCEPT:
  75. Shock is caused by
  76. CPT codes are used to code
  77. The role of the medical assistant when checking in a patient is to
  78. Which of the following situations is NOT considered to be a reportable incident?
  79. A physician prescribes amoxicillin 500 mg capsules po quid for 10 days. How many capsules should be dispensed?
  80. Which of the following terms means "the surgical removal of the kidney"?
  81. Which of the following is one of the agencies that regulates the disposal of infectious waste outside the workplace?
  82. Which terms is used when describing the amount of money owed by the medical office for products and services purchased on credit?
  83. All of the following should be considered when selecting new file cabinets for a medical office EXCEPT:
  84. All of the following are reasons for the proper documentation of procedures performed in a medical office EXCEPT
  85. The sensory organs include all of the following EXCEPT
  86. All of the following are examples of computer hardware EXCEPT:
  87. Which of the following is NOT a subjective symptom?
  88. The recommended amount of water to ingest daily is
  89. A newborn's pulse is most accurately measured at which of the following sites?
  90. Which suffix means " surgical repair"?
  91. When should the W-2 form, the wage and tax statement, be given to an employee?
  92. Which of the following would allow the medical assistant to document a firm, moveable abdominal mass?
  93. Which of the following is NOT a federal health insurance program or state health insurance program?
  94. Which of the following body pars is considered the lower limit of a sterile surgical field?
  95. A drug from which of the following classes is used for a heart condition?
  96. The usual fee charged by a physician is
  97. TRICARE was formerly known as
  98. Which of the following food types is the best protein source?
  99. All of the following accommodations may be made o comply with the regulation s recommended in the Americans with Disabilities Act EXCEPT:
  100. According to basic cardiac life support procedures, which of the following describes appropriate rescue breathing for an adult patient?
  101. Which of the following terms states that a physician is liable for the negligent actions of any employee working under his or her supervision?
  102. Gloves, gowns, and face shields, or masks, are example of
  103. Which of the following are liquid at room temperature and may help reduce blood cholesterol?
  104. The combing form cost/o refers to which of the following anatomic structures?
  105. A patient who has orthstatic hypotension should be helped from the supine position to the sitting position to prevent which of the following?
  106. Which of the following information wold be listed on the front portion of a patient's medicare card?
  107. Which of these laws or organization developed rules regarding the proper handling of blood products and other infectious material such as wearing gloves, gowns, and goggles?
  108. Where on an envelope should notations such as "Confidential" and "Personal" be included?
  109. Which type of insurance would cover the medical expenses of an employee injured on the job?
  110. Which of the following is NOT an example of biohazardous substance?
  111. Which of the following describes a wrong and unlawful act performed y a physician?
  112. Which of the following procedures measures the amount of air moving into and out of the lungs?
  113. Codes that cannot stand alone are
  114. The most accurate definition of "defense mechanisms" in psychology is
  115. Which of the following is the best source of calcium and Vitamin D?
  116. A legal, valid contract may include all of the following EXCEPT
  117. The process of preparing documents by converting dictated physician notes into written documents is called
  118. To obtain confidential patient information which caller does NOT need a patient's written consent?
  119. When more than one policy pays on a claim, it is called
  120. Insurance policies that include coverage on a fee-for-service basis are called:
  121. Cognitive theory offers an approach to psychology that encourages individuals to examine
  122. Medical records are classified as
  123. Which type of mail should be used when proof is needed that patient received a letter sent by physician's office?
  124. Which of the following is NOT considered a special accessibility alteration designed just for disabled patients coming to the physician's office?
  125. Which of the following organisms causes yeast infection?
  126. The usual sequence of the general physical examination involves moving?
  127. A strain is a
  128. Each of the following identifies one of Elizabeth Kubler- Ross's 5 stages of grief EXCEPT
  129. All of the following are requirements for safety in the medical office EXCEPT
  130. After delivering a shock with the AED, the medical assistant should
  131. All of the following are true about leukocytes EXCEPT
  132. Who owns a patient's medial record?
  133. A patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has difficulty breathing. What term indicates this condition?
  134. Which of the following is an example of a fatsoluble vitamin?
  135. Medical expenses for a patient injured at his or her place of employment should be sent to
  136. Place the following medical records in alphabetic order:
  137. Which of the following terms may be defined as the science of designing equipment in a workplace to help workers reach maximum productivity and reduce fatigue and discomfort?
  138. The medical assistant is to obtain the history of a patient who is suspected to have active tuberculosis. For protection, which of the following articles is essential for the medical assistant to wear before entering the room?
  139. Which organization registers physicians to prescribe controlled substances?
  140. Which of the following planes divides the body into anterior and posterior portions?
  141. A positive result on a human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) test in a 23-year-old woman most likely indicates which of the following conditions?
  142. Which of the following should be placed on the top when sorting incoming mail?
  143. Calculate the following drug dosage:
    An infant who weighs 12 pounds 5 ounces is ordered fluconazole qid for treatment of thrush. The lable reads 150mg in 3cc of suspension. The recommended range of the medication is 3mg/kg/day. How much should the infant receive per dose?
  144. A method of containing hospital costs has been adopted with a system called
  145. Which of the following agencies is responsible for enforcing the Controlled Substance Act?
  146. Which of the following is an instrument used to inspect the inner structures of the eye?
  147. All of the following statements describe strict chronological filing EXCEPT:
  148. All of the following are bookkeeping guidelines EXCEPT
  149. Th correct USPS abbreviation for the state of Maine is:
  150. The accessory organs include the
  151. Which law protects consumers by requiring full disclosure of any additional charges that may apply to a bill, such as interest?
  152. All of the following are ways to help in the collection process of accounts receivable EXCEPT:
  153. A stethoscope is required for a patient reporting which chief complaint?
  154. Which of the following terms describes complete destruction of all microorganisms?
  155. Which of the following conditions is commonly known as a bruise?
  156. An AED is used to treat which of the following?
  157. Which type of insurance is usually purchased to cover catastrophic illness and injuries?
  158. The dorsalis pedis pulse is detected in which of the following areas of the body?
  159. Which of the following would be an example of an accounts receivable?
  160. Which of the following should be assessed first when rendering first aid?
  161. Where is the most common intramuscular injection site for infants less that seven month old?
  162. When a patient has taken a drug for an extended period of time, the desired effect may lessen or will not occur at all. This is called
  163. Which of the following is the final step to the aging and collection process for a patient with private insurance?
  164. Which of the following statements is NOT true about patient referrals?
  165. A one-write, or write-it-once, bookkeeping system is also referred to as a
  166. Which of the following describes a drug that is not protected by a trademark but is registered by the Food and Drug Administration?
  167. The information needed to make a return appointment for an established patient includes all of the following EXCEPT
  168. The nucleus is
  169. Which of the following coding systems is used to identify and code diseases on insurance claims?
  170. An infant with a rectal temperature of 103.6 (degree F) would have an oral temperature of
  171. A VIS is
  172. A patient's neighbor calls, stating that she is concerned about her friend and would like to know what is wrong with the patient The medical assistant should:
  173. Which of the following incoming calls should the medical assistant transfer immediately to the physician?
  174. When an insurance policy pays a percentage of the balance after application of the deductible, it is referred to as
  175. When both parents (married) are covered by health insurance, claims for the family are paid according to the
  176. Spore test monitoring in an autoclave is used to determine
  177. The food guide pyramid suggests that patients plan a balanced diet by doing all of the following EXCEPT:
  178. What is the subscription part of a prescription?
  179. According to the rule of nines, the amount of body surface represented by the head and neck is
  180. Which of the following best describes the prior permission or approval needed from an insurance carrier before a patient may be treated or have a specific procedure performed by the physician?
  181. To ensure proper ambulation, a walker should be level with the patient's
  182. Cholelithiasis is
  183. The function of the skin includes all of the following EXCEPT
  184. Which of the following types of infection has a quick onset and a short duration, similar to the common cold?
  185. How often should medical assistants check the expiration dates on supplies stored in examination rooms?
  186. When the medical assistant is preparing to answer incoming calls, what supplies or items should he or she have readily available ?
  187. The money collected through contributions to the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) is used for all of the following EXCEPT:
  188. Biohazardous waste must be collected in impermeable polyethylene bags that are which color?
  189. Which scheduling style utilizes any method or combination of methods that works best for the individual office?
  190. Which of the following is the name for the blood pressure valve when the heart is contracting?
  191. Which type of medical record filing system offers the most privacy?
  192. Which type of scheduling system schedules three patients at the beginning of each hour?
  193. Which of the following statements describes a patient advocate?
  194. Which of the following will happen to an insurance claim when the coding is incorrectly entered on the insurance form?
  195. Which of the following is the first line of defense in the practice of medical asepsis?
  196. The best way to handle an unidentified caller who insists on speaking with the physician but refuses to give her phone number or the reason for her call would be to
  197. Which of the following refers to a combination of activities designed to ensure reliable valid test results?
  198. The 4 major types of tissue in the body are
  199. Which of the following is an example of a standard precaution for infection control?
  1. a 0.8cc
  2. b Unemployment insurance
  3. c Dyspnea
  4. d From the head toward the feet
  5. e Whether or not the office uses color-coded files
  6. f Constipation and abdominal pain
  7. g Any 2 individual
  8. h Airway
  9. i Jotting down notes about an action needed to be taken in the letter's margins
  10. j The name of the beneficiary and the patient's ID number
  11. k A negative result for HIV
  12. l 80%
  13. m Behaviorism
  14. n Hematoma
  15. o Pegboard system
  16. p Prothromboplastin time (PTT)
  17. q Antiarrhythmic
  18. r 2, 3, 4, 1
  19. s FDA (Food Drug Administration)
  20. t Orthodontist
  21. u Volume 1 and 2
  22. v Directions for the pharmacist
  23. w The information in the record is owned by the patient, and the physician or medical facility that created the record owns the paper medical record.
  24. x "Would you please describe the exercises you do each day that tend to cause the chest pain you are experiencing?"
  25. y Benefits will be coordinated between two separate insurance companies
  26. z Blood urea nitrogen
  27. aa Plasty
  28. ab Exits marked only in Braille
  29. ac The emergency room calling about admitting an established patient with chest pain
  30. ad Coordination of benefits
  31. ae E codes
  32. af DRGs
  33. ag Chain of infection
  34. ah Placed under the tongue
  35. ai Furosemide (Lasix)
  36. aj Environmental Protection Agency
  37. ak Cursor
  38. al Mask
  39. am Fungicides
  40. an The person chosen to make the final decisions about the patient's end-of-life healthcare
  41. ao 9
  42. ap MCOs
  43. aq Top of the foot
  44. ar System software
  45. as A 15-year-old girl living with her parents
  46. at 40
  47. au Generic
  48. av Waist
  49. aw Sterilization
  50. ax Swelling of the testes
  51. ay Information documented in the medical record may be used to reassure an employer about the health of an employee
  52. az Accounts payable
  53. ba Splenomegaly
  54. bb Ophthalmoscope
  55. bc Ergonomics
  56. bd 9%
  57. be To keep track of the patient's financial transactions.
  58. bf Leukocytes are responsible for blood clotting
  59. bg Unsaturated fats
  60. bh The patient agrees to treatment
  61. bi Procedures
  62. bj Demographics
  63. bk Gallstones
  64. bl The CMA credential is required in order to practice in the medical assisting profession
  65. bm Vitamin E
  66. bn The claim will e denied, and the physician will not receive payment
  67. bo Fever
  68. bp Closed, active, or inactve
  69. bq Past medical history
  70. br Res ipsa loquitur
  71. bs A 56-year-old male with dyspnea
  72. bt Birthday rule
  73. bu Restrictive endorsement
  74. bv Strains
  75. bw Workers' compensation insurance
  76. bx Washing hands
  77. by More control for employers over employee non-worker hours
  78. bz Immediately resume chest compressions cycled with resure breathing
  79. ca Tactfully refuse to release any patient information without the patient's written permission
  80. cb Rib
  81. cc Dyspena
  82. cd Third-degree
  83. ce Numeric
  84. cf Dsyphagia
  85. cg Hearth arrhythmias
  86. ch Patient's employer
  87. ci Best regards
  88. cj Nephrectomy
  89. ck Surge protector
  90. cl eight eight-ounce glasses
  91. cm Acute infection
  92. cn The control center that directs the activity of the cell
  93. co Vastus lateralis
  94. cp Monthly
  95. cq Pregency
  96. cr CHAMPUS
  97. cs Diary products
  98. ct All elderly patients have difficulty walking
  99. cu Anaerobes
  100. cv Truth-in-Lending-Act
  101. cw ICD-9-CM
  102. cx Errors in their thinking
  103. cy Inflammation of the tendon
  104. cz Gallbladder, liver, and pancreas
  105. da Whether the autoclave is sterilizing instruments properly
  106. db Ask the caller to send a letter to the physician
  107. dc An involuntary muscle contraction/relaxation
  108. dd Prophylactic
  109. de Empathy
  110. df 2 capsules
  111. dg Systolic pressure
  112. dh A lack of blood flow and oxygen to body tissues
  113. di Malfeasance
  114. dj Replacing stairs with elevators in all buildings
  115. dk Transcription
  116. dl Gold, then lavender-topped
  117. dm Typed directly below the return address
  118. dn Hips
  119. do 4 years
  120. dp The problem list is arranged according to the patient's past history
  121. dq Letter of recommendation
  122. dr Case of bronchitis
  123. ds Semi-Flower
  124. dt Muscle, nervous, epithelial, and connective
  125. du Shock
  126. dv Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  127. dw The pharynx
  128. dx Major medical
  129. dy Place the most important mail on top
  130. dz inpatient hospital visits
  131. ea Wave
  132. eb Practice-based
  133. ec Precertification
  134. ed Candida
  135. ee Quality control
  136. ef Allowing three months to pass before billing the patient for the office visit
  137. eg 250 (degree F) (121.1 degree C)
  138. eh Speak a little more slowly and little more loudly
  139. ei Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  140. ej Disinfecting the examination table after each patient
  141. ek Spirometry
  142. el Perspiration
  143. em Traditional insurance policies
  144. en Red
  145. eo Completing bookkepping once every two weeks
  146. ep A form that explains the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and adverse reactions cause by the vaccine
  147. eq They may be made without preauthorization from the insurance carrier
  148. er Transportation of immune cells
  149. es Respondeat superior
  150. et A letter marked "Personal"
  151. eu 98.6 (degree F)
  152. ev Appointment book, calender, message pad or notepad, and pen and pencil
  153. ew Annually in January
  154. ex The amount a physician charges for a service or procedure
  155. ey Tolerance
  156. ez An employee's political affiliation
  157. fa To increase the waiting time for specimen results
  158. fb Certified mail
  159. fc Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  160. fd An encounter form is considered the universal insurance claim form
  161. fe Apply ice directly to the burn and keep it there until the pain is relieved
  162. ff Apply direct pressure
  163. fg Palpation
  164. fh Transverse
  165. fi Meats
  166. fj Over the apex of the heart
  167. fk Charges for a patient's office visit
  168. fl A liaison between patient and healthcare provider
  169. fm Send an overdue notice with the intent of turning the bill over to a collection agency if not paid promptly
  170. fn Prescribing legal drugs
  171. fo Part D
  172. fp Before surgery
  173. fq Cardiovascular
  174. fr Muscle injury
  175. fs Bleach
  176. ft Severe hypoglycemia
  177. fu $12
  178. fv Libel
  179. fw Referring Physician
  180. fx Urethrostenosis
  181. fy Mats on the floors near entryways to prevent patient falls because of wet floors
  182. fz Strategies individuals use to avoid difficult or painful feelings
  183. ga Stage
  184. gb Bronchi
  185. gc ME
  186. gd Confirm office coverage for patient's insurance plan
  187. ge Syncope
  188. gf Scheduling a well-baby clinic for Tuesday mornings from 10:00AM to 11:00AM and performing school physicals one morning per week
  189. gg Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  190. gh Coinsurance
  191. gi Drug Enforcement Administration
  192. gj Eating more carbohydrates
  193. gk Objective
  194. gl An alphabetic card system
  195. gm Worker's compensation
  196. gn Tuberculosis
  197. go High blood pressure, elevated temperature, and swollen ankle
  198. gp Lymphadenectomy
  199. gq One breath every 5 seconds