Certification Prep_1

Tonya Franklin
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Take the entire quiz, progress isn't saved if you exit. The end of the quiz will reveal explanations, rationales and lots more study material that you also need to know. Take notes from the information I added to the answers at the end as well as throughout the quiz! Ask questions if you need more clarification. When you know Order of Draw, EKG 5 steps and are able to pass Certification Prep_1 and Certification Prep_2 with a 90% or better you should be ready to sit for Certification test.

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Question 1

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The surgical fixation of a segment of intestine to the abdominal wall is referred to as Enteropexy.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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The normal speed of an EKG machine is 25mm.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Nephrolithiasis is the medical term for gallstones
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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POC (Point of Care) testing requires quality control to ensure accuracy of the results
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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When administering an intradermal injection in the volar forearm, the MA knows to aspirate and check for blood in the hub of the needle before administering the medication
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Disinfectants are used on blood pressure cuffs to destroy pathogenic microorganisms
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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It is within the MA's scope of practice to identify pathogenic organisms
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The MA does not need to instruct the patient wearing a Holter monitor to avoid magnets or magnetic fields
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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When performing phlebotomy the MA should instruct patient to make a fist but not to pump their fist
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Proper surgical aseptic technique will result in a decreased risk of the transfer of pathogen by direct or indirect contact
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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The MA knows that the correct way to fix errors in paper charting is to draw a single line through the error entry and make correction
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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The MA knows that when V-Fib is noted on the EKG that there is no need to call for help
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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It is the providers responsibility to explain all of the preop and postop care to the patient
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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The purpose of using electrodes during EKG is to promote lead attachment
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Anthropometric measurements include the height, weight and BMI
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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If the MA notices that a sealed kit for rape testing is open, she should discard the kit and obtain a new unopened kit for testing
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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POC testing regulations require Quality Control to be performed when a new testing kit is opened
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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The destruction of all forms of microbials and spores is referred to as disinfection
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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The correct dose of medication given for a PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) test is 0.1mL
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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When testing a hemoccult sample, the MA is checking for hidden/imperceptible blood
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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While preparing to perform an EKG on a large breasted woman, the MA knows that it is acceptable to ask the patient to lift her own breasts so that proper lead placement is obtained.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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The first thing to do after a needle stick is fill out the accident report form
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Timing of a GTT begins immediately following the patient finishing the solution
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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A disinfectant is used on blood pressure cuffs to aid in destroying pathogenic microorganisms
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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It is considered an invasion of privacy if the MA enters a patient room without knocking and introducing themselves to the patient
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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To minimize somatic tremor while obtaining an EKG, the MA knows to cover the patient with a blanket to keep them warm
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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Implied consent is used for unconscious patients that have been brought to the emergency room
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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OSHA and bloodborne pathogen training is offered to employees for a small fee
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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When applying electrodes on a patient with fragile skin, the MA knows to decrease the amount of pressure when abrading the skin
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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The correct route to administer injections is the parenteral method
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  • True
  • False

Question 31

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Duties of the MA include greeting patients and giving instructions to patients
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  • True
  • False

Question 32

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The pulse and respiration rate is measure for 30 seconds
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  • True
  • False

Question 33

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When discussing postoperative care with a patient with a hearing impairment and the caregiver, the MA knows to provide the patient with written information
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  • True
  • False

Question 34

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Nocturia is the increased production of urine during the night hours
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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A diagnosis code is not required by the attending MD when sending a patient to a specialist
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  • True
  • False

Question 36

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Hemostasis after a venipuncture procedure promotes vasoconstriction
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  • True
  • False

Question 37

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ESR testing will identify the distance that the erythrocytes have settled over a period of time
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  • True
  • False

Question 38

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The MA knows to assess the age and development of an infant before collecting blood from a heel stick
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  • True
  • False

Question 39

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The MA knows that a disinfectant should be used to maintain exam rooms
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  • True
  • False

Question 40

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The MA knows that when acquiring EKG that there is no need to dry off the patient's chest if he is diaphoretic
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  • True
  • False

Question 41

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The pre-qualification by the insurance carrier is the way to confirm if a medical treatment will be covered
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  • True
  • False

Question 42

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Bronchodilators are often used on patients that suffer from chronic asthma
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  • True
  • False

Question 43

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There is no need to let the patient review a copy of the medical practices and procedures of the office
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  • True
  • False

Question 44

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Quality controls should be done daily on the glucometer to promote accurate results
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  • True
  • False

Question 45

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The first impulse that is recorded on the graph paper and represents atrial depolarization
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  • P wave
  • QRS complex
  • T wave
  • PR interval

Question 46

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A patient that has shortness of breath and abdominal pain should be placed in what position

Question 47

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The surgical removal of a kidney
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  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Nephrolith
  • Nephritis

Question 48

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All bio-hazard containers should be in this color
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  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Pink
  • Red

Question 49

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The ground lead on a 3 lead EKG should be placed on the
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  • Left shoulder
  • Right shoulder
  • Left abdomen
  • Right abdomen

Question 50

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The MA received a duplicate order for blood testing on a patient, the next step should be to
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  • Choose only one of the orders and proceed to draw the blood
  • Call the provider and verify the order before drawing the blood
  • Explain to the patient that you are unable to draw the blood at this time due to conflicting orders
  • Ask the Charge Nurse what samples to draw

Question 51

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During a visit to the dermatology office, a patient reports that a mole is growing very rapidly. The MA refers to this as
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  • Metastasis
  • Polyp
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Atrophy

Question 52

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A patient is angry and complaining about their bill. The MA knows to
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  • Call the police or security
  • Give the patient the phone number to the billing office
  • Listen to the patient and attempt to help with the billing issue
  • Have the provider explain the bill to the patient

Question 53

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A patient is complaining of right sided flank pain, dysuria, nausea and vomiting. The MA should consider that the patient is suffering from a
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  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Nervus
  • Neuralgia

Question 54

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The MA knows that when instructing a patient to collect a urine sample for a pregnancy test that the urine should be collected
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  • Mid-stream
  • Clean catch
  • First morning
  • Sterile specimen

Question 55

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The MA knows that when administering intradermal injections, in the volar forearm, the syringe should be held at
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  • 30° angle with no aspiration
  • 30° angle with aspiration
  • 15° angle with no aspiration
  • 15° angle with aspiration

Question 56

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The MA knows that when drawing a Hemoglobin A1C blood test that the sample should be placed in what color tube
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  • Blue
  • Gray
  • Green
  • Lavender/purple

Question 57

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The phlebotomy duties of a MA include
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  • Identify pathogens in blood
  • Transporting blood sample
  • Performing venipuncture
  • Performing a manual WBC count

Question 58

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If a patient has missed 3 periods it is referred to as
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  • Amenorrhea
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause

Question 59

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The MA has attempted to draw blood on a patient with small fragile veins and has missed twice. The next step is to
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  • Sent the patient to the laboratory
  • Try one more time on the opposite arm
  • Ask another MA to draw the blood
  • Wait 10 minutes and attempt another draw after warming the site

Question 60

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When labeling a urine culture, what information should be placed on the label
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  • Patient name and DOB
  • Patient name and Social Security number
  • Patient name, provider name and time of day
  • Social Security number and DOB

Question 61

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If a patient becomes upset, refuses all medical care and leaves the office, the MA knows to
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  • Tell the provider that the patient left the building
  • Chart the details of the event in the patients chart or medical record
  • Call security to escort the patient back to the office to sign AMA (Against Medical Advice) form
  • Call the patient the following day and ask him to return to the office to sign paperwork

Question 62

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Two swabs are sent to the lab for flu and strep testing. Only one swab is labeled with the correct patient information. The MA knows that the lab will
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  • Discard both swabs and notify provider
  • Send swabs back to MA and request proper labeling
  • Run both tests because the swabs were submitted together
  • Run the test on labeled swab only and the second swab requires recollection from patient

Question 63

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If a patient presents to the office for a subcutaneous allergy injection. There is no dose listed on the MD order. The MA knows to
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  • Call the provider and verify the order
  • Give the standard dose of allergy medication
  • Give the exact dose of medication to patient that he received at the last visit
  • Ask the nurse the correct dose of medication

Question 64

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The type of injection that is used for Ragweed allergy testing
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  • Intramuscular
  • Intradermal
  • Subcutaneous
  • Z-Track

Question 65

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To assign the proper ICD- code, the MA knows that she must know
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  • Main term of the diagnosis
  • Volume/abbreviation
  • Etiology of the diagnosis
  • Diagnosis in the tabular list

Question 66

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The MA knows that she was instructed to redraw a lipid profile because the blood was sent to the lab in a ______________________tube
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  • Lavender
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Any of the above tubes

Question 67

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The MA knows that when measuring infants from head to heel that the infant should be in the
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  • Prone
  • Supine
  • Fowler's
  • Lithotomy

Question 68

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When caring for a cardiac patient, the MA knows that the PT/INR should be drawn on this type tube
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  • EDTA
  • Heparin
  • Sodium Citrate
  • Serum Separator

Question 69

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The definition of hematemesis
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  • Blood clotting
  • Thin blood
  • Vomiting of coffee ground emesis
  • Vomiting blood

Question 70

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The MA knows that when collecting a swab for a Rapid Strep A test that the specimen comes from the
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  • Urine
  • Throat
  • Blood
  • Wound

Question 71

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The accumulation of blood in the chest cavity
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  • Hemothorax
  • Hemocavity
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemolysis

Question 72

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If a patient is scheduled for a out patient procedure, what form should the MA have signed that explains the risk of the procedure to be performed on the patient
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  • HIPAA form
  • Preoperative form
  • Postoperative form
  • Consent form

Question 73

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For routine blood draws on a patient with fragile veins, the instrument of choice is
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  • Syringe with needle
  • Straight needle set
  • Winged infusion set
  • Lancet

Question 74

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Anthropometric measurements are done to complete
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  • Growth charts
  • Eye exams
  • Hearing exams
  • Lung capacity

Question 75

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The MA knows the spread of TB is transmitted via
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  • Direct contact
  • Airborne transmission
  • Indirect contact
  • Infected blood samples

Question 76

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The MA knows that when caring for a patient with hypotension, the exam table should be placed in which position
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  • Lithotomy
  • Trendelenburg
  • High Fowler's
  • Low Fowler's

Question 77

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The MA knows the proper way to obtain a Urine C&S is to instruct the patient to provide a
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  • First morning
  • Clean catch
  • 24 hour
  • None of the above

Question 78

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The MA knows that the standard speed for an EKG machine is
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  • 10 mm per second
  • 15 mm per second
  • 20 mm per second
  • 25 mm per second

Question 79

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The MA begins a dressing change without washing her hands. What disease is she most likely to spread
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  • VRE
  • MRSA
  • VDRL
  • None of the above

Question 80

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To deliver a slow, constant effect of medication, the MA knows that the patient will need
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  • Intramuscular injection
  • Transdermal patch
  • Sublingual medication
  • Z-track method

Question 81

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During CPR the rate of compressions is
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  • 100-120/min
  • 90/min
  • 80/min
  • 60/min

Question 82

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The systolic Korotkoff sound that is heard when obtaining a blood pressure resembles
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  • A swooshing
  • Faint pulsing
  • Tapping sound
  • A soft muffled sound

Question 83

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Which of the following indicate NSR (Normal Sinus Rhythm)
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  • Heart rate of 54 bpm
  • QRS of greater than 0.20
  • PR interval of 0.16
  • P to R interval of 2:1

Question 84

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To locate a code for a documented procedure, the MA knows to check
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  • Consent form
  • Progress note
  • PHI form
  • None of the above

Question 85

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After obtaining a patient's critically high Na+ (Sodium) level, the MA knows that the problem is that this colored tube was used for the draw
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  • Lavender
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Gray

Question 86

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When performing testing on stool specimen, the MA knows to check
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  • The expiration date of the developing solution
  • To ensure that the sample remains sterile
  • That 1 teaspoon of stool has been obtained
  • None of the above

Question 87

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Specific coding instructions for each CPT section is located in the
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  • Index
  • Introduction
  • Guidelines
  • Glossary

Question 88

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When transporting Arterial blood gas (ABG) specimen, the MA knows to place the sample in
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  • Ice slurry/slushy
  • Warm packet
  • A tiger top tube
  • Centrifuge

Question 89

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Apical pulses are obtained on
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  • Patient over the age of 80
  • Children that are crying
  • Infants
  • Any patient taking a diuretic

Question 90

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According to HIPAA guidelines, a CMS 1500 form is required to include
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  • List of patient medications
  • Time of service
  • Date of previous service
  • Employer Identification number

Question 91

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Which procedure is a CLIA waived test performed in the office
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  • TSH
  • Urine test for hCG
  • ESR
  • Hemoglobin A1C

Question 92

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Which would require the assignment of a V code
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  • Contraceptive injection
  • Injury with sutures
  • Treatment of infection
  • Perforation during a colonoscopy

Question 93

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If a patient states that she has breast implants, the MA knows to place V1 and V2 at which intercostal space
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  • 3rd ICS
  • 4th ICS
  • 5th ICS
  • 6th ICS

Question 94

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An infectious agent moves from the reservoir host to
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  • Means of exit
  • Means of transmission
  • Means of entry
  • Any of the above

Question 95

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What should the MA use as proper identification of a patient before administering vaccines
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  • Social Security number
  • Medical record number
  • Full name of patient
  • Patient DOB

Question 96

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The MA knows that the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone will be secreted
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  • By the placenta during pregnancy
  • During ovulation by the ovaries
  • During menopause by the ovaries
  • By the male testicles during puberty

Question 97

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During a 12 lead EKG, which lead is considered the ground lead that will help reduce interference
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  • Left leg
  • Right leg
  • Left arm
  • Right arm

Question 98

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POL testing within the doctor's office may not include
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  • Strep throat testing
  • PT testing
  • Blood typing
  • Urine pregnancy

Question 99

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During a routine EKG the MA notices an elevated ST segment. The MA should be concerned that the patient may be experiencing
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  • Myocardial infarction
  • Cerebral thrombosis
  • Cerebral vascular accident
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

Question 100

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A patient suffering from hypoglycemia should be offered
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  • Oxygen
  • Orange juice
  • Tuna sandwich
  • Insulin

Question 101

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The MA knows that proper lead placement for a TELE pack EKG belong on
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  • Right side of the Anterior chest region
  • Right side of the posterior chest region
  • Posterior thoracic region
  • Anterior thoracic region

Question 102

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The Ishihara chart is used to determine
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  • Near visual acuity
  • Color blindness
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Presbyopia

Question 103

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If a co-worker should reach across a sterile field, the MA knows to
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  • Report incident to the provider
  • Report to OSHA
  • Get a new set up and start the procedure over
  • It is acceptable to reach over a sterile field with caution

Question 104

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A product that the patient can take home to evaluate their pulmonary function
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  • Peak flow meter
  • Spirometer
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Nasal Cannula

Question 105

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The MA is aware that it is acceptable to report confidential PHI in cases of
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  • Active TB and VDRL
  • Malaria
  • Rabies and yellow fever
  • West Nile Virus

Question 106

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Spirometer testing on a patient with COPD will assess
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  • The amount of air leaving the lungs and the rate it is expelled
  • The total amount of air that the lungs can hold and for how long
  • The amount of air inhaled and the amount of air exhaled
  • The amount of retained air

Question 107

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The physician orders a 2 hour postprandial glucose test; when should you draw the blood sample
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  • A blood sample is taken 2 hours after exercising
  • A blood sample is taken 2 hours before a meal is consumed
  • A fingerstick is drawn every 2 hours
  • A blood sample is taken before you eat, to provide a baseline, and then again two hours after you've eaten.

Question 108

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What phase during korotokoff sounds is documented as diastole
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  • Phase 5
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 4
  • Phase 3

Question 109

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When obtaining the patients heart rate using the R-R ratio, the MA knows that if there are 20 small boxes, the HR would be
Answer
  • 60 BPM
  • 75 BPM
  • 80 BPM
  • 88 BPM

Question 110

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The MA notices that the provider is using unsanitary instruments, she should report her findings to
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  • CDC
  • OSHA
  • DOH
  • FDA

Question 111

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Fecal Fat specimen should be refrigerated after collection for how many hours before being returned to lab for testing
Answer
  • 72 hours
  • 1 hour
  • 30 mins
  • 36 hours

Question 112

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Venipuncture is performed at what angle in the antecubital area
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  • 45
  • 10-15°
  • 30-35°
  • 15-30°

Question 113

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When collecting a blood culture, how much blood should be obtained in each vial for adults
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  • 8-10
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 1-2

Question 114

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The MA knows to place the patient in this position before a pelvic exam
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  • Dorsal recumbent
  • Sims'
  • Lithotomy
  • Semi-fowlers

Question 115

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Who must discuss the informed consent with a patient prior to a patient signing
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  • Physician
  • Clergy member
  • Nurse
  • MA

Question 116

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Which patient would you perform an apical pulse on
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  • Newborn
  • 5yr old
  • Adult
  • Adult with normal sinus rhythm

Question 117

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If a patient is a victim of domestic violence and does not speak English, what should the MA do to ensure that the patient understands the instructions
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  • Have a family member interpret the instructions
  • Give pt written instructions to follow at home
  • Enlist the aid of an interpreter from the medical office
  • Have another patient interpret the instructions

Question 118

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  • I never remember
  • International normal reading
  • Intensive needs room
  • International normalized ratio

Question 119

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When collecting blood for a Prothrombin that will be tested in the Reference lab, what color tube is it collected in
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  • Royal blue by venipuncture
  • Light blue by venipuncture
  • Royal blue by fingerstick
  • Light blue by fingerstick