IME Phlebotomy 2010 - Quiz 2

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1. 
What part of the term OSTEOCHONDRITIS is the suffix?
 
Itis
 
2. 
True or false? in ther term "hyponatremia" hypo is the prefix?
 
True
 
3. 
You are the only phlebotomist in an outpatient drawing center. A physician orders a test with which your are not familiar. What is the most approprate action to take?
 
Refer to the lab specimen collection manual for instruction
 
4. 
The singular form of alveoli is
 
Alveola
 
5. 
What would be the term for muscle pain?
 
Myalgia
 
6. 

Examples of quality control are all of the following except?

A) Checking expiration dates of evacuated tubes

B) Documenting maintenance on cetrifuge

C) Filling out your time sheet daily

D) Recording refrigerator temperature daily

 
C) Filling out your time sheet daily
 
7. 
What is the medical term for inflamation of the kidney?
 
Nephritis
 
8. 

A prefix.....

A) Adds information about a term

B) Modifies the meaning of a term

C) Precedes the word root

D) All of the above

 
D) All of the above
 
9. 

The JCAHO "DO NOT USE" list applies to all of the following except

A) Handwritten medication related documents

B) Handwritten laboratory reports

C) Electronic laboratory reports

D) Items written on preprinted forms

 

C) Electronic laboratory reports

NOTE: Nothing handwritten is allowed

 
10. 
Which of the following terms means kidney inflamation?
 
Nephritis
 
11. 
What is the suffix in ther term "LIPASE"?
 
ase
 
12. 
What word means "Condidtion of clotting"
 
Thrombosis
 
13. 
What do the suffixes -ac, -al, and -ic mean?
 
Pertaining to
 
14. 

Which of the following is NOT among the steps involved in improving the quality of a service?

A) Identify problems

B) Proposes solutions

C) Experiment

D) Impliment changes

 
C) Experiment
 
15. 

Which of the following organizations is concerned with improving the quality care jprovided by organized health care facilities?

A) CAP

B) OSHA

C) JCAHO

d) ASCP

 
C) JCAHO
 
16. 

The letter "g" is pronounced like a "j" in....

A) Gamete

B) Gestation

C) Glycolysis

D) Guaiac

 
B) Gestation
 
17. 
What word means "hardening of the artery"?
 
Atheriosclerosis
 
18. 
A non profit, standards-developing organization with respresentitives from the profeesion, industry and governemtn who use a concensus process to develop voluntary guidelins and standards for all areas of the laboratoy is
 
CLSI
 
19. 
__________ is a not-for-profit organization made up of pathologists in the field of laboratory medicine.
 
CAP
 
20. 

JCAHO issued the "DO NOT USE" list

A) To reduce medical errors

B) To elimiinate dangerous abbreviations

C) To prevent incorrect interpretations of terminology

D) All of the above.

 
D) All of the above
 
21. 
One of the key players in brining quality assessment review techniques to healthcare is ________
 
JCAHO
 
22. 
The medical term for white blood cell is
 
Leukocyte
 
23. 
What does the suffix of the term "Glycolysis" means?
 
Breakdown
 
24. 

A specimen was mislabeled on the floor. You are required tofill out an incident report form. What information would you not include?

A) Description of the consequences

B) Details of the corrective action taken

C) Explaination of the problem

D) Suggestion for new guidelines

 
D) Suggestion for new guidelines
 
25. 
Who is the father of TQM?
 
Dr. W. E. Demming
 
26. 

A leader in TQM, Dr. W. E. Demming's method required

A) Active participation by the workers in decision making

B) Deiscussion of test results with the patient

C) Inspections by OSHA

D) Setting phlebotomy standards for venipuncture

 
A) Active participation by the workers in decision making
 
27. 
The abreviation UTI stands for?
 

Urinary Tract Infcation

This is the most common noso comial infection in the hosptial

 
28. 

An example of a QA indicator is.....

A) All phlebotomists will follow universal precautions

B) No eating, drinking, or smoking allowed in laboratorywork areas

C) The contamination rate for blood cultures will not exceed the national contamination rate.

D) Wearing laboratory coats when on break

 
C) The contamination rate for blood cultures will not exceed thenational contamination rate
 
29. 

Which of the following word parts is a prefix?

A) epi

B) ology

C) lysis

D) my

 
)A) epi (above
 
30. 

Which of the following organizations provides accreditation to clinical laboratories that have appropriate quality control procedures in place? These clinical laboratories must implement these procedures in a manner acceptable to standards.

A) CAP

B) OSHA

C) JCAHO

D) ASCAP

 
A) CAP
 
31. 

When labeling a specimen you must include:

A) Two unique identifiers (Example: patient first, last name, and date of birth)

B) Date and time of collection

C) Phlebotomists's initials

D) All of the above

 
D) All of the above
 
32. 
What medical term means "joint inflamation"?
 
Arthritis
 
33. 
What is the word root in "electrocardiogram"?
 
Cardi
 
34. 

All of the following are included on the JCAHO "Do not use" list except

A) CBC

B) U

C) MS

D) UI

 
A) CBC
 
35. 
The plural form of ovum is_______?
 
ova
 
36. 

Which of the following is not a priciple of quality management?

A) Constant improvement

B) Customer Satisfaction

C) Employee participation

D) Reduction in staff

 
D) Reduction in staff
 
37. 
The "O" located between 'path' and 'logist' in ther term 'pathologist' is called what?
 
Combining vowel
 
38. 

The 'c' sounds like an "s" in which of the following terms?

A) Coagulation

B) Cardiac

C) Cellular

D) Culture

 
C) Cellular
 
39. 
The term "polycythemia" means?
 
Many-cell blood condition
 
40. 
What does the suffix "ist" mean?
 
One who specializes in
 
41. 
Ture or False? The word roots "nephr" and "ren" both refer to the liver?
 

False.

They both refer to the kidnies.