IME Phlebotomy 2010 - Quiz 2

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What part of the term OSTEOCHONDRITIS is the suffix?
True or false? in ther term "hyponatremia" hypo is the prefix?
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
The singular form of alveoli is
What would be the term for muscle pain?
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
What is the medical term for inflamation of the kidney?
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
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
Which of the following terms means kidney inflamation?
What is the suffix in ther term "LIPASE"?
What word means "Condidtion of clotting"
What do the suffixes -ac, -al, and -ic mean?
Pertaining to
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
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
The letter "g" is pronounced like a "j" in.... A) Gamete B) Gestation C) Glycolysis D) Guaiac
B) Gestation
What word means "hardening of the artery"?
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
__________ is a not-for-profit organization made up of pathologists in the field of laboratory medicine.
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
One of the key players in brining quality assessment review techniques to healthcare is ________
The medical term for white blood cell is
What does the suffix of the term "Glycolysis" means?
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
Who is the father of TQM?
Dr. W. E. Demming
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
The abreviation UTI stands for?
Urinary Tract Infcation This is the most common noso comial infection in the hosptial
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
Which of the following word parts is a prefix? A) epi B) ology C) lysis D) my
)A) epi (above
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
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
What medical term means "joint inflamation"?
What is the word root in "electrocardiogram"?
All of the following are included on the JCAHO "Do not use" list except A) CBC B) U C) MS D) UI
The plural form of ovum is_______?
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
The "O" located between 'path' and 'logist' in ther term 'pathologist' is called what?
Combining vowel
The 'c' sounds like an "s" in which of the following terms? A) Coagulation B) Cardiac C) Cellular D) Culture
C) Cellular
The term "polycythemia" means?
Many-cell blood condition
What does the suffix "ist" mean?
One who specializes in
Ture or False? The word roots "nephr" and "ren" both refer to the liver?
False. They both refer to the kidnies.

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