NCCT - Practice Test #2

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NCCT - practice test #2
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1.  To ensure that the medical office has the supplies it needs, the medical assistant should establish a(n) __________.
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2.  A(n) __________ is created containing the name, address, and phone number of both the vendor and the medical practice. It will also have a pre-assigned number to track the order, the quantity of items ordered, the price of the items, and the date purchased.
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3.  Periodically, the medical assistant should check all electrical equipment in the office to ensure that cords are not frayed, do not present hazards, and are in good working order. A(n) __________ will help the medical assistant track this routine inspection.
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4.  When a physician dictates an operative report and asks the medical assistant to type it up, the physician is asking the medical assistant to function as a __________.
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5.  Under the Peer Review Improvement Act of 1982, Peer Review Organizations are responsible for the review for appropriateness and necessity of hospitalizing a patient by a process known as __________.
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6.  Which one of the following is a decision based upon bioethics?
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7.  A physician must have the patient’s permission in writing to reveal any confidential information, except for which one of the following?
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8.  Which of the following is a federal regulation that requires health care professionals to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patients’ health information?
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9.  A business letter written in full block style will have all lines __________.
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10.  When writing a business letter, the salutation of a letter should be followed by which punctuation mark?
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11.  When handling a patient complaint, which one of the following would be most appropriate?
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12.  Body language, body posture, space, and distance are all examples of __________.
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13.  What is the suggested procedure for canceling an appointment in the appointment book?
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14.  The amount an insured patient must pay toward claims each year before the insurance company will pay for medical treatment is known as the __________.
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15.  Instructions to an insurance company about where to make payment and to whom are called __________.
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16.  The Internal Revenue Service issues a(n) __________ to medical groups or solo practices for income tax purposes.
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17.  An office appointment calendar or book must record not only the name of the patient and the start time of the appointment, but must also indicate the __________.
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18.  A twelve month period selected for financial purposes is called a(n) __________ year.
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19.  Each prescription for a controlled substance requires the physician’s signature and a(n) __________ registration number.
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20.  Determining whether a particular medical treatment (i.e. surgery, tests) will be covered under a patient’s insurance policy contract involves a process known as __________.
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21.  In the reception area of a medical practice, the computer screen must never __________.
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22.  The temperature taken at the armpit is the __________.
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23.  What is a break in a bone without penetration of the skin surface over the fracture site called?
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24.  The abbreviation for three times a day is __________.
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25.  The abbreviation for as needed is __________.
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26.  The abbreviation for nothing by mouth is __________.
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27.  Which of these would be the best choice to administer an intradermal injection?
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28.  When you have finished using a reagent, you should __________.
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29.  When you make a solution, be sure you label and __________.
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30.  The physician has ordered 50 mg of Demerol be given to a patient. The concentration available is 100mg/ml. How may cc’s of Demerol will be injected?
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31.  A drug that causes urination is called a __________.
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32.  A drug used to relieve a cough is called an __________.
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33.  A drug used to control temperature is called an __________.
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34.  A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a __________.
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35.  A drug that decreases mucus in the nasal passages is called a(n) __________.
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36.  A drug that increases cough output is called a(n) __________.
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37.  A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil, is called a(n) __________.
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38.  Nitroglycerine is used for the treatment of which of the following?
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39.  Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress __________.
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40.  Schedule I drugs include __________.
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41.  A small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called a(n) __________.
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42.  Refer to illustration #5 and identify number 17.
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43.  Refer to illustration #5 and identify number 18.
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44.  A narrowing of the urethra caused by scar tissue is called __________.
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45.  A chronic disease in which the pancreas fails to secrete enough insulin is called __________.
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46.  The alternating contraction and relaxation of intestinal muscles is called __________.
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47.  The prolonged retention and accumulation of fecal material in the rectum is called __________.
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48.  The frequent passage of liquid stools is called __________.
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49.  Refer to Illustration #1 and identify the number 69.
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50.  Refer to Illustration #1 and identify the number 70.
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51.  A microorganism that rarely causes disease is called a __________.
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52.  The most important initial step in the performance of a blood draw is __________.
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53.  Which of the following statements is false about blood drawing?
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54.  To determine the size of the needle, remember that the higher the gauge number the __________ needle bore.
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55.  A centrifuge works by __________.
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56.  A tourniquet should be on the patient’s arm no longer than __________.
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57.  To cleanse the typical venipuncture site, begin at the intended site of the draw and __________.
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58.  On an ECG machine, the sensitivity switch controls the __________.
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59.  Conversion of dysrhythmia to a normal rhythm by applying electric shock to the chest is called __________.
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60.  The electrical force or vector produced by ventricular depolarization has two components; one is the magnitude or force, and the other is __________.
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61.  A downward or negative wave of an electrocardiogram following the P wave is the __________.
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62.  A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) where the QRS have the same configuration each time they appear is called __________.
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63.  When preparing a blood smear from a skin puncture you should __________ the first drop.
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64.  When performing any CLIA waived test it is important to do which one of the following?
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65.  An ECG tracing measures the amount of voltage and the __________ required for the voltage to travel throughout the heart.
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66.  When there is no variation of R-R intervals in an ECG reading, it is called __________.
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67.  When applying leads, apply the V1 lead __________.
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68.  When the heart rhythm is abnormal it is referred to as a(n) __________.
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69.  Oxygen can be administered to the patient by way of a __________.
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70.  How should a 24-hour urine specimen be stored during collection?
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71.  A positive urine dipstick test for albumin indicates the patient has __________ in his/her urine.
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72.  Which urine dipstick test detects acetone in the urine?
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73.  Which of the following stains classify bacteria into gram-positive and gram-negative?
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74.  Which of the following areas should be swabbed when obtaining a specimen for a throat culture?
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75.  A drug that helps to decrease appetite is called an __________.
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Quiz Comments (5)
could someone please tell me where this illustration is, I know I may need glasses but this is totally irrelevant
There is a couple questions that ask about illustrations. if the picture is not up then the person will get the question wrong take those questions out or put the illustration up!
if you have the book the illustration#5 is on page 76 however the numbers in the book do not match the numbers in this test. for illustration #1 it matches the book and the test. you will just have to guess and take the wrong answer if you get it wrong.
Yes, I experienced the same thing. It is referring to a picture and the picture does not appear.
there a couple of questions that ask about illustrations. if the picture is not up the person will get the question wrong because we cant see where the number is at on the illustration. put it up or take down the question.
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