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NCCT Review for Patient Care Assistant TechnicianMedical & Legal Issues, Medical Terminology, Infection Control, Basic Anatomy & Physiology,Medical Procedures

  
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  • 1. 
    Medical ethics and medical etiquette are
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Almost the same

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      Opposite


  • 2. 
    "Ghost Surgey" is a
    • A. 

      Term that is no longer used

    • B. 

      Nurse performing most of the work for physician

    • C. 

      Two surgeons performing as a team

    • D. 

      Situation where the patient has consented to surgery by one physician, but without the patients knowledge or approval, another surgeon perform the surgery


  • 3. 
    Th most commonly known code of ethics for medical profession, written about 400 BC, is the
    • A. 

      Hippocratic Oath

    • B. 

      Code of Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Ten Commandments

    • D. 

      Pervical's Code


  • 4. 
    Law requires that a physician report
    • A. 

      Income tax evasion

    • B. 

      Cigarette use

    • C. 

      Unwise diet

    • D. 

      Child abuse


  • 5. 
    Genetic counseling and organ transplant decisions require consideration of
    • A. 

      Color of eyes

    • B. 

      Religious preference

    • C. 

      Quality of life for patient

    • D. 

      Ethnic medical practices


  • 6. 
    ________________ laws allow physicians and Patient Care Technicians to render aid at the scene of an accident without fear of lawsuits.
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      AMA

    • C. 

      Statue

    • D. 

      Good Samaritan


  • 7. 
    The abbreviation for eye, ear, nose, and throat is
    • A. 

      Endo

    • B. 

      ED

    • C. 

      EENT

    • D. 

      OOB


  • 8. 
    "Heme" stands for
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      History of

    • C. 

      History and physical

    • D. 

      Hematology


  • 9. 
    CBC stand for
    • A. 

      Chest, back and chest

    • B. 

      Complete blood count

    • C. 

      Blood sugar

    • D. 

      Continuity of care


  • 10. 
    "HGB" stands for
    • A. 

      An elevated temperature

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Elevated blood pressure

    • D. 

      Hours of sleep


  • 11. 
    AAS is the abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Acute abdominal series

    • B. 

      Acute respiratory failure

    • C. 

      Anticonvulsant

    • D. 

      Cardiac atria


  • 12. 
    "Meg" is the abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • B. 

      Iron supplements

    • C. 

      Microgram

    • D. 

      Mastectomy


  • 13. 
    The cephalic vein is located in the
    • A. 

      Ankle

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Neck


  • 14. 
    The subclavian vein is located in the
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Abdomen


  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a chest location
    • A. 

      Intercoastal space

    • B. 

      Midaxillary line

    • C. 

      Anterior axillary line

    • D. 

      Duodenum


  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the heart
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Superior vena cova

    • C. 

      Inferior vena cova

    • D. 

      Myocardium


  • 17. 
    Oil glands are called __________ glands
    • A. 

      Perineum

    • B. 

      Subaceous

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Progesterone


  • 18. 
    Inflammation of the stomach and intestines causing discomfort is called
    • A. 

      Gastroenteritis

    • B. 

      Upper GI

    • C. 

      Barium flow

    • D. 

      Transverse colon


  • 19. 
    Inflammation of the large intestine is termed
    • A. 

      Mellitus

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Colitis

    • D. 

      Contracture


  • 20. 
    Inflammation of the nerves that cause numbness and tingling in the extremities is called
    • A. 

      Neuropathy

    • B. 

      Tomogaphy

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Dorsiflexion


  • 21. 
    Protrusion of the eyes, typically seen in persons with hyperthyroidism, is termed
    • A. 

      Opathalmia

    • B. 

      Exophthalmos

    • C. 

      Mellitus

    • D. 

      Tetany


  • 22. 
    The jejunum is located in the
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Rectum

    • C. 

      Intestines

    • D. 

      Shoulder


  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the male renal system
    • A. 

      Testis

    • B. 

      Cervix

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland


  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the female renal system
    • A. 

      Seminal vesicle

    • B. 

      Ureters

    • C. 

      Fallopian tube

    • D. 

      Kidney


  • 25. 
    Absence of urine production for a 24-hour period is called
    • A. 

      Glomeruli

    • B. 

      Anuria

    • C. 

      Hilus

    • D. 

      Micturition


  • 26. 
    Used needles should be placed in the
    • A. 

      Trash can

    • B. 

      Paper bag taped to the patient's bed

    • C. 

      Sharps container

    • D. 

      Dumpster


  • 27. 
    When contact with bodily fluid is possible, the patient Care Technician should wear
    • A. 

      A gown

    • B. 

      Gloves

    • C. 

      A mask

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 28. 
    Inactive bacteria with hard shells are called
    • A. 

      Carriers

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Seeds

    • D. 

      Burrs


  • 29. 
    Any microbes that causes disease is a(an)
    • A. 

      Antacid

    • B. 

      Pathogen

    • C. 

      Nonpathogenic

    • D. 

      Dirge


  • 30. 
    Who is known as the pioneer of medical asepsis
    • A. 

      Albert Scweiter

    • B. 

      Salk

    • C. 

      Nightingale

    • D. 

      Mother Teresa


  • 31. 
    Removing germs by physical or chemical means is termed
    • A. 

      Heating

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Disinfection

    • D. 

      Housecleaning


  • 32. 
    Which of the following is not a method of infection transmission
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Vehicle

    • C. 

      Airborne

    • D. 

      Universal


  • 33. 
    Sterile liquids are used in which of the following
    • A. 

      Cleaning surgical wounds

    • B. 

      Cleaning fingernails

    • C. 

      Astringents

    • D. 

      Facials


  • 34. 
    Which of the following would indicate an immediate report to the RN
    • A. 

      Healing skin

    • B. 

      Dry skin

    • C. 

      Bleeding

    • D. 

      Gradual changes


  • 35. 
    The temporal artery is located in the
    • A. 

      Wrist

    • B. 

      Head

    • C. 

      Ankle

    • D. 

      Leg


  • 36. 
    The carotid artery is located in the
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Neck

    • D. 

      Face


  • 37. 
    The common lay for the clavicle is the
    • A. 

      Collarbone

    • B. 

      Shin bone

    • C. 

      Achilles heel

    • D. 

      Elbow


  • 38. 
    Which term is not an aspect of the spine
    • A. 

      Flexor pollicis

    • B. 

      Cervical curve

    • C. 

      Thoracic curve

    • D. 

      Lumbar curve


  • 39. 
    The zygomatic and sternocleidomastoid muscle are located at the
    • A. 

      Lower back

    • B. 

      Abdomen

    • C. 

      Appendix

    • D. 

      Head


  • 40. 
    The deltoid muscle is at the
    • A. 

      Shoulder

    • B. 

      Base of the spine

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Elbow


  • 41. 
    The masseter muscle is located at the
    • A. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • B. 

      Cheek

    • C. 

      Back of the leg

    • D. 

      Underarm


  • 42. 
    The liver lies above the
    • A. 

      Pulmonary artery

    • B. 

      Renal vein

    • C. 

      Femoral artery

    • D. 

      Subclavian vein


  • 43. 
    The epiglottis lies at the rear of the
    • A. 

      Clavicle

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Deltoid


  • 44. 
    Sensors and electrodes are
    • A. 

      Identical

    • B. 

      Similar

    • C. 

      Different

    • D. 

      Dissimiliar


  • 45. 
    Lead placement includes
    • A. 

      Ankle placement

    • B. 

      Shin placement

    • C. 

      Limbs and chest leads

    • D. 

      Head leads


  • 46. 
    When working with color-coded vacuum tubes, ____________ is important 
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Mixing

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Manner


  • 47. 
    Which of the following is a not a type of venipuncture
    • A. 

      Vacuum tube method

    • B. 

      Butterfly needle method

    • C. 

      Needle-syringe method

    • D. 

      Sheild method


  • 48. 
    Which of the followng is usually the firsr choice for blood draw
    • A. 

      Median cubital and cephalic vein

    • B. 

      Dorsal metacarpal veins

    • C. 

      Dorsal plexus

    • D. 

      Subclavian vein


  • 49. 
    Another term for venipuncture is
    • A. 

      Hematology

    • B. 

      Phlebotomy

    • C. 

      Labotomy

    • D. 

      Blood glucose monitoring


  • 50. 
    A tourniquet is appled to the arm during a blood draw to
    • A. 

      Mollify the patient

    • B. 

      Make the vein recede

    • C. 

      Mark the correct place

    • D. 

      Slow the blood flow


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