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Phlebotomy Exam On Chapters 1,2,3,&4

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  • 1. 
    Hippocrates developed a medical theory that diseases were the result of excess substances and the removal of them would restore balance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In the 17th and 18th century, phlebotomy was a major therapeutic process that included the use of leeches. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Name the two most common types of therapeutic phlebotomy.
    • A. 

      Skin puncture/Finger stick

    • B. 

      Polycythemia - Hemochromatosis

    • C. 

      Venipuncture - Bleeding Time

    • D. 

      Blood culture/Throat culture

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not associated with professionalism?
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      How you speak

    • C. 

      How you act

    • D. 

      Your beliefs

  • 5. 
    When using a "lancet" what might one be performing specifically?
    • A. 

      Bleeding time

    • B. 

      Venipuncture

    • C. 

      Skin puncture

    • D. 

      Finger stick

  • 6. 
    Early equipment used for blood - letting includes all of the following except the:
    • A. 

      Hemostat

    • B. 

      Lancet

    • C. 

      Fleam

    • D. 

      Leech

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      CLT

    • B. 

      CLPlb

    • C. 

      CPT

    • D. 

      PBT

  • 8. 
    Who is referred to as the "Ambassador" of the lab?
    • A. 

      Pathologist

    • B. 

      Medical Tech

    • C. 

      Phlebotomist

    • D. 

      Histologist

  • 9. 
    Which department means the study of serum?
    • A. 

      Hematology

    • B. 

      Microbiology

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Serology

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Mental

    • B. 

      Traditional

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Emotional

  • 11. 
    What are the major parts of the lab?
    • A. 

      Chemistry / Immunohematology

    • B. 

      Clinical / Critical Care

    • C. 

      Coagulation / Serology

    • D. 

      Anatomic Surgical pathology / Clinical Analysis

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an example of proxemics?
    • A. 

      Personal hygiene

    • B. 

      Eye contact

    • C. 

      Comfort zone

    • D. 

      Facial expressions

  • 13. 
    What is used to obtain a blood culture?
    • A. 

      Bandage

    • B. 

      Gauze / Cotton balls

    • C. 

      Aerobic & anaerobic

    • D. 

      Swabs & wipes

  • 14. 
    Which department identifies diseases associated with blood and blood-forming tissues?
    • A. 

      Microbioloby

    • B. 

      Hematology

    • C. 

      Blood Bank

    • D. 

      Toxicology

  • 15. 
    A person who is responsible for their actions and is dependable makes for a good job candidate at any facility. This and work ethics go hand in hand.
    • A. 

      Compassionate

    • B. 

      Motivation

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Intelligence

  • 16. 
    Drawing a patient's blood without his or her permission can result in a charge of:
    • A. 

      Assault & battery

    • B. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 17. 
    Which of the following test is performed in the coagulation department?
    • A. 

      BUN

    • B. 

      CBC

    • C. 

      PT

    • D. 

      Electrolytes

  • 18. 
    The term phlebotomy is derived from a Greek word that literally means when translated:
    • A. 

      Vein incision

    • B. 

      Draw blood

    • C. 

      Stick a vein

    • D. 

      Blood incision

  • 19. 
    Another name for blood bank is:
    • A. 

      Serology

    • B. 

      Immunohematology

    • C. 

      Microbiology

    • D. 

      Immunology

  • 20. 
    Which part of the hospital would be responsible for monitoring drugs?
    • A. 

      Nuclear Medicine

    • B. 

      Pharmacy

    • C. 

      Toxicology

    • D. 

      Radiology

  • 21. 
    A laboratory department that tests specimens for the presence of bacteria is:
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Microbiology

    • C. 

      Hematology

    • D. 

      Serology

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a hematology test?
    • A. 

      C&S

    • B. 

      CBC

    • C. 

      Lytes

    • D. 

      Ptt

  • 23. 
    C & S tests on patient specimens are performed in:
    • A. 

      Microbiology department

    • B. 

      Urinalysis department

    • C. 

      Coagulation department

    • D. 

      Chemistry department

  • 24. 
    A light blue tube is drawn, which department is it going to?
    • A. 

      Toxicology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Coagulation

    • D. 

      Blood Bank

  • 25. 
    What are the three additives in a green tube associated with Heparin?
    • A. 

      Fluoride, Lithium, Sodium

    • B. 

      Lithium, Ammonia, Potassium

    • C. 

      Sodium, Calcium, Lithium

    • D. 

      Ammonia, Sodium, Lithium

  • 26. 
    What does an anticoagulant do?
    • A. 

      Clot the blood

    • B. 

      Prevent blood from clotting

    • C. 

      Thin the blood

    • D. 

      Thickens the blood

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Green and Blue

    • B. 

      Red and SST

    • C. 

      Lavender and Red

    • D. 

      SST and Yellow

  • 28. 
    Which of the following is not a "patient right"?
    • A. 

      A complete explanation of his/her bill

    • B. 

      Confidentiality of his/her records

    • C. 

      Refuse treatment

    • D. 

      Know the medical status of his/her health provider

  • 29. 
    A national organization that sets standards for phlebotomy procedures:
    • A. 

      ASCP

    • B. 

      NAACLS

    • C. 

      NCA

    • D. 

      CLSI

  • 30. 
    Doing something careless or failing to do something that should have been done is called:
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Fraud

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 31. 
    Confidentiality must be maintained at all times, information is strictly private and confidential whether we are dealing with a patient or an employee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    In medical terminology, a "word root" means:
    • A. 

      The basic of word

    • B. 

      The end of word

    • C. 

      The beginning of word

    • D. 

      It combines the word

  • 33. 
    What is at the end of a word called?
    • A. 

      Suffix

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Word root

    • D. 

      Combining vowels

  • 34. 
    A physician who offers initial contact and related treatment such as blood glucose screening or prenatal checkups or immunizations is referred to as a:
    • A. 

      Primary Care

    • B. 

      Tertiary Care

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Specialist

  • 35. 
    A part of the lab that evaluates every single organ or body system is:
    • A. 

      Microbiology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Serology

    • D. 

      Hematology

  • 36. 
    Which of the flowing is not a sub-department of the lab?
    • A. 

      Speical chemistry

    • B. 

      Immunoassay

    • C. 

      Toxicology

    • D. 

      Coagulation

  • 37. 
    Urinalysis check for the following except:
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Microscopic

    • D. 

      Smell

  • 38. 
    A serum separator tube consists of:
    • A. 

      Sodium citrate

    • B. 

      Clot activator / Gel barrier

    • C. 

      EDTA

    • D. 

      Sodium flouride

  • 39. 
    Which department prepares blood products to be used for transfusion?
    • A. 

      Coagulation

    • B. 

      Microbiology

    • C. 

      Blood bank

    • D. 

      Chemistry

  • 40. 
    Informed consent means:
    • A. 

      A phlebotomist tells the patient what is ordered and the implications of the test results.

    • B. 

      A patient agrees to a procedure after being told of the consequences associated with it.

    • C. 

      A patient has the right to look at all of his or her medical records

    • D. 

      A nurse has the right to perform a procedure on a patient even if the patient refuses

  • 41. 
    JCAHO will monitor quality improvement measures
    • A. 

      Through the use of daily patient census records.

    • B. 

      By reviewing attendance records of employees

    • C. 

      By checking the timeliness of phlebotomy collections.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 42. 
    The single most important means of preventing the spread of infection is:
    • A. 

      Proper hand washing

    • B. 

      Wearing a mask

    • C. 

      Wearing gloves

    • D. 

      Noscomial infections cannot be prevented

  • 43. 
    In order for an infection to take place, what are the three things necessary?
    • A. 

      A susceptible hos, source, means of transmission.

    • B. 

      Source, vehicle, direct contact

    • C. 

      Means of transmission, indirect contact, source

    • D. 

      Vector, susceptible host, source

  • 44. 
    Electrical safety involves:
    • A. 

      Knowing where the fire extinguishers are

    • B. 

      Distance, time, and shielding

    • C. 

      Knowing the circuit breaker box locations

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 45. 
    Which is considered a blood born pathogen?
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      HBB

    • C. 

      CBC

    • D. 

      FCC

  • 46. 
    How long can HBV last on a dry surface?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One month

    • C. 

      One week

    • D. 

      Two days

  • 47. 
    Which of the following is not personal protective equipment?
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Masks

    • C. 

      Face shields

    • D. 

      Deodorant

  • 48. 
    When should you practice universal precautions?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      When we feel like it

  • 49. 
    To destroy transient microorganisms when washing hands use:
    • A. 

      Bleach solution

    • B. 

      Antiseptic soap

    • C. 

      Plain soap

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 50. 
    Reverse isolation may be used for:
    • A. 

      A pediatric patient with measles

    • B. 

      A patient with severe burns

    • C. 

      A patient with a urinary tract infection

    • D. 

      An adult with the flu

  • 51. 
    Which describes gastro best?
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Combining vowel

    • C. 

      Suffix

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    What is the bend of the arm called?
    • A. 

      Anticubital fossa

    • B. 

      Antimedial fossa

    • C. 

      Cephalic fossa

    • D. 

      Brachial fossa

  • 53. 
    What is the correct order of draw?
    • A. 

      BC, red, lt. blue, gray, lavender, green, pink, yellow

    • B. 

      BC, yellow, lt. blue, SST, pl. red, green, lavender, pink, gray

    • C. 

      Yellow, pink, BC, red, lt. blue, SST, green, lavender, gray

    • D. 

      Pink, red, gray, green, lt. blue, SST, lavender, yellow

  • 54. 
    Which word means "Steady State"?
    • A. 

      Hemastosis

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Homepioetios

    • D. 

      Hematosis

  • 55. 
    Which tube contains EDTA?
    • A. 

      Green tube

    • B. 

      Lavender tube

    • C. 

      Light blue tube

    • D. 

      Red tube

  • 56. 
    Sodium fluoride is the additive in which tube?
    • A. 

      Green tube

    • B. 

      Gray tube

    • C. 

      SST tube

    • D. 

      Light blue tube

  • 57. 
    Sodium Citrate can be found in the following tube:
    • A. 

      Red tube

    • B. 

      Yellow tube

    • C. 

      Lavender tube

    • D. 

      Light blue tube

  • 58. 
    If there are no blood culture bottles available, what can be used?
    • A. 

      Gray tube

    • B. 

      Plain Red tube

    • C. 

      Yellow tube

    • D. 

      SST tube

  • 59. 
    Which part of the lab analyzes tissues?
    • A. 

      Clinical analysis

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Microbiology

    • D. 

      Anatomical & Surgical Pathology

  • 60. 
    What is the term used for the beginning of a word?
    • A. 

      Suffix

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Combining vowel

    • D. 

      Word root

  • 61. 
    Which President was believed to have died as a possible result of blood testing?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

  • 62. 
    Name one common nosocomial infection.
    • A. 

      Urinary tract infection

    • B. 

      Cardiac infection

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 63. 
    Another name for a "clinical laboratory scientist" is
    • A. 

      Pathologist

    • B. 

      Medical laboratory technician

    • C. 

      Phlebotomist

    • D. 

      Medical technologist

  • 64. 
    Which of the following is included in patients "Bill of Rights"?
    • A. 

      A patient has the right to have consideration and respect

    • B. 

      A patient has the right to refuse

    • C. 

      A patient has the right to expect that his/her medical information will be kept confidential

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 65. 
    Which department studies the ability of blood to form and dissolve clots?
    • A. 

      Serology

    • B. 

      Coagulation

    • C. 

      Immunohematology

    • D. 

      Chemistry

  • 66. 
    What is another name for Serology?
    • A. 

      Hematoimmunology

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Immunology

    • D. 

      Contagiology

  • 67. 
    An example of tertiary care would be:
    • A. 

      Rehabilitation center

    • B. 

      Acute care hospitals

    • C. 

      Nursing homes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 68. 
    Which department evaluates serum and urine to detect drugs of abuse as well as monitor therapeutic drugs?
    • A. 

      Microbiology

    • B. 

      Toxicology

    • C. 

      Urinalysis

    • D. 

      Chemistry

  • 69. 
    Name the three principles of radiation.
    • A. 

      Time, Shielding, Distance

    • B. 

      Host, Component, Time

    • C. 

      Energy, Shielding, Host

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 70. 
    What would be considered a part of "patient care services"?
    • A. 

      Emergency services

    • B. 

      Dietary services

    • C. 

      Electroneuro diagnostic Technology Services

    • D. 

      Respiratory Therapy Services

  • 71. 
    The word Hypo is defined as a:
    • A. 

      Word root

    • B. 

      Prefix

    • C. 

      Suffix

    • D. 

      Combining vowel

  • 72. 
    What is the act which became effective in 1992
    • A. 

      HIPAA

    • B. 

      CLIA88

    • C. 

      CLIA92

    • D. 

      HIPPAC

  • 73. 
    Which suffix describes pain?
    • A. 

      -emia

    • B. 

      -logist

    • C. 

      -algia

    • D. 

      -itis

  • 74. 
    One of the following needs an additional consent form?
    • A. 

      Minor

    • B. 

      Geriatric

    • C. 

      Teenagers

    • D. 

      HIV

  • 75. 
    The term poly is a:
    • A. 

      Prefix

    • B. 

      Combining vowel

    • C. 

      Suffix

    • D. 

      Word root

  • 76. 
    A reverse isolation is used for one of the following:
    • A. 

      Coumadin patient

    • B. 

      AIDS patient

    • C. 

      Lung patient

    • D. 

      Ammonia patient

  • 77. 
    What does MSDS mean?
    • A. 

      Most safety devices served

    • B. 

      Material safety data sheets

    • C. 

      Medium sheets dated safety

    • D. 

      Material safety device sheets

  • 78. 
    What is a CEU?
    • A. 

      Certified education unit

    • B. 

      Certified exposure unit

    • C. 

      Continued education units

    • D. 

      Central education underlie

  • 79. 
    The components of communication include:
    • A. 

      Verbal skills

    • B. 

      Nonverbal skills

    • C. 

      Ability to listen

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 80. 
    Another name for outpatient would be
    • A. 

      Nonambulatory

    • B. 

      Ambulatory

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Secondary

  • 81. 
    The specialty for digestive tract and related disease would be
    • A. 

      Hematology

    • B. 

      Internal medicine

    • C. 

      Gastroenterology

    • D. 

      Oncology

  • 82. 
    Some chemical evaluations they check in urinalysis would be:
    • A. 

      Keytones

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Bilirubin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 83. 
    The user manual describes patient preparation and other special instructions for specimen collection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    The agency that requires healthcare organization to have a QA program in place in order to be accredited is:
    • A. 

      The college of American Pathologist (CAP)

    • B. 

      The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO)

    • C. 

      Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

    • D. 

      The American Society for Clinical Pathologist (ASCP)

  • 85. 
    A physician who practices, evaluates or supervises diagnostic test, using material removed from living or dead patients is:
    • A. 

      A pathologist

    • B. 

      A medical technologist

    • C. 

      A lab director

    • D. 

      A clinical Laboratory Scientist

  • 86. 
    What does CLIA stand for?
    • A. 

      Clinical liability insurance association

    • B. 

      Clinical local improvement agency

    • C. 

      Clinical laboratory improvement amendment

    • D. 

      Clinical licensing insurance accreditation

  • 87. 
    What is a genetic disease marked by excessive absorption and accumulations of iron deposits in body?
    • A. 

      Polycynthemia

    • B. 

      Hemochromatosis

    • C. 

      Antisepsis

    • D. 

      Leukopenia

  • 88. 
    Diversity includes all the following except?
    • A. 

      Knowledge of customs and traditions related to health and healing

    • B. 

      Beliefs and values that shape a person's approach to health and illness

    • C. 

      The willful infliction of emotions or actions causing one to suffer duress

    • D. 

      Attitudes toward seeking help from healthcare providers

  • 89. 
    What is the process called that compares current results of a lab test with previous results for the same test on the same patient.
    • A. 

      Internal report

    • B. 

      Delta check

    • C. 

      Quality control check

    • D. 

      Delta report

  • 90. 
    In most hospitals, a phlebotomist with a cough may draw blood from a patient provided the
    • A. 

      Phlebotomist wears a mask

    • B. 

      Patient is not in reverse isolation

    • C. 

      Phlebotomist does not have a fever

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 91. 
    Which violation would it be if we were to give a persons name, photograph or make known their private affairs without their consent?
    • A. 

      Statue

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • D. 

      False imprisonment

  • 92. 
    Equipment used for modern phlebotomy is?
    • A. 

      Syringe

    • B. 

      Winged infusion (butterfly)

    • C. 

      Multisample needle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 93. 
    Which of the following colors represents health, reactivity, and fire?
    • A. 

      Green-white-orange

    • B. 

      White-blue-purple

    • C. 

      Blue-yellow-red

    • D. 

      Red-yellow-orange

  • 94. 
    What does the abbreviation of CLSI stand for?
    • A. 

      Clinical laboratory standards improvement

    • B. 

      Clinical laboratory scientist impartiality

    • C. 

      Condition liability standard insurance

    • D. 

      Clinical laboratory standards institute

  • 95. 
    How long should a urine for a culture be planted?
    • A. 

      One hour

    • B. 

      Two hour

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      15 minutes

  • 96. 
    Match the following isolations: ---Strict                                                     A.  Stomach ---Contact                                                B.  TB ---Respiratory                                         C.  HIV ---AFB ( Acid fast bacillus)                   D.  Burns ---Drainage & Secretion                       E.   MRSA ---Enteric                                                  F.   Chicken Pox ---Blood and body fluids                       G.   Meningitis
  • 97. 
  • 98. 
    What does "PASS" mea?
  • 99. 
  • 100. 
    An area in a hospital where all patient records are stored is:
    • A. 

      Central supply

    • B. 

      Environmental Services

    • C. 

      Intensive care units

    • D. 

      Health information technology