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Ah104 Wk4 Exam Review - Quiz

Covers bloodborne and airborne diseases and HIPAA regulations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Bloodborne pathogens can be transmitted by a dirty toothbrush.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bloodborne pathogens require direct transmission through blood, fluids, or contaminated sharps.

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  • 2. 

    The TB bacterium can live outside of the body for days.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    TB lives outside the body about 1.5 hours.

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  • 3. 

    Distal refers to

    • A.

      Toward the Body

    • B.

      Away from the body

    • C.

      Upward or above

    • D.

      Downward or below

    • E.

      Back or spine

    Correct Answer
    B. Away from the body
    Explanation
    Distal refers to a location or direction that is away from the body. It is the opposite of proximal, which refers to a location or direction that is closer to the body. Therefore, when something is described as distal, it means it is located further away from the body.

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  • 4. 

    Proximal refers to

    • A.

      Toward the Body

    • B.

      Away from the Body

    • C.

      Upward or above.

    • D.

      Downward or below

    • E.

      Back or Spine

    Correct Answer
    A. Toward the Body
    Explanation
    The term "proximal" is used in anatomy to describe a location that is closer to the body or closer to the point of attachment. It is the opposite of "distal," which refers to a location that is further away from the body or further away from the point of attachment. Therefore, "toward the body" is the correct answer for the term "proximal." It indicates a direction that is closer to the central part of the body or closer to the point of attachment of a limb or organ.

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  • 5. 

    Dorsal refers to

    • A.

      Toward the Body

    • B.

      Away from the Body.

    • C.

      Upward or above.

    • D.

      Downward or below.

    • E.

      Back or spine.

    Correct Answer
    E. Back or spine.
    Explanation
    The term "dorsal" refers to the back or spine. It is a directional term used to describe the posterior side of an organism or structure. The dorsal side is opposite to the ventral side, which refers to the front or belly. In anatomical terms, the dorsal side is often associated with the vertebral column or backbone, which runs along the back of animals, including humans.

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  • 6. 

    Superior refers to

    • A.

      Toward the body.

    • B.

      Away from the body.

    • C.

      Upward or above.

    • D.

      Downward or below.

    • E.

      Back or spine.

    Correct Answer
    C. Upward or above.
    Explanation
    The term "superior" refers to a direction that is upward or above. In anatomical terms, it is used to indicate a structure or position that is located higher or closer to the head. For example, when referring to the human body, the head is considered superior to the feet. This term is commonly used in medical and anatomical contexts to describe the relative position of different body parts or structures.

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  • 7. 

    Inferior refers to

    • A.

      Toward the body.

    • B.

      Away from the body.

    • C.

      Upward or above.

    • D.

      Downward or below.

    • E.

      Back or spine.

    Correct Answer
    D. Downward or below.
    Explanation
    The term "inferior" is commonly used in anatomy to describe a position or direction that is located below or lower than a reference point. In this context, "inferior" refers to a position or direction that is downward or below the body. It is used to describe the location of certain structures or organs in relation to other body parts.

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  • 8. 

    What entities are addressed by HIPAA?

    • A.

      Healthcare Providers

    • B.

      Insurance Providers

    • C.

      Clearinghouses

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, addresses various entities in the healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, insurance providers, and clearinghouses are all addressed by HIPAA regulations. Healthcare providers include hospitals, doctors, clinics, and other medical professionals. Insurance providers refer to companies that offer health insurance plans. Clearinghouses are entities that process healthcare transactions and convert them into standardized formats. Therefore, all of the entities mentioned in the options are addressed by HIPAA.

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  • 9. 

    HIPAA stands for

    Correct Answer
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    Explanation
    HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This act was enacted in 1996 by the United States Congress to protect the privacy and security of individuals' health information. It establishes guidelines and regulations for healthcare providers, health plans, and healthcare clearinghouses to ensure the confidentiality of patient data. HIPAA also includes provisions for the portability of health insurance coverage, allowing individuals to maintain their insurance coverage when changing jobs or experiencing certain life events. Overall, HIPAA aims to safeguard the privacy and security of personal health information while promoting the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system.

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  • 10. 

    OSHA stand for

    Correct Answer
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    Explanation
    OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This organization is responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions in the United States. They set and enforce standards, provide training and education, and conduct inspections to promote workplace safety. OSHA plays a crucial role in protecting workers from hazards and reducing workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

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  • 11. 

    DHHS refers to

    Correct Answer
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Explanation
    DHHS is an acronym that stands for Department of Health and Human Services. This government agency is responsible for promoting the health and well-being of all Americans. They provide essential services and resources to ensure access to quality healthcare, protect public health, and support vulnerable populations. The DHHS plays a crucial role in developing and implementing policies related to healthcare, medical research, social services, and public health initiatives.

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  • 12. 

    HIPAA covers the following healthcare standards

    • A.

      Privacy

    • B.

      Medical Staff

    • C.

      Technology

    • D.

      Security

    • E.

      Standard Transactions

    • F.

      Unqiue Identifiers

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Privacy
    D. Security
    E. Standard Transactions
    F. Unqiue Identifiers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Privacy, Security, Standard Transactions, Unique Identifiers. HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a law that sets standards for the protection of sensitive patient health information. It covers various aspects such as privacy, ensuring that patient information is kept confidential, security, implementing safeguards to protect patient data, standard transactions, establishing uniform formats for electronic health transactions, and unique identifiers, assigning unique codes to healthcare providers, health plans, and employers to identify them in standard transactions.

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  • 13. 

    If a patient needs to be treated outside a medical office, the healthcare provider must get the patient's authorization to send orders or records to the other facility.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Transmitting or transferring patient records for direct or indirect care does not require patient authorization.

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  • 14. 

    HIPAA does not cover detailed phone messages left on a patient's voicemail or email.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Healthcare providers cannot leave detailed messages or send detailed emails for patients other than appointment verifications or contact information.

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  • 15. 

    DHHS oversees HIPPA regulations.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Department of Helath and Human Services oversees HIPAA.

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  • 16. 

    HIPAA provides patients the right to delete items from their medical records.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Items cannot be deleted from medical records. Patients can request medical records to be amended, and a physician has the right to refuse to amend them.

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  • 17. 

    HIPAA provides employees the option to continue insurance coverage once they leave their jobs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, indeed provides employees with the opportunity to maintain their health insurance coverage even after they leave their jobs. This is achieved through the provision of COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) benefits, which allow individuals to continue their group health insurance for a certain period of time. This ensures that employees do not face a gap in coverage and have the ability to retain their insurance even during job transitions.

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