CCMA 2014 Study Guide

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  • 1. 
    When taking a blood pressure, the deflation rate is:
    • A. 

      1-2 mm Hg

    • B. 

      2-3 mm Hg

    • C. 

      0-1 mm Hg

    • D. 

      4-5 mm HG

  • 2. 
    The position used in exams where the patient lays on their back with legs extended is:
    • A. 

      Horizontal recumbent position

    • B. 

      Sims

    • C. 

      Recumbent lithotomy

    • D. 

      Prone

  • 3. 
    The destruction of all microbial life, pathogen and non pathogens, are destroyed by:
    • A. 

      Medical asepsis

    • B. 

      Handwashing

    • C. 

      Standard Precautions

    • D. 

      Surgical Asepsis

  • 4. 
    This is an infection control method designed to prevent direct contact with blood or other body fluids is:
    • A. 

      PPE

    • B. 

      Contact Precautions

    • C. 

      Standard Precautions

    • D. 

      Handwashing

  • 5. 
    The primary purpose is to provide reliable data about a patients health status by ensuring accuracy of a test while detecting and eliminating error is:
    • A. 

      Quality Control

    • B. 

      HIPAA

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      CLIA

  • 6. 
    Tuberculosis in its active phase is what type of precaution?
    • A. 

      Standard Precaution

    • B. 

      Contact Precaution

    • C. 

      Airborne Precaution

    • D. 

      Universal Precaution

  • 7. 
    The precaution used in an active TB case is Airborne Precaution and consists of using a:
    • A. 

      N95 Respirator

    • B. 

      Gown, gloves and face mask

    • C. 

      Gloves and face mask

    • D. 

      Standard PPEs

  • 8. 
    What amount of fluid is drawn up for a purified protein derivative injection?
    • A. 

      0.1 ml

    • B. 

      1 ml

    • C. 

      0.5 ml

    • D. 

      5 ml

  • 9. 
    This type of disinfection is the only type that kills all microbial life including spores is:
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Autoclaving

    • C. 

      Bleach 1:10

    • D. 

      Sanitizing

  • 10. 
    CLIA waved testing includes:
    • A. 

      KUB

    • B. 

      Cultures

    • C. 

      HCG Blood level

    • D. 

      POL testing

  • 11. 
    Persistent increased systolic and diastolic pressures are indicative of _________
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 12. 
    A respiratory rate greater than 24 per minute is called_______
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Hypoventilation

    • C. 

      Tachypnea

    • D. 

      Bradypnea

  • 13. 
    The blood lancet is used for the collection of blood specimens by _____
    • A. 

      Injection

    • B. 

      Suction

    • C. 

      Cutting

    • D. 

      Skin puncture

  • 14. 
    When the physician feels with fingers or hands to determine the physical characteristics of tissues or organs it is called ________
    • A. 

      Auscultation

    • B. 

      Percussion

    • C. 

      Palpation

    • D. 

      Measuring

  • 15. 
    Body temperature measured under the arm of a patient is called the ______temperature.
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Rectal

    • C. 

      Maxillary

    • D. 

      Axilliary

  • 16. 
    Listening to the sounds produced while tapping the patient with fingers is called________
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Audition

    • C. 

      Auditive

    • D. 

      Propitiation

  • 17. 
    An apical pulse is the method of choice for ________
    • A. 

      Infants and young children

    • B. 

      Children over four years old

    • C. 

      Adolescents

    • D. 

      Young adults (20-40)

  • 18. 
    Some clinical signs for head injury could be ______
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Confusion

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 19. 
    An instrument called a centrifuge________
    • A. 

      Freezes specimens

    • B. 

      Heats specimens

    • C. 

      Is used for incubation

    • D. 

      Separates the cellular and liquid portion of the blood

  • 20. 
    Which needle gauges are most commonly used for venipuncture?
    • A. 

      24-25

    • B. 

      21-22

    • C. 

      19-20

    • D. 

      16-18

  • 21. 
    The blood pressure should not be taken on an arm if_______
    • A. 

      The patient has had breast surgery on that side

    • B. 

      On an arm with an IV infusion

    • C. 

      On an arm with a cast

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 22. 
    "HIV' means_______
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B virus

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C virus

    • C. 

      Human immunodeficiency virus

    • D. 

      Human infectious virus

  • 23. 
    After they are used, disposable syringes and needles, scalpel blades, and other sharp items should be placed in_____containers for disposal.
    • A. 

      Biodegradable

    • B. 

      Puncture-resistant

    • C. 

      OSHA

    • D. 

      Sanitized

  • 24. 
    Blood from all individuals should be considered______.
    • A. 

      Decontaminated

    • B. 

      Infective or infectious

    • C. 

      Biodegradable

    • D. 

      Chemically hazardous

  • 25. 
    The first line of defense in preventing disease is ________
    • A. 

      Wearing a mask

    • B. 

      The medical hand wash

    • C. 

      Wearing gloves

    • D. 

      Wearing a gown