Health Science Education Mid Term Exam

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Health Science Education Mid Term Exam

The following exam is a comprehensive exam of all the materials you have learned this fall. Please read each questions thoroughly and answer questions completely. Best of luck. You can Do THIS!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using correct body mechanics helps prevent injuries to both the patient and the health care worker. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Back muscles should be used for heavy lifting because they are strong muscles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Whenever possible, push or pull rather than lift. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Never operate any equipment unless you have been instructed on how to use it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All manufacturers must provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) with any hazardous products they sell. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established the safety standards for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard protects health care providers from disease caused by exposure to body fluids. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Medicare provides health care for individuals with low incomes and individuals who are physically disabled or blind. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has provided consumers with more access to insurance and greater confidentiality with regard to medical records. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Health insurance plans solve health care problems by paying for the total cost of health care. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A master's degree usually requires four or more years of work beyond a bachelor's degree. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Continuing education units (CEUs) are required for all health care careers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    National Health Care Skill Standards specify the professional regulations that must be followed in ONLY nursing careers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is important for students to obtain information pertinent to an individual state when checking requirements for health care careers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    For most health care careers, graduation from an accredited program is required before, certification, registration, and/or licensure will be granted. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following HCP (health care providers) organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business. 
    • A. 

      Music therapist

    • B. 

      Health care administrator

    • C. 

      Entrepreneur

    • D. 

      Obstetrician

  • 17. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in pregnancy and childbirth? 
    • A. 

      Dietitian

    • B. 

      Gynecologist

    • C. 

      Obstetrician

    • D. 

      Nurse midwife

  • 18. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in diseases of children? 
    • A. 

      Genetic counselor

    • B. 

      Extracorporeal circulation technologist

    • C. 

      Nurse anesthetists

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 19. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in disorders of the mind? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

    • C. 

      Psychiatrist

    • D. 

      Psychologist

  • 20. 
    Which of the following HCP is a medical doctor specializing in X-rays and radiation? 
    • A. 

      Electrocardiograph technician

    • B. 

      Radiologists

    • C. 

      Radiologic technician

    • D. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

  • 21. 
    Which of the following HCP is a dental specialists for diseases of the gums, bone, and structures supporting the teeth? 
    • A. 

      Oral surgeon

    • B. 

      Dental hygenists

    • C. 

      Periodontist

    • D. 

      Dental laboratory assistant

  • 22. 
    Which of the following HCP is a dental specialists for alignment of the teeth? 
    • A. 

      Endodontists

    • B. 

      Dental Hygenists

    • C. 

      Oral Surgeon

    • D. 

      Orthodontists

  • 23. 
    HCP who identifies and tracks diseases as they occur in a group of people? 
    • A. 

      Psychiatrist

    • B. 

      Sociologist

    • C. 

      Psychologists

    • D. 

      Epidemiologists

  • 24. 
    A HCP who is able to operate machines to record electrical impulses of the heart? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Central/sterile supply worker

    • C. 

      Electrocardiographic technician

    • D. 

      Electroencephalographic technologists

  • 25. 
    A HCP who is able to operate a machine to record the electrical impulses of the brain? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Electrocardiographic technician

    • C. 

      Electroencephalographic technologist

    • D. 

      Extracorporeal information technician

  • 26. 
    Which of the following HCP studies tissues, fluids, and cells under the supervision of a pathologists? 
    • A. 

      Medical laboratory technician

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Optometrists

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 27. 
    Which of the following HCP uses many variations of bodywork, massage, and therapeutic touch to muscles? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Personal Trainer

    • C. 

      Music therapist

    • D. 

      Massage therapists

  • 28. 
    Which of the following HCP organizes and code patient records and gathers statistical data? 
    • A. 

      Health maintenance technician

    • B. 

      Health Care Adminstration

    • C. 

      Health Information technician

    • D. 

      Emergency Medical Technician

  • 29. 
    Which of the following HCP orders, maintains, and supplies equipment at a hospital? 
    • A. 

      Biomedical Equipment technician

    • B. 

      Central/Sterile Supply worker

    • C. 

      Opthalmologists

    • D. 

      Recreational therapists

  • 30. 
    Which of the following HCP studies human behavior, helps individuals deal with problems of living?  
    • A. 

      Psychiatrists

    • B. 

      Psychologists

    • C. 

      Sociologists

    • D. 

      Genetic counselor

  • 31. 
    An RN educated to provide total care for normal pregnancies?
    • A. 

      Gynecologists

    • B. 

      Nurse anethetists

    • C. 

      Nurse Midwife

    • D. 

      Obstetrician

  • 32. 
    A HCP who manages food service systems and plans menus? 
    • A. 

      Dietician

    • B. 

      Optician

    • C. 

      Phlebotomists

    • D. 

      Radiolgists

  • 33. 
    A HCP who dispenses medications and provides information on drugs? 
    • A. 

      Phlebotomists

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Oral surgeon

    • D. 

      Pediatrician

  • 34. 
    A HCP who uses recreational and leisure activities as a form of treatment? 
    • A. 

      Athletic trainer

    • B. 

      Personal trainer

    • C. 

      Recreational Therapists

    • D. 

      Speech Therapists

  • 35. 
    A HCP who  prevents and treats athletic injuries? 
    • A. 

      Recreational Therapist

    • B. 

      Physical therapists

    • C. 

      Athletic trainer

    • D. 

      Podiatrists

  • 36. 
    A HCP who prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases and injuries in animals? 
    • A. 

      Veterinarian

    • B. 

      Veterinarian assistant

    • C. 

      Music therapist

    • D. 

      Recreational therapists

  • 37. 
    A HCP who examines the eyes for vision problems, not an MD? 
    • A. 

      Opthalmologists

    • B. 

      Optometrist

    • C. 

      Optician

    • D. 

      Orthodontists

  • 38. 
    A HCP who provides information to individuals and families about inherited conditions or diseases? 
    • A. 

      Genetic Counselor

    • B. 

      Pediatrician

    • C. 

      Sociologists

    • D. 

      Biomedical Engineer

  • 39. 
    Being able to identify with and understand another person's feelings, situation, and motives demonstrate: 
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Tact

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Responsibility

  • 40. 
    The ability to be tolerant, to be understanding, and to control your temper indicates: 
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Patience

    • D. 

      Honesty

  • 41. 
    Enjoying your work and displaying a positive attitude displays: 
    • A. 

      Honesty

    • B. 

      Willingness to learn

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Enthusiasm

  • 42. 
    Having the ability to say or do the kindest or most fitting thing in a difficult situation shows: 
    • A. 

      Tact

    • B. 

      Responsibility

    • C. 

      Self-motivation

    • D. 

      Competence

  • 43. 
    Being willing to be held accountable for your actions is: 
    • A. 

      Discretion

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Responsibility

    • D. 

      Acceptance of criticism

  • 44. 
    The ability to begin or follow through with a task and to determine things that need to be done indicates: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Willingness to learn

  • 45. 
    Using good judgment in what you say or do and making sure that the patient's rights are not violated: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Tact

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Discretion

  • 46. 
    Being qualified and capable of performing a task while striving for accuracy in all you do shows: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Discretion

    • C. 

      Willingness to learn

    • D. 

      Dependability

  • 47. 
    Being prompt when reporting to work, avoiding absences, and completing assigned task on time demonstrates: 
    • A. 

      Competence

    • B. 

      Dependability

    • C. 

      Self-motivation

    • D. 

      Team player

  • 48. 
    Leaning to work well with others demonstrates: 
    • A. 

      Team player

    • B. 

      Self-motivation

    • C. 

      Willingness to learn

    • D. 

      Dependability

  • 49. 
    The exchange of information, thoughts, ideas, and feelings is:
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Empathy

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Nonverbal behavior

  • 50. 
    Which of the following factors does not interfere with the communication process? 
    • A. 

      Interruptions or distractions

    • B. 

      Medical terminology

    • C. 

      Properly working hearing aide

    • D. 

      Soft-muted voice

  • 51. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a communication barrier? 
    • A. 

      Physical disability

    • B. 

      Psychological disability

    • C. 

      Minor or child status

    • D. 

      Cultural diversity

  • 52. 
    An example of a psychological barrier to communication is: 
    • A. 

      Aphasia or a speech impairment

    • B. 

      The belief that illness is a punishment from God

    • C. 

      A negative attitude and constant criticism

    • D. 

      A foreign language

  • 53. 
    A physical change that occurs when a stressor causes the body to go into an alarm or warning mode is: 
    • A. 

      Blood vessels constricting and decreasing circulation to the heart and brain

    • B. 

      Saliva production increases

    • C. 

      Pupils in the eyes to improve vision

    • D. 

      Movement in the digestive tract increasing the speed of digesting foods

  • 54. 
    An example of a disease that is probably NOT caused by stress is: 
    • A. 

      Migraine headaches

    • B. 

      Hypertension or high blood pressure

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 55. 
    To establish effective short- and long-term goals: 
    • A. 

      Make the goal as difficult as possible so you can strive to meet it

    • B. 

      Develop a plan so you can complete many different goals at the same time

    • C. 

      Memorize the goals instead of writing them down, so they become a part of you

    • D. 

      State goals in a positive manner and try to avoid negative goals