Medical Assistant Or Patient care Technician, Which Would You Rather Be?

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 94

Medical Assistant Quizzes & Trivia

As you consider your career choices within the allied health industry, you might find yourself wondering which is the best position for me? Is it as a medical assistant or as a patient care technician? This brief quiz helps you explore your personal preferences, likes/dislikes, so that you can make a choice that best matches your skills and strengths. After completing this quiz, you will have a solid understanding of which of these two roles is best for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Would you rather organize patient files or work hands on with patients?
    • A. 

      I prefer to organize patient files.

    • B. 

      I prefer to work hands on with patients.

  • 2. 
    Would you rather sit or move throughout the workday?
    • A. 

      I'd rather sit during the workday.

    • B. 

      I'd rather move around during the workday.

  • 3. 
    Would you rather help patients or help medical staff?
    • A. 

      I want to work with patients.

    • B. 

      I want to work with medical staff.

  • 4. 
    Would you rather earn more money or less money?
    • A. 

      I prefer to earn more money.

    • B. 

      I am okay with earning less money.

  • 5. 
    Would you rather study a program for 6 months or 9 months?
    • A. 

      I'd rather study for 6 months.

    • B. 

      I'd rather study for 9 months.

  • 6. 
    Would you rather work to help sick people feel better or let them take care of themselves?
    • A. 

      I'd like to help sick people feel better.

    • B. 

      I'd prefer for sick people take care of themselves.

  • 7. 
    Who would you rather help: yourself or your community?
    • A. 

      Myself

    • B. 

      My Community

  • 8. 
    Is it important to feel you have made a difference in someone’s health?
    • A. 

      Yes, it matters to me.

    • B. 

      No, it doesn't matter to me.

  • 9. 
    Would you rather take someone’s blood pressure or give them a shot?
    • A. 

      Take their blood pressure

    • B. 

      Give them a shot

  • 10. 
    Would you rather help a patient get up from bed or walk them to their room to see their physician?
    • A. 

      I'd rather help the patient get up from bed.

    • B. 

      I can show them where to wait for doctor.

  • 11. 
    Would you rather organize patient files before the doctor sees them or withdraw blood for testing?
    • A. 

      I prefer to organize patient files.

    • B. 

      I prefer to withdraw blood for testing.

  • 12. 
    Would you rather have steady work hours or unusual work hours?
    • A. 

      Day Shift

    • B. 

      Day or Night Shift

  • 13. 
    Would you rather help slightly sick people or really sick people?
    • A. 

      I'd like to help people who are just a little bit sick.

    • B. 

      I'd like to help people when they are really sick.

  • 14. 
    Would you rather make sure patients get their food and medicine or fill out the request documents?
    • A. 

      I can help them with their food and medicine.

    • B. 

      I can fill out documents for them.

  • 15. 
    Are you caring, helpful, compassionate, or strictly business?
    • A. 

      I'm caring, helpful, and compassionate.

    • B. 

      I'm strictly business.

  • 16. 
    Would you rather help people get their prescriptions or give them the medicine they need?
    • A. 

      I'd rather help them get their prescription.

    • B. 

      I'd rather give them their medicine, so they can feel better soon.

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