Medical Terminology And Abbreviations Petra Allied Health Session 1

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Medical Terminology And Abbreviations Petra Allied Health Session 1 - Quiz

Session 1 Med Terms and Abbrv for Petra Allied Health, CNA class.
Term is giving you must identify the correct abrev or definition


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    LTC

    • A.

      Living Term Care

    • B.

      Long Time Care

    • C.

      Long Terminal Care

    • D.

      Long Term Care

    Correct Answer
    D. Long Term Care
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Long Term Care". This term refers to a type of health insurance that covers the cost of care for individuals who have chronic illnesses or disabilities and need assistance with daily activities over an extended period of time. It provides coverage for services such as nursing home care, assisted living, and in-home care.

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  • 2. 

    OLTC

    • A.

      Only Long Term Care

    • B.

      Office of Long Term Care

    • C.

      Outpatient Long Term Care

    Correct Answer
    B. Office of Long Term Care
    Explanation
    OLTC stands for Office of Long Term Care. This is the correct answer because it is the most commonly used and recognized acronym for this term. The Office of Long Term Care is a government or organizational department that is responsible for overseeing and managing long-term care services and programs. It is involved in the planning, regulation, and administration of long-term care facilities and services, ensuring quality care for individuals who require assistance with daily activities due to illness, disability, or old age.

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  • 3. 

    LTCF

    • A.

      Long Term Care Facility

    • B.

      Life Term Care Facility

    • C.

      Long Time Care Facility

    Correct Answer
    A. Long Term Care Facility
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Long Term Care Facility" because LTCF stands for Long Term Care Facility. This is a common acronym used in healthcare to refer to facilities that provide long-term care for individuals who are unable to care for themselves due to chronic illness, disability, or old age. The other options, Life Term Care Facility and Long Time Care Facility, do not accurately represent the commonly used term in the healthcare field.

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  • 4. 

    Eventally causing death.

    Correct Answer
    terminal
    Explanation
    The word "terminal" suggests an outcome or condition that ultimately leads to death. In the context of the given statement, "eventually causing death," the word "terminal" fits perfectly as it implies a final stage or state that results in the end of life.

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  • 5. 

    Long Term period of time or lifetime disease

    Correct Answer
    chronic
    Explanation
    The term "chronic" refers to a long-term or lifetime disease. It implies that the condition persists over a prolonged period, often with no permanent cure. Chronic diseases require ongoing management and treatment to control symptoms and prevent complications. Examples of chronic diseases include diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and arthritis. This term is used to differentiate these conditions from acute illnesses, which have a sudden onset and typically resolve within a short period.

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  • 6. 

    Person who is cared for is referred to as this. 

    Correct Answer
    resident
    client
    patient
    Explanation
    The person who is cared for can be referred to as a resident, client, or patient. These terms are commonly used in different contexts to describe individuals who receive care or services. The term "resident" is often used in long-term care facilities or assisted living facilities, where individuals live and receive care. "Client" is a broader term that can be used in various settings, such as healthcare or social services, to refer to someone who is receiving services or support. "Patient" is commonly used in healthcare settings to describe someone who is receiving medical treatment or care.

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  • 7. 

    RN

    • A.

      Registerd nurse

    • B.

      Rotten nusiance

    • C.

      Ready nurse

    Correct Answer
    A. Registerd nurse
  • 8. 

    LPN

    • A.

      Lone practice nurse

    • B.

      Licensed practical nurse

    • C.

      Leave patient now

    Correct Answer
    B. Licensed practical nurse
    Explanation
    LPN stands for licensed practical nurse. This acronym is commonly used in the healthcare field to refer to a healthcare professional who has completed a practical nursing program and has obtained a license to practice nursing. LPNs work under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians, providing basic nursing care to patients. They play a crucial role in healthcare settings, assisting with patient care, administering medications, and monitoring patients' vital signs.

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  • 9. 

    Medicare is:

    • A.

      Health insurance

    • B.

      For people over 65 only

    • C.

      For disabled persons

    • D.

      Health insurance for those who younger than 65 who are disabled or ill and can not work, for people over 65

    Correct Answer
    D. Health insurance for those who younger than 65 who are disabled or ill and can not work, for people over 65
    Explanation
    Medicare is a health insurance program that provides coverage for individuals who are younger than 65 and unable to work due to disability or illness, as well as for people who are over 65 years old. It is not limited to only people over 65 or disabled persons, but also includes those who are younger than 65 and meet the criteria of being disabled or ill and unable to work. Medicare ensures that these individuals have access to healthcare services and coverage for their medical needs.

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  • 10. 

    Medicaid

    • A.

      Assistance for low income people

    • B.

      Assistance for 65 and older who are disabled

    • C.

      Assistance for anyone

    Correct Answer
    A. Assistance for low income people
    Explanation
    Medicaid is a government program that provides healthcare assistance to low-income individuals and families. It is specifically designed to help those who have limited financial resources and cannot afford medical insurance or healthcare expenses. Medicaid offers a wide range of services, including doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription medications, and preventive care. Eligibility for Medicaid is based on income level and other factors such as age, disability, and family size. Therefore, the correct answer "assistance for low income people" accurately describes the main purpose of Medicaid.

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  • 11. 

    NA

    • A.

      Not available

    • B.

      Not applical

    • C.

      Does not apply

    • D.

      Nursing assistant

    Correct Answer
    D. Nursing assistant
  • 12. 

    CNA

    • A.

      What we hope to become

    • B.

      Certified Nursing Assistant

    • C.

      Central Nervous Assistant

    Correct Answer
    B. Certified Nursing Assistant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Certified Nursing Assistant" because CNA stands for Certified Nursing Assistant. This is a healthcare professional who provides basic nursing care to patients in various healthcare settings under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. They assist with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and feeding, and also provide emotional support to patients.

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  • 13. 

    ADL

    • A.

      Lou Gerhig Disease

    • B.

      Alzimers Disease

    • C.

      Assisted Daily Living

    • D.

      Activites of daily living

    Correct Answer
    D. Activites of daily living
    Explanation
    The acronym ADL stands for activities of daily living. This term refers to the basic tasks that individuals need to perform on a daily basis in order to take care of themselves and maintain their independence. These activities include tasks such as eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, and using the toilet. Understanding and assessing a person's ability to perform these activities is important in healthcare settings, as it helps determine their level of independence and need for assistance or support.

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  • 14. 

    OBRA

    • A.

      Onibus buget reconciliation act

    • B.

      Omnibus buget reconcilation act

    • C.

      Omibus buget reconcilation act

    Correct Answer
    B. Omnibus buget reconcilation act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "omnibus budget reconciliation act." This act refers to a legislative measure that addresses multiple budgetary issues and aims to reconcile and align them. It is likely that the other options provided are misspelled variations of the correct answer.

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  • 15. 

    HIPPA

    • A.

      Health insurance portabililty and accountability act

    • B.

      Health insurance probibility and accountability act

    • C.

      Health insurance and portability and accountabilty administration

    Correct Answer
    A. Health insurance portabililty and accountability act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "health insurance portability and accountability act." HIPAA is a federal law that was enacted in 1996 to protect the privacy and security of individuals' health information. It also establishes standards for electronic health transactions and requires healthcare providers, health plans, and other entities to implement safeguards to protect the confidentiality of patient information. The law also gives individuals certain rights regarding their health information, such as the right to access and amend their records.

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  • 16. 

    MDS

    • A.

      Material data sheet

    • B.

      Minium data sheet

    Correct Answer
    B. Minium data sheet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "minium data sheet" because MDS is commonly used as an acronym for "minimum data sheet" in various industries. A minimum data sheet typically contains essential information about a product, such as its specifications, technical details, and safety precautions. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that MDS in this context refers to a minimum data sheet rather than a "material data sheet" or any other alternative.

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  • 17. 

    What is objective information?

    • A.

      Information based on what is reported to you

    • B.

      Information based on what is charted

    • C.

      Information based on what you see

    • D.

      Information based on what you hear

    • E.

      Information based on what you see, hear, smell and touch

    Correct Answer
    E. Information based on what you see, hear, smell and touch
    Explanation
    Objective information refers to factual and unbiased data that is obtained through direct observation of the senses. It is based on what you see, hear, smell, and touch, allowing for a comprehensive and accurate understanding of a situation or event. This type of information is not influenced by personal opinions or interpretations, making it reliable and objective.

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  • 18. 

    What is subjective information?

    • A.

      Information that is subjective

    • B.

      Information that is reported to you by the resident

    • C.

      Information that you see, hear, touch, or smell

    Correct Answer
    B. Information that is reported to you by the resident
    Explanation
    Subjective information refers to the information that is reported to you by the resident. It is based on personal opinions, feelings, and interpretations, and can vary from person to person. This type of information is influenced by individual biases and perspectives, and may not always be completely accurate or objective. It is important to consider subjective information alongside other objective sources to gain a comprehensive understanding of a situation or event.

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  • 19. 

    Bonus:  Explain abuse

    • A.

      Something that happens in nursing homes and should be reported

    • B.

      Accidently causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or injury to someone.

    • C.

      Theatening to cause physcial, mental, or emotional pain or injurty to someone.

    • D.

      Purposely causing physical, mental or emotional pain or injury to someone

    Correct Answer
    D. Purposely causing physical, mental or emotional pain or injury to someone
    Explanation
    The given answer states that abuse in nursing homes should be reported because it involves purposely causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or injury to someone. This implies that abuse is an intentional act that inflicts harm on individuals residing in nursing homes. It emphasizes the importance of recognizing and reporting such incidents to ensure the safety and well-being of vulnerable individuals.

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