CCMA Exam

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CCMA Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    First order of draw
    • A. 

      Sodium citrate tubes (Lt. Blue)

    • B. 

      Oxalate/fluoride tubes (Gray)

    • C. 

      Blood Cultures (Yellow)

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Heparin tubes (Green)

    • B. 

      Serum or non-additive tube (Red or Red/Gray)

    • C. 

      EDTA tubes (Lavender)

  • 3. 
    Fifth order of draw
    • A. 

      Serum or non-additive tube (Red or Red/Gray)

    • B. 

      EDTA tubes (Lavender)

    • C. 

      Sodium citrate tubes (Lt. Blue)

  • 4. 
    Sixth order of draw
    • A. 

      Blood Cultures (Yellow)

    • B. 

      Oxalate/fluoride tubes (Gray)

    • C. 

      Serum or non-additive tube (Red or Red/Gray)

  • 5. 
    Polyuria is defined as:
    • A. 

      The passage of large volumes of urine

    • B. 

      Excess rention of fluids

    • C. 

      Water weight gain

  • 6. 
    Proteinuria:
    • A. 

      The presence of excess iron in the urine

    • B. 

      Blood in the urine

    • C. 

      The presence of excess proteins in urine

  • 7. 
    The routine urinalysis procedure is composed of three parts: a. colorb. clarityc. odor
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Waveform: refers to movement away from the isoelectric line either upward (positive) deflection or downward (negative) deflection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The line between two waveforms.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Interval

    • C. 

      Segment

  • 10. 
    On an EKG, a waveform plus a segment
    • A. 

      Interval

    • B. 

      Segment

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 11. 
    A series of several waveforms found on an EKG
    • A. 

      Segment

    • B. 

      Interval

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Multiple waveforms

  • 12. 
    The proper way to dispose of a needle is to:
    • A. 

      Recap it and put it in sharps container

    • B. 

      Throw it recapped into a biohazard bag

    • C. 

      Put it into a sharps container, without recapping, immediately after withdrawing it

    • D. 

      Collect them in a cup for disposal at the end of the day

  • 13. 
    The "Good Samaritan Law" encourages healthcare professionals to:
    • A. 

      Report abuse to the proper authorities

    • B. 

      Provide medical care within the scope of their training at the scene of an accident without fear of being sued for negligence.

    • C. 

      Provide for medical care to the elderly and poor.

    • D. 

      Provide for legal representation for all heath care providers within a charity care based hospital.

  • 14. 
    If a patient refuses a venipuncture procedure, the phlebotomist should:
    • A. 

      Inform the patient that they will be responsible to pay for the procedures anyway

    • B. 

      Have the patient restrained

    • C. 

      Inform the patient that they must leave the facility

    • D. 

      Immediately report the refusal and actions taken to the nurse

  • 15. 
    Microorganisms that cause disease are:
    • A. 

      Hereditary

    • B. 

      Normal flora

    • C. 

      Nonpathogenic

    • D. 

      Pathogenic

  • 16. 
    Which of the following veins in the arm is most subjected to venipuncture?
    • A. 

      Median cubital vein

    • B. 

      Brachial vein

    • C. 

      Basilic vein

    • D. 

      Cephalic vein

  • 17. 
    Post-prandial means
    • A. 

      Fasting

    • B. 

      Before a meal

    • C. 

      After a meal

    • D. 

      Before bedtime

  • 18. 
    Tourniquets may be left on the patient for:
    • A. 

      1 minute

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      5 minutes

    • D. 

      There is no specific limit

  • 19. 
    Third order or draw
    • A. 

      Blood Cultures (Yellow)

    • B. 

      Oxalate/fluoride tubes (Gray)

    • C. 

      Serum or non-additive tube (Red or Red/Gray)

  • 20. 
    This complication results from repeated venipuncture of the same vein
    • A. 

      Petechiae

    • B. 

      Hemolysis

    • C. 

      Thrombus

    • D. 

      Phlebitis

  • 21. 
    Second order of draw
    • A. 

      Sodium citrate tubes (Lt. Blue)

    • B. 

      Serum or non-additive tube (Red or Red/Gray)

    • C. 

      EDTA tubes (Lavender)

  • 22. 
    Order of draw:Yellow likes Red; Green loves Gray
    • A. 

      Yellow, Lt. Blue, Red, Green, Lavendar, & Gray

    • B. 

      Yellow, Lavendar, Red, Lt. Blue, & Gray

    • C. 

      Red, Green, Lavendar, Lt. Blue, Yellow

  • 23. 
    Phone number for Phlebotomy Inversions
    • A. 

      723-1234

    • B. 

      844-8588

    • C. 

      834-5888

  • 24. 
    The tube that contains sodium citrate tubes and used for coagulation studies
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Lt. blue

    • C. 

      Gray

  • 25. 
    A serum tubes without clot activator or gel
    • A. 

      Lavendar

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Red