National Prep Test 3

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The national prep test 3 is a comprehensive 100 questions quiz, which will help you, prepare for your general medical exam. How prepared are you and what materials have you been using? All the best as you prepare.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whenever a resident is to be transferred to another facility, the family members must be notified _______ in advance.
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      10 days

    • C. 

      15 days

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 2. 
    A surveyor is in a facility conducting the annual survey. During a medication pass, she notes that 100 does of medication are to be given. A nurse failed to give two doses that were prescribed, another dose was given in the wrong strength, one resident was given the wrong medication and one PRN was not passed. What was the medication error rate?
    • A. 

      2 %

    • B. 

      4 %

    • C. 

      5 %

    • D. 

      6 %

  • 3. 
    Medicare and Medicaid require that personnel records be kept on employees that include a record of:
    • A. 

      Race, religion, and arrests

    • B. 

      Race, religion, but not arrests

    • C. 

      Sex, national origin, and felony convictions

    • D. 

      Health conditions, illnesses, accidents, and training

  • 4. 
    Whenever a nursing home handles a residents' funds, they must:
    • A. 

      Immediately deposit the funds into the facility's account

    • B. 

      Give the funds to the resident's family

    • C. 

      Keep the resident's funds separate from the facility's account, and provide a quarterly accounting

    • D. 

      Publish the amount weekly and send the report to the administrator's office

  • 5. 
    The Kingly NursingHome spends an average of $1500 to recruit, hire, and train a new employee. The Kingly Nursing Home has 100 employees. During the past year 25 of its employees left their employement either voluntarily or involuntarily. What did turnover cost?
    • A. 

      $37,500

    • B. 

      $39,000

    • C. 

      $40,000

    • D. 

      $46,000

  • 6. 
    Ombudsman programs may best be described as providing:
    • A. 

      Regulatory intervention

    • B. 

      Support for the family of the resident

    • C. 

      Mediation and/or negotiation on behalf of the resident

    • D. 

      Funds for the provision of long-term care for individuals

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not covered by Part B of the Supplementary Medicare Health Insurance programs?
    • A. 

      Ambulance services

    • B. 

      Home health services

    • C. 

      Custodial care services

    • D. 

      Physician and surgeon services

  • 8. 
    According to title XVIII and title XIX, Medicare and Medicaid, all policies regarding nursing and medical care must be reviewed at least:
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Bimonthly

    • C. 

      Semiannually

    • D. 

      Annually

  • 9. 
    During the year a facility provided 30,000 days of resident care. The operational costs were $3,240,000, and the reimbursement rate was $115 per day. What was the profit per resident day?
    • A. 

      $7

    • B. 

      $8

    • C. 

      $9

    • D. 

      $10

  • 10. 
    The most accurate statement regarding the survey process under OBRA is:
    • A. 

      It is based largely upon facility policies and procedures

    • B. 

      It is inteded to focus on the outcome of resident care

    • C. 

      Presents an opportunity for facility staff to learn requirements

    • D. 

      Is a voluntary audit process

  • 11. 
    The Occupational Safety and Health Act, or OSHA:
    • A. 

      Does not affect health facilities

    • B. 

      Conducts studies of job-related injuries

    • C. 

      Is designed especially for health facilities

    • D. 

      Establishes rules, regulations, and imposed fines

  • 12. 
    Medicare Part A provides all except:
    • A. 

      Home health visits

    • B. 

      In-hospital care

    • C. 

      Physical checkups

    • D. 

      Post-hospital rehabilitation

  • 13. 
    A care was purchased for your facility at a cost of $20,000. CMS allows you to depreciate out the cost in at which time there will be a salvage value of $2000. What will be the book value after two years?
    • A. 

      $9,800

    • B. 

      $10,800

    • C. 

      $11,000

    • D. 

      $12,800

  • 14. 
    The declaration of ownership from HCFA-1513 requires each person to give name and address if they have a nurisng home ownership interst of:
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      7%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 15. 
    Individual resident accounts kept by a facility must include:
    • A. 

      Date, amount, and signature of patient for withdrawals

    • B. 

      Date, amount and signature of patient for both deposits and withdrawals

    • C. 

      Date, amount, and signature of staff member for withdrawals

    • D. 

      A complete record of deposits and withdrawals with documentation

  • 16. 
    A Medicare eligible resident who transfers from the hospital to a nursing home may receive Medicare benefits while in the nursing home when:
    • A. 

      Their diagnosis qualifies them for a skilled bed

    • B. 

      They demonstrate rehabilitation potential

    • C. 

      They plan to eventually return home

    • D. 

      All personal funds are exhausted

  • 17. 
    The Brimm facility has 120 beds. During May you gve the following days of care: 160 Medicare, 800 private pay, and 1920 Medicaid. What was your percent occupancy?
    • A. 

      77%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      82%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 18. 
    Title XVIIIa and Title XIX can be differentiated as:
    • A. 

      Title XVIII is insurance for the aged and Title XIX is insurance for the indigent

    • B. 

      Title XVIII requires a means test while Title XIX does not

    • C. 

      Title XVIII is a form of insurance while Title XIX is public assistance

    • D. 

      Title XVIII is primarily outpatient and Title XIX is primarily inpatient

  • 19. 
    A _______ or more medication error rate may indicate a significant error rate exists.
    • A. 

      3%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      7%

    • D. 

      9%

  • 20. 
    What act changed the methodology under which nursing homes are reimbursed to a case mix prospective payment system?
    • A. 

      Nursing Home Case Mix System Act of 1980

    • B. 

      Balanced Budget Act of 1997

    • C. 

      National Prospective Payment Act of 1997

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Medicare Part B will not provide:
    • A. 

      Private duty nurses

    • B. 

      Physician services

    • C. 

      Out-patient dignostic tests

    • D. 

      Home health visits

  • 22. 
    Medicare covers up to _____ days per spell of illness in skilled nursing facilities.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 23. 
    Which of the following services is covered under the Medicare health insurance program by both Part A and Part B?
    • A. 

      Hearing aids

    • B. 

      Physical check ups

    • C. 

      Private duty nurses

    • D. 

      One hundred home health visits

  • 24. 
    LIFO, last in-first out is where:
    • A. 

      The oldest materials are used first

    • B. 

      The newest materials are used first

    • C. 

      The oldest new materials are used first

    • D. 

      The newest old materials are used first

  • 25. 
    Enhancing upper extremity mobility, improving fine motor coordination, and stimulating trunk control are areas of emphasis that characterize the work of which health care worker?
    • A. 

      Respiratory therapist

    • B. 

      Speech therapist

    • C. 

      Physical therapist

    • D. 

      Occupational therapist

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