NCCT Phlebotomy Technician

120 Questions | Total Attempts: 301

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NCCT Phlebotomy Technician

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The forearm vein most commonly used for venipuncture is the?
    • A. 

      Median cubital

    • B. 

      Basilic

    • C. 

      Cephalic

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 2. 
    The smallest veins in the human body are known as?
    • A. 

      Venules

    • B. 

      Villi

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Lymph glands

  • 3. 
    The aorta branches into smaller divisions called arteries, which in turn branch into even smaller divisions called?
    • A. 

      Capillaries

    • B. 

      Venules

    • C. 

      Lymph glands

    • D. 

      Arterioles

  • 4. 
    The heart, lymphatic organs, and blood vessels are in the _________________system.
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Cardiovascular

    • C. 

      Digestive

    • D. 

      Urinary

  • 5. 
    Characteristics of capillaries include?
    • A. 

      Having thin-walls

    • B. 

      Forming microscopic pathways

    • C. 

      Connecting arterioles with venules

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Within the capillaries, blood cell functions include?
    • A. 

      Releasing oxygen

    • B. 

      Binding carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Eliminating waste

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The suffix  -URIA at the end of a medical term refers what body fluid?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      CSF

    • C. 

      Urine

    • D. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 8. 
    The study of blood is known as?
    • A. 

      Hematology

    • B. 

      Hematoxylin

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Hemolysis

  • 9. 
    The liver, stomach, mouth and pancreas are in the ___________________system.
    • A. 

      Reproductive

    • B. 

      Digestive

    • C. 

      Muscular

    • D. 

      Sensory

  • 10. 
    The most important step to ensure accuracy in sample collection is?
    • A. 

      Recording the time accurately

    • B. 

      By always wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Keeping the patient supine

    • D. 

      Identifying the patient properly

  • 11. 
    The bladder, urethra, kidneys, and ureters are in the _____________system.
    • A. 

      Urinary

    • B. 

      Reproductive

    • C. 

      Respiratory

    • D. 

      Muscular

  • 12. 
    When you send specimens in the mail, the label should state?
    • A. 

      Biohazardous materials

    • B. 

      In case of breakage, send to CDC

    • C. 

      Address of lab

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    When you send blood tubes by mail for analysis in a watertight container, they should be enclosed in?
    • A. 

      Secure certified mail envelope

    • B. 

      Overnight envelope

    • C. 

      Second durable watertight container

    • D. 

      Paper box

  • 14. 
    Contaminated laundry should be_______________where it was soiled.
    • A. 

      Destroyed at the location

    • B. 

      Transported away from the location

    • C. 

      Disinfected or discarded at the location

    • D. 

      Bagged or containerized at the location

  • 15. 
    A specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of an employees duties is called?
    • A. 

      Hazardous exposure

    • B. 

      Occupational hazard

    • C. 

      Unfortunate incident

    • D. 

      Exposure incident

  • 16. 
    In the health care field when all evaluated services and the results compare with accepted standards, principles of _________________ have been used.
    • A. 

      Quality assurance

    • B. 

      Regulatory bodies

    • C. 

      Networking

    • D. 

      Management

  • 17. 
    The federal government requires that specimens are transported or shipped in?
    • A. 

      Paper containers

    • B. 

      Watertight containers

    • C. 

      Cardboard containers

    • D. 

      Egg crate containers

  • 18. 
    The classification the physician's office laboratory (POL) falls into will be determined by?
    • A. 

      Complexity of laboratory tests performed

    • B. 

      Number of employees warking there

    • C. 

      Ratio of male to female employees

    • D. 

      Length of time in operation

  • 19. 
    Tests that basically pose insignificant risks to patients if errors occur in the test performance are called?
    • A. 

      Waived tests

    • B. 

      Level I laboratory tests

    • C. 

      Level II laboratory tests

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    To use a physical-chemical procedure to destroy all microbial life including highly resistant bacterial endospores is to?
    • A. 

      Eradicate

    • B. 

      Sterlize

    • C. 

      Toxify

    • D. 

      Acid wash

  • 21. 
    _______________is the single most important source of HIV and HBV in the workplace.
    • A. 

      Semen

    • B. 

      Saliva in dental procedures

    • C. 

      Pleural fluid

    • D. 

      Blood

  • 22. 
    OSHA requires that training and educational infomation on bloodborne pathogens be provided to hospital or clinical employees___________.
    • A. 

      In large workplaces only

    • B. 

      If anyone has had an accident

    • C. 

      At no cost to them

    • D. 

      Only if they request it

  • 23. 
    All workers whose jobs involve participation in tasks or activities with exposure to blood or other body fluids, to which universal percautions apply, should be vaccinated with a __________ vaccine.
    • A. 

      Human immunodeficiency

    • B. 

      Hepatitis C

    • C. 

      Hepatitis B

    • D. 

      Small pox

  • 24. 
    After they are used, disposable syringes and needles, scalpel blades and other sharp items, should be placed in_______________containers for disposal.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      Sanitized

    • C. 

      Puncture-resistant

    • D. 

      Biodegradable

  • 25. 
    Broken glassware that may be contaminated should be picked up by?
    • A. 

      An environmental control specialist

    • B. 

      Someone who's not afraid to do it

    • C. 

      Mechanical means (broom/dustpan)

    • D. 

      End of shift