The National Center For Competency Testing (NCCT) Certification Practice Test

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The National Center For Competency Testing (NCCT) Certification Practice Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What injection angle should you use for intramuscular?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      90

  • 2. 
    Normal B/P for an Adult?
    • A. 

      160/90

    • B. 

      120/80

  • 3. 
    A Latin term signifying a person is not of sound mind
    • A. 

      Res gestae

    • B. 

      Non compos mentis

  • 4. 
    ANOTHER WORD FOR VISIT
    • A. 

      ENCOUNTER

    • B. 

      APPOINTMENT

  • 5. 
    WHEN ANSWERING THE PHONE YOU SHOULD ALWAYS ANSWER BY WHAT RING?
    • A. 

      1ST

    • B. 

      2ND

    • C. 

      3RD

  • 6. 
    WORD PART ECTOMY MEANS?
    • A. 

      SURGICAL REPAIR

    • B. 

      SURGICAL REMOVAL

    • C. 

      SURGICAL INCISION

  • 7. 
    AN ANALGESIC IS USED FOR?
    • A. 

      SWELLING

    • B. 

      MILD PAIN

    • C. 

      HEART ATTACK

  • 8. 
    NEGLIGENCE BY A PROFESSIONAL PERSON IS CALLED?
    • A. 

      SLANDER

    • B. 

      MALPRACTICE

    • C. 

      INVALID WORK ETHIC

  • 9. 
    WORD PART  ITIS MEANS?
    • A. 

      INFECTION

    • B. 

      PAIN

    • C. 

      INFLAMMATION

  • 10. 
    WHEN ASSESSING A SITUATION FOR THE PRIORITY OF TREATMENT?
    • A. 

      TRAUMA

    • B. 

      TRIAGE

    • C. 

      TOURNIQUET

  • 11. 
    WHAT IS A SYMPTOM?
    • A. 

      PAIN THAT CAN BE OBSERVED ONLY BY THE PATIENT

    • B. 

      PAIN THAT CAN BE OBSERVED BY OTHERS

  • 12. 
    WHAT IS UNPRIVILEGED TOUCHING OF ONE PERSON BY ANOTHER?
    • A. 

      ASSAULT

    • B. 

      BATTERY

    • C. 

      MALPRACTICE

  • 13. 
    WHAT IS TACHYCARDIA?
    • A. 

      ABNORMALLY DECREASED HEART RATE

    • B. 

      ABNORMALLY LOW B/P

    • C. 

      ABNORMALLY INCREASED HEART RATE

  • 14. 
    WHAT IS HYPOTENSION?
    • A. 

      LOWER THAN NORMAL B/P

    • B. 

      HIGHER THAN NORMAL B/P

    • C. 

      HIGHER THAN NORMAL RESPIRATORY RATE

  • 15. 
    LATIN TERM MEANING THE RESPONSIBILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR THE ACTS OF AN EMPLOYEE?
    • A. 

      RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR

    • B. 

      RES IPSA LOQUITUR

  • 16. 
    WHAT LICENSE MUST A PHYSICIAN OBTAIN BEFORE HE CAN PRESCRIBE OR DISPENSE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES?
    • A. 

      PHARMACY

    • B. 

      DRUG

    • C. 

      NARCOTICS

  • 17. 
    WHAT IS AN EMETIC?
    • A. 

      A DRUG THAT INDUCES VOMITING

    • B. 

      A DRUG THAT PREVENTS VOMITING

    • C. 

      TO VOMIT

  • 18. 
    WHAT IS A FRAUDULENT SIGNATURE?
    • A. 

      FRAUD

    • B. 

      UNETHICAL

    • C. 

      FORGERY

  • 19. 
    WHAT IS AN ANTICOAGULANT?
    • A. 

      A DRUG THAT PROMOTES CLOTTING

    • B. 

      A DRUG THAT PREVENTS CLOTTING

    • C. 

      A DRUG THAT PREVENTS BRUISING

  • 20. 
    WORD PART RRHEA MEANS?
    • A. 

      SURGICAL SUTURING

    • B. 

      SURGICAL REMOVAL

    • C. 

      FLOW OR DISCHARGE

  • 21. 
    WHAT TERM MEANS DIFFICULT OR LABORED BREATHING?
    • A. 

      APNEA

    • B. 

      DYSPNEA

    • C. 

      EUPNEA

  • 22. 
    THE PROCESS OF CHANGING WORDS INTO NUMBERS FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES?
    • A. 

      DIAGNOSTIC NUMBERING

    • B. 

      CODING

  • 23. 
    WHEN IS OK TO PUT THE CALLER ON HOLD?
    • A. 

      WHEN YOU HAVE THEIR NAME AND NUMBER

    • B. 

      WHEN YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY

    • C. 

      WHEN YOU HAVE THEIR EMERGENCY

  • 24. 
    WHY USE A SYNTHETIC CAST OVER A PLASTIC OR PLASTER CAST?
    • A. 

      COST LESS

    • B. 

      CHEAPER AND MORE FLEXIBLE

    • C. 

      THEY ARE LIGHT, STRONGER, AND MORE WATER RESISTANT

  • 25. 
    WHAT INJECTION ANGLE SHOULD YOU USE TO ADMINISTER A SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTION?
    • A. 

      10 DEGREE

    • B. 

      90 DEGREE

    • C. 

      45 DEGREE