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

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

Do you know what is NCCT? NCCT or National Center for Competency Testing is an independent organization located in California, United States, having certified healthcare professionals and instructors. The certification programs are highly acclaimed. If you are preparing for the NCCT certification, this quiz can help. Go for it.


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