NCCT Quiz: Patient care Technician Certification!

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NCCT Quiz: Patient care Technician Certification!

This is an NCCT Patient Care Technician Certification exam practice test. A certified patient care technician is expected to have a good understanding of how to take care of a patient until they get better. Some of their duties involve ensuring a patient's room is sanitized and taking samples when needed and correctly. This quiz will help you see how ready you are for the certification exam and get that job. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Medical ethics and medical etiquette are
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Almost the same

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      Opposite

  • 2. 
    "Ghost Surgery" is a
    • A. 

      Term that is no longer used

    • B. 

      Nurse performing most of the work for physician

    • C. 

      Two surgeons performing as a team

    • D. 

      Situation where the patient has consented to surgery by one physician, but without the patients knowledge or approval, another surgeon perform the surgery

  • 3. 
    The most commonly known code of ethics for medical profession, written about 400 BC, is the
    • A. 

      Hippocratic Oath

    • B. 

      Code of Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Ten Commandments

    • D. 

      Pervical's Code

  • 4. 
    Law requires that a physician's report.
    • A. 

      Income tax evasion

    • B. 

      Cigarette use

    • C. 

      Unwise diet

    • D. 

      Child abuse

  • 5. 
    Genetic counseling and organ transplant decisions require consideration of
    • A. 

      Color of eyes

    • B. 

      Religious preference

    • C. 

      Quality of life for patient

    • D. 

      Ethnic medical practices

  • 6. 
    ________________ laws allow physicians and Patient Care Technicians to render aid at the scene of an accident without fear of lawsuits.
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      AMA

    • C. 

      Statue

    • D. 

      Good Samaritan

  • 7. 
    The abbreviation for eye, ear, nose, and throat is
    • A. 

      Endo

    • B. 

      ED

    • C. 

      EENT

    • D. 

      OOB

  • 8. 
    "Heme" stands for
    • A. 

      Hemisphere

    • B. 

      History of

    • C. 

      History and physical

    • D. 

      Hematology

  • 9. 
    CBC stand for
    • A. 

      Chest, back and chest

    • B. 

      Complete blood count

    • C. 

      Blood sugar

    • D. 

      Continuity of care

  • 10. 
    "HGB" stands for
    • A. 

      An elevated temperature

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Elevated blood pressure

    • D. 

      Hours of sleep

  • 11. 
    AAS is the abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Acute abdominal series

    • B. 

      Acute respiratory failure

    • C. 

      Anticonvulsant

    • D. 

      Cardiac atria

  • 12. 
    "Meg" is the abbreviation for
    • A. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • B. 

      Iron supplements

    • C. 

      Microgram

    • D. 

      Mastectomy

  • 13. 
    The cephalic vein is located in the
    • A. 

      Ankle

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Neck

  • 14. 
    The subclavian vein is located in the
    • A. 

      Chest

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Abdomen

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a chest location?
    • A. 

      Intercoastal space

    • B. 

      Midaxillary line

    • C. 

      Anterior axillary line

    • D. 

      Duodenum

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the heart?
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Superior vena cova

    • C. 

      Inferior vena cova

    • D. 

      Myocardium

  • 17. 
    Oil glands are called __________ glands.
    • A. 

      Perineum

    • B. 

      Subaceous

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 18. 
    Inflammation of the stomach and intestines causing discomfort is called
    • A. 

      Gastroenteritis

    • B. 

      Upper GI

    • C. 

      Barium flow

    • D. 

      Transverse colon

  • 19. 
    Inflammation of the large intestine is termed
    • A. 

      Mellitus

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Colitis

    • D. 

      Contracture

  • 20. 
    Inflammation of the nerves that cause numbness and tingling in the extremities is called
    • A. 

      Neuropathy

    • B. 

      Tomogaphy

    • C. 

      Cyanosis

    • D. 

      Dorsiflexion

  • 21. 
    Protrusion of the eyes, typically seen in persons with hyperthyroidism, is termed
    • A. 

      Opathalmia

    • B. 

      Exophthalmos

    • C. 

      Mellitus

    • D. 

      Tetany

  • 22. 
    The jejunum is located in the
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Rectum

    • C. 

      Intestines

    • D. 

      Shoulder

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the male renal system?
    • A. 

      Testis

    • B. 

      Cervix

    • C. 

      Urethra

    • D. 

      Adrenal gland

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the female renal system?
    • A. 

      Seminal vesicle

    • B. 

      Ureters

    • C. 

      Fallopian tube

    • D. 

      Kidney

  • 25. 
    Absence of urine production for a 24-hour period is called
    • A. 

      Glomeruli

    • B. 

      Anuria

    • C. 

      Hilus

    • D. 

      Micturition