Patient care And Communication Quiz! MCQ Trivia

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Patient Care Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to the Patient Care and Communication MCQ Quiz. In order to correctly care for a patient, you need to have a certain degree of knowledge about the human body and how it operates. Not only should one know how the human body works but the laws surrounding patient care and information privacy. By taking this quiz, you will get to see how safe patients are in your hands. Be sure to check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      BP, P, RR

    • B. 

      BP, P, RR, height/weight

    • C. 

      Height and weight

    • D. 

      BP, P

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a CLIA waived test?
    • A. 

      POL testing

    • B. 

      KUB

    • C. 

      Blood Cultures

    • D. 

      CBC

  • 3. 
    What is the largest part of the brain?
    • A. 

      Cerebellum

    • B. 

      Cerebrum

    • C. 

      Brainstem

    • D. 

      Medulla Oblongata

  • 4. 
    The CCMA is to perform an ESR on a patient in for fatigue and painful joints. Which of the following does the CCMA need to perform this test?
    • A. 

      Lavendar tube

    • B. 

      Urine sample

    • C. 

      Fecal specimen

    • D. 

      Red tube

  • 5. 
    The CCMA is recording the patient's CC. The patient reports that he has difficulty breathing when in the lying position. How would the CCMA record this in the medical record? 
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Orthopnea

    • C. 

      Apnea

    • D. 

      Eupnea

  • 6. 
    The patient has arrived at the gastroenterologists office for a surgical procedure involving repair of the small intestine. The CCMA is to prepare the consent form for the physician. How is this procedure noted?
    • A. 

      Colonoplasty

    • B. 

      Colonotomy

    • C. 

      Enterotomy

    • D. 

      Enteroplasty

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the medical term for heart muscle disease?
    • A. 

      Cardiopathy

    • B. 

      Cardiomegaly

    • C. 

      Cardiomyopathy

    • D. 

      Cardioplegia

  • 8. 
    Your patient presents to the clinic status post nephrectomy. What does the suffix of this diagnosis mean?
    • A. 

      Removal

    • B. 

      Incision

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 9. 
    What is the initial information required prior to scheduling an inpatient procedure for a patient?
    • A. 

      The patient's name

    • B. 

      The patient's physician's order

    • C. 

      The patient's insurance approval

    • D. 

      The patient's diagnosis

  • 10. 
    Your patient is a 13-year-old who has visited the OB/GYN status post a miscarriage. The girl's Mother calls the office and asks to speak with the office manager to discuss her daughter's visit.  What is the correct response?
    • A. 

      Inform the Mother that HIPPA rules apply and you nor the physician can discuss her daughters treatment

    • B. 

      Tell the Mother that you can have the physician contact her back after patient hours to discuss the visit

    • C. 

      Tell the Mother that she needs to obtain a consent form from the insurance company to discuss the visit

    • D. 

      Give the Mother the information requested about her daughter since she is a minor

  • 11. 
    A patient has just had their blood drawn and they begin to twitch and their eyes roll back in their head. The CCMA response is to:
    • A. 

      Begin CPR

    • B. 

      Restrain patient to prevent injury

    • C. 

      Leave to get the nurse

    • D. 

      Observe

  • 12. 
    What is the term for the suffix in neuropathy?
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Nerves

    • C. 

      Neurology

    • D. 

      Neuro

  • 13. 
    CMA is drawing an A1C on a patient, what is the tube additive?
    • A. 

      EDTA

    • B. 

      SST

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Heparin

  • 14. 
    A patient arrives after being involved in an MVA and is vomiting blood. The correct charting for this condition is:
    • A. 

      Emesis

    • B. 

      Hemouria

    • C. 

      Hematemesis

    • D. 

      Hematopenia

  • 15. 
    Where on the CMS 1500 form would you find the diagnostic code?
    • A. 

      Box1 Box1

    • B. 

      Encounter From

    • C. 

      Patient's insurance card

    • D. 

      Patient's demographics

  • 16. 
    The term for excessive urination at night is:
    • A. 

      Polyuria

    • B. 

      Hematuria

    • C. 

      Uritis

    • D. 

      Nocturia

  • 17. 
    When performing phlebotomy, after anchoring the vein, the next step the CMA should take is:
    • A. 

      Clean the site

    • B. 

      Tie the tourniquet

    • C. 

      Assemble the needle

    • D. 

      Draw the blood

  • 18. 
    What determines the technique to use when drawing a child's blood? 
    • A. 

      Age and development

    • B. 

      Parent's preference

    • C. 

      Size of the child

    • D. 

      Equipment available

  • 19. 
    ICD  coding is used to determine the patient's:
    • A. 

      Determining procedure to be performed

    • B. 

      Plan of care

    • C. 

      Patient's primary diagnosis

    • D. 

      Billing

  • 20. 
    What is the amount of fluid to be drawn up for a purified protein derivative?
    • A. 

      0.1 ml

    • B. 

      1 ml

    • C. 

      0.5 ml

    • D. 

      5 ml

  • 21. 
    The common pulse site used for taking a pulse on a patient is:
    • A. 

      Brachial artery

    • B. 

      Radial artery

    • C. 

      Apical pulse

    • D. 

      Temporal artery

  • 22. 
    A family brings their 12 yo son in with a fracture that is broken through the skin. The CMA would chart this as a(n)
    • A. 

      Greenstick fracture

    • B. 

      Compound fracture

    • C. 

      Spiral Fracture

    • D. 

      Simple fracture

  • 23. 
    The primary purpose is to provide reliable data about a patients health status ensuring the accuracy of a test while detecting and eliminating error is:
    • A. 

      HIPAA

    • B. 

      CLIA

    • C. 

      Quality Control

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 24. 
    When administering a 1ml amount fo medication to a patient, all the following are acceptable routes except:
    • A. 

      Intradermal

    • B. 

      Intramuscular

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous

    • D. 

      Intravenously

  • 25. 
    What is the medical assistants' main responsibility in maintaining exam rooms?
    • A. 

      Preparing needles and venipuncture equipment

    • B. 

      Cleaning and disinfecting rooms

    • C. 

      Assisting patients to exam room

    • D. 

      Restocking of supplies