Patient CARE And Communication

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Patient CARE And Communication

Part 1 of 3 part questions for CCMA


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  • 1. 
    Anthropometrics are:
    • 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 waved 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 patients 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 gastoenterologists 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. 
    You patient presents to the clinic status post a 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 miscarraige. The girls 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 beidng involved in a MVA and is vomiting blood. The correct charting for this condition is:
    • A. 

      Emesis

    • B. 

      Hemouria

    • C. 

      Hematemesis

    • D. 

      Hematopenia

  • 15. 
    • 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 staus ensuring 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 responsibilty 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

  • 26. 
    Which type of scheduling consists of scheduling all the pateints at the beginning of the hour and and are then seen in the order of their arrival:
    • A. 

      Wave

    • B. 

      Cluster

    • C. 

      Open

    • D. 

      Advance

  • 27. 
    Your patient is to supple a clean catch mid stream urine sample. What medicated pad does the patient use to clean with?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Iodine

    • C. 

      Benzakonium

    • D. 

      Hydrogen Peroxide

  • 28. 
    Which of the following forms informs the patient of the risks and dangers accosiated with a procedure?
    • A. 

      .ICD 9

    • B. 

      CMS 1500 Form

    • C. 

      Encounter Form

    • D. 

      Consent Form

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is not in the mediastinum?
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Aorta

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 30. 
    How many tests should a CCMA obtain to run a valid quality sample when collecting an occult blood stool sample?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      5

  • 31. 
    Your patient comes in with bilateral lower extremity amputation, where would you place the lower limb ECG leads?
    • A. 

      Wrists

    • B. 

      Just above the site of the amputation

    • C. 

      Lower trunk

    • D. 

      Rib cage

  • 32. 
    You are preparing a patient for a Pap smear exam, which position should the CCMA put this patient in?
    • A. 

      Sims

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Lithotomy

    • D. 

      Supine

  • 33. 
    Which of the following requires the highest level of disinfectant?
    • A. 

      BP cuff

    • B. 

      Ear scapula

    • C. 

      Hemastat

    • D. 

      Stethocope

  • 34. 
    You are giving a medication per the doctors  order to a patient and the medication is one that has local and systemic effects. Which type of medication is this?
    • A. 

      Elixir

    • B. 

      Emulsifiers

    • C. 

      Ointments

    • D. 

      Oral

  • 35. 
    The CCMA is performing CPR on a patient. In order to deliver the CPR effectively and correctly, how many compressions per  minute is the CCMA delivering?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      120