Phb 211 Chapter 1 Exam

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Phlebotomy Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The term phlebotomy is derived from two Greek words, phlebo and tomy, which mean:
    • A. 

      Blood and droplet

    • B. 

      Red and blood

    • C. 

      Vein and cut

    • D. 

      Droplet and vein

  • 2. 
    Which of these following individuals is most likely to perform phlebotomy procedures?
    • A. 

      Pathologist

    • B. 

      Office manager

    • C. 

      Home health personnel

    • D. 

      Pharmacy tech

  • 3. 
    Which of these three clinical purposes are identifiable factors to the importance of phlebotomy procedures to the overall care of the patient?
    • A. 

      Diagnostic Testing

    • B. 

      Therapeutic Assessments

    • C. 

      Monitoring

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Professional certification typically refers to:
    • A. 

      Passing a state examination

    • B. 

      Maintaining a good record of attendance at one's jobsite

    • C. 

      Passing a national examination and completing continuing education

    • D. 

      Passing an examination given at a local hospital

  • 5. 
    Licensure typically refers to:
    • A. 

      Passing a state-required examination and/or continuing education

    • B. 

      Maintaining all immunizations up to date

    • C. 

      Joining a professional organization

    • D. 

      Providing up-to-date income tax records

  • 6. 
    A supervisor may assess competency by which method?
    • A. 

      Written examinations

    • B. 

      Direct observation

    • C. 

      Reviewing worksheets or log books

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which agency oversees the categorization of laboratory tests according to the level of complexity and the risk involved for the patient if errors occur?
    • A. 

      The Joint Commission

    • B. 

      CLIA

    • C. 

      ISO

    • D. 

      CDC

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is acceptable attire for a phlebotomist?
    • A. 

      Dangling earrings and/or body piercings

    • B. 

      Fragrances and perfumes

    • C. 

      Long, polished or artificial fingernails

    • D. 

      Conservative jewelry with necklace tucked into collar

  • 9. 
    Acute care refers to which type of hospital care?
    • A. 

      Short-term stay (less than 30 days)

    • B. 

      Hospice

    • C. 

      Long-term stay (greater than 30 days)

    • D. 

      Nursing home

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are tests of moderate complexity?
    • A. 

      Urine pregnancy test

    • B. 

      Mononucleosis test

    • C. 

      Blood chemistries

    • D. 

      Occult blood detection

  • 11. 
    Among health care organizations, which of the folloing is a typical long-term care facility?
    • A. 

      Nursing home

    • B. 

      Emergency care center

    • C. 

      Health/fitness club

    • D. 

      County hospital

  • 12. 
    Which if the following aspects would do the most to promote a professional appearance in a patient care setting?
    • A. 

      Quality control monitors

    • B. 

      Good posture and personal hygiene

    • C. 

      Use of a strong assertive voice

    • D. 

      Good handwriting

  • 13. 
    The term right to know refers to:
    • A. 

      Keeping the patient's condition confidential while outside of the health care organization

    • B. 

      Accountability of the phlebotomist to know details of every clinical test

    • C. 

      A patient's right to information about test procedures and who is performing them

    • D. 

      Allowing employers to know personal details of each employee

  • 14. 
    An example of how clinical laboratory test results are used is:
    • A. 

      Body mass index

    • B. 

      Monitoring blood cholesterol levels

    • C. 

      Measuring heart rate

    • D. 

      Cataract screening

  • 15. 
    In order to protect themselves on the job, phlebotomists should have which character trait?
    • A. 

      Fear of infectious diseases

    • B. 

      Expressing themselves loudly

    • C. 

      Being suspicious of peers

    • D. 

      A propensity for cleanliness

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the phlebotomists' "domain"?
    • A. 

      The preanalytic processes

    • B. 

      Data collection

    • C. 

      Reporting results

    • D. 

      Analytic testing

  • 17. 
    An example of an unfavorable patient outcome during or after a phlebotomy procedure would be if the patient:
    • A. 

      Has a loud radio on in the room

    • B. 

      Passes out after the procedure

    • C. 

      Has several family members in the room

    • D. 

      States that he/she is fearful of the procedure

  • 18. 
    Competencies for phlebotomists never vary from one employer to another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An example of QC would be the routine checking of the refrigerator temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The abbreviation CE usually refers to a certification examination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Verbal and nonverbal communication skills are considered essential for phlebotomists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The right to refuse treatment is considered a "Patient right".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When unable to obtain a specimen from a patient, it is not necessary to inform the patient's nurse or caregiver.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Confidentiality is considered a "Patient right".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Sandals are permitted in the laboratory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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