Phlebotomy Essentials, 4th Edition Study Guide For Chapters 1, 2 ,3

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Phlebotomy Essentials Quizzes & Trivia

Study quiz for chapters 1-3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following infectious disease services are offered through regional Public Health Services agencies EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Monitoring

    • C. 

      Screening

    • D. 

      Treatment

  • 2. 
    This is an abbreviation for an independent group of hospitals and physicians that offers services to employers at a discounted rate in exchange for a steady supply of patients.
    • A. 

      CPT

    • B. 

      DRG

    • C. 

      PHS

    • D. 

      PPO

  • 3. 
    The abbreviation for the current coding system for physician billing is called:
    • A. 

      CPT

    • B. 

      DRG's

    • C. 

      PPO

    • D. 

      PPS

  • 4. 
    This is an abbreviation for large organizations that contract with local providers to establish a complete network of services.
    • A. 

      APC

    • B. 

      MCO

    • C. 

      PHS

    • D. 

      PPS

  • 5. 
    A nationally endorsed principle ensuring that patients and their families understand their rights and responsibilities while in a healthcare facility comes from:
    • A. 

      Federal HIPAA regulations

    • B. 

      Prepaid healthcare plans

    • C. 

      Protected Health Information

    • D. 

      The Patient Care Partnership

  • 6. 
    Managed Care Organizations control costs by all of the following ways EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Encouraging healthy lifestyles

    • B. 

      Detecting risk factors early

    • C. 

      Limiting patient enrollment

    • D. 

      Offering patient education

  • 7. 
    This is the abbreviation for a classification system implemented in 2000 that is used to determine payment to hospitals for outpatient services.
    • A. 

      APC

    • B. 

      DRGs

    • C. 

      ICD-9

    • D. 

      PPS

  • 8. 
    Which Director, Chief Officer, or Vice President would have the administrative responsibility for ancillary testing, such as magnetic resonance (MR) scans?
    • A. 

      Sr. Director Performance Excellence

    • B. 

      VP Clinical & Support services

    • C. 

      VP/Chief Nursing Officer

    • D. 

      VP & Chief Medical Officer

  • 9. 
    Who has the responsibility for control of hospital-induced infections in the healthcare facility?
    • A. 

      Sr. Director Performance Excellence

    • B. 

      VP Clinical & Support Services

    • C. 

      VP/Chief Nursing Officer

    • D. 

      VP & Chief Medical Officer

  • 10. 
    Who is responsible for the physicians who practice in the hospital?
    • A. 

      Sr. Director Performance Excellence

    • B. 

      VP Clinical & Support Services

    • C. 

      VP/Chief Nursing Officer

    • D. 

      VP & Chief Medical Officer

  • 11. 
    Which Director, Chief Officer, or vice President has the administrative responsibility for outpatient medical services?
    • A. 

      Sr. Director Performance Excellence

    • B. 

      VP Clinical & Support Services

    • C. 

      VP/ Chief Nursing Officer

    • D. 

      VP & Chief Medical Officer

  • 12. 
    Which Director, Chief Officer, or vice President has the responsibility for quality performance and patient satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Sr. Director Performance Excellence

    • B. 

      VP Clinical & Support Services

    • C. 

      VP/Chief Nursing Officer

    • D. 

      VP & Chief Medical Officer

  • 13. 
    Which phlebotomist’s duty involves TB and Cocci testing?
    • A. 

      Collect routine venous specimens

    • B. 

      Perform electrocardiography

    • C. 

      Perform point-of-care testing

    • D. 

      Prepare specimens for transport

  • 14. 
    Which phlebotomist’s duty does not involve telephone etiquette?
    • A. 

      Comply with instituted procedures

    • B. 

      Maintain patient confidentiality

    • C. 

      Perform quality control checks

    • D. 

      Promote good public relations

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is an agency that certifies phlebotomists?
    • A. 

      ASCP

    • B. 

      CLIAC

    • C. 

      CLSI

    • D. 

      NAACLS

  • 16. 
    Promoting good public relations is a part of the phlebotomist’s role for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A phlebotomist is a representative of the laboratory

    • B. 

      Good public relations promotes harmonious relationships

    • C. 

      Patients equate experiences with overall caliber of care received.

    • D. 

      Skilled public relations can cover up inexperience and insecurity.

  • 17. 
    Primum non nocere comes from the Hippocratic Oath and means:
    • A. 

      Do first things first

    • B. 

      First do no harm

    • C. 

      Quality is foremost

    • D. 

      Ready to serve

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is an example of good work ethics?
    • A. 

      Assertiveness

    • B. 

      Noncommunicative behavior

    • C. 

      Dependability

    • D. 

      Indifference toward others

  • 19. 
    Phlebotomy is used as a therapeutic treatment for:
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Phlebitis

    • D. 

      Polycythemia

  • 20. 
    All of the following are reasons for a phlebotomist to participate in continuing education programs EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Eliminate annual evaluations

    • B. 

      Learn new skills and techniques

    • C. 

      Renew licensure or certification

    • D. 

      Stay current in the latest procedures.

  • 21. 
    The term “phlebotomy” is derived from Greek words that, literally translated, mean to:
    • A. 

      Cut a vein

    • B. 

      Draw blood

    • C. 

      Stick a vein

    • D. 

      Withdraw blood

  • 22. 
    One of a phlebotomist’s duties is to:
    • A. 

      Assist with inserting IV cannulas

    • B. 

      Help nurses with direct patient care

    • C. 

      Inform patients of their test results

    • D. 

      Perform lab computer operations

  • 23. 
    What are the credentials of an NCA-certified phlebotomist?
    • A. 

      CLPlb

    • B. 

      CPT

    • C. 

      PBT

    • D. 

      RPT

  • 24. 
    Which of the following ancient blood-letting instruments has a counterpart in a modern-day bleeding device?
    • A. 

      Bleeding bowl

    • B. 

      Cup

    • C. 

      Fleam

    • D. 

      Syringe

  • 25. 
    Proof of participation in a workshop to upgrade skills required by some agencies to renew certification is called:
    • A. 

      Accreditation verification

    • B. 

      Continuing education units

    • C. 

      Essentials confirmation

    • D. 

      None of the above