Phlebotomy Final Exam

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Phlebotomy Quizzes & Trivia

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s final exam time! You’ve been studying all about the process of making an incision in a vein with the use of a needle, but have you learned enough? Let’s take a look!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Phlebotomy is derived from the greek words that mean
    • A. 

      Artery and stick

    • B. 

      Vein and cut

    • C. 

      Needle and bleed

  • 2. 
    Phlebotomy is the same as
    • A. 

      Venesection/venisection

    • B. 

      Dermatology

    • C. 

      Pathology

  • 3. 
    Oncology
    • A. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the heart

    • B. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors

    • C. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the circulatory system

  • 4. 
    Gerontology
    • A. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of the elderly

    • B. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs

    • C. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of women

  • 5. 
      Pediatrics
    • A. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the blood

    • B. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of the elderly

    • C. 

      Diagnosis and treatment of children

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Using appropriate testing methods, using appropriate equipment, performing quality control, troubleshooting equipment and regeants

    • B. 

      Requests/orders, collection& asessment, labeling, transporting, specimen receipt, handling and storage, evaluation specimen condition, communicating when specimen is unacceptable, processing & expediting urgent specimens

    • C. 

      Reporting the final test result, notifying appropriate providers, defining and adhering to turnaround times, entering date, correcting erroneous results.

  • 7. 
    A patient’s medical record is best described as a legal document that
    • A. 

      provides a chronological log of care

    • B. 

      Provides instructions

    • C. 

      Can't be taken home with a patient

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      An agency that oversees physicians offices

    • B. 

      An agency that oversees hospitals

    • C. 

      An agency that oversees clinical labratories

  • 9. 
    What does health literacy refer to?
    • A. 

      Adequate knowledge of health issues based on written, spoken or conceptual directions.

    • B. 

      The ability to read medical text books

    • C. 

      The understanding of medical terminology

  • 10. 
    If you are expecting a non-English speaking patient make sure you have _____________  present to help communicate.
    • A. 

      A nurse

    • B. 

      Their family

    • C. 

      An interpreter

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Heart beat

    • B. 

      Speed and urgency of the voice

    • C. 

      Pulse

  • 12. 
    What does tone mean?
    • A. 

      Speed and urgency of the voice

    • B. 

      Lung sounds

    • C. 

      Pitch of the voice

  • 13. 
    STAT would communicate
    • A. 

      A critical patient condition

    • B. 

      After midnight

    • C. 

      Before the venipuncture

  • 14. 
    Blind patients or patients with impaired/low vision are entitled to use a ____ or _______ to walk independently.
    • A. 

      Family member or friend

    • B. 

      Cane or guide dog

    • C. 

      Nurse or walker

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A comfortable chair for the venipuncture procedure

    • B. 

      The patient's room

    • C. 

      Area or space around a person that is considered private or personal

  • 16. 
    What is considered a comfortable distance for patient encounters?
    • A. 

      18 inches to 4 feet

    • B. 

      3 to 5 inches

    • C. 

      6 feet or more

  • 17. 
    What is negligence?
    • A. 

      The same as malpractice

    • B. 

      A breach of contract

    • C. 

      Failure to perfrom duties according to the standards of the profession

  • 18. 
    A patient must provide their ______________ before any of their test results can be exchanged between other physicians and/or health care facilities.
    • A. 

      Informed consent

    • B. 

      Identification

    • C. 

      Date of birth

  • 19. 
    What is CLIA?
    • A. 

      An agency that regulates cleanliness in hospitals

    • B. 

      Federal guidelines that regulate all clinical laboratories

    • C. 

      An agency that regulates safety in the workplace

  • 20. 
    What does malpractice mean?
    • A. 

      Failure to perform duties according to the standards of the profession

    • B. 

      Improper or unskillful care of a patient by a health care worker

    • C. 

      Physically assaulting a patient

  • 21. 
    The ________________  has recognized rights for patients in health care organizations through the ____________.
    • A. 

      American Hospital Association, Patient Care Partnership

    • B. 

      NAP, Patient's Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      OSHA, CLIA