Phlebotomy Test

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Phlebotomy Test

Phlebotomy practice test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following infectious disease services is not offered through regional public health services agencies?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Monitoring

    • C. 

      Screening

    • D. 

      Treatment

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following should not be and example of a barrier to effective communication with a patient. the patient
    • A. 

      Does not speak english

    • B. 

      Is a very young child

    • C. 

      Is emotionally upset

    • D. 

      Is mature male HCW

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of negative kinesics?
    • A. 

      Eye contact

    • B. 

      Frowning

    • C. 

      Good grooming

    • D. 

      Smiling

  • 4. 
    Promoting food 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

  • 5. 
    All of the following are reasons for 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 up to date in latest procedures

  • 6. 
    An indibidual who has little resistance to an infectious microbe is referred to as a susceptible
    • A. 

      Agent

    • B. 

      Host

    • C. 

      Pathway

    • D. 

      Reservoir

  • 7. 
    MSDS information includes
    • A. 

      General and emergency information

    • B. 

      Highly technical chemical formulas

    • C. 

      Information on competitor products

    • D. 

      Product manufacturing conditions

  • 8. 
    A person who has recovered from a particular virus and has developed antibodies against that virus is said to be
    • A. 

      A carrier

    • B. 

      Immune

    • C. 

      Infectious

    • D. 

      Susceptible

  • 9. 
    All pathogens are
    • A. 

      Communicable microorganisms

    • B. 

      Microbes that can cause disease

    • C. 

      Microorganisms that live in soil

    • D. 

      Normal flora found on the skin

  • 10. 
    These are the initials of the two organizations responsible for the latest guideline for isolation precautions in hospitals
    • A. 

      CDC and HICPAC

    • B. 

      CLSI and OSHA

    • C. 

      HICPAC and NIOSH

    • D. 

      NIOSH and OSHA

  • 11. 
    The primary purpose of wearing gloves during phlebotomy procedures is to protect the
    • A. 

      Patient from contamination by the phlebotomist

    • B. 

      Phlebotomist from exposure to the patients blood

    • C. 

      Specimen from contamination by the phlebotomist

    • D. 

      Venipuncture site from contamination by the hands

  • 12. 
    This equipment is required when collecting a specimen from a patient in airborne isolation
    • A. 

      Eye protection

    • B. 

      Full face shield

    • C. 

      Mask and goggles

    • D. 

      N95 respirator

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is an example of a work practice control that reduces risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens?
    • A. 

      Ordering self sheathing needles

    • B. 

      Reading the exposure control plan

    • C. 

      Receiving an HBV vaccination

    • D. 

      Wearing gloves to draw blood

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements complies with electrical safety guidelines
    • A. 

      Electrical equipment should be unplugged while being serviced

    • B. 

      Extension cords should be used to conveniently place equipment

    • C. 

      It is safe to use an electrical cord if it is only slightly frayed

    • D. 

      Use electrical equipment carefully if it is starting to malfuntion

  • 15. 
    The right to know law primarily deals with a electrical safety issues
    • A. 

      Electrical safety issues

    • B. 

      Exposure to pathogens

    • C. 

      Hazard communication

    • D. 

      Labeling of specimens

  • 16. 
    Blood vessels of the skin are found only in the
    • A. 

      Corium and subcutaneous

    • B. 

      Dermis and germinativum

    • C. 

      Epidermis and adipose layer

    • D. 

      Germinativum and corneum

  • 17. 
    The ability of oxygen to combine with this substance in the red blood cells increases the amount of oxygen that can be carried in the blood by up to 70 times
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Hemoglobin

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 18. 
    A persons pulse is created by a wave of pressure caused by
    • A. 

      Atrial contraction

    • B. 

      Atrial relaxation

    • C. 

      Ventricular contraction

    • D. 

      Ventricular relaxation

  • 19. 
    The tunica adventitia is the
    • A. 

      External layer of a blood vessel

    • B. 

      Inside lining of a blood vessel

    • C. 

      Internal layer of a blood vessel

    • D. 

      Middle layer of a blood vessel

  • 20. 
    All of the following are antecubital veins except
    • A. 

      Accessory cephlic

    • B. 

      Median basilic

    • C. 

      Median basilic

    • D. 

      Subclavian

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are normally the most numerous of the formed elements
    • A. 

      Platelets

    • B. 

      Red blood cells

    • C. 

      Reticulocytes

    • D. 

      White blood cells

  • 22. 
    This ion is essential to the coagulation process
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Chloride

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Sodium

  • 23. 
    A major cause of respiratory distress in infants and young children is
    • A. 

      Airway blockage associated with emphysema

    • B. 

      Dyspnea as a consequence of cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Infection with myobacterium tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Respiratory syncytial birus (RSV)infection

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are abbreviations for cardiac enzyme test?
    • A. 

      ALP,ALT

    • B. 

      BUN,PT

    • C. 

      CK,LDH

    • D. 

      GTT, ESR

  • 25. 
    What word is used to describe the breakdown of red blood cells
    • A. 

      Erythema

    • B. 

      Erythrocytosis

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Hemostasis