Weeks 1-2: Classroom Quiz 1

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This quiz will cover chapters 6 - 7. You will answer a series of true/false and fill in the blank questions. In order to pass the quiz, you must answer 100% correctly. You may retake the quiz as many times as you like to reach 100%. In addition, the quiz is not timed. The quiz will offer five extra credit points which can be used toward an assignment of your choice. At the end of your quiz, copy your results and paste the results to your individual forum. Label your quiz results as "quiz 1 " in your individual forum.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A freestanding emergency center is also referred to as an urgent care center that provides acute care on a "walk-in" or appointment basis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All hospitals are mandated to have an ER department.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A 1986 federal "anti dumping law" states that hospitals cannot inquire about patients' insurance status before providing emergency care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The emergency room is considered an outpatient service to the hospital.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ambulance services may be provided by police, fire departments, hospitals, volunteer groups, and private ambulance companies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Ambulance transport services can be provided for a bed bound patient from home to physician visits or other ambulatory care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Some ambulance companies provide free services to individuals who become members through annual contributions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) can be categorized as an ambulatory care service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Managed care organizations use primary care physicians as "gate keepers" to prevent the unnecessary use of specialists.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A fixed payment remitted at regular intervals to a medical provider by a managed care organization for an enrolled patient is referred to as:
  • 11. 
    In the medical arena, AMA stands for:
  • 12. 
    A Nonprofit (voluntary) hospital simply means that such an entity is not allowed to make a profit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the independent, not-for-profit organization that sets standards and “accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations in the U.S. including hospitals, health care networks, managed care organizations, and health care organizations that provide home care, long-term care, behavioral health care, laboratory, and ambulatory care services?
  • 14. 
    What is the name of the first permanent and voluntary hospital for civilians in the continental United States?
  • 15. 
    In the 1850s, the design and management of hospitals was largely influenced by which person?
  • 16. 
    In 1865 an English surgeon dramatically reduced surgical infections by using carbolicacid sprays during surgery.Who was this surgeon?
  • 17. 
    A physician at Harvard noted that puerperal (childbed) fever was a contagious disease that was transmitted by the unclean hands and clothing of doctors and midwives (from other women having the disease or from patients with infections) to women undergoing childbirth. Who was this physician?
  • 18. 
    A Hungarian doctor helped to reduce maternal mortality resulting from child bed fever by introducing antiseptic methods.Who was this physician?
  • 19. 
    Who proved the germ theory of disease in 1876?
  • 20. 
    One of the earliest hospitals was established in 1658 in New Amsterdam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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