RMA And CMA Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the six nutrient classifications. _______________ is not a fat- soluble vitamin:  
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Vegetables

  • 2. 
     _______________ is not a fat- soluble vitamin: 
    • A. 

      Vitamin K

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

  • 3. 
    Which of the following choices includes all three of the vitamins that can be formed within the body?  
    • A. 

      A, D, K

    • B. 

      A, B1, C

    • C. 

      B1, B2, B12

    • D. 

      E, K, C

  • 4. 
    A clear liquid diet consists of the following:
    • A. 

      Plain gelatin

    • B. 

      Tea

    • C. 

      Black coffee

    • D. 

      A, B and C

  • 5. 
    The special needs diet most often prescribed for patients recovering from bone injury is the  
    • A. 

      BRAT diet

    • B. 

      High- protein diet

    • C. 

      Bland diet

    • D. 

      Mechanical soft diet

  • 6. 
    The “ B” in the BRAT diet is what food?   
    • A. 

      Bran

    • B. 

      Broccoli

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Bananas

  • 7. 
    The correct daily fat intake for a patient on a low- fat/ low- cholesterol diet is:  
    • A. 

      Between 35 and 45 g

    • B. 

      No fat should be consumed

    • C. 

      Between 20 and 30 g

    • D. 

      Between 5 and 15 g

  • 8. 
      “ Symptoms typically begin 12– 36 hours following ingestion of the bacterium and include vision problems, difficulty swallowing , nausea, and vomiting” describes:   
    • A. 

      Bulimia

    • B. 

      Food allergies

    • C. 

      Botulism

    • D. 

      Trichinosis

  • 9. 
     Enables the thyroid gland to perform its function of controlling the rate at which foods are oxidized in the cells” is descriptive of: 
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Iodine

    • C. 

      Vitamin B2

    • D. 

      Phosphorus

  • 10. 
    What vitamin enables the body to use calcium and phos-phorus in a normal way to build bones and teeth?  
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      B12

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      D

  • 11. 
     The practice of medicine within each state is regulated by: 
    • A. 

      The surgeon general of the United States

    • B. 

      The state itself

    • C. 

      The American Medical Association

    • D. 

      The U. S. attorney general

  • 12. 
     What are the three ways medical licensure may be obtained?   
    • A. 

      Reciprocity, registration, examination

    • B. 

      Registration, endorsement, examination

    • C. 

      Endorsement, examination, reciprocity

    • D. 

      Clinical demonstration, registration, examination

  • 13. 
    Performing the correct treatment with errors is the defini-tion of:   
    • A. 

      Malfeasance

    • B. 

      Misfeasance

    • C. 

      Nonfeasance

    • D. 

      Proximate cause

  • 14. 
    The physician is liable for the negligent actions of anyone who works for him or her. This is the definition of what legal term?   
    • A. 

      Proximate cause

    • B. 

      Standard of care

    • C. 

      Res judicata

    • D. 

      Respondeat superior

  • 15. 
    What are the three parts of a contract?   
    • A. 

      Offer, acceptance, renegotiation

    • B. 

      Offer, counteroffer, acceptance

    • C. 

      Offer, acceptance, consideration

    • D. 

      Offer, refusal, consideration

  • 16. 
    What legislative act protects healthcare workers from liabil-ity when they provide first aid in an emergency situation?  
    • A. 

      Good Samaritan Act

    • B. 

      Patients’ Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Occupational Safety and Health Act

    • D. 

      Red Cross Act

  • 17. 
    Civil law is concerned with:  
    • A. 

      Felonies and contracts

    • B. 

      Felonies and misdemeanors

    • C. 

      Torts and contracts

    • D. 

      Torts and misdemeanors

  • 18. 
     A healthcare professional initiates care of a patient without completing the care or finding an acceptable substitute. This is known as:  
    • A. 

      Breach of contract

    • B. 

      Abandonment

    • C. 

      Termination of contract

    • D. 

      Assumption of risk

  • 19. 
    Intentionally persuading people to do things they do not want to do is known as:  
    • A. 

      Duress

    • B. 

      Undue influence

    • C. 

      Fraud

    • D. 

      Breach of contract

  • 20. 
     __________ are ethical decisions that pertain to certain life issues.  
    • A. 

      Biogenetics

    • B. 

      Bioethics

    • C. 

      Medi- ethics

    • D. 

      Genetic ethics

  • 21. 
     Genetic engineering– related bioethical issues include:  
    • A. 

      Artificial insemination

    • B. 

      Gene therapy

    • C. 

      In vitro fertilization

    • D. 

      Stem cell research

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 22. 
     Copying one cell to create a genetically identical organism is known as:
    • A. 

      In vitro fertilization

    • B. 

      Gene therapy

    • C. 

      Cloning

    • D. 

      Stem cell research— embryonic

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      The date when care will no longer be provided

    • B. 

      The intent to terminate the relationship and why

    • C. 

      An offer to refer the patient to another physician

    • D. 

      A physician may not terminate the physician- patient relationship

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Altering or eliminating harmful genes or inserting normal genes into defective cells is known as: 
    • A. 

      Gene therapy

    • B. 

      Gene manipulation

    • C. 

      Stem cell research

    • D. 

      Cloning

  • 25. 
     All but one of the following are principles of both the AMA and the AAMA Code of Ethics: 
    • A. 

      Freedom of choice

    • B. 

      Responsibility to improve the community

    • C. 

      Continued study

    • D. 

      Human dignity

  • 26. 
    Which of the following statements is not correct?
    • A. 

      Ethics are difficult to enforce

    • B. 

      Unlawful behavior is always unethical

    • C. 

      Unethical behavior rarely results in a penalty

    • D. 

      Unethical behavior is always unlawful.

  • 27. 
    Which of these is not an intentional tort?  
    • A. 

      Fraud

    • B. 

      Duress

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Shoplifting

  • 28. 
    Physical touching of another person without the person’s consent is the definition of:  
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Assault

    • C. 

      Duress

    • D. 

      Undue influence

  • 29. 
     Which of these is not one of the four Ds of negligence?   
    • A. 

      Duty

    • B. 

      Direct cause

    • C. 

      Duplicity

    • D. 

      Dereliction of duty

  • 30. 
    A physician’s license may be revoked or suspended for the following reasons:   
    • A. 

      Conviction of a crime

    • B. 

      Refusal to accept new patien

    • C. 

      Unprofessional conduct

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 31. 
    The following are included in the Patients’ Bill of Rights:  
    • A. 

      Complaints and appeals

    • B. 

      Information disclosure

    • C. 

      Confidentiality of health information

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 32. 
    There are four degrees of felonies. Which is the most serious?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 33. 
    Civil law is concerned with: a.acts b.c.d.e. Felonies and contr  Felonies and contr  
    • A. 

      Felonies and misdemeanors

    • B. 

      Contracts and misdemeanors

    • C. 

      Torts and contracts

    • D. 

      Torts and misdemeanors