The Medical Administrative Assistant /Healthcare Industry Hi-1011 Chapters 1&2

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  • 1. 

    All doctors have staff priveleges at all hospitals

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "All doctors have staff privileges at all hospitals" is false. Not all doctors have staff privileges at all hospitals. Staff privileges are granted by individual hospitals and are usually given to doctors who meet certain criteria, such as having the necessary qualifications and experience. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that all doctors have staff privileges at all hospitals.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these is not a type of hospital

    • A.

      Non Profit

    • B.

      Training

    • C.

      Regional

    • D.

      Non-Acute

    Correct Answer
    D. Non-Acute
    Explanation
    Non-Acute is not a type of hospital because it refers to a medical condition or illness that is not considered to be severe or life-threatening. Non-Acute care typically involves the treatment of chronic diseases or conditions that require ongoing management and monitoring, rather than immediate medical intervention. In contrast, Non-Profit, Training, and Regional hospitals are all types of hospitals that serve different purposes and patient populations.

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  • 3. 

    A CPA is a licensed/certified professional in the medical field

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A CPA is not a licensed/certified professional in the medical field. CPA stands for Certified Public Accountant, which is a designation for individuals who have expertise in accounting and finance. They are responsible for tasks such as auditing, tax preparation, and financial planning, but they do not work in the medical field. Therefore, the statement "A CPA is a licensed/certified professional in the medical field" is false.

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  • 4. 

    What does DHHS stand for

    • A.

      Department of Health and Higher Standards

    • B.

      Department of Human and Health Sources

    • C.

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • D.

      Department of Health for Higher Services

    Correct Answer
    C. Department of Health and Human Services
    Explanation
    DHHS stands for Department of Health and Human Services. This department is responsible for promoting the health and well-being of the population, providing essential human services, and protecting public health. The department works towards improving healthcare access, ensuring the safety of food and drugs, supporting research and innovation, and addressing public health emergencies. The correct answer is Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • 5. 

    A DMD and a DDS are both licensed professionals in the dental industry

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Both a DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) and a DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) are indeed licensed professionals in the dental industry. While the names may vary, the education and training required for both degrees are very similar. Both DMD and DDS graduates have completed dental school and have passed the necessary licensing exams to practice dentistry. Therefore, it is correct to say that both DMD and DDS are licensed professionals in the dental industry.

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  • 6. 

    The medical staff committee is led by the Cheif of Staff

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer "True" is that the statement clearly states that the medical staff committee is led by the Chief of Staff. This implies that the Chief of Staff holds a leadership position within the committee. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 7. 

    OSHA is a law.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is a federal agency in the United States. It was created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, making it a law. OSHA is responsible for enforcing safety and health regulations in workplaces to ensure the well-being of workers. Therefore, the statement "OSHA is a law" is true.

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  • 8. 

    An abulatory center is where patients utilize the service of an ambulance

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because an ambulatory center is not where patients utilize the service of an ambulance. An ambulatory center is a medical facility where patients receive outpatient care, meaning they do not require overnight hospitalization. Ambulatory centers provide a wide range of medical services such as consultations, diagnostic tests, minor surgeries, and treatments that do not require a hospital stay. Ambulances, on the other hand, are emergency vehicles used to transport patients to hospitals or other medical facilities when immediate medical attention is needed.

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  • 9. 

    The type of medical practice where physicians shareholders are also employees is...

    • A.

      Solo Practice

    • B.

      Partnership Practice

    • C.

      Group Practice

    • D.

      Corporation

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporation
    Explanation
    In a corporation, physicians can be both shareholders and employees. This means that they have a financial stake in the practice as shareholders, while also working as employees and providing medical services. This structure allows for a combination of ownership and employment, providing physicians with both financial benefits and job security.

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  • 10. 

    A Rehabilitation center is a type of an ambulatory center

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A rehabilitation center is considered a type of ambulatory center because it provides medical care and treatment to patients who are able to walk and do not require overnight hospitalization. Ambulatory centers are designed to provide outpatient services and allow patients to receive necessary care without being admitted to a hospital. Rehabilitation centers typically offer therapies, treatments, and support to help patients recover from injuries, surgeries, or medical conditions. Therefore, it is accurate to say that a rehabilitation center falls under the category of an ambulatory center.

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  • 11. 

    Which one of these is not a skill required for a Medical Administrative Assistant

    • A.

      Grammar and written communication

    • B.

      Knowledge of office machine repair

    • C.

      Knowledge of human behavior

    • D.

      Medical terminology

    Correct Answer
    B. Knowledge of office machine repair
    Explanation
    A Medical Administrative Assistant is responsible for various administrative tasks in a healthcare setting. They need to have good grammar and written communication skills to effectively communicate with patients and colleagues. Knowledge of human behavior is important to handle patients with empathy and understanding. Medical terminology is essential to understand and communicate medical information accurately. However, knowledge of office machine repair is not a skill required for a Medical Administrative Assistant as their primary focus is on administrative tasks, not repairing office machines.

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  • 12. 

    An Associates degree is required for a Medical Administratvie Assistant position.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An Associates degree is not required for a Medical Administrative Assistant position. This means that individuals can qualify for this position without having completed an Associates degree. They may have other qualifications or relevant experience that make them suitable for the role.

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  • 13. 

    An Externship needs to be treated as a real job to prove your skills and abilities along with your professionalisn

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An externship is a valuable opportunity for individuals to gain real-world experience in their chosen field. Treating it as a real job means taking it seriously, demonstrating professionalism, and showcasing one's skills and abilities. By approaching an externship with the same level of dedication and commitment as a regular job, individuals can make a positive impression on employers, build their professional network, and potentially secure future job opportunities. Therefore, the statement "An externship needs to be treated as a real job to prove your skills and abilities along with your professionalism" is true.

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  • 14. 

    It is the responsibility of a Medical Administrative Assistant to educate patients

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A Medical Administrative Assistant plays a crucial role in educating patients. They provide information about medical procedures, treatments, and medications, ensuring that patients understand their options and make informed decisions about their healthcare. Additionally, they may educate patients on preventive measures, such as proper nutrition and exercise, to maintain good health. By educating patients, Medical Administrative Assistants empower them to actively participate in their own healthcare and improve their overall well-being.

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