Can You Pass The Medical Terminology Questions?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Is a Nurse Practitioner a Registered Nurse?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    A Nurse Practitioner is indeed a Registered Nurse. In fact, a Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who has completed additional education and training beyond the requirements for a registered nurse. Nurse Practitioners have a higher level of autonomy and are able to diagnose, treat, and manage patients' healthcare needs, often working independently or in collaboration with physicians. Therefore, being a registered nurse is a prerequisite for becoming a Nurse Practitioner.

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  • 2. 

    What provider will a patient need to see for diabetes?

    • A.

      Cardiologist

    • B.

      Endocrinologist

    • C.

      Dermatologist

    • D.

      Pulmonologist

    Correct Answer
    B. Endocrinologist
    Explanation
    A patient with diabetes would need to see an endocrinologist. Endocrinologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hormonal disorders, including diabetes. They are trained to manage and monitor blood sugar levels, prescribe insulin or other medications, and provide comprehensive care for individuals with diabetes. Cardiologists focus on heart-related conditions, dermatologists specialize in skin disorders, and pulmonologists deal with respiratory issues. However, for diabetes, an endocrinologist is the most appropriate healthcare provider.

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  • 3. 

    Will a patient need to visit a physical therapist for rehabilitation after surgery?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    After surgery, patients often require rehabilitation to regain their strength, mobility, and function. Physical therapists specialize in providing this type of rehabilitation. They can help patients with exercises, manual therapy, and other techniques to promote healing and recovery. Therefore, it is likely that a patient will need to visit a physical therapist for rehabilitation after surgery.

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  • 4. 

    What is a splitter?

    • A.

      A tool to help listen to music

    • B.

      AKA Dual-Specialty Provider

    • C.

      A lab that helps with multiple tests

    Correct Answer
    B. AKA Dual-Specialty Provider
  • 5. 

    Allergists at CMH do not do surgery related to allergy sensitivity testing

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Allergists at CMH do not perform surgery for allergy sensitivity testing. This means that if someone needs surgery for allergy sensitivity testing, they will have to go to a different facility or consult a different specialist. Therefore, the statement "Allergists at CMH do not do surgery related to allergy sensitivity testing" is true.

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  • 6. 

    Transoesophageal Echocardiograms (TTEs) are performed at Center for Men's Health

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Transoesophageal Echocardiograms (TTEs) are performed at Center for Men's Health." The correct answer is False. This means that TTEs are not performed at the Center for Men's Health.

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  • 7. 

    A patient needs to see a kidney specialist.  What type of provider will they need to see?

    • A.

      Rheumatologist or Nephrologist

    • B.

      Obstetrician

    • C.

      Urologist

    Correct Answer
    A. Rheumatologist or Nephrologist
    Explanation
    A patient who needs to see a kidney specialist will need to see a nephrologist. Nephrologists specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney diseases and disorders. Rheumatologists, on the other hand, specialize in diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases, which affect the joints, muscles, and bones. While both specialties deal with different areas of the body, the correct answer for this question is nephrologist as the patient specifically needs to see a specialist for kidney-related issues.

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  • 8. 

    Place a checkmark next to the procedures a Urologist can perform

    • A.

      Vasectomy

    • B.

      Colonoscopy

    • C.

      Cystoscopy

    • D.

      Endoscopy

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Vasectomy
    C. Cystoscopy
    Explanation
    A urologist is a medical specialist who focuses on the urinary tract and male reproductive system. They are trained to perform various procedures related to these areas. A vasectomy is a surgical procedure performed by a urologist to sterilize a man by cutting and sealing the tubes that carry sperm. Cystoscopy is another procedure performed by a urologist to examine the bladder and urethra using a thin tube with a camera. Therefore, a urologist can perform both vasectomy and cystoscopy procedures. Colonoscopy and endoscopy, on the other hand, are not typically performed by urologists as they are related to the gastrointestinal system and require different specialization.

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  • 9. 

    A patient needs to see a provider regarding inflammation to their genital region .  What providers could they see?

    • A.

      Orthopedist

    • B.

      Urologist

    • C.

      Internal Medicine (Internist)

    • D.

      Pulmonologist

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Urologist
    C. Internal Medicine (Internist)
    Explanation
    A patient experiencing inflammation in their genital region would need to see a urologist or an internal medicine (internist) specialist. A urologist specializes in treating conditions related to the urinary tract and reproductive system, including inflammation in the genital area. An internist, on the other hand, is a primary care physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating a wide range of adult diseases, including inflammation in various parts of the body.

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  • 10. 

    An optometrist can perform surgery for certain eye conditions

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An ophthalmologist can perform surgery on a patient's eyes

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  • 11. 

    A Nurse Practitioner can do the following (check on the appropriate answers)

    • A.

      Assess patient needs

    • B.

      Perform a vision test

    • C.

      Order Labs

    • D.

      Prescribe medications

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Assess patient needs
    C. Order Labs
    D. Prescribe medications
    Explanation
    A Nurse Practitioner is a highly trained healthcare professional who can assess patient needs, order labs, and prescribe medications. They have the knowledge and skills to evaluate the health condition of patients, determine their needs, and develop appropriate treatment plans. Additionally, they are authorized to order laboratory tests to aid in diagnosis and monitor the effectiveness of treatment. They can also prescribe medications based on their assessment and diagnosis, ensuring that patients receive the necessary medications for their condition.

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  • 12. 

    A Cardiologist can do the following

    • A.

      See a patient for Hypertension

    • B.

      See a patient for seasonal allergies

    • C.

      Perform an EKG

    • D.

      See a patient for COPD

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. See a patient for Hypertension
    C. Perform an EKG
    Explanation
    A cardiologist is a specialized doctor who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of heart-related conditions. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a common heart condition that falls within the expertise of a cardiologist. They can assess and manage patients with hypertension by prescribing medications, providing lifestyle recommendations, and monitoring their blood pressure levels. Performing an EKG (electrocardiogram) is another task that falls within a cardiologist's scope of practice. An EKG is a diagnostic test that records the electrical activity of the heart and helps in identifying any abnormalities or irregularities.

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  • 13. 

    Will a patient need to schedule an appointment with a Gastroenterologist if they need a Hydrogen breath test?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Gastroenterologist can perform a Hydrogen breath test of H. pylori test

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  • 14. 

    Set up an appointment with a Dermatologist if the patient complains of a rash that developed on their body

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    If a patient complains of a rash that developed on their body, it is advisable to set up an appointment with a dermatologist. Dermatologists specialize in diagnosing and treating skin conditions, including rashes. They have the expertise to properly assess the rash, determine the underlying cause, and provide appropriate treatment. Seeking the opinion of a dermatologist ensures that the patient receives the most accurate diagnosis and effective treatment for their rash.

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  • 15. 

    A physician's assistant is able to diagnose, treat and prescribe medications.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A physician's assistant is a healthcare professional who is trained and licensed to provide medical care under the supervision of a physician. They are capable of diagnosing medical conditions, treating patients, and prescribing medications. This means that they have the knowledge and skills to assess and identify illnesses, provide appropriate treatment, and prescribe medications to help manage or cure the condition. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 16. 

    An Orthopedist specializes in treatment of _________________

    • A.

      Muscle/joint pain

    • B.

      Bladder infections

    • C.

      Stomach pain

    • D.

      Headaches

    Correct Answer
    A. Muscle/joint pain
    Explanation
    An orthopedist specializes in the treatment of muscle and joint pain. They are medical professionals who focus on diagnosing, treating, and preventing conditions and injuries that affect the musculoskeletal system. This includes issues such as arthritis, fractures, sprains, strains, and other conditions that cause pain or dysfunction in the muscles and joints. By providing specialized care and expertise in this area, orthopedists help patients manage their pain, improve mobility, and enhance their overall quality of life.

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  • 17. 

    Gastroenterologist is able to perform a colonoscopy

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A gastroenterologist is a medical specialist who is trained and experienced in performing colonoscopies. A colonoscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to examine the inner lining of the colon and rectum using a long, flexible tube with a camera attached to it. The gastroenterologist is skilled in maneuvering the colonoscope through the colon, identifying any abnormalities or signs of disease, and even performing certain interventions or biopsies if necessary. Therefore, it is true that a gastroenterologist is able to perform a colonoscopy.

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  • 18. 

    An Optometrist will be able to perform a vision test

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An optometrist is a healthcare professional who specializes in examining eyes for vision problems and prescribing corrective lenses. They are trained and qualified to perform various vision tests, such as checking visual acuity, assessing eye coordination, and evaluating the health of the eyes. Therefore, it is true that an optometrist will be able to perform a vision test.

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  • 19. 

    An ENT (Otolaryngologist) specializes with treatment of _____________ issues

    • A.

      Ear

    • B.

      Nose

    • C.

      Throat

    • D.

      Feet

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ear
    B. Nose
    C. Throat
    Explanation
    An ENT (Otolaryngologist) specializes in the treatment of ear, nose, and throat issues. This medical professional is trained to diagnose and treat conditions related to these three areas, such as ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and vocal cord disorders. They are equipped to provide comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of problems affecting the ears, nose, and throat.

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