CMAA Test

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Implied Consent

obligations that are understood without verbally expressed terms (Unconscious Patient)

Informed Consent

A written form that states the understanding of the prescribed treatment

Physician-Patient Relationship

The Physician is expected to assess and treat the patient with the same amount of knowledge, skill, and judgement as another Physician would

Good Samiritan Act

A volunteer is not responsible for any harm or injury caused while trying to help someone in an emergency

Abandonment

The dicontinuation of a medical care without proper notice

Arbitration

The usage of an impartial third party for the hearing and determination of a dispute

Battery

The unlawful use of force or violence

Negligence

The failure to provide the necessary care that is required for a persons situation

Statues

Laws enacted by the legislative branch of a government

Non Verbal Communication

Eye Contact- Facial Expression- Body Language

Matrix

The time marked in the appointment book when the physician is not available

Wave Scheduling

A certain # of patients are scheduled to arrive at the same time and are seen in which the order they arrive

Modified Wave Scheduling

Small groups of patients are scheduled at intervals throughout the hour

Double Booking

Scheduling two patients to see the physician at the same time

Modified Block Letter Style

The signature and Salutation is centered

Express Mail

available everyday of the year including holidays (Items up to 70lbs in weight and 108 inches in height)

First-Class Mail

Letters- Postal Cards- Pastcards- Business reply mail

Priority Mail

First-Class mail that wieghs more tahn 13 ounces

Certified Mail

Gives the sender the option to recieve proof of delivery

Bluk Mailing

Mailing large volumes of information which is presorted by zip code

Individual Policies

Ineligible to recieve benefits from a government plan((High Premiums&Limited Benefits))

Group Policies

Provides Insurance for employees under a single contract((Greater Benefits&Low Premiums))

Government Plans

Available to a large group of poeple who meet specific eligibilty criteria((Medicaid- TRICARE- Medicare- Workers Compensation))

Assignment of Benefits

A patient requests that their health benefit payments be made directly to a physician

Benefit

The amount payable by the carrier toward the cost of services

Deductible

Amount the patient pay for health care expenses before insurance

Co-Payment

The portion of a service fee that a patient must pay

Policy

Document that describes the insurance coverage for an individual

Premium

The amount the patient pays for an insurance contract

Covered Expenses

Amount customarily charged for similar services and supplies which are medically necessary

Waiting Period

A period of time when you are not covered by insurance for a particular problem

((Medical Records))Patients Cheif Complaint

A statement of the patients symptoms

SOAP((S))

Subjective impressions

SOAP((O))

Objective clinical evidence

SOAP((A))

Assesment or Diagnosis

SOAP((P))

Plans for furthur studies- treatment- management

-al

pertaining to

-algia & -dynia

pain

-ectomy

excision, removal

-emia

blood condition

-genic

produced by, pertaining to producing

-globin

protein

-oma

tumor, mass swelling

-osis

condition, ususally abnormal

-pathy

disease condition

-sis

state of; condition

Ante-

before, in front of

Anti-

against

Brady-

slow

Dia-

through, complete

Endo-, End-

within

Epi-

above, upon

Hyper-

excessive, above more than normal

Hypo-

deficient, below, under less than normal

Peri-

surronding, around

Pre-

before

Sub-

under, below

-ectomy

excision

-graphy

process of recording

-metry

process of measurement

-scopy

a visual examination

-stomy

a new opening

-tomy

incision

-tripsy

proscess of crushing

-graph

an instrument/machine used to record

-meter

an instrument used to measure

-scope

an instrument to visually or aurally examine

-tome

an instrument to cut

-tripter & -trite

an instrument to crush

Viscera

Internal Organs

Musculoskeletal((Body System))

Support; Movement protection ((Organs))Muscle-Bones-Joints-Bone Marrow

Integumentary((Body System))

Protection ((Organs))Skin-Hair-Nails

Gastrointestinal((Body System))

Nutirtion ((Organs))Stomach-Intestines

Urinary((Body System))

Elimination of nitrogenous waste ((Organs))Kidneys-Bladder-Ureters-Urethra

Reproductive((Body System))

Reproduction ((Organs))Ovaries-Testes

Blood/Lymphatic((Body System))

Transportation ((Organs)) Blood Cells

Immune((Bosy System))

Protection

Cardiovascular((Body System))

Transportation ((Organs)) Lymph glands-Heart-Vessels

Respiratory((Body System))

Delivers oxygen to cells remove carbon dioxide ((Organs))Lungs-Bronchi-Trachea

Nervous((Body System))

Recieve/ process information ((Organs))Brain-Nerves-Mind

Endocrine((Body System))

effects changes through chemical messengers ((Organs)) Pancreas-Thyroid

Anterior((Ventral))

Front surface of the body

Posterior((Dorsal))

Back side of the body

Deep

Away from the surface

Proximal

Near the point of attachment or Near the beginning of a structure

Distal

Far from the point of attachment or Far from the beginning of a structure

Inferior

below another structure

Superior

above another structure

Medial

Pertaining to the middle or nearer the medial plane of the body

Lateral

Pertaining to the side

Prone

Lying on the belly

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