5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Inclusion is another term for reciprocity?
True or False?
- Medical Assistant: MA
- Nurse Practitioner:NP
- a Person who assists the provider in both adminstrative and clinical duties; education varies from on the job instruction to 2 years in an accredited program for medical assisting.
- b False
- c Any healthcare professional who examines, diagnoses, and treats individuals; including MD's and DO's.
- d documentation usually from a professional organization that an individual has met certain requirements and standardss set forth by that organization
- e Nurse pratitioner is an RN; usually with a bachelor of science in nursing, who has sucessfully completed additional education in an NP program at a master's or doctorate level.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A grauduate from a 4 year college or university program in medical technology that includes 1 year of clinical experience in the laboratory. MT's perform complex tests and analyses, ensure accuracy of testing, and may supervise medical laboratory technicians.
- A graduate from a 2 year associate degree, 3 year diploma, or 4 to 5 year bachelors degree program who passed the state licensing examination for RN's. An RN works under the direction of a physician.
- AN agreement by which two states recognize the licensing procedures of each other, consider them valid, and grant licenses to practice based on the other states licensure. In some states, it is referred to as endorsement.
- Person with 1 to 4 years of education in an approved PA program; a PA works under the supervision of the physician.
5 True/False questions
List two similarities and dissimilarities between a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner. → A NP may practice independently where as a PA must have physician supv. ALthough both offer a wide range of services the PA is disease centered whereas the NP focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, health ED and counseling. THe NP must recertify every 5 years and the PA must re-exam every 6 years. Both the NP and the PA have restrictions in some states for prescribing controlled substances.
Medical / Professional Coder → Person who has had education and experience in Current Procedural Terminology, 4th edition : CPT-4 and International Classification of Disease; ICD-9, soon to be ICD-10, coding; responsible for the correct application of codes for procedures, supplies, and diagnoses used for billing professional medical services.
Medical Laoratory Technician : MLT → A grauduate from a 4 year college or university program in medical technology that includes 1 year of clinical experience in the laboratory. MT's perform complex tests and analyses, ensure accuracy of testing, and may supervise medical laboratory technicians.
Scope of Practice → Terminolgy used by state licensing boards that defines the procedures, actions, and processes that are permitted for a professional depending on their education, experience and demonstrated competency.
Registration → documentation usually from a professional organization that an individual has met certain requirements and standardss set forth by that organization