5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- A medical Transcriptionist may become certified by passing a certifying examination offered by the ___?
- What credentialing is required of a physician assistant in all states except MD, OH and NY?
- List two similarities and dissimilarities between a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner.
- Medical Assistant: MA
- a An agreement in which one state recognizes the licensing procedure of another state, considers it valid, and grants a license to practice; sometimes referred to reciprocity.
- b Licensure
- c AHDI
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- reciprocity and endorsement
- False, The CMAS is certified through the AMT not the AAMA.
- 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.
- Any healthcare professional who examines, diagnoses, and treats individuals; including MD's and DO's.
5 True/False questions
Registration → AN entry in an official record listing names of persons satisfying certain requirements and level of education.
List and define three catagories of nurses found in the healthcare setting and compare their education and their scope of practice. → 1. LPN : care for the disabled, the sick, and the convalescent under the supervision of physicians or registered nurses.
2. NP: a licensed RN with a BSN. They may examine, diagnose, and treat clients. They practice under their basic RN license and in most states they may supervise MA's.
3. LVN: scope of practice is the same as the LPN.
Medical / Professional Coder → 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.
Licensure → Any healthcare professional who examines, diagnoses, and treats individuals; including MD's and DO's.
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.