5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- MTs are required in all ambulatory care settings?
True or False?
- What is the role of the MA in the ambulatory setting?
- Scope of Practice
- List two similarities and dissimilarities between a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner.
- a They are specifically trained to work in the ambulatory setting. These multiskilled personnel can perform administrative as well as clinical procedures and physicians value this unique versatility.
- b False
- c 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.
- d 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Person with 1 to 4 years of education in an approved PA program; a PA works under the supervision of the physician.
- 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.
- Person who has additional education and experience in the health-care field to manage a facility.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Describe scope of practice for ambulatory healthcare personnel. → They are specifically trained to work in the ambulatory setting. These multiskilled personnel can perform administrative as well as clinical procedures and physicians value this unique versatility.
Nurse Practitioner:NP → 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.
Registration → AN entry in an official record listing names of persons satisfying certain requirements and level of education.
The LPN and the LVN receive the same education?
True or False? → True
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.