5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Licensed Practical Nurse : LPN
- Name three examples of nonlicensed personnel in the health-care setting.
- Physician Assistant : PA
- a A grauduate from a nine month to 1 year practical nurse vocational or college program who has passed the state licensing examination for practical or vocational nurses.
- b A provider who is identified by law as a doctor of medicine : MD or a doctor of osteopathic medicine: OD.
- c Person with 1 to 4 years of education in an approved PA program; a PA works under the supervision of the physician.
- d 1. CMA
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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.
- False, The CMAS is certified through the AMT not the AAMA.
- They MD must recertify every 2 to 7 years.
- Evidence of having achieved a certain level of knowledge through education or experience.
5 True/False questions
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.
Continuing Education Units : CEU's → These are awarded to professionals within a particular field after gaining additional knowledge at a workshop or seminar.
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 Laoratory Technician : MLT → A graduate from a certificate or associate degree program who works under the supervision of a provider or medical technologist in a laboratory preparing specimens and operating automated analyzers.
Scope of Practice → AN entry in an official record listing names of persons satisfying certain requirements and level of education.