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CMA Chapter 3 quiz
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A medical assistant is preparing a patient for a physical examination. The patient reports difficulty falling asleep. The medical assistant should anticipate that the provider will prescribe which of the following medications?
A medical assistant is transcribing a prescription from a provider for a medication that must be taken hourly. Which of the following abbreviations should the cma identify as the correct notion of when and how often the patient should take the medication?
A cma is reviewing the medications for a patient who is undergoing chemo to treat breast cancer. The cma should identify that the provider prescribed ondansertron because it is in which of the following medication classifications?
A cma is transcribing a prescription for fentanyl patches for a pt. The cma should identify that this medication has specific requirements because it is classified in which schedules of controlled substances?
A cma is providing teaching to patient who is starting lisinopril, a medication that helps lower blood pressure. The cma should instruct the pt. to report which of the following effects to the provider immediately?
A cma is converting a prescription for 30mL of liquid medication from milliliters to tablespoons. The cma should calculate that this amount of medication converts to how many tablespoons?
A cma is reviewing a prescription for oral liquid medication. The prescription calls for 10 mg diazepam oral solution. Available is diazepam oral solution 5 mg/5 mL. How many mL of solution are required for each dose?
A cma is arranging medication in storage in a cabinet according to the routes of administration. The medical assistant should categorize methyl salicylate liniment in which of the following routes?
A cma is caring for a pt. who is scheduled for a flexible sigmoidoscopy and will be self-administering an enema at home. The cma should explain that the medication will be in which of the following forms?
A cma should identify which of the following look-alike and sound-alike medications as an anticonvulsant?
A cma is preparing to preform a Mantoux test. Which of the following routes should the cma use in this injection>
A cma is explaining to an older adult patient that she will require a lower dosage of a medication than a younger adult. The cma should explain that this difference in dosage is primarily because because of the effect that aging has on which of the following pharmacokinetic processes?
A patient tells a cma that the provider said to thake the prescribed antibiotic four times per day because of the medications half-life. The patient wants to know what "half-life" means. Which of the following responses should the cma make?
"A medication's half-life is the time it takes for the body to process and eliminate half of the dosage"
A cma is preparing to administer a vitamin injection to a patient. As part of the verifying the right medication, which of the following actions should the cma take?
Check the medications label's expiration date
A cma is preparing to administer a medication that should be taken at least 2 hours after a meal. The cma asks when the patient last ate. Which of the following rights of medication administration is the cma demonstrating?
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