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HESI Medical Assisting Practice Test - Classic Version, 1st Edition
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What can a medical assistant do to effectively communicate with a child during the child's initial office visit?
Use books, pictures, dolls, safe equipment, or other models to enhance communication.
Which type of law does libel fall under?
What is the correct spelling of the term for inflammation of the stomach and small intestines?
A patient is scheduled for a colonoscopy in which general anesthesia with IV sedation is used. Which type of healthcare facility is most appropriate?
Ambulatory surgery center.
What term describes the scheduling of a patient to see a cardiologist for atrial dysrhythmia?
Which is termed the silent sexually transmitted disease (STD)?
How are proofreader's marks added to a document?
Using a pen or pencil
Who owns the physical medical record?
Which acronym stands for the federal agency that requires medical offices to maintain a written emergency evacuation plan?
A medical assistant (MA) asks a patient for a photo identification at the check in desk. What rule, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, is the MA complying with?
What term describes objects in the medical office that are contaminated and can transmit infectious organisms?
What type of burn involves only the top layer of the epidermis?
When dealing with patients from different countries, which factor should be remembered during the visit?
The physicians cloth laboratory coat becomes soiled with blood during an extensive minor office surgery. Which method of infection control describes handling and laundering contaminated personal protective clothing?
Place lab coat in a container labeled biohazardous for laundry service.
Which term represents the anterior surface of the anterior chamber?
A medical assistant (MA) taking an adult patient's temperature uses which type of thermometer to get the quickest, most accurate and safest temperature reading?
What is the meaning of the term proxemics?
Study of personal space and territory.
A patient complains of feeling tired and nauseated with vomiting for 2 weeks. The physician performs a pregnancy test to be sent to the lab. What diagnosis should the office assistant chose in order for the insurance company to pay for this lab test?
Nausea with vomiting.
Whatwould a healthcare provider be charged with if they performed a proceduredifferent than the onefor which consent was obtained?
A licensed physician may be automatically granted a license in another state without taking that state's licensure examination. Which term refers to the process of obtaining a license in this manner?
What does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Blood Borne Pathogens Standards require?
Work surfaces should be disinfected between patients.
In which category would the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) place a medication that is known to pose the greatest risk of harm to a fetus?
A patient with Medicaid insurance is billed for a new patient visit and an X-ray, after seeing a provider who accepts assignment for Medicaid claims. The total charges for the visit are $320.00. Medicaid only paid $260.00 of the bill. What is the patient's financial responsibility?
None of the bill.
Which symptom(s) is (are) present in patients who have hypothyroid disorders? (Select all that apply.)
Decreased mental alertness.
What is the term for the list of the items included in a package of office supplies?
Which acronym would be found in charting notes in the respiratory system?
What piece of equipment is considered the '"lifeline" of the Medical Office?
A medical assistant is scheduling and preparing a patient to come to the office to have her glucose challenge test performed to test for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). What information should the medical assistant give the patient regarding the test?
The patient will need to prepare to drink 50 grams of glucose.
The medical assistant uses an autoclave to sterilize surgical instruments. Which quality control measure is used to ensure the autoclave works properly?
A non-English-speaking patient comes in with a deep laceration on the right forearm. What would be the most effective way to communicate with this patient?
Speak through a translator while looking at the patient.
Which term refers to the act of touching a person or their property without permission in a way that causes pain, injury, or damage?
Which condition is considered to be an occupational disease in the United States?
Many answer emails rapidly with great focus on the topic of the message. What is missing in this kind of communication that may modify the message in the clinical setting? (Select all that apply.)
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