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NCCT Preparation Review Part 5
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The valid range for the control on a hemoglobin meter is from 12.4 to130g/dL 12.7 g/dL, with an allowable range of or 0.3g/dL. Which of the following ac documentation indicates a need for maintenance or calibration of the hemoglobinometer?
The medical assistant would have to reschedule. Which of the following patients for blood draw?
patient with GTT orders who has not fasted
When performing a capillary puncture for hematocrit testing on an adult. Which equipment is needed?
70% alcohol prep pads, non allergic tape, sealing clay or caps for tubes
The medical assistant recognize that disclosing info about public health risks will require which of the following?
no form consent
A lab requisition form is marked for prothrombin tine and a CBC. Which of the pairs of additives should be identified in each tube used to collect the sample?
Sodium Citrate, EDTA
A patient in the waiting room of an office has asked to leave your practice for another doctor. His wife asked for his medical records. The medical assistant should know that the appropriate response is to?
Inform the patients wife she cannot have the records unless she has been included on the HIPAA disclosure form
A patients blood glucose reads 40mg/dl on the glucometer machine. The MA should recognize that this level is a likely indication of?
A pt comes into the office and has a syncopal episode while walking into the exam room she is now sitting on the floor; conscious with difficulty breathing. Which of the following actions should the MA take after calling for help?
The physician instructs the medical assistant to prepare a pt for a colposcopy. The MA should assist the pt into which of the following positions?
When collecting a venous specimen, the MA first filed and inverted the lavender tube. The grey tube was collected next and was mostly filed. Which of the flowing was rejection by the lab and why?
The grey tube was rejected due to clot formation
For which of the following diagnosis should the MA be wearing a mask when in contact with the pt?
Touching a pt without permission is considered?
The MA is trying to print copies of pt record but is having trouble getting the document to print. He has ruled out problems with the paper supply, printer cartridges and paper jams. The MA should then check to determine if the?
Correct printer is set as the default
The provider states that she will need a mayo stand, scissors, thumb forceps, needles, and syringes, packing gauzes, sterile towels and antiseptic solution for the next pt. The MA should know that the healthcare provider will be?
draining an abscess
A pt missed an appointment and failed to call and reschedule it. The MA tired to call the pt but the telephone number was disconnected. Which of the following actions should the MA take next?
Document no show in the medical record
The MA is preparing paper charts or documents for the following days appointment the best way to organize these document is in?
Which of the following tasks below should the MA complete when maintaining the ECG machine?
Verify the paper supply and battery charge
Which of the following precautions are indicated when a MA is taking vitals on a pt diagnosed with influenza?
Which of the following is most likely to cause the antifiction in the strip shown ?
Which corrective actions should be taken when a ECG comes out abnormal?
Verify the electrodes are securely placed on the pt
If the pt, becomes dizzy, light-headed & diaphoretic while his/ her blood drawn, the first thing the MA should do is?
Remove the tourniquet & withdraw needle
Which of the following can be identified as an ICD code?
A MA would conduct a therapeutic drug monitoring (TOM) blood draw for a pt taking?
The MA is communicating w/a non- English speaking pt, the pt has an English- speaking child in the room & an interpreter is available the MA should speak to the
Interpreter & allow her to translate to the pt
A pt is in the office & is requesting to have a routine physical exam. The physician instructs the MA to have the pt read and if in agreement sign an advanced beneficiary notice. The MA should recognize that the pt, must have which of the following type of insurance?
During intake the pt explains to the MA that she has recently become homeless w/ her 3 children the MA response by saying "you must be very frustrated this has to be hard for you" What is she exhibiting?
The physician has ordered pt to receive a 20mg vitamin B-12 injection in the vitamin B-12 comes in a vial w/a concentration of 10 mg/ lee (Mil) the MA should administer how many cc (Mil) to the pt?
The MA is preparing a pt for an ECG in an examination room. Which of the following tasks should be performed after pt has removed the necessary clothing & jewelry?
Prepare the skin
Which of the following is a correct example of how to add a correction to a chart note when there have been over the visits between the original date (8/20/20xx) & the date that the emission is discovered (9/6/20xx)
9/6/20xx addendum to chart note 8/20/20xx
Which of the following pain reliver should be given to a child suffering from chicken pox?
For the average pt w/ normal veins needing pt/ptt and cbc and metabolic panel. Which of the following methods is preferred?
Which is the brand name for antibacterial drug cephalexin?
A new pt has come into the office for medication refill. He is unsure of the name or function of his medication & has his pills in a baggie rather than the original containers, which reference should the MA use to identify the medication?
The physician instructs the MA to prepare a pt for a coloscopy the MA should assist the pt in which position?
When collecting a venous specimen, the MA first filled & inverted the lavender tube. The grey top tube was collected & was most filled. Which was rejected by the lab and why?
The grey tube was rejected due to clot formation
The preferred method for collecting urine for a LIA if for the patient to?
Collect the first voiding of the day
Which of the following pediatric patients should be taken to the exam room first?
Which form should the MA provide a patient who is requesting his/ her medical records?
Authorization for release of medical records
An MA in a bust pediatric office draws up patients medication for injection, but she is called to another room to assist physician for procedure. What should the MA do?
ask her coworker to administer the injection
When a pt addresses a preprinted reminder card to be mailed later by the office to remind them of an appointment booked for in advance. Where is that card stored by the office staff until it is time to be re-mailed?
The clinic lab has just reported a spill of one of the testing reagents, information on how to clear the spill would be found in which manual?
CUA waived procedure manual
Which of the following is within the scope of practice for the MA?
Assisting a patient into a wheelchair for transportation if he/she has a suspected leg fracture
A pt calls the office complaining of chest pain radiating down the arm. The MA should?
Maintain contact with the patient and activate EMS
A pt presents to the medical office reporting 12 hours of shortness of breath and wheezing. What do you do?
Check vitals immediately and notify the physician
The method of scheduling pts with similar appointments on a specified day or block of time is called?
Which precordial lead is placed at the 5th intercostal space on the left mid axillary line?
When answering the office phone, the MA should?
Wait for a response before putting the pt on hold.
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