AMT RMA STUDY GUIDE 2015

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An example of ball and socket joint is the
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Hip
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The kidneys is located behind the
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Peritoneum
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During swallowing the larynx is covered by the
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Epiglottis
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The protein in epidermis cells that makes the skin water proof
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Keratin
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Apical pulse
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A medical assistant taking a pulse by listening to the heart is taking a
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The right lung is divided into how many parts
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3
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Where is chyme produced
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Stomach
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Pituitary
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Growth hormone is produced in the
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Digestion that breaks food down into tiny pieces is
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Mechanical
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Femur
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Largest bone in the body
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Urine is formed in
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Nephron
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The term that refers to a severe allergic reaction is
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Anaphylactic shock
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Where do peristaltic shock occur
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Esophagus
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In what quadrant is the liver located
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Upper right
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Approximately 60% of the plasma proteins are formed by
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Albumins
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The cavity within the kidney that collects urine is the
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Renal pelvis
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A type of bone fracture producing many bone fragments is
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Comminuted fracture
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Sperm and egg cell maturity begin at
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Puberty
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The left ventricle of the heart sends blood out through which artery
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Aorta
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The part of the pharynx that is a passageway for air only is
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Nasopharynx
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The combining form \”hist/o\” means
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Tissue
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Which of the following is most common eye condition associated with aging
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Presbyopia
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Inflammation of the liver is
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Hepatitis
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Abnormal widening of the arterial wall that is weak and bulges
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Aneurysm
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Suffix
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\”Ostomy\” is a
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Inflammation of tonsils
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Tonsillitis
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A Hernia of part of the rectum into the vagina is
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Rectocele
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The first part of the small intestines
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Duodenum
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\”Necrosis\” regarding a lesion is
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Dead tissue
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Post prandial
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Pertaining to after meal
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Water soluble vitamin
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Vitamin C
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Physican who specializes in the study of the anus and the rectum
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Proctologist
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The study of stomach and the intestine is
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Gastroenterology
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Cancer that has spread to other organs of the body
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Metastasis
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An accumulation of serious fluid in the peritoneal cavity is the
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Ascites
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Dyspepia
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Medical term for indigestion
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Add to
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The prefix \”ad\” means to
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The purpose of the good samaritan act is to protect healthcare providers rendering first aid from
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Criminal and liability
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The patient puts her arm out to allow medical assistant to draw blood. This type of contest is called
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Implied
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Legalling binding request to provide records or documents to a court that is usually issued to the person considered the custodian of recording
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Subpoena duces tecum
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Medical practice acts are laws entacted to
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Define what is included in the practice of medicine
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HIPPA requires covered entities to submit medicare claims
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Through electronic data exchange
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The avoidance of confronting a personal problem or acting as it never happened is called
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Denial
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In the absence of the employing physician, a medical assistant determines that a patient needs a prescription drug and dispenses the wrong drug from the physician’s supply the totally wrongful and unlawful act is
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Malfeasance
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The criteria of \”duty owed , dereliction of duty, direct cause , and damages\” are used to reference to which of the following?
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Assessing the possibility of negligence
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Translated as \”the thing speaks for itself\”
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Res ipsa loquitur
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Correct order for death and dying
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Denial anger bargaining depression acceptance
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Technique used to let a patient know how you interpreted the message he or she is communicated is called
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Restating
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Educating female patients on sign and symptoms of myocardial infarction includes all except?
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Feeling lightness or feeling famished in the mediastinum
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Diabetic patient education must be acknowledged by the patient which is not recommended?
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Maintain plasma glucose level between 120 and 200 mg/dL
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Which isn’t recommended for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis?
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Avoid compression stocking
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When explaining a drug to the patient prophylactic is best explained as?
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Prevent the occurrence of a condition
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A non-duplication of benefits?
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Coordination of benefits
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Medicare part B covers
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Prescription medical equipment
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Accepting medicare means physician is compensated
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80% approved amount
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Medicare that pays for prescription drugs with a small co payment is
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Medicare D
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A person who holds a health benefit plan is a
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Subscriber
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Entries recorded in the adjustment column
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Write offs
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Claims for medicare patients enrolled in a managed care plan paid according to what fee schedule
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Capitated
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An organization that contracts with the government to handle mediate insurance claims
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Fiscal intermediary
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When a order arrives the box should be inventoried, the list of items inside is called ?
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packing slip
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Approach of sensitivity to the individual needs and reactions of patients
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empathy
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checks that have not cleared the bank
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\”Outstanding Checks\”
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The cost a physician for the services of a collection agency usually ?
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a percentage of each amount collected
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Which is true about emancipated child?
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responsible for their own medical bill
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A compilation or average of physician fees over a given period is known as
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fee profile
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Regulation Z of the truth in Lending Act is enforced by the federal trade commission and is a part of the consumer credit protection act. What is the minimum number of installment of regulation?
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4 or more
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What information provided by the biological sterilization indictor ?
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the presence spores in the autoclave
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Microorganisms may be transmitted by each of the following except?
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Asepsis
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Correct way to write a letter to Susan Martin, a pediatrician?
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Susan Martin , MD
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Proper way to use a fire extinguisher is to ?
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Pull the pin aim the nose squeeze the handle sweep the nozzle
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A method prioritizing patients so that the most urgent receive care first is called ?
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Triage
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When making travel arrangements for the physician to attend a medical seminar. This description is called ?
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An itinerary
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Normal bacteria that are found in the intestinal tract and are the known cause of lower tract infections are
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E.coli
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Instrument used to view to urinary bladder
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Cystoscope
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What kind of machine electrocardiograph technicians use ?
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EKG
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Which instrument holds layers of tissue open, exposing beneath areas?
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Retractors
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The third level of infection control is ?
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Sterlization
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Laura disinfects each room between patients with 1:10 bleach solution. In order for the process to be effective she must?
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Prepare the solution store the solution in a closed container
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Angle for subcutaneous injection is?
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45 degrees
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Just did venipuncture and your patient says she feels like she’s going to faint. What position do you put her in?
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Trendelenbourg
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Cheyne Stokes describes a ?
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Type of respiration
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A patient short of breathe should be put in to what position ?
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Fowlers
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An afebrile patient is ?
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Without fever
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The signs and symptoms of IDDM do NOT include?
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Weight Gain
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Which is not associated with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus ?
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Type ll
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Medications considered relatively safe in pregnancy are classified as FDA category ?
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A
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When injecting into the deltoid muscle caution must be taken to avoid the?
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Radial and ulnar nerves
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Z track
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Which intramuscular injections is recommended for the administration of irritating or staining medications ?
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Physician ordered 1 gram of medication on hand is 0.5gram per ML. How many ML will be administered ?
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2.0 mL
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Needle marked U-100 would be used for ?
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Insulin
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When administering a intramusclar injection, the medical assistant sees blood in syringe what should you do next?
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Withdrawal needle and start over
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Which of the following sutures doesn’t require removal ?
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Catgut
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Normal urine color
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Straw
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Greenish-brownish urine may be indicate?
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Hepatitis
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Which is true about angioplasty?
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Angioplasty used to restore blood flow to ischemic myocardia tissue
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A drape that is placed over the patients with a opening over the area where surgery will be preformed
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Fenestrated drape
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Electrosurgery is used for ?
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Removal of benign lessions
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Electrocardiography, the electrode used as a ground is ?
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RL
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First response to a syncope episode is
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Place the patient supine with legs elevated
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First thing you do if you walk into a room and find patient collapsed on floor
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Assess the scene before going any farther
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A basic EKG has how many leads?
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12
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When preparing EKG, leads should be placed ?
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On the intercostal spaces
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Major compents of routine urinalysis ?
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Physical Chemical Microscope
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Place the patient supine with legs elevated
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First response to syncope episode

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