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College Medical Practices
A local health department has fixed costs of $100,000 per month and variable costs of $25 for physical exams. It proposes to provide each exam for $50. What is the break-even output for this department?
  1. 4,000 exams
  2. 4,000 exams in a month
  3. cannot be worked out from the information
  4. 2,000 exams per month
College Medical Practices
The general measurement is 5 milliliters per teaspoon (ml/tsp). If the medication you are taking is 60mg/tsp, how many milligrams per milliliter (mg/ml) is it?
  1. 10mg
  2. 60mg
  3. 12mg
  4. 2mg
College Medical Practices
Dr. Smith tells Technician Andrea to give an antibiotic injection to Sam. Sam weighs 25kg and the dose is 2mg/kg. The medication comes in 25mg/ml. How many mls will she give to Sam?
  1. 2mls
  2. 25mls
  3. 1ml
  4. 10mls
  5. She panics and quits her job.
College Medical Practices
What is a medication that could be given intranasal?
  1. Kennel Cough Vaccination
  2. Sedative
  3. Pain medications
  4. Vaccinations
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Which type of drug admistration routes enables the medication to act quickly, and is usually used to induce a patien prior to placing an ET tube and connecting to an inhalent anesthetic and oxygen for surgery?
  1. Intramuscular
  2. Intraderma
  3. Intravenous
  4. Intrablood
College Medical Practices
Which route of administration are vaccines given in?
  1. Intabvenous
  2. Intramuscular
  3. Intradermal
  4. Subcutaneous
College Medical Practices
When giving a subcutaneous injection, you draw back on your syringe and instead of receiving negative pressure, you recieve lots of air. What is the most likely reason this is happening?
  1. You have pierced through the skin to the other side
  2. You have hit a pocket of air underneath the animals skin
  3. This is normal, should happen every time you give a SC injection
  4. The animal exhaled while you were drawing back on the syringe, and pushed extra air into it
College Medical Practices
The initial evaluation of a patient for pulmonary rehab might include:
  1. History and Physical
  2. Smoking and alcohol history
  3. Exercise Testing
  4. All of these are probable
College Medical Practices
On admission, the patient was found to have a blood glucose level of 218. The RN knows that except in emergency situations, it is hospital policy to obtain physician’s orders before administering any medication. Because the on-call physician did not return the page, the nurse administered insulin according to the common sliding scale. Four hours later, the patient was found nonresponsive in her bed and later died. According to the autopsy, the patient died from heart failure. Her postmortem blood glucose level was 22. The nurse’s actions are best described as                        .
  1. Breach of contract
  2. Negligence
  3. Intentional malpractice
  4. Medical oversight
College Medical Practices
An example of PPE is
  1. gloves
  2. a cute scarf
  3. gown
  4. both a and c are correct
College Medical Practices
On admission, the patient was found to have a blood glucose level of 218. The RN knows that except in emergency situations, it is hospital policy to obtain physician’s orders before administering any medication. Because the on-call physician did not return the page, the nurse administered insulin according to the common sliding scale. Four hours later, the patient was found nonresponsive in her bed and later died. According to the autopsy, the patient died from heart failure. Her postmortem blood glucose level was 22. Being aware of the hospital policy for medication administration, the patient’s blood glucose level presented the nurse with a(n)                  .
  1. Assessment option
  2. Clinical choice
  3. Ethical dilemma
  4. Moral decision
College Medical Practices
Which ethical principles are violated when the RN tells the hospital accountant that the patient is HIV-positive? Select all that apply
  1. Beneficence
  2. Veracity
  3. Confidentiality
  4. Autonomy
College Medical Practices
Shaking technique is a variation of which technique:
  1. Percussion
  2. Petrissage
  3. Tapotement
  4. Vibration
College Medical Practices
For proper body mechanics during a massage, what should be the source of strength in massage movements:
  1. Upper Torso
  2. Back
  3. Lower Body
  4. Arms
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What is a chief complaint?
  1. A summary of a patient's symptoms
  2. A record of the patient's vital signs
  3. The main reason the patient seeks care
  4. The doctor's assessment of what's wrong with the patient
College Medical Practices
The educational component of a pulmonary rehabilitation program might include which of the following?
  1. Recreation and vocational counseling
  2. Home oxygen, aerosol therapy and medications
  3. Dietary guidelines
  4. All of these are correct
College Medical Practices
COPD is expected to be the                 leading cause of death in 2020.
  1. 1st
  2. 2nd
  3. 3rd
  4. 4th
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Medical assistants sometimes enter verbal orders into an EHR on behalf of the ordering clinician.
  1. True
  2. False
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A measure of the total body burden of viral particles present in human blood; the greater number, usually, the sicker the patient. Testing for viral loads has aided the treatment of several illnesses, including AIDS and hepatitis C.
  1. Leukocytes
  2. granulocytes
  3. CD4
  4. Viral load
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Handling techniques used to maintain sterility and prevent contamination.
  1. aseptic technique
  2. aerosol
  3. asepsis
  4. sterile
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