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College Medical Practices
What is a medication that could be given intranasal?
  1. Kennel Cough Vaccination
  2. Sedative
  3. Pain medications
  4. Vaccinations
College Medical Practices
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
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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
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
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
Shaking technique is a variation of which technique:
  1. Percussion
  2. Petrissage
  3. Tapotement
  4. Vibration
College Medical Practices
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
College Medical Practices
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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The tools and methods for a comprehensive performance appraisal system involve a job description, personnel selection, staff development, and                         .
  1. A reward system
  2. A supportive culture
  3. Knowledgeable management
  4. Mentoring
College Medical Practices
During surgery, a nurse gives too much medication to the patient and the large drug dose injures the patient. The doctor performing the surgery is present and witnessed the preparation and administration of the drug. Who could be found liable in this case? Select all that apply
  1. The nurse
  2. The pharmaceutical company
  3. The hospital
  4. The patient
  5. The surgeon
College Medical Practices
An act that violates criminal law is called?
  1. defemation
  2. crime
  3. libel
  4. slander
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A brief statement ,in the patient or parents' own words, of the primary problem, including duration, that led to seeking medical attention is known as:
  1. History of Present Illness
  2. Review of Systems
  3. Chief Complaint
  4. Psychosocial history
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Digital images are data that can be retrieved and displayed by the computer, but a human is required to interpret the meaning of the content.
  1. True
  2. False
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