Whenever Necessary, As Needed(med instruction abbreviation)
Every (Med instruction abbreviation)
Nothing By Mouth
Write on Bottle
_____includes substances that have a high potential for abuse and no approved medical use in the United States. They are illegal, and providers may not prescribe them. These include heroin, mescaline, and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Schedule I still includes cannabis (marijuana) even though it is legal in many states for medical use with a prescription.
E) Schedule I
______includes substances that have a high potential for abuse, are considered dangerous, and can lead to psychological and physical dependence. These include morphine, methadone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and methamphetamine. Providers must give patients a handwritten prescription with no refills. In health care facilities, staff members must keep these in a secure, locked cabinet or storage area separate from other medications.
B) Schedule II
____includes substances that have a moderate to low potential for physical and psychological dependence. These include ketamine, anabolic steroids, and testosterone. Providers must give patients a handwritten prescription. They may refill them five times in 6 months
B) Schedule III
____includes substances that have a low potential for abuse and dependence. These include diazepam, zolpidem, eszopiclone, alprazolam, chlordiazepoxide, and clonazepam. Providers must sign prescriptions for these substances, and patients may refill them five times in 6 months. Staff members may authorize refills over the phone
C) Schedule IV
___includes substances that contain limited quantities of some narcotics, usually for antidiarrheal, antitussive, and analgesic purposes. These include diphenoxylate with atropine, pregabalin, lacosamide, and opium/kaolin/pectin/belladonna. Providers must sign prescriptions for these substances, and patients may refill them five times in 6 months. Staff members may authorize refills over the phone
C) Schedule V
Heart Rate Range for newborns (birth to 1 month)
Heart Rate Range for infants (1 to 12 months)
Heart Rate range for toddlers (1 to 3 years)
Heart Rate range for Preschool (3 to 5 years)
Heart Rate range for school-age (6 to 15 years)
Heart Rate range for adults (older than 15 years)
A,E,D and K are all what type of vitamin?
C) Fat Soluble
B Vitamins, biotin and vitamin C are all what type of vitamin?
A) Water Soluble
The primary code in the CPT coding system consists of how many digits?
B) five digits
An MA is observing a patient after administering an antibiotic injection. The patient develops an itchy rash with pinkish, raised lesions. Which of the following terms should the assistant use when documenting this finding in the patients medical record?
When should the code on glucose cuvettes be compared to the code on the glucometer?
C) Before the patient is tested
Which of the following should a medical assistant identify as the purpose of a Category II code in procedural coding?
B) Tracks provider performance measures
A pulse ox can register an artificially low oxygen saturation measurement for a patient who has which of the following conditions?
D) Cold Fingers
When preforming a spirometry test for a PT with shortness of breath, which of the following indicates a successful maneuver?
A) Fast and steady flow with no variability
What manifestations should you see in a PT experiencing heatstroke?
B) hot skin
When administering eye ointment to a patient...
B) Apply a thin ribbon of ointment along the conjunctival sac
What to antitussive mediations do?
A) suppresses cough reflex
Skin lesions of psoriasis exhibit which of the following characteristics?
B) Silvery, Scaly
Which of the following methods is used to notify a provider of the denial of a claim by an insurance carrier?
A) Remittance advice
A remittance advice document itemizes all paid, denied and allowable charges for a patient. This document notifies the provider of any and all claim denials.
When assigning a CPT code, what is the purpose of a modifier?
A) Provides additional information or circumstances for a procedure
A medical assistant is reviewing the progress notes of a patients record that uses the SOAP format. Which of the following would the medical assistant find in the assessment section
A medical assistant is drawing 5 blood collection tubes. When should the assistant release the tourniquet
D) Within 1 min of application
When collecting multiple blood samples from a patient, which tube should be filled first?
C) Yellow (Blood culture)
A patient loses consciousness. The EKG tracing reveals ventricular fibrillation. What action should be taken first?