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Med Office Management Exam 2
Question 1
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Question 1
A physician operated on a patient's left foot when the right foot was the concern. The
physician was obviously negligent. This is referred to as
a)
the standard of care.
defamation of character.
c)
respondeat superior.
d)
res ipsa loquitur.
Question 2
Which one of the following individuals is an example of a child under 18 who can give
consent to his or her own treatment?
a)
A married 16-year-old female
A 16-year-old male living with his grandparents
c)
A 16-year-old female who is unhappy living at home and has provided a letter to the judge
d)
A 16-year-old female who has a job and pays rent to live at her father's house
Question 3
A patient has proven that a physician failed to treat him based on an acceptable standard of
care. The patient has proven
a)
duty.
dereliction.
c)
direct cause.
d)
damages.
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Question 4
An office manager has received a court order to appear in court with a patient's medical
record for a malpractice case. The office manager probably received a(n)
a)
durable power of attorney.
subpoena duces tecum.
c)
living will.
d)
informed consent.
Question 5
Which one of the following types of damage is meant to punish a person for something he or
she has done?
a)
Punitive
Nominal
c)
Compensatory
d)
Collection
Question 6
Touching someone when he or she hasn't given you permission to do so can be called
a)
battery.
malpractice.
c)
standard of care.
d)
slander.
Question 7
If a medical assistant harms a patient due to negligence, the physician can be held responsible
under
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a)
the standard of care.
defamation of character.
c)
respondeat superior.
d)
res ipsa loquitur.
Question 8
Patient Brown has agreed to see Dr. Smith on Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. This is an example of
a)
offer.
acceptance.
c)
consideration.
d)
competence.
Question 9
A physician made a decision during surgery that left a patient paralyzed in the left leg. After
extensive rehabilitation, the patient is regaining some use of the leg. During a malpractice
suit, the patient was awarded $500,000. Which type of damage was probably assessed?
a)
Punitive
Nominal
c)
Compensatory
d)
Collection
Question 10
A medical record has been subpoenaed for a court case. What should you do?
a)
Send the entire medical record on the date that it's needed to the court.
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Remove only the parts that pertain to the subpoena and send it to the court.
c)
Photocopy the entire record and send it to the court.
d)
Photocopy only the parts that are being subpoenaed and send it to the court.
Question 11
Providing care to a patient that a similar person would provide in a similar circumstance is
known as
a)
duty
the reasonable person standard.
c)
direct cause.
d)
consideration.
Question 12
Regulations set by the government are part of which type of law?
a)
Criminal
Civil
c)
International
d)
Military
Question 13
You've been called as a witness in a malpractice case against a doctor in the office where you
work. What should you do?
a)
Memorize your answers prior to testifying.
Answer all questions asked by the attorneys, even if you don't understand them.
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c)
Present only the facts and withhold your opinions.
d)
Be casual and relaxed, and feel free to joke around with the attorneys to reduce tension.
Question 14
Which one of the following choices is a valid reason for a physician to terminate a contract
with a patient?
a)
The patient has missed every appointment he has scheduled for the last six months.
The patient complains constantly to the medical assistant about the doctor.
c)
The patient makes multiple appointments per month for issues that can't be treated.
d)
The patient's medical claim was denied by the insurance company.
Question 15
Mrs. Brown has become mentally ill, and her daughter is acting on her behalf for medical
decisions. Mrs. Brown's daughter is acting under
a)
a living will.
durable power of attorney.
c)
a uniform anatomical gift.
d)
an emancipation designation.
Question 16
As an MA working with medications, you check the medication before removing it from the
shelf, check the name and dosage before preparing it, and then check the label again before
shelving it. You're following
a)
standards of care.
the code of ethics.
c)
the "three before" rule.
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d)
drug regulations.
Question 17
Theft and disturbing the peace fall under which legal category?
a)
Criminal law
Civil law
c)
International law
d)
Military law
Question 18
Which one of the following choices is illegal?
a)
Refusing to see and treat a patient
Creating enforceable promises and agreements between two people
c)
Making the physician liable for a mistake the nurse made (wrong answer)
d)
Maintaining a hostile work environment(possible right answer)
Question 19
An effort to provide services constitutes a(n)
a)
offer.
acceptance.
c)
consideration.
d)
competence.
Question 20
A patient wrote a scathing post on her blog about how she believes her physician shouldn't be
practicing medicine, with the intention of damaging his reputation. This could be seen as
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a)
slander.
libel.
c)
the standard of care.
d)
quid pro quo.

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Med Office Management Exam 2 Question 1 A physician operated on a patient's left foot when the right foot was the concern. The physician was obviously negligent. This is referred to as a) the standard of care. b) defamation of character. c) respondeat superior. d) res ipsa loquitur. Question 2 Which one of the following individuals is an example of a child under 18 who can give consent to his or her own treatment? a) A married 16-year-old female b) A 16-year-old male living with his grandparents c) A 16-year-old female who is unhappy living at home and has provided a letter to the judge d) A 16-year-old female who has a job and pays rent to live at her father's house Question 3 A patient has proven that a physician failed to treat him based on an acceptable standard of care. The patient has proven a) duty. b) dereliction. c) direct cause. d) damages. Question 4 An office manager has received a court order to appear in court with a patient's medical record for a malpractice case. The office manager probably received a(n) a) durable power of attorney. b) subpoena duces tecum. c) living will. d) informed consent. Question 5 Which one of the following types of damage is meant to punish a person for something he or she has done? a) Punitive b) Nominal c) Compensatory d) Collection Question 6 Touching someone when he or she hasn't given you permission to do so can be called a) battery. b) malpractice. c) standard of care. d) slander. Question 7 If a medical assistant harms a patient due to negligence, the physician can be held responsible under a) the standard of care. b) defamation of character. c) respondeat superior. d) res ipsa loquitur. Question 8 Patient Brown has agreed to see Dr. Smith on Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. This is an example of a) offer. b) acceptance. c) consideration. d) competence. Question 9 A physician made a decision during surgery that left a patient paralyzed in the left leg. After extensive rehabilitation, the patient is regaining some use of the leg. During a malpractice suit, the patient was awarded $500,000. Which type of damage was probably assessed? a) Punitive b) Nominal c) Compensatory d) Collection Question 10 A medical record has been subpoenaed for a court case. What should you do? a) Send the entire medical record on the date that it's needed to the court. b) Remove only the parts that pertain to the subpoena and send it to the court. c) Photocopy the entire record and send it to the court. d) Photocopy only the parts that are being subpoenaed and send it to the court. Question 11 Providing care to a patient that a similar person would provide in a similar circumstance is known as a) duty b) the reasonable person standard. c) direct cause. d) consideration. Question 12 Regulations set by the government are part of which type of law? a) Criminal b) Civil c) International d) Military Question 13 You've been called as a witness in a malpractice case against a doctor in the office where you work. What should you do? a) Memorize your answers prior to testifying. b) Answer all questions asked by the attorneys, even if you don't understand them. c) Present only the facts and withhold your opinions. d) Be casual and relaxed, and feel free to joke around with the attorneys to reduce tension. Question 14 Which one of the following choices is a valid reason for a physician to terminate a contract with a patient? a) The patient has missed every appointment he has scheduled for the last six months. b) The patient complains constantly to the medical assistant about the doctor. c) The patient makes multiple appointments per month for issues that can't be treated. d) The patient's medical claim was denied by the insurance company. Question 15 Mrs. Brown has become mentally ill, and her daughter is acting on her behalf for medical decisions. Mrs. Brown's daughter is acting under a) a living will. b) durable power of attorney. c) a uniform anatomical gift. d) an emancipation designation. Question 16 As an MA working with medications, you check the medication before removing it from the shelf, check the name and dosage before preparing it, and then check the label again before shelving it. You're following a) standards of care. b) the code of ethics. c) the "three before" rule. d) drug regulations. Question 17 Theft and disturbing the peace fall under which legal category? a) Criminal law b) Civil law c) International law d) Military law Question 18 Which one of the following choices is illegal? a) Refusing to see and treat a patient b) Creating enforceable promises and agreements between two people c) Making the physician liable for a mistake the nurse made (wrong answer) d) Maintaining a hostile work environment(possible right answer) Question 19 An effort to provide services constitutes a(n) a) offer. b) acceptance. c) consideration. d) competence. Question 20 A patient wrote a scathing post on her blog about how she believes her physician shouldn't be practicing medicine, with the intention of damaging his reputation. This could be seen as a) slander. b) libel. c) the standard of care. d) quid pro quo. Name: Description: ...
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