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Example Question #1 : Cma

Which office management process involves bringing numerous resources together so that office goals can be achieved?

Possible Answers:

organizing

controlling

coordinating

planning

directing

Correct answer:

coordinating

Explanation:

In office management the coordinating process involves bringing numerous resources together in order to achieve office goals.

Example Question #2 : Cma

Which leadership style can be characterized by the authoritative person (leader) making and explaining decisions to the employee?

Possible Answers:

selling style

delegating style

None of the given answers is correct

participating style

telling style

Correct answer:

selling style

Explanation:

A selling leadership style can be characterized by the authoritative person (leader) making and explaining decisions to the employee.

Example Question #1 : Cma

A physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders is known as a:

Possible Answers:

Dermatologist

Hematologist

Neurologist

Perinatologist

Psychiatrist

Correct answer:

Psychiatrist

Explanation:

A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

Example Question #1 : Pharmacology

Medications that are mixed with water, sugar, and flavoring are termed:

Possible Answers:

syrups

solutions

suspensions

lozenges

elixirs

Correct answer:

syrups

Explanation:

Syrups are solutions of medications that contain water, sugar, and flavoring.

Example Question #2 : Cma

To keep record of calculations, the calculator requires:

Possible Answers:

An electronic connection to the network

Access to the internet

Connections to a spreadsheet

A paper tape

a photocopier

Correct answer:

A paper tape

Explanation:

A calculator requires a paper tape in order to keep records of calculations.

Example Question #2 : Cma

Which of the following characteristics of professional behavior can be described as the ability to perform one's job duties to set standards?

Possible Answers:

responsibility

integrity

competence

dependability

compassion

Correct answer:

competence

Explanation:

Competence is the ability of an individual to perform ones job duties to set standards. Competence is a vital characteristic of professional behavior.

Example Question #2 : Cma

Which of the following is true regarding the termination of patient care via the physician?

Possible Answers:

patient care can only be terminated if there is just cause

the patient must be allowed a reasonable period of time to find alternative medical care

the patient must be notified in writing via certified mail that care has been terminated

None of the given answers is correct

each of the given answers is correct

Correct answer:

each of the given answers is correct

Explanation:

The following statements are true regarding the termination of patient care via the physician: patient care can only be terminated if there is just cause, the patient must be notified in writing via certified mail that care has been terminated, and the patient must be allowed a resonable period of time to find alternative health care.

Example Question #1 : Cma

Which of the following is not required when scheduling an appointment?

Possible Answers:

Patient's employment status

Patient's full name

all of the given answers are required

Purpose of visit

Home and work telephone number

Correct answer:

Patient's employment status

Explanation:

When scheduling a patient appointment, it is necessary to obtain the patient's full name, telephone number where the patient can be reached, and the purpose of the visit. It is not necessary to determine the patient's employment status when scheduling an appointment.

Example Question #2 : Cma

A condition of decreased red blood cells or insufficient quantities of hemoglobin in the blood:

Possible Answers:

lymphoma

Thrombocytopenia

anemia

leukemia

None of the given answers are correct

Correct answer:

anemia

Explanation:

Anemia is a condition of decreased red blood cells or decreased quantities of hemoglobin in the blood. Physical signs of anemia may include pale skin, weakness, and fatigue.

Example Question #1 : Cma

Which of the following is a combining form meaning "fallopian tube"?

Possible Answers:

Oophor/o

Men/o

Salping/o

Phim/o

Nat/o

Correct answer:

Salping/o

Explanation:

Salping/o is a combining form meaning "fallopian tube."

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