Respiratory Therapy Unit 4 Test

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1. UNIT#4Responsibility for the technical direction of a respiratory care department lies with whom?( )A) Medical director (X)B) Department manager
( )C) Hospital administrator
( )D) Shift supervisor
( )E) Hospital biomedical engineering department
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Correct Answer(s):| B|
2. What term is used to describe the process in which a government agency gives an individual permission to practice an occupation?( )A) Certification (X)B) Licensure
( )C) Registry
( )D) Credentialing
( )E) None of the above
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Correct Answer(s):| B|
3. What system has the federal government developed to evaluate the quality of care given to Medicare beneficiaries?( )A) Hospital restructuring and design ( )B) Patient-focused care
(X)C) Peer review organizations (PROs)
( )D) Protocols
( )E) Case study reviews
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Correct Answer(s):| C|
4. What term is used to describe the work done by a researcher who reviews numerous studies on a single topic and gives more weight to the more rigorous ones before making recommendations?( )A) State-of-the-art paper (X)B) Meta-analysis

( )C) Alpha review
( )D) Apical review
( )E) None of the above
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Correct Answer(s):| B|
5. For the CRT credential, what does the letter “T” stand for?(X)A) Therapist ( )B) Technician
( )C) Trainee
( )D) Teacher
( )E) None of the above
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Correct Answer(s):| A|
6. What term is used in current health care that refers to an organized strategy of delivering care to a large group of individuals?( )A) Patient-focused care ( )B) Protocol-based medicine
(X)C) Disease management
( )D) Evidence-based medicine
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Correct Answer(s):| C|
7. What is the chief reason that respiratory care protocols were developed and are currently being used in hospitals throughout North America?(X)A) Enhance proper allocation of respiratory care services. ( )B) Decrease patient care costs to hospitals and insurance companies. ( )C) Expand patient care skills among respiratory care providers. ( )D) Enhance efficiency of respiratory care personnel in providing patient care. ( )E) Justify reasons for increasing patient care costs.

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Correct Answer(s):| A|
8. The word “credentialing” in general refers to what?(X)A) Recognition of an individual in the profession. ( )B) Licensure by a state or national organization.
( )C) Successful completion of entry-level board examination. ( )D) Voluntary certification by state agency.
( )E) Not used in the field of respiratory care.
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Correct Answer(s):| A|
9. Who is professionally responsible for the clinical function of the respiratory care department?( )A) Shift supervisor ( )B) Department head
(X)C) Medical director
( )D) Clinical supervisor
( )E) Senior pulmonologist
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Correct Answer(s):| C|
10. What voluntary accrediting agency monitors quality in respiratory care departments?( )A) JRCRTE (X)B) AARC
( )C) FDA
( )D) JCAHO
( )E) AMA
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Correct Answer(s):| D|
11. HIPAA was established in 1996 to set standards related to sharing confidential health history information about patients. What does the letter “P” stand for?( )A) Privacy (X)B) Portability
( )C) Patient
( )D) Protection
( )E) People
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Correct Answer(s):| B|
12. Which of the following is a key element of a respiratory care protocol program?( )A) Strong and committed medical direction ( )B) Collaborative environment among health care providers ( )C)...
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