Medical Assistant Questions

Q:

Combining drugs usually leads to

A) Negating the effects of all types taken B) More intense effects
C) Increase in hunger D) Increase in future doses
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) More intense effects

Explanation:

Combining drugs usually leads to more intense effects on our health.

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Q:

What do you like most about being a medical assistant?

Answer

Employers often ask this question to gauge whether you are someone who enjoys your job and wants to perform well on the job. Simply explain what you like, and tell why you find these responsibilities to be rewarding.


 


Example Answer ::


My favorite part of being a medical assistant is working with different patients who come into the office. I like being the friendly face that patients see when they come back into the exam area. I want patients to enjoy coming into the office, and I want to represent my office well.

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How would you document a patient's medical history?

Answer

Medical record documentation is required to record pertinent facts, findings, and observations about a veteran’s health history including past and present illnesses, examinations, tests, treatments, and outcomes.


• The medical record documents the care of the patient and is an important element contributing to high quality care.


• An appropriately documented medical record can reduce many of the hassles associated with claims processing.


• Medical Records may serve as a legal document to verify the care provided.

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What kinds of medical procedures have you assisted with?

Answer

The intention of the interviewer by asking this question is to know how much experience candidates have as a medical assistant. They may have just finished their training and only have internship experience, so will need to decide if they are a good fit for you in other ways.


 


In your answer must be included and show your


1. Medical assistant experience
2. Communication skills
3. Fit for your company


 


Sample Answer Example:


I have served as an intern as past of my medical assistant program. I just completed my program in June, and at the conclusion of my year of training, I was placed in a pediatrician's office as an intern. I shadowed and worked with the other medical assistants in the office, and I can say my time there really reaffirmed my belief that this is the right profession for me.

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Q:

Are you certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED?

Answer

Here the intention of the interviewer is to know that whether you are certified medical assistant or not.


NOTE ::


Before the interview, be sure to check if your certifications are still valid. Remember that the Red Cross’s First Aid/CPR/AED certifications last for only 2 years, so it’s important to set a reminder to get re-certified after 2 years.


 


Sample Answer ::


First Aid, CPR, and AED training was part of my medical assistant training, and my Red Cross certifications are still valid for 20 more months. I understand that I need to take review courses every two years to get re-certified.

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Have you ever performed ECG and what it requires?

Answer

By asking this the interviewer wants to know that do you have any touch with ECG or not.


 


Sample Answer :


ECG is nothing but a Electrocardiogram. Yes, i performed ECG test to some patients when i worked as an intern at a named cardiologist.


ECG procedure, or an ECG scan, an ECG test measures the electrical activity of the heart to ensure that it is functioning properly. To perform an electrocardiogram an ECG monitor is required. An ECG monitor, device or machine is required to perform an electrocardiogram and provide insight into whether your heart is working normally or not.

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Q:

How long does it take to become anorexic?

Answer

Normally it takes about 22 days to become anorexic, but for some people it can be as little as 16 days or as many as 42 days.


Of course this depends a little bit on your starting weight/BMI and the health condition of the person.


 

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