Question 1 of 20
Which answer below represents the proper alphabetical order of the following names: Simpson, Reverend John; de Leon, Laurent S.; McFarland, Sarah; Medina, Carlos; Simpson, John; Frances, Lisa?
A. de Leon, Laurent S.; Frances, Lisa; Medina, Carlos; McFarland, Sarah; Simpson, Reverend John; Simpson, John
B. de Leon, Laurent S.; Frances, Lisa; McFarland, Sarah; Medina, Carlos; Simpson, Reverend John; Simpson, John
C. Frances, Lisa; de Leon, Laurent S.; McFarland, Sarah; Medina, Carlos; Simpson, Reverend John; Simpson, John
®D. de Leon, Laurent S.; Frances, Lisa; McFarland, Sarah; Medina, Carlos; Simpson, John; Simpson, Reverend John
Question 2 of 20
Which one of the following statements about terminal digit filing is true?
A. It is the most simple form of filing.
B. Files are distributed evenly.
C. File space is rapidly depleted.
D. Records have to be shifted often.
Question 3 of 20
Which answer below displays records in the proper sequence in a middle digit filing system?
A. 02-76-33, 03-80-12, 02-76-34, 04-80-12, 04-81-12
B. 03-80-12, 04-80-12, 04-81-12, 02-76-33, 02-76-34
C. 04-81-12, 04-80-12, 03-80-12, 02-76-34, 02-76-33
D. 02-76-33, 02-76-34, 03-80-12, 04-80-12, 04-81-12
Question 4 of 20
A hospital administrator has hired you to help set up a medical record numbering system with the goal of storing patient documents in one location each time the patient is discharged. Which numbering method would you suggest?
A. Terminal digit filing
B. Serial numbering
C. Unit numbering
D. Middle digit filing
Question 5 of 20
If a hospital has a large readmission rate, which medical record numbering method would be least efficient in terms of having to refile and check to make sure all previous information is together?
A. Serial numbering
B. Straight numeric filing
C. Unit numbering
D. Alphabetic filing
Question 6 of 20
In a terminal digit filing system, you see the file guide . What medical record number would you expect to find to the right of that file guide?
Question 7 of 20
An organization reduce misfiling by using:
A. color-coding bars.
B. drop files.
C. batch filing.
D. file guides.
Question 8 of 20
While working at an orthopedic practice, you try to pull a medical record, only to find that it is missing. You ask around the office, but no one has seen the record. To indicate that a record has been pulled from the file rather than lost or misfiled, you recommend using:
A. record purging.
D. a record volume system.
Question 9 of 20
When dealing with loose documents (such as test results or consultations) and a patient’s unit record, it is important to do all of the following except:
A. file them as soon as possible.
B. fasten them to the record securely.
C. match the date with the correct episode of care.
D. use the Smead color-coding bars.
Question 10 of 20
A patient’s hospital stay has lasted so long that his medical record no longer closes property. Your solution for the unit secretary is to:
A. start a new record and send the old record to medical records, so it can be filed there.
B. divide the record into two volumes and send volume 1 of 2 to medical records to be filed there.
C. break the medical record episodes into two parts, label them A and B accordingly, and leave them accessible on the nursing unit.
D. ask the medical records department to break the record into two parts and file both parts in medical records.
Question 11 of 20
Filing records sequentially, as numbers are assigned, is called __________ filing.
A. straight numeric
B. terminal digit
C. middle digit
Question 12 of 20
Filing specific types of records in a pocket folder, by terminal digit is called __________ filing.
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Question 13 of 20
When using terminal digit filing, records to be purged are usually selected based on the amount of file space available and:
A. the last date of treatment.
B. the frequency of patient episodes.
C. volume of patient records.
D. number of file guides.
Question 14 of 20
With __________ filing, a patient is assigned a new medical record number with each hospital encounter.
A. master patient
B. terminal digit
C. unit record
Question 15 of 20
The majority of medical record file folders are designed to hold approximately __________ inches of documentation.
Question 16 of 20
With newborn records, both the baby’s and mother’s delivery records must be kept until the baby reaches age:
Question 17 of 20
If a patient accumulates __________ batch records, they will be pulled from the batch folder and a file folder will be created for the patient.
Question 18 of 20
__________ offers the advantage of reducing the amount of loose filing quickly.
Question 19 of 20
__________ filing is used to file Emergency Department and diagnostic outpatient records.
Question 20 of 20
With batch filing, the use of __________ pocket folders meets the JCAHO requirement for a unit record.
B. episode of care
D. terminal digit
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