Common Rx and OTC Drugs

The following prescription and over-the-counter drugs are commonly prescribed and should be very familiar to the medical scribe. albuterol sulfate Ventolin amlodipine Norvasc amoxicillin Amoxil atorvastatin Lipitor azithromycin Zithromax hydrocodone/acetaminophen Vicodin, Norco ibuprofen Advil, Motrin levothyroxine Synthroid lisinopril Prinivil, Zestril losartan Cozaar metformin Glucophage omeprazole Prilosec prednisone Deltasone simvastatin Zocor

Is It a HIPAA Violation?

Instructions: Read each scenario and decide whether it is a HIPAA violation. Then click the question or the plus sign to the left of the question to find out the correct answer. In a crowded elevator, two medical assistants discussed the recent medical visit of a local celebrity. Yes or No?Yes. Confidential information was overheard…

Authentication

All medical records, whether handwritten or electronic, must be signed, timed, and dated by the person responsible for providing or evaluating the service provided. A signature authenticates the record; in other words, it provides evidence of its content and accuracy. It is also important that authentication of each entry be completed in a timely manner…

Tracking Test Results

Documenting a patient’s medical visit is just one aspect of a scribe’s job description. A scribe should maintain a tracking system for logging tests and when the results are due. Delays in a patient’s diagnosis can occur because a test was not ordered or results have been mislaid. Maintain a tracking system that logs any…

HIPAA Review

The following HIPAA questions are similar to those you might be asked on a pre-employment test. You can retake this quiz multiple times. Important: If you want to retake this quiz scroll to the bottom and click the ‘Reset Quiz’ button before trying again.

Misspellings and Grammatical Errors

Read the following sentences and identify the incorrect word. An answer key is at the bottom. Three patience have reported food poisoning. He has an advanced case of chirrosis of the liver. Her mother was admitted to the hospital with a Staff pneumonia. Her daughter was prescribed a coarse of antibiotics for strep throat. They’re…

Lorem Ipsum Example

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