1. The _ is responsible for testing and approving drugs for public use.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
2. There are _ schedules of controlled drugs.
3. Psychologists need _ to practice:
4. Also known as the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Pre
1. Nonphysician Practitioners practice in many of the areas in which physicians
practice and also have an MD or DO degree
2. Maldistribution refers to
a surplus of health providers in a given area
a shortage of health providers in a given area
1. Physicians are more likely to concentrate in rural and inner-city areas than
2. Which answer does not belong to the four main categories of nurses?
3. Advanced Practice Nurses have attained education and tr
1. the differences between primary and specialty care are by the time, focus, and
scope of services provided to the patients.
2. Why is there an imbalance and maldistribution of physicians?
aggregate physician oversupply
1. Most DOs are specialists and most MDs are generalists
2. The health care sector of the US economy continues to grow due to
a growth in population
aging of the population
3. The physician's role is to
only prescribe medications to patients
4. A do
1. Advanced Practice Nurses have attained education and training beyond the RN
2. Specialists must:
do additional years of advanced residency training and practice in specialty
seek certification in an area of medical specialization only
1. Official guide prepared by a national group of pharmaceutical preofessionals and
issued every 5 years (with periodic supplements) by the US government giving
the approved forumlas and information on the preparation and dispensing of
medications found i
1. A long-term care hospital is defined in the Medicare law as a hospital that has an
average inpatient length of stay (LOS) that is:
greater than 25 days.
2. A(n) _ is a legal, written document that specifies a patient's
preference regarding future healt
1. Care provided to individuals and families in their place of residence for
promoting, maintaining, or restoring health or for minimizing the effects of
disability and illness, incluidng terminal illness is known as:
2. The accrediting agency
Health insurance in America was born:
during the Great Depression
financing of a managed care organization
Private health insurance began in the form of hospital plans that did not include
The first medical schools