Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting, 4e (Beaman) Chapter 1 Medical Assisting: The Profession True/False Questions 1) A physician may never delegate tasks to a medical assistant that would be viewed as a medical assistant practicing medicine. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 9 Objective: 1.6 2) The medical assistant's main responsibility is to assist the physician in providing patient care. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 6 Objective: 1.5 3) State laws can vary on who can delegate duties to a medical assistant. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 9 Objective: 1.6 4) It is important to present a confident, professional image that helps put the patient at ease. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 10 Objective: 1.7 5) More and more employers are requiring credentials as a condition for employment. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 10 Objective: 1.8 6) It is your responsibility as a medical assistant to only practice within your scope of practice. Answer: TRUE Page Ref: 6 Objective: 1.5 7) A licensed medical assistant can perform the same duties as a licensed nurse. Answer: FALSE Page Ref: 7 Objective: 1.5 8) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final ruling mandating that EVERY medical assistant is able to enter physician orders in a computerized order entry system. Answer: FALSE Page Ref: 10 Objective: 1.8read more
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