Chapter 02: Healthcare Structure
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1. The hospital laboratory falls under which of the following categories of administrative
The laboratory is a part of a hospital’s professional services. Fiscal services attend to financial
matters; nursing services are in charge of the direct patient care; and support services include
departments such as dietary and housekeeping.
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2. Which abbreviation represents a certified laboratory professional?
MLS stands for medical laboratory scientist (also known as a medical technologist [MT] or
medical laboratory technologist [MLT]); these are laboratory professionals. CCU stands for
cardiac care unit, CLIA refers to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, and RN stands for
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3. Which abbreviation stands for a type of blood collection vacuum tube?
SST stands for serum separator tube. GTT stands for glucose tolerance test, RBC stands for
red blood cell, and CCU stands for cardiac care unit.
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4. Which of the following is the organization that accredits and inspects clinical laboratories?