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Where is the home office of the World Health Organization located?
Geneva, Switzerland
What dreaded disease has the work of the World Health Organization been instrumental in completely eliminating throughout the world?
Smallpox
What are patient care facilities that deliver immediate, short-term health care such as hospitals and clinics called?
acute care facilities
What is the term used when referring to an individual receiving health care in an acute care facility?
patient
What is the term used when referring to an individual receiving health care in a long-term care facility?
resident
What is the term used when referring to an individual receiving home care or is paying someone for professional services?
client
What is a hospital that only provides health care for people who are mentally ill called?
Psychiatric hospital
What is a hospital that only provides health care for people with bone, joint or muscle disease or injury called?
Orthopedic hospital
What department in the hospital provides care for maternity patients and neonates?
Obstetrics
What department in the hospital provides care for trauma victims or medical emergencies?
Emergency Department
What department in the hospital provides care for sick or injured children called?
Pediatrics
What are supportive departments in the hospital that provide services needed in the patient care units called?
Ancillary departments
What department provides for the custodial cleaning needs of the hospital?
Environmental services
What department in the hospital provides meals for patients and nutritional education?
Dietary department
What department in the hospital maintains and repairs equipment?
Maintenance department
What department in the hospital assists patients in regaining control of their skeletal muscles?
physical therapy department
What department in the hospital assists patients in regaining control of small muscle action, for example, in the use of the hands?
occupational therapy department
What department in the hospital takes X-rays and uses other imaging equipment to diagnose and treat disease conditions?
Radiology Department
What health care team member gives orders for medications and treatments, as well as makes medical diagnosis?
Physician
What health care team member is responsible for all aspects of operation of the health care facility including the delivery of proper client care?
Administrator
What member of the nursing team must complete a two, three or four, year nursing program and pass a licensure examination administered by the State Board of Nursing?
Registered Nurse
What member of the nursing team must complete a 9-18 month training program and pass a licensure examination administered by the State Board of Nursing?
Licensed Practical Nurse
Who was the founder and first president of the American Dental Assistants Organization?
Juliette Southard
Who sets the specifications and standards for dental materials?
American Dental Association
What is the branch of the American Medical Association that accredits allied health programs?
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
What is the term for an individual who is commonly known as a foot doctor?
Podiatrist
What program was developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to serve as a guide for individual programs to register and credential nurse assistants?
Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Program (NACEP)
What does the acronym CHAMPUS stand for?
Civilian Health and Medical Programs for the Uniform Services
What is the name of a facility that performs special diagnostic tests such as blood or urine tests?
Medical Laboratory
Where are dentures and many other devices used to repair or replace teeth made?
Dental Laboratories
What is the title of the person who plans and conducts group and individual activities within a long-term care facility?
Activities Director
The governing body of a health care facility is called the what?
Board of Trustees