Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

Questions for STEP Participants

Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

Questions for STEP Participants

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You can submit your answers either online or manually. To submit your answers online, go to www.amt1.com, click on AMT Store on the top navigation bar. Click on STEP Online, then select the article number and purchase the relevant test (member fee is $3/online test, no cost for download of article--don't forget to login with your member ID to receive the discounted $3 online test fee; nonmember fee is $5 for download of article, $10 for online test).

If you wish to submit answers manually (only available to AMT members--member fee is $6/manual test), please submit answers on official AMT answer sheets only. Request answer sheets by email: paula.simoncini@amt1.com; by fax: 847-823-0458; or by mail: STEP Program Answer Sheets, American Medical Technologists, 10700 W. Higgins Road, Suite 150, Rosemont, IL 60018. When submitting answers manually, please be sure to include all the required information on the answer sheet and the $6 processing fee per article.

In the following, choose the one best answer for each question.

1 Which one of the following tests is not routinely included when screening blood donations?

A. HTLV

B. Hepatitis

C. Lead levels

D. Malaria

2 What effect would the preparation of packed red blood cells have on the overall lead concentration of a unit of blood?

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. No effect

D. Doubling

3 If a unit of blood was found to have a lead concentration of 35[micro]g/dl, what would be the estimated lead concentration of packed cells prepared from the same unit of blood?

A. 17.5 ng/dl

B. …

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