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1

The Philippine Medical Technology Act of 1969 is also known as __
A. RA 2257
B. RA 5257
C. RA 2752
D. RA 5527

D

2

Not part of the 4 “med-tech only” taska @ RA 5527 section 2
A. Blood banking
B. Histopath & cytotech
C. Collection and preservation of specimen
D. Parasitologic, mycologic and microbiologic procedures and techniques

C

3

What is the main diff between a medical technologist and a medical laboratory technician, according to RA 5527?

Medical Technologist: works under supervision of a DOCTOR
Med.Lab Technician: assist Medical Technologist and Doctor

4

According to RA 5527, what is the difference between the Medical Technology Board & the Council of Medical Technology Education?

MTB: medtech practice
CMTE: medtech education

5

[RA 5527]
Are MedTech schools and MedTech training laboratories approved by the same body?

No.
Schools – DeEd
Labs – Bureau of Research & Laboratories (DOH)

6

[RA 5527]
Who appoints the members of the Medical Technology Board? `=

President of the Philippines

7

[RA 5527]
Which is false?
A.You can be considered a topnotcher even if you took the exam for the 2nd time
B.If the examinee failed, s/he needs to take 12month refresher course

A – first-timers lang pwede

8

[RA 5527]
Not a pre-req to pass the RMT boards
A.80% written test
B.no score below 50% in any exams
C.candidate has not failed in at least 60% of subjects

A – 75% kasi hehe`

9

[RA 5527]
Name 3 types of individuals that shall not be inhibited fr medical technology practice in the Philippines.

1.duly registered physicians
2.RMT from other countries, called in as consultants/visiting profs
3.RMT @ service of US Armed Forces

10

[RA 5527]
If after admin investigation, RMT is found guilty of unprofessional conduct, malpractice, incompetence, what does a majority vote from the board merit?

suspension of COR for 2 years

11

[RA 5527]
If after admin investigation, RMT is found guilty of unprofessional conduct, malpractice, incompetence, what does a majority vote from the board merit?

revocation of COR

12

[RA 5527]
Can a certificate of registration as RMT be issued back?

YES

13

“An Act Regulating and Modernizing the Practice of MedTech….. Repealing RA 5527…” is also known as
A. SB 4273
B. SB 7342
C. SB 2473
D. SB 7324

C

14

Who filed SB 2473?
A. Senator Grace Poe
B. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago
C. Senator Teofisto Guingona III
D. Senator Bongbong Marcos

C

15

[Medical Laboratory Technician]
False for SB 2473
A. MLTs under RA 5527 do not keep their status as MLT
B. An RMT occupying position of MLT must be reclassified as RMT
C. Upon effectivity of this law, there will be no more MLT registration.

A

16

True for SB 2473 only
A. only a pathologist could bec hairperson of Professional Regulatory Board of Medical Technology
B. only a medical technologist could be chairperson of Professional Regulatory Board of Medical Technology
C. Either a Pathologist or a RMT could be chairperson of Professional Regulatory Board of Medical Technology.

B

17

False for SB 2473 only
A. chair of Professional Regulatory Board of Medical Technology must have ten years of experience
B. chair of Professional Regulatory Board of Medical Technology must have Masters’ Degree in MT
C. Must be in active practice at least 5 years before nomination

A – 15 dapat

18

true for RA 5527 only
A. Continuing professional development is a requirement for license renewal
B. License is renewed every 3 years
C. Membership to accredited professional organization is not automatic

C

19

False for SB 2473 only
A. Upon enactment of this law, medical laboratory technician registration will still be continued.
B. Membership to accredited professional organization is automatic
C. Medical Technology Education should be at least 4 years.

A

20

A.SB 2473 proposed salary grade for RMT
B.T/F According to RA 5527, the Board may refuse to give COR to any person who has drug resistant TB.

A.Salary Grade 15, or around PHP25,000
B.T

21

[Medical Laboratory Technician]
False for RA 5527
A. May fail RMT boards, but at least 70% percentile in score
B. Must finish 4 year course
C. There is a civil service exam for med technician

B – 2 year course is ok; For every year deficiency in college, 2 years of experience may be substituted.