What is Outpatient Care? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of an outpatient care service?

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1. Which of the following is an out patient clinic that provides medical services to patients who need immediate treatment for illness or injuries that are not life-threatening enough to need an Emergency Room?

2. Which of the following is NOT a service commonly provided by employer-based health clinics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Outpatient care will be the focus of these study tools. You'll be required to answer questions on important study topics that include an example of outpatient care and the treatment of a non-threatening illness/injury.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will be considered:

  • Services from employer-based health clinics
  • Status of a hospital patient who isn't actually admitted
  • The benefits of outpatient care

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on outpatient care
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the positives associated with this type of care and the various services that come from employer-based health clinics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding outpatient care examples

Additional Learning

More information is available from the lesson entitled What is Outpatient Care? - Definition & Examples. You'll be responsible for studying these key points:

  • Details about outpatient care services
  • Ambulatory care
  • Primary care clinics and primary care physicians
  • Community health clinics and specialized outpatient clinics
  • Pharmacies and emergency departments
  • Home healthcare, school-based healthcare and imaging services