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Question 1

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Upon arrival at the hospital, the EMT advises hospital personnel of the patient's condition, observations from the scene, treatment rendered, and other pertinent data to assure continuity of care. This process is known as which of the following?
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  • Transfer of care
  • Beach of duty
  • Definitive care
  • End of tour

Question 2

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Who assumes the ultimate responsibility for patient care rendered by the EMT?
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  • Medical director
  • EMS supervisor
  • EMT instructor
  • Director of quality assurance

Question 3

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A written authorization for an EMS provider to perform a particular skill in a specific situation is a (n):
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  • standing written order
  • direct medical order
  • standard of care
  • on-line protocol

Question 4

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What best defines direction given to the EMT by a physician over the telephone or radio?
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  • on-line medical direction
  • verbal medical direction
  • virtual medical direction
  • off-line medical direction

Question 5

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The first set of vital sign measurements obtained are often referred to as which of the following?
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  • baseline vital signs
  • normal vital signs
  • standard vital signs
  • none of the above

Question 6

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A (n) _____________ set of vital signs is important for critical decision making for the EMT.
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  • accurate
  • unbiased
  • incomplete
  • repeated

Question 7

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When the heart contracts and forces blood into the arteries, the pressure created is known as the:
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  • systolic blood pressure
  • pulse pressure
  • diastolic blood pressure
  • central venous pressure

Question 8

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How oftern should a patient's vital signs be reassessed during transport to the hospital after he has had his pulse restored with CPR and the use of an AED?
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  • Every 5 minutes
  • Every 2 minutes
  • Every 15 minutes
  • Every 10 minutes

Question 9

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You respond to a high shcool football field on a hot, humid day to find a 16 year old male complaining of dizziness and weakness after playing football for an hour. Which of the following would you expect his vital signs to be?
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  • Rapid pulse, low blood pressure, and sweaty skin
  • Slow pulse, low blood pressure, and cool, dry skin
  • Rapid pulse, high blood pressure, and hot, dry skin
  • Normal pulse, blood pressure and skin

Question 10

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While evaluating your patient with respiratory distress, you hear a high-pitched whistle when they breath in. Which of the following best describes what you are hearing?
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  • Inspiratory stridor from a possible blocked or narrowed upper airway
  • Inspiratory wheezing through narrowed bronchials in the lungs
  • Expiratory wheezing through narrowed bronchials in the lungs
  • Expiratory stridor from a possible blocked or narrowed upper airway

Question 11

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You should stop compressions with the Lucas device when administering a shock.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Which of the following revers to the set of reulations that defines the legal actions expected and limitations placed on the EMT?
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  • scope of practice
  • legal standards of practice
  • protocols and standing orders
  • professional standards

Question 13

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Your patient is a 40 yr old known diabetic who was found unconscious at work by a coworker. What type of consent allows you to treat this patient?
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  • Implied consent
  • Expressed consent
  • Consent for mentally incompetent adults
  • Consent for treatment of minor emergencies

Question 14

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Which of the following is NOT required to prove a claim of negligence against an EMT?
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  • The patient was in fear of bodily harm at the time of the incident
  • The EMT failed to act accoring to the standard of care
  • The patient suffered harm as a result of what the EMT did or did not do
  • The EMT has a duty to act

Question 15

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When is it legal to share info about treatment you provided?
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  • Triage nurse asks you
  • Pt gives verbal consent to release info to friend
  • Pt's lawyer request info over phone
  • To a coworker who knows pt
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