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Ld-34 - First Aid & CPR

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Learning Domain 34 - First Aid & CPR

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  • 1. 
    A peace officer acting as a First Responder may lawfully administeremergency medical services to a victim when the:
    • A. 

      Victim has given clear consent.

    • B. 

      Aid rendered is within the scope of the officer's training.

    • C. 

      Victim is unable to give consent due to a developmental disability.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and c) only.

  • 2. 
    After a peace officer encounters an unresponsive adult victim and determinesthe scene is safe, the first action the officer should take is to:
    • A. 

      Check for a pulse.

    • B. 

      Attempt to determine if the victim is breathing.

    • C. 

      Ensure that the victim has an open airway.

    • D. 

      Immediately begin CPR.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a means of transmission for the hepatitis virus fromthe reservoir to a susceptible host?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Airborne particles

    • C. 

      Contact with the victim's clothing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Peace officers should treat all body fluids as if they are contaminated bypathogens such as hepatitis or HIV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An officer should assess a victim's breathing by:
    • A. 

      Looking for the rise and fall of the victim's chest.

    • B. 

      Listening for breathing sounds.

    • C. 

      Feeling for breath from the victim's nose or mouth.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and b) only.

  • 6. 
    A peace officer can determine the victim's level of consciousness by:
    • A. 

      Checking the victim's response to painful stimuli.

    • B. 

      Moving the victim's head side-to-side.

    • C. 

      Checking the victim's pulse.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    When assessing an adult's circulation, which artery is preferred for feeling avictim's pulse?
    • A. 

      Carotid

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Brachial

    • D. 

      Either a) or c)

  • 8. 
    In a situation where there are multiple victims, the order of consideration fordetermining treatment priorities is:
    • A. 

      Circulation, breathing, mental status.

    • B. 

      Breathing, circulation, mental status.

    • C. 

      Mental status, breathing, circulation.

    • D. 

      Circulation, mental status, breathing.

  • 9. 
    Generally, a rapid head-to-toe examination of a victim is conducted with thevictim in which one of the following positions?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      The position in which the victim was found

  • 10. 
    If a newborn fails to begin breathing on its own after birth, the officerassisting with the birth should:
    • A. 

      Rub the infant's back or tap the infant's feet to stimulate breathing.

    • B. 

      Immediately begin rescue breathing.

    • C. 

      Immediately begin CPR.

    • D. 

      Pick the infant up by its feet and slap it on its buttocks.

  • 11. 
    An unconscious victim should be moved from the site where found only if:
    • A. 

      The victim's original position makes it inconvenient for the officer to do a secondary survey.

    • B. 

      The original location places the victim or officer in imminent danger.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

    • D. 

      None of the above; an unconscious victim should never be moved under any conditions.

  • 12. 
    If it becomes necessary to move an unconscious victim to a different location,the peace officer should:
    • A. 

      Move the victim by pulling on the arm and leg on one side to limit strain on the head and torso.

    • B. 

      Keep the victim's head and shoulders as close as possible to the ground.

    • C. 

      Move the victim as slowly as possible.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and b) only.

  • 13. 
    When a spinal cord injury is suspected, which of the following maneuversshould be used to open the victim's airway?
    • A. 

      Head-tilt chin-lift maneuver

    • B. 

      Chin tilt maneuver

    • C. 

      Neck extension maneuver

    • D. 

      Jaw-thrust maneuver

  • 14. 
    If a victim indicates that he is choking but can still speak or cough, a peaceofficer may presume that the victim is experiencing a partial airwayobstruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Abdominal thrusts may be used to clear a complete airway obstruction onwhich of the following victims?
    • A. 

      Unconscious infant

    • B. 

      Conscious pregnant woman

    • C. 

      Conscious, morbidly obese man

    • D. 

      Conscious ten-year-old child

    • E. 

      A) and d) only

  • 16. 
    A seven-year-old girl has been bitten on the arm by the neighbor's dog. Thearea of the bite is red and a bit swollen, but the bite itself has left only a smallset of puncture marks. There was only minimal bleeding, which had stoppedwhen the peace officer arrived on the scene. The girl is being cared for by hermother. The officer should advise the mother to:
    • A. 

      Wash the site with soap and water.

    • B. 

      Run cool water over the wound and apply hydrogen peroxide.

    • C. 

      Cover the site with a clean occlusive bandage.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    Officers should attempt to cool a heat stroke victim as quickly as possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A victim has suffered a closed chest wound in a vehicle collision. The victimcomplains of painful breathing and one segment of the chest wall does notmove with the rest of the chest. Based on this information, which of thefollowing injuries would you suspect the victim has suffered?
    • A. 

      Sucking chest wound

    • B. 

      Flail chest

    • C. 

      Collapsed lung

    • D. 

      Pneumatic chest wound

  • 19. 
    When performing rescue breathing on an unconscious l4-year-old victim, apeace officer should use only enough air to create a gentle rise in the victim'schest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When performing CPR on an unconscious adult, the officer should check thevictim's pulse at which artery?
    • A. 

      Brachial

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Radia

    • D. 

      Carotid

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      1/2 - 1 inch.

    • B. 

      1 - 1 1/2 inch.

    • C. 

      1 1/2 - 2 inches.

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Make two small incisions near the marks of the fangs and attempt to suck out some of the poison

    • B. 

      Keep the victim calm

    • C. 

      Place the affected area below the level of the victim's heart

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B) and c) only

  • 23. 
    When performing CPR on an adult, a peace officer should deliver chestcompressions at the rate of:
    • A. 

      60-80 per minute.

    • B. 

      80-100 per minute.

    • C. 

      80 per minute.

    • D. 

      100 per minute.

  • 24. 
    A young boy swimming at the beach with his older sibling is stung by anumber of jellyfish. The enzymes of the jellyfish's venom can be deactivatedby:
    • A. 

      Applying cold packs to the area.

    • B. 

      Applying heat packs to the area.

    • C. 

      Elevating the area above the level of the hear1.

    • D. 

      Washing the area with soap and water.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      5 compressions to 1 breath.

    • B. 

      5 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • C. 

      10 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • D. 

      15 compressions to 2 breaths.

  • 26. 
    Officers discover a man who spent the night on the street in near zerotemperatures. The victim's uncovered hands appear pale and waxy and theskin is stiff to the touch. What actions should officers take?
    • A. 

      Soak the hands in warm water for 20-40 minutes

    • B. 

      Wrap the exposed digits separately and allow the extremities to rewarm slowly.

    • C. 

      Soak the hands in water as hot as the victim can tolerate to rewarm them rapidly.

  • 27. 
    During a vehicle stop, peace officers encounter a driver who appears to bedisoriented. Officers also observe that the victim is drooling and rubbing histemples as if experiencing a headache. Which of the following should theofficers consider as a possible cause for the person's behavior?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Impending diabetic coma (hyperglycemia)

    • C. 

      Insulin shock (hypoglycemia)

    • D. 

      Anaphylactic shock

    • E. 

      A) and c) only

  • 28. 
    When performing two-person CPR on an adult, officers should deliver cyclesof:
    • A. 

      5 compressions to 1 breath

    • B. 

      5 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • C. 

      10 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • D. 

      15 compressions to 2 breaths

  • 29. 
    To assist a victim during a seizure, a peace officer should place a roll of gauzeor other soft cloth in the victim's mouth to prevent him from biting andclamping down on his tongue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      True, only in the case of a partial complex seizure

    • C. 

      True, only in the case of a Generalized Tonic Clonic seizure

    • D. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Which of the following is an indication of possible shock?
    • A. 

      Dilated pupils

    • B. 

      Blue/grey lips and ears

    • C. 

      Altered mental status

    • D. 

      Weak pulse

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 31. 
    Peace officers should give fluids to a conscious shock victim to preventdehydration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Expose the wound.

    • B. 

      Cover the entire wound site with dressing.

    • C. 

      Apply pressure directly over the puncture site.

    • D. 

      Take radial pulse below the injury site.

  • 33. 
    In the advanced stages of a respiratory emergency, the victim's skin mayappear:
    • A. 

      White.

    • B. 

      Flushed.

    • C. 

      Blue-gray.

    • D. 

      Translucent.

  • 34. 
    Shock is a life threatening condition that can occur when:
    • A. 

      Inadequate blood is flowing to the tissues and organs.

    • B. 

      Body temperature is too low.

    • C. 

      Body temperature is too high.

    • D. 

      Severe stress or trauma leads the brain to lower the respiration rate to preserve energy.

    • E. 

      A) and d) only.

  • 35. 
    If bleeding from a laceration to an unconscious victim's lower right leg is notcontrolled adequately with direct pressure, the responding officer should nextconsider:
    • A. 

      Applying direct pressure to the victim's right brachial afiery

    • B. 

      Applying direct pressure to the victim's right femoral artery.

    • C. 

      Maintaining pressure over the wound and elevating the victim's right leg above the level of the victim's heart.

    • D. 

      Applying a tourniquet above the wound.

  • 36. 
    If a victim is suffering from a chemical burn to the skin caused by a drypowder, the peace officer acting as an EMS First Responder should:
    • A. 

      Have the victim remove exposed clothing prior to flushing the area with water.

    • B. 

      Immediately flush the area with water.

    • C. 

      Brush away as much of the chemical as possible before flushing with water.

  • 37. 
    In the aftermath of a minor vehicle collision, the right cheek of one of theinvolved individuals is bruised and swollen. There are no other indications ofinjury. Which of the following first aid measures would be appropriate in thissituation?
    • A. 

      Covering the area with a moist dressing

    • B. 

      Putting an ice pack on the site to reduce swelling

    • C. 

      Applying light pressure to the area to control bruising

    • D. 

      No first aid measures are required

  • 38. 
    A victim with a scalp injury, and no spinal injury, should be placed in aposition with the head elevated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Which of the following is an indicator that a victim has a possible headinjury?
    • A. 

      Projectile vomiting

    • B. 

      Equal, tightly constricted pupils

    • C. 

      Increased pulse rate

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B) and c) only

  • 40. 
    Which of the following should officers recognize as an indicator of a possiblecardiac emergency?
    • A. 

      Abnormally slow pulse

    • B. 

      Radiating pain in the shoulder or jaw

    • C. 

      Anxiety or feeling of impending doom

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A) and c) only

  • 41. 
    If some of a victim's organs are protruding from an open abdominal wound, apeace officer should apply gentle pressure in an attempt to move the organsback into the abdominal cavity and minimize infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    First aid for thermal bums includes stopping the burning process by coolingthe burned area with water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    Wounds from electrical burns should be treated in the same manner as thosecaused by thermal burns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False