Modified First Aid And CPR

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  • 1. 
    What is one of the five fears that prevents people from performing CPR?
    • A. 

      The fear of doing CPR incorrectly and hurting the patient

    • B. 

      The fear that a reward will not be given

    • C. 

      The fear that people in cardiac arrest are better off left alone


  • 2. 
    You are walking in the park when you hear somebody scream. As you look in the direction of the sound, you see a person lying on the ground about 30 feet away. What is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Tap and shout to see if the person is responsive

    • B. 

      Quickly go to the injured person to see what is wrong

    • C. 

      Stop and check the scene for safety


  • 3. 
    There is a man lying on the ground and the scene is safe. You have approached, put on your personal protective equipment, and are kneeling beside him. What should you do now?
    • A. 

      Call 911

    • B. 

      Tap and shout to check for responsiveness

    • C. 

      Open the airway


  • 4. 
    You have checked the man for responsiveness by tapping and shouting, and he is unresponsive. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Send someone to call 911

    • B. 

      Open the airway

    • C. 

      Give two breaths


  • 5. 
    You have checked the man for responsiveness by tapping and shouting, and he is unresponsive. A bystander is calling 911. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Place him in the recovery position

    • B. 

      Wait for EMS to arrive

    • C. 

      Open the airway


  • 6. 
    You have opened the unresponsive man's airway. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give two breaths

    • B. 

      Do a finger sweep

    • C. 

      Look, listen, and feel for breathing


  • 7. 
    You have just checked the unresponsive man for breathing. He is not breathing. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give two breaths

    • B. 

      Reposition the airway

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, then 2 breaths


  • 8. 
    Because the unresponsive man is not breathing, you give 2 breaths that make the chest rise. No signs of life are present. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 80 per minute, followed by 2 breaths

    • B. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, followed by 1 breath

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute, followed by 2 breaths


  • 9. 
    You have called 911, opened the airway, and checked for breathing. The man is not breathing and shows no signs of life. You do not have personal protective equipment available and do not feel comfortable giving breaths. How will you perform effective CPR?
    • A. 

      Use a piece of paper towel over the mouth to protect yourself

    • B. 

      Give hands-only (compression-only) CPR

    • C. 

      Wait for EMS personnel to arrive


  • 10. 
    What is the preferred method for performing 1-rescuer CPR on an infant?
    • A. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of the chest

    • B. 

      Use the "2 thumbs, hands encircling the chest" technique

    • C. 

      Use two fingers of one hand to give chest compressions 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of the chest


  • 11. 
    What is the preferred method for performing 1-rescuer CPR on a child?
    • A. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of the chest

    • B. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions 2 inches deep

    • C. 

      Use the heel of one hand to give chest compressions as deep as you can


  • 12. 
    You are eating lunch in a restaurant and a woman suddenly drops to the floor behind you. The scene is safe, so you approach and check for responsiveness. She is unresponsive. You call 911, open the airway, and check for breathing. She is not breathing, so you give 2 breaths. The breaths do not go in, and the chest does not rise. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Reposition the head and reattempt 2 breaths

    • B. 

      Perform a finger sweep

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute


  • 13. 
    After you reposition the head of the unresponsive woman and attempt 2 more breaths, the breaths still will not go in, and the chest will not rise. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give abdominal thrusts

    • B. 

      Perform a finger sweep

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute


  • 14. 
    You just gave 30 chest compressions to the unconscious, choking woman. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Immediately attempt 2 breaths

    • B. 

      Perform a finger sweep if you see an object in the mouth

    • C. 

      Give another set of 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute


  • 15. 
    You performed a finger sweep for the unconscious, choking woman, and pulled an object out of her mouth. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Give abdominal thrusts

    • B. 

      Attempt 2 breaths

    • C. 

      Give another set of 30 chest compressions at a rate of 100 per minute


  • 16. 
    As you are eating in a restaurant, your friend stands up and cannot cough, speak or breathe. What is your next action?
    • A. 

      Call 911, stand behind the person, and give abdominal thrusts

    • B. 

      Call 911 and give 30 chest thrusts

    • C. 

      Encourage the person to try harder to cough


  • 17. 
    You believe an infant is choking because he is conscious but not breathing, coughing, or moving air. You should:
    • A. 

      Give 5 back blows followed by 5 chest thrusts and repeat until the object comes out or the baby becomes unconscious

    • B. 

      Try to sweep the object out of the mouth with your pinky finger

    • C. 

      Give continuous back slaps until the object comes out


  • 18. 
    You tried to give 2 breaths to an unconscious choking infant, but the air did not go in. You repositioned the head and reattempted 2 breaths. The air still did not go in or make the chest rise. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Give 30 chest compressions using 2 fingers in the center of the chest

    • B. 

      Perform a finger sweep to get the object out

    • C. 

      Give 5 back blows followed by 5 chest thrusts


  • 19. 
    You just finished doing 30 chest compressions on an unconscious choking infant. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Give another 30 chest compressions using 2 fingers in the center of the chest

    • B. 

      Immediately perform a finger sweep using your index finger

    • C. 

      Check the airway and perform a finger sweep if there is an object


  • 20. 
    A coworker has a severe headache, slurred speech, and weakness on the left side of her body. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Seizure

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Stroke


  • 21. 
    A 48-year-old male is experiencing shortness of breath, sweating, and crushing pain in his chest. He states that he has not been feeling well for the past hour. What medical emergency do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Diabetic emergency

    • C. 

      Heart attack


  • 22. 
    A fellow employee was struck in the nose by a wrench. Blood is on the tool and the floor. How should you protect yourself to properly clean up the blood?
    • A. 

      Use a sterile gauze to wipe off the tool and the floor

    • B. 

      Wear proper personal protective equipment

    • C. 

      Call for a professional cleaning service


  • 23. 
    A man cut his forearm and is bleeding severely. Blood is spurting out of the wound with each heartbeat. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Apply a pressure bandage immediately

    • B. 

      Use direct pressure on the wound and apply a pressure bandage

    • C. 

      Lower the wound below the level of the heart, then wrap a pressure bandage around it


  • 24. 
    You have applied direct pressure and a pressure bandage to a man who cut his forearm and was bleeding severely. He is pale, has moist skin, feels dizzy, and is acting confused. What medical emergency do you suspect, and how should you treat the victim?
    • A. 

      Heart attack: keep him calm until the ambulance arrives

    • B. 

      Shock: elevate the legs and keep him warm

    • C. 

      Stroke: monitor his airway, breathing, and circulation


  • 25. 
    You have a victim that is unconscious and breathing without any obvious injuries that need immediate treatment. You have called 911. How would you begin a secondary survey to find fractures, bleeding, and other injuries that are not obvious on initial inspection?
    • A. 

      Start with the arms to find problems with muscle control

    • B. 

      Start at the head, making sure the airway is open

    • C. 

      Start at the legs, making sure there is movement


  • 26. 
    A coworker fell down to the ground and used his arm to stop the fall. He tried using his hand to stand up and noticed severe pain in his right wrist. There is swelling, and he is unable to move his wrist, so you suspect a fracture. How should you treat this injury?
    • A. 

      Check for serious illness or injury that may have caused the fall. Stabilize the injured part to avoid movement.

    • B. 

      Tell the coworker to hold onto the wrist tightly while you assist him to the nearest place for medical treatment

    • C. 

      Apply a splint immediately. Straighten any deformed areas before applying the splint.


  • 27. 
    A person fell from a 10-foot ladder onto a sidewalk. The person is unresponsive. You suspect a potential head, neck, or back injury. What should be your first actions?
    • A. 

      Call 911 and check for other potential fractures in the ribs, arms, and legs

    • B. 

      Splint the spine, check for fractures, and call 911

    • C. 

      Minimize movement, call 911, and check airway, breathing, and circulation (signs of life)


  • 28. 
    You notice a man having what appears to be a seizure. What should you do to help this person?
    • A. 

      Call 911 and hold the man down to stop him from convulsing

    • B. 

      Shove a stick, comb or wallet into the man's mouth so he doesn't swallow his tongue

    • C. 

      Call 911 and protect the person from injury


  • 29. 
    Choose the one item listed that you would NOT give to a person who is experiencing a diabetic emergency?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Juice


  • 30. 
    A three-inch-long, toothpick-sized piece of wood is stuck in a coworker's right eye. How would you treat the injury?
    • A. 

      Pack gauze tightly around the wood so it cannot move. Then, use roller gauze to wrap both eyes to apply pressure.

    • B. 

      Place an eye pad over the injured eye and tape it down snugly

    • C. 

      Place a cup over the object in the injured eye and cover both eyes


  • 31. 
    A person ate a candy bar containing peanuts about 15 minutes ago and has the following symptoms: difficulty breathing, blotchy skin, and swelling around the lips. What do you suspect?
    • A. 

      An allergic reaction

    • B. 

      A diabetic reaction

    • C. 

      Choking


  • 32. 
    A coworker was working for several hours outside where the temperature was 42 degrees Fahrenheit. He is shivering, confused, and dressed inappropriately for the temperature. What do you believe this person is suffering from?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Heart problems


  • 33. 
    A 48-year-old male was working on a construction site on a very hot and humid day. He staggers to your vehicle and tells you that he is dizzy, his legs are cramping, and he feels sick. He is sweating, and his skin feels hot and wet. What would you suspect?
    • A. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • B. 

      Heat stroke

    • C. 

      Diabetic emergency


  • 34. 
    Which of the following is the appropriate treatment for a person with a suspected second-degree (blister) burn on her forearm?
    • A. 

      Wrap the burned area snugly with a roller gauze to cover it

    • B. 

      Cool the burn by applying cool water

    • C. 

      Smear large amounts of butter or olive oil all over the burn


  • 35. 
    You have an adult who was just pulled out of a pool after drowning. You have checked the scene for safety, checked for responsiveness, and called 911. What will indicate that you need to perform rescue breathing at a rate of 1 breath every 5 seconds instead of CPR?
    • A. 

      You check for breathing and find no breathing

    • B. 

      You check the breathing and pulse. The victim is not breathing but has a pulse.

    • C. 

      You check the pulse and find no pulse


  • 36. 
    You are performing rescue breathing on a child. After 1 to 2 minutes, you stop to recheck the pulse and breathing. You feel a pulse but the child is still not breathing. What should you do now?
    • A. 

      Continue rescue breathing by giving 1 breath every 3 seconds

    • B. 

      Continue rescue breathing by giving 1 breath every 5 seconds

    • C. 

      Give 30 chest compressions by placing the heel of one hand directly on the center of the chest


  • 37. 
    You are performing CPR compressions and a coworker is giving breaths for an adult patient. What will you do after about 5 cycles of 30 compressions to 2 breaths or when you feel tired?
    • A. 

      Tell your coworker that you will need to switch soon. Have the second rescuer continue breaths while you continue compressions for 5 more cycles before switching positions.

    • B. 

      Have your coworker take over compressions immediately. You will give 2 breaths after your coworker finishes 30 compressions.

    • C. 

      Call for a switch and complete your 30 compressions. Your coworker will finish with 2 breaths, move into position, and give 30 chest compressions. After the 30 compressions, you will give 2 breaths.


  • 38. 
    You are helping a victim of sudden cardiac arrest and a bystander approaches with an AED. What would prevent you, the rescuer, from using an AED?
    • A. 

      The AED looks confusing and is not the one you were certified with

    • B. 

      The victim is lying in a puddle of water and you are unable to move the victim at this time

    • C. 

      You are afraid that the AED might shock the patient


  • 39. 
    While you are performing abdominal thrusts on a conscious adult who appears to be choking, he suddenly becomes limp and unconscious. You help him to the ground and protect his head. The next steps in order of care would be:
    • A. 

      Call 911, open the airway and check for breathing. If no breathing, attempt two breaths. If breaths do not go in, reposition the head and try again. If the air still does not go in, give 30 chest compressions.

    • B. 

      Call 911, do a finger sweep, and give breaths. If the breaths do not go in, immediately begin doing chest compressions.

    • C. 

      Open the airway, attempt two breaths, call 911, and begin CPR compressions


  • 40. 
    You are performing abdominal thrusts on a conscious child. She suddenly becomes unconscious and you lower her to the ground. You call 911, tilt her head back, and look in her mouth. You don't see any obvious object that could be swept clear. You check for breathing and find that she is not breathing. You attempt two rescue breaths. No air will go in, so you reposition the head and try two breaths again. The air still will not go in. What steps of action come next?
    • A. 

      Perform another sweep inside the mouth to remove the object

    • B. 

      Provide 30 chest compressions in the center of the chest. Then, check the mouth; if clear, provide two rescue breaths.

    • C. 

      Provide continuous chest compressions until help arrives


  • 41. 
    You hear someone pounding on your door. You open the door and find your neighbor panicked and holding her 6-month-old boy. The baby is awake but turning blue around the mouth and nose, looks very sleepy, and does not appear to be breathing. The parent says that the child was playing with older children and may have placed a marble in his mouth. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Take the child and begin CPR compressions while holding him in your arms. If the object does not come out, give back blows, chest thrusts, and CPR.

    • B. 

      Look in the child's mouth. If you see an object, remove it. If it is too far back, try CPR for one minute followed with a finger sweep.

    • C. 

      Encourage the child's parent to allow you to help and instruct someone to call 911. Position the baby on your arm with his head down and begin 5 back blows/back slaps followed by 5 chest thrusts.


  • 42. 
    A choking infant becomes unconscious. You must try to remove a possible foreign body obstruction. You tilt the baby's head into a neutral position and check in his mouth. You do not see any obvious object in the back of his throat. You check for breathing and find the infant is not breathing. Choose the correct series of steps to help this infant.
    • A. 

      Attempt two rescue breaths until the object is blown into the lungs and you see the chest rise and fall

    • B. 

      Attempt two breaths. If air does not go in, reposition the airway and try again. If the air still does not go in, begin 30 chest compressions.

    • C. 

      Begin CPR compressions without attempts to give rescue breaths. You know the airway is blocked, so you should simply continue CPR compressions until 911 arrives.


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