EKG Competency Test: Quiz!

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Do you understand what an EKG is, and would you like to try this quiz? An EKG is also called an electrocardiogram. It registers the electrical signals in your heart. It is a standard test used to swiftly determine whether there is a heart issue in an individual. It monitors and demonstrates the heart's health, and if you want to learn more about EKG's look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before obtaining an EKG what do you need to do:
    • A. 

      Verify that there is an order in EPIC

    • B. 

      Clean the machine

    • C. 

      Plug the machine in

  • 2. 
    After scanning the patient's ID bracelet, the next step is to:
    • A. 

      Scan the technician's badge

    • B. 

      Verify correct information appears in the dialogue box

    • C. 

      Attach electrodes

    • D. 

      Print EKG

  • 3. 
    The person performing the EKG (RN/CNA) must scan his/her badge to identify themself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What helps to identify the EKG machine has a "good signal"?
    • A. 

      A red light at the top right corner of the screen

    • B. 

      A yellow light at the top corner of the screen

    • C. 

      A green light at the top right corner of the screen

  • 5. 
    If the machine captures a poor quality image you may press the cancel button, make sure the patient remains still, and re-press the ECG button to capture a new image.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Once you finish the EKG, which button do you press to clear patient data.
    • A. 

      Next patient

    • B. 

      Power off

    • C. 

      ECG

  • 7. 
    The machine and electrodes should be cleaned.
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Once a week

    • C. 

      After each patient use

    • D. 

      Every shift

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