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Medical Training Quizzes & Trivia

According to NTOA, the nation wide trend its to teach more police officer tactical emergency medicine. This quiz is to help gauge the medical knowledge the department has in order to prepare for the next "chapter. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a trauma patient assessment, what are the priorities of life? Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Airway

    • B. 

      Breathing

    • C. 

      Last oral intake

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 2. 
    In tactical first aid, When bleeding that cannot be stopped by direct pressure a ___________ must be applied.
  • 3. 
    Signs and symptoms of hypovolemic shock include: (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Cyanosis

    • B. 

      Altered mental status

    • C. 

      Rapid Pulse Rate

    • D. 

      Unequal pupil size

    • E. 

      Involuntary extension of the legs and arms

    • F. 

      Pink or Cherry red skin

  • 4. 
    A sucking chest wound is:
    • A. 

      The inhalation of air

    • B. 

      Characterized as an unnatural opening hole in the thorasic cavity

    • C. 

      A phenomenon where the belly button opens up without trauma

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The treatment of a sucking chest wound includes (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Applying an occlusive dressing (plastic) over the hole during exhalation

    • B. 

      Plugging the hole with a finger or some type object

    • C. 

      Apply oxygen

    • D. 

      Place victim in the recovery position with the wound side down

  • 6. 
    One of the most important rules in medical treatment is body substance isolation (gloves, etc).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    During a shootout, someone his hit by the suspects bullets. The suspect is not secured. When assessing a patient who has been shot in the chest, you locate two holes.  The patient is exhibiting difficulty breathing.  You should?
    • A. 

      Plug both holes

    • B. 

      Use occlusive dressing on both holes

    • C. 

      Call for EMS and wait for their arrival

    • D. 

      Alert the hospital and call for an on scene landing of a helicopter

  • 8. 
    What training would help you become a better first responder?