AED Post-quiz

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  • 1. 
    Signs of a heart attack include:
    • A. 

      Chest pain or pressure lasting 3 or more minutes

    • B. 

      Sweating, pale or ashen skin color

    • C. 

      Shortness of breath

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A public access Automatic External Defibrillator is:
    • A. 

      Not needed if CPR is already being performed during cardiac arrest

    • B. 

      To be used only by licensed professionals

    • C. 

      A medical device that delivers an electrical shock to a person in cardiac arrest

    • D. 

      Used on an unconscious person who has a pulse

  • 3. 
    CPR does not need to be performed if an AED has already been used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To check for signs of life:
    • A. 

      Watch the person carefully for at least one minute to see if they move

    • B. 

      Shake the person roughly to see if they wake up

    • C. 

      Feel for air movement and watch for the chest to rise and fall for 10 seconds

    • D. 

      Call for Security and wait for them to arrive

  • 5. 
    To position the pads:
    • A. 

      Place on top of any clothing

    • B. 

      Place on the upper right and lower left sides of chest

    • C. 

      Leave the yellow plastic backing in place

    • D. 

      Place on wet, sweaty skin

  • 6. 
    When using an AED:
    • A. 

      Do not place the pads over medication patches or implanted defibrillators

    • B. 

      Do not touch the patient when the AED is preparing to shock

    • C. 

      Do not use on anyone under age 12 or under 55 pounds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    It is okay to touch the patient when an AED is analyzing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Public Access Defibrillators are located in:
    • A. 

      The Palace and Capitol

    • B. 

      Shield's and King's Arms Tavern

    • C. 

      Wallace Museum and The Visitor's Center

    • D. 

      Courthouse and Magazine

  • 9. 
    Each minute defibrillation is delayed reduces the chance of survival of sudden cardiac arrest by:
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

  • 10. 
    After analysis, the AED states "Shock Not Advised", you should:
    • A. 

      Stay with the person and wait for Security to arrive

    • B. 

      Take the pads off

    • C. 

      Start CPR

    • D. 

      Immediately try to analyze again