Basic Life Support For Healthcare Quiz

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Basic Life Support For Healthcare Quiz

Basic Life Support for the healthcare provider quiz. This quiz uses a series of multiple-choice and true-false questions of the topic. Play and check results yourself and share this quiz with others!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Check for responsiveness

    • B. 

      Ensure scene safety

    • C. 

      Begin Chest Compressions

    • D. 

      Open the airway and give 2 breaths

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Begin chest compressions

    • B. 

      Check for victim's responsiveness

    • C. 

      Call the victim's doctor

    • D. 

      Provide rescue breathing

  • 3. 
    You notice a 48-year-old male lying on the grass in the middle of a park. You have ensured that the scene is safe and checked for responsiveness. After checking for a carotid pulse you find that the victim has no pulse and is unresponsive. You immediately tell a bystander to call 9-1-1 and get an AED. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Wait for the bystander to come back with the AED

    • B. 

      Open the airway and begin giving rescue breaths 1 breath every 5 seconds

    • C. 

      Begin abdominal thrusts

    • D. 

      Get down to bare chest and begin CPR starting with chest compressions

  • 4. 
    What is the correct rate of compressions?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      60

  • 5. 
    You are giving compressions on an adult at a rate of at least 100 compressions per minute. What is the correct depth for these compressions?
    • A. 

      At least 1 inch

    • B. 

      At least 2 inches

    • C. 

      At least 3 inches

    • D. 

      At least 4 inches

  • 6. 
    During CPR on an adult victim, the compression-to-breath ratio is:
    • A. 

      Give 2 breaths after every 30 compressions

    • B. 

      Give 1 breath after every 5 compressions

    • C. 

      Give 3 Breaths after every 15 compressions

    • D. 

      Give 2 breaths after every 100 compressions

  • 7. 
    You are giving CPR to a 5-year-old child. A second rescuer comes by and states they know CPR. What happens to your Compression to Breath ratio when you add the second rescuer?
    • A. 

      It stays the same - 30 compressions to 2 breaths

    • B. 

      It changes - 5 compressions to 1 breath

    • C. 

      It changes - 15 compressions to 2 breaths

    • D. 

      It changes - 30 compressions to 3 breaths

  • 8. 
    What is the correct hand placement for compressions on an infant victim?
    • A. 

      Use 2 hands when performing compressions on an infant

    • B. 

      Use one hand when performing compressions on an infant

    • C. 

      Use two fingers when performing compressions on an infant

    • D. 

      Do not give compressions on an infant

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      When there are 2 rescuers present for CPR

    • B. 

      When you want to produce less blood flow in the infant

    • C. 

      When your fingers get tired of compressions

    • D. 

      When you are trying to relieve choking in the infant

  • 10. 
    You have started CPR on an infant victim. What is the recommended compression depth?
    • A. 

      It is not recommended to do compressions on an infant

    • B. 

      At least one inch

    • C. 

      At least an inch and a half

    • D. 

      At least 2 inches

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Place the pads over the victim's clothes

    • B. 

      Place the pads on the victim's bare chest

    • C. 

      Shock the victim

    • D. 

      Wait for advanced care to arrive before continuing use of the AED

  • 12. 
    After the AED has delivered the shock you should...
    • A. 

      Continue CPR beginning with compressions

    • B. 

      Wait patiently for the AED to reanalyze

    • C. 

      Turn off the AED

    • D. 

      Give 2 breaths

  • 13. 
    Check for a carotid pulse in an infant when beginning the steps of CPR.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When giving adequate breaths to an infant, you know they are effective when you see chest rise and fall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False - You should see the stomach rise

  • 15. 
    Use abdominal thrusts to relieve choking in a conscious adult
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Use abdominal thrusts to relieve choking in a conscious infant
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False - Use back slaps and chest thrusts for a choking infant

  • 17. 
    Rescue Breathing is used for a victim who is unconscious but has a pulse. What is the correct rate for rescue breathing in an adult?
    • A. 

      1 breath every 3 to 5 seconds

    • B. 

      1 breath every 5 to 6 seconds

    • C. 

      2 breaths every 5 to 6 seconds

    • D. 

      2 breaths every 3 to 5 seconds

  • 18. 
    Rescue Breathing is used for a victim who is unconscious but has a pulse. What is the correct rate for rescue breathing in a child or infant?
    • A. 

      1 breath every 3 to 5 seconds

    • B. 

      1 breath every 5 to 6 seconds

    • C. 

      2 breaths every 3 to 5 seconds

    • D. 

      2 breaths every 5 to 6 seconds

  • 19. 
    If you find an unconscious child without a pulse, who is not breathing, you should complete 5 cycles or 2 minutes of CPR before calling 9-1-1
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False