A Unique Quiz On Ccemtp

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A Unique Quiz On Ccemtp

CEMTP was designed in response to the growing need for qualified specialists in the area of critical care inter-facility transfer. It helps to prepare paramedics and nurses to serve with competence and confidence in meeting the needs of critical care patients undergoing inter-facility transports. Take this unique quiz on Ccemtp quiz and get to learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first Use of helicopters for air medical transport occurred as a result of:
    • A. 

      The development of organ donor programs

    • B. 

      The Korean War

    • C. 

      The Prussian Seige of Paris

    • D. 

      Enhanced responsibilities of State Law Enforcement personnel

  • 2. 
    The preferred qualifications of a Critical Care Professional include:
    • A. 

      Successful completion of PHTLS/BTLS

    • B. 

      A minimum of 1 year experience in an ALS system

    • C. 

      Enrollment in a CCEMPT course

    • D. 

      A Minimum 3 years as an EMS supervisor

  • 3. 
    Which is not considered routine equipment on-board a Critical Care Transport unit?
    • A. 

      IV infusion Pump

    • B. 

      Portable ABG Machine

    • C. 

      Neonatal isolette

    • D. 

      Central Venous Line kit

  • 4. 
    Which of the following Trauma Patients is a candidate for Critical Care Transport?
    • A. 

      40 year old who has fallen from a height greater than 10 feet

    • B. 

      16 year old with partial and full thicknes burns of the arms, affecting 15% body surface area.

    • C. 

      33 year old with a revised trauma score of 12

    • D. 

      22 year old who has been ejected from a vehicle

  • 5. 
    The law requiring that patients are provided written information on the right to make medical decisions is the:
    • A. 

      Patient self determination act

    • B. 

      Federal advance directives act

    • C. 

      Living will statute

    • D. 

      Treatment refusal act

  • 6. 
    Which of the following areas are often cited for litigation involving malpractice?
    • A. 

      Failure to adequately monitor the patient's condition

    • B. 

      Failure to document findings

    • C. 

      Failure to pass on information to a higher trained medical professional

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    A common problem of specimen collectionassociated with the breakdown of red blood cells and subswquent release of hemoglobin is know as
    • A. 

      Hemoglobinura

    • B. 

      Hematocrit

    • C. 

      Hemolysis

    • D. 

      Hemodialysis

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not seen with a normal or increased hematocrit and hemoglobin? 
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      Anemia

    • D. 

      Severe diarrhea

  • 9. 
    A 16 year old female presents with the following signs and symptons;  nervousness, anxiety, dizziness, with numbness and tingling in the extremeties.  The patient ABG analysis shows the following values, based on these values, what condition would you suspect?ph - 7.50Po2 - 100Pco2 - 30Hco3 - 24BE = -1
    • A. 

      Respiratory acidosis

    • B. 

      Respiratory Alkalosis

    • C. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • D. 

      Metabolic Alkalosis

  • 10. 
    The primary Intracellular cation important for repolarization of cardiac cells is?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Magnessium

  • 11. 
    The urine output of an average adult should be?
    • A. 

      10-30 cc/hr

    • B. 

      20-50 cc/hr

    • C. 

      30-70 cc/hr

    • D. 

      40-90 cc/hr

  • 12. 
    A ________________ test is used to identify an organism, while a _____________ test is used to determine the best antibiotic to use against the organism?
    • A. 

      Sensitivity : Guaiac

    • B. 

      Prothrombin : culture

    • C. 

      Thromboplastin : staining

    • D. 

      Culture : Sensitivity

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is CORRECT with regaurds to shock?
    • A. 

      A degenerative condition leading to death

    • B. 

      A physiologic state of tachycardia and diaphoresis

    • C. 

      General systemic response to inadequate tissue perfusion

    • D. 

      Irreversible hypotention

  • 14. 
    Which of the following will ocur as a result of Neurogenic shock?
    • A. 

      Peripheral vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Peripheral vasodiolation

    • C. 

      The absence of sympathetic cardiac stimulation

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 15. 
    A 31 year old female is experiencing anaphlaxis.  What is the CORRECT medication given to promote vasoconstriction, bronchodialation, and inhibit further release of biochemical mediators?
    • A. 

      Decadron

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Solumedrol

    • D. 

      Benadryl

  • 16. 
    Gram negative and gram positive bacteria have been implicated as the causation factors of ?
    • A. 

      Sepsis

    • B. 

      Disseminated intravacular coagulation

    • C. 

      Multisystem organ failure

    • D. 

      Pancreatitis

  • 17. 
    Which of the following abnormal lab values are indicative of DIC  (Disseminated intravascular coagulation)?
    • A. 

      Serum glucose level

    • B. 

      Clotting test

    • C. 

      Liver function test

    • D. 

      Renal function test

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements is CORRECT with regard to the proper infection control measures while caring for a TB patient
    • A. 

      The use of gloves only

    • B. 

      The use of googles and gloves

    • C. 

      Use of a micron filter face mask

    • D. 

      Washing your hands

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    In which of the following would the blood oxygen saturation be high, yet the patient still dies from hypoxia
    • A. 

      Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • B. 

      Hypovolemia

    • C. 

      Hypothermia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The normal PaCo2 for a healthy adult, breathing room air is?
    • A. 

      60- 80 mmHg

    • B. 

      30-40 mmHg

    • C. 

      35 - 45 mmHg

    • D. 

      7.35 - 7.45

    • E. 

      None are correct

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is correct regarding the fiO2 of room air?
    • A. 

      80 -100 torr

    • B. 

      .21

    • C. 

      1.00

    • D. 

      49 torr

    • E. 

      Both b and c

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is CORRECT in regard to changing a patient's oxygen delivery system prior to obtaining an ABG sample?
    • A. 

      Should NOT be de

    • B. 

      Can be Done if noted on the samples

    • C. 

      May require 15 minutes for the patient to adapt

    • D. 

      Requires the samples be tested on two machines and the result then compared

  • 23. 
    After pleural decompression, assessment observations would include: 1 Hemoptysis2 signs of hypoxemia3 Lung sounds4 Tracheal Stenosis
    • A. 

      1,2,3 are correct

    • B. 

      2,3,4 are correct

    • C. 

      1,2,4, are correct

    • D. 

      1,3,4 are correct

    • E. 

      1,2,3,4 are correct

  • 24. 
    The voulume of a gas inhaled or exhaled during a single resipratory cycle is called the?
    • A. 

      Inspiration capacity IC

    • B. 

      Total lung capcity TLC

    • C. 

      Vital Capcity VC

    • D. 

      Tidal volume Vt

    • E. 

      Residual value

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is NOT a complication of pleural decompression?
    • A. 

      Pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Lung contusion

    • D. 

      Occlusion of the 14 gauge catheter

    • E. 

      None of the above