EMT Lesson One Roles & Responsiblities

8 Questions
EMT Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers introductory material found in the National EMT course.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the national organization responsible for organizing training and testing basic EMTs?
    • A. 

      National Association of EMTs

    • B. 

      National Medical Directors Association

    • C. 

      National Registry of EMTs

  • 2. 
    What EMS certification levels are offered on a national level?
    • A. 

      First Responder, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, EMT-Paramedic

    • B. 

      Emergency Helper, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, EMT-Paramedic

    • C. 

      First Responder, EMT-Basic, EMT-Advanced, EMT-Paramedic

  • 3. 
    Medical Protocols are medical direction authorization to perform a procedure in the field without contacting medical control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Authorization from medical direction to conduct an emergency medical procedure in the field without contacting a hospital or medical control is called what?
    • A. 

      Intervention Priority

    • B. 

      Standing Orders

    • C. 

      Protocols

  • 5. 
    Your patient was involved in a motor vehicle accident with major trauma and appears to being going into shock. Your priority would be to get your patient immediately to the closest hospital.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which statement best describes the duties of an EMT-Basic?
    • A. 

      Patient Assessment, Endotrachel Intubation, and bandaging/splinting

    • B. 

      Treating Medical Emergencies with Oxygen, Triage, and CPR

    • C. 

      Administering Oxygen, Initiating IV therapy, and CPR

  • 7. 
    Which statement concerning EMT duties is incorrect?
    • A. 

      EMTs may take chances and risk their lives if patients are in danger.

    • B. 

      EMTs have a duty to protect themselves.

    • C. 

      EMTs have a duty to protect others.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following might not be considered part of an EMS system?
    • A. 

      Physician Medical Directors

    • B. 

      Continuing Education Programs

    • C. 

      Both of the above are components of an EMS system.