EMT - Module Test

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EMT Quizzes & Trivia

A multiable of catergories from the multiable modules of EMT- Basic Complete


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your first responsibility as an EMT-B is to:
    • A. 

      Open the patients airwvay

    • B. 

      Keep yourself safe.

    • C. 

      Gain access to the patient.

    • D. 

      Provide for the patients safety.

  • 2. 
    Centralized coordination of resources, which provides victims at trauma or medical emergencies with equal access to basic emergency care and transportation by certified personnel , is a    function of:
    • A. 

      Transportation.

    • B. 

      Training.

    • C. 

      Resource management,

    • D. 

      Regulation and policy

  • 3. 
    Choose the BEST completion for this sentence: On-scene safety is the responsibility of:
    • A. 

      Each crew member.

    • B. 

      The senior responder.

    • C. 

      Gain access to the patient.

    • D. 

      Provide for the patient's safety.

  • 4. 
    The program for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the EMS system is called quality:
    • A. 

      Assessment.

    • B. 

      Improvement

    • C. 

      Documentation.

    • D. 

      Involvement.

  • 5. 
    Maintaining your equipment; continuing your education, and getting feedback from patients and hospital staff are ALL ways that you can:
    • A. 

      Keep the ambulance in running order.

    • B. 

      Stay abreast of changes in medical care.

    • C. 

      Improve the quality of care in your system

    • D. 

      Maintain a professional manner and appearance

  • 6. 
    The EMS physician's oversight of the patient care aspects of the EMS system is referred to as :
    • A. 

      Trauma system.

    • B. 

      Medical direction.

    • C. 

      Evaluation.

    • D. 

      In-hospital care.

  • 7. 
    The EMT-B's authority to provide emergency care is:
    • A. 

      Conferred by the state legislature and EMS system.

    • B. 

      An extension of the Medical Director's license to practice.

    • C. 

      Responsibility of the National Registry of EMTs

    • D. 

      Obtained from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • 8. 
    Orders given to the EMT-B by telephone or radio are called:
    • A. 

      Off-line medical direction

    • B. 

      Standing orders

    • C. 

      On-line medical direction

    • D. 

      Protocols

  • 9. 
    Attending conferences, watching EMS videos, or listening to lectures for the purpose of supplementing, or adding to, knowledge received in an orginal course is known as:
    • A. 

      Graduate school

    • B. 

      Refresher training

    • C. 

      Continuning education

    • D. 

      Recertification qualification

  • 10. 
    A communication system that has the capability of automaticall identifying the caller's phone number and location is called:
    • A. 

      Emergency medical dispatch

    • B. 

      Auto call-back

    • C. 

      Enhanced 9-1-1

    • D. 

      Priority dispatch

  • 11. 
    The role of the emergency medical dispatcher includes all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Obtaining appropriate information from callers.

    • B. 

      Giving instructions to callers for emergency care.

    • C. 

      Dispatching appropriate agencies to the emergency scene.

    • D. 

      Providing on-line medical direction to EMS personnel

  • 12. 
    A positive form of stress that helps people work under pressure and respond effectively is called:
    • A. 

      Stimulation

    • B. 

      Eustress

    • C. 

      Rest

    • D. 

      Distress

  • 13. 
    The emotional stages that patients or their famalies go through when confronted with death or dying include all of the following EXCEPT;
    • A. 

      Denial

    • B. 

      Barganing

    • C. 

      Acceptance

    • D. 

      Gratitude

  • 14. 
    A reaction to death or dying where the patient says"Not Me" is referred to as;
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Bargaining

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 15. 
    A reaction to death or dying where the patient questions" Why Me?" is referred to as;
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Bargaining

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 16. 
    A reaction to death or dying when the patient says" Okay, I'am not afraid" is referred to as;
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Denial

    • C. 

      Acceptance

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 17. 
    A reaction to death or dying where the patient says "Okav, but first let me..-" is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Bargaining.

    • B. 

      Acceptance.

    • C. 

      Depression.

    • D. 

      Denial.

  • 18. 
    Scenario; Your partner has worked manv shifts in a row and has recently handled a number of serious trauma calls.   She has recently become Irritable at home and work and complains of the inability to sleep and concentrate. Which one of the following is a likely cause of her signsand symptoms?
    • A. 

      Infectious mononucleosis

    • B. 

      A cumulative stress reaction

    • C. 

      High blood pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Foods that should be avoided or limited to help control stress include:
    • A. 

      Fruits and vegetables.

    • B. 

      Alcohol and coffee,

    • C. 

      Salads and breads.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 20. 
    A process where a team of trained peer counselors and mental health professionals meet withEMT-Bs who have ben involved in a major incident is called a CISD, which stands for:
    • A. 

      Critique and interview on scene deportment

    • B. 

      Catastrophic incident service defusing.

    • C. 

      Critical incident stress debriefing.

    • D. 

      Counseling interview for situational depression.

  • 21. 
    The purpose of the CISD process is to:
    • A. 

      Investigate the events of a call.

    • B. 

      Help diffuse the psychological trauma.

    • C. 

      create a chain of events for documentation

    • D. 

      Critique the call

  • 22. 
    After a stessful incident, EMS providers should:
    • A. 

      Go home and have a big meal

    • B. 

      Speak openly with the press.

    • C. 

      Vent feelings by talking with each other,

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 23. 
    Making the physical and emotional needs of the patient a priority is a part of the EMT-B's:
    • A. 

      Advanced directive.

    • B. 

      Protocol.

    • C. 

      Ethical responsibility.

    • D. 

      Legal responsibility.

  • 24. 
    DNR is an abbreviation for a type of:
    • A. 

      Organ donation procedure.

    • B. 

      Implied consent.

    • C. 

      Genetic material.

    • D. 

      Advance directive.

  • 25. 
    Expressed consent is:
    • A. 

      Assumed to exist when the patient is unconscious.

    • B. 

      Definedby local protocol for certain types of emergencies.

    • C. 

      Assumed to exist when care is urgently needed.

    • D. 

      Obtained from a conscious, competent, adult patient.

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