EMT Practical Medical Assessment Order

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I am an EMT student. I find taking a fun little test helpful in the study process. I hope this will be usefull to many. Take it without looking at your assessment sheets. Good Luck! TIp: Don't capitalize answers, unless your answer is a mnemonic such as SAMPLE,MOI, ETC. . . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    First step in a Medical Assessment is?
  • 2. 
    Second step? (Scene size-up:)
  • 3. 
    Third step?
  • 4. 
    Fourth step?
  • 5. 
    5th step?
  • 6. 
    6th Step:
  • 7. 
    7th Step: (Initial Assessment)
  • 8. 
    8th Step:
  • 9. 
    9th Step:
  • 10. 
    10th Step: (ABC's)
  • 11. 
    11th step: First thing you do on airway and breathing?
    • A. 

      Circulation

    • B. 

      Assessment

    • C. 

      Appropriate oxygen therapy

    • D. 

      Adequate ventilation

  • 12. 
    12th step: What is the next step in airway and breathing after question 11?
    • A. 

      Pulse

    • B. 

      Transport

    • C. 

      Indicates appropriate oxygen therapy

    • D. 

      Assessment

  • 13. 
    13th Step: After question #12 what is the next step? Still on airway and breathing.
    • A. 

      Circulation

    • B. 

      Assures adequate ventilation

    • C. 

      Assessment

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 14. 
    14th Step: After airway and breathing?
  • 15. 
    15th Step: What do you look for when checking circulation? ( make sure to select more than one) Tres
    • A. 

      Controls major bleeding

    • B. 

      Blood pressure and HR

    • C. 

      Pulse

    • D. 

      Skin- Color, Temp, Moisture

    • E. 

      Skin-temp, capillary refill, color

  • 16. 
    16th Step: What is after ABC's?
  • 17. 
    17th step: Focused history and physical exam/rapid assessment. Whats the first thing you do here?
  • 18. 
    Of step 17, What mnemonic will best help you with history of present illnes?
    • A. 

      SAMPLE

    • B. 

      OPQRST

    • C. 

      DCAP-BLS-TIC

    • D. 

      AVPU

  • 19. 
    Step 18: Since you have already done signs. What follows next in the appropriate mnemonic?
  • 20. 
    Step 19: Next in the mnemonic is?
  • 21. 
    Step 20: After step 19 its? (mnemonic)
  • 22. 
    Step 21: After step 20, what is next?
  • 23. 
    Step 22: Final letter in the mnemonic is? (after step 21)
  • 24. 
    Step 23: After getting a history from the patient or bystander, what is the next step? Is it: Performs focused physical examination (assess affected body part/system or, if indicated, completes a rapid assessment)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Step 24: What will you obtain next?
  • 26. 
    Step 25: Next you will? (Obtain medical direction or verbalize standing orders for)
  • 27. 
    Step 26: You should now reevaluate your?
  • 28. 
    Step 27: You should consider doing a?
  • 29. 
    Step 28: You will do what in your Ongoing assessment? ( make sure to select all the right answers) Tres
    • A. 

      Repeat interventions

    • B. 

      Repeat initial assessment

    • C. 

      Repeat vital signs

    • D. 

      Apply oxygen and transport

    • E. 

      Repeat focused assessment regarding patient complaint or injuries

    • F. 

      OPQRST