EMT Preparatory Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Protocols and standing orders are examples of which type of medical direction?
    • A. 

      Written

    • B. 

      Ongoing

    • C. 

      On-line

    • D. 

      Off-line

  • 2. 
    One of the most urgent challenges facing health-care providers, especially pre-hospital providers, is:
    • A. 

      Bystander safety

    • B. 

      Provider safety

    • C. 

      Patient safety

    • D. 

      Patient confidentiality

  • 3. 
    As you assist a patient with  nitroglycerine, you forget to inquire about his recent use of any sexually enhancing medications. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Rules -based failure

    • B. 

      Knowledge-based failure

    • C. 

      Skills-based failure

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    When inserting an OPA into a patients airway, it winds up being too long, and the patient gags. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Knowledge-based failure

    • B. 

      Skills-based failure

    • C. 

      Rules-based failure

  • 5. 
    You and your crew had another difficult call. The past few weeks have been busy, with serious calls. You notice that one of your crew members is seemingly distant, and when questioned about it, snaps at the individual asking. This could be a sign of which type of stress reaction?
    • A. 

      Cumulative

    • B. 

      Delayed

    • C. 

      Acute

    • D. 

      PTSD

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a common use of a pre-hospital PCR?
    • A. 

      Continuity of care

    • B. 

      Quality Improvement

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      All of the above are common uses of a PCR

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of a mobile radio?
    • A. 

      A radio mounted to the console of the ambulance.

    • B. 

      A hand-held, walkie-talkie type radio.

    • C. 

      Large console unit in the dispatch center.

    • D. 

      There is no such thing as a mobile radio.

  • 8. 
    What is the term for  considering your own cultural values more important than those of others?
    • A. 

      Racism

    • B. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • C. 

      Cultural Imposition

    • D. 

      Transcultural Inconsideration

  • 9. 
    Which type of question allows you to direct the patient to give a brief and definitive answer to it?
    • A. 

      Close-ended

    • B. 

      Open-ended

    • C. 

      Focused

    • D. 

      Direct

  • 10. 
    What is another term for the Emergency Doctrine?
    • A. 

      Informed consent

    • B. 

      Emancipation

    • C. 

      Implied consent

    • D. 

      Medical restraint

  • 11. 
    The release of a patient to a provider with a lesser level of care, or leaving a patient in a hospital without ensuring provisions for their continued care falls under:
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Unlawful Imprisonment

    • C. 

      Breach of Duty

    • D. 

      Abandonment

  • 12. 
    When there is question as to  whether the EMS provider has done all things feasible for a patient, the provider is  held to the  ___, which provides a comparison between what was done for the patient and what any other provider of that level is expected to perform, based upon the uniform training they receive for their certification.
    • A. 

      Standing Orders

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Standard of Care

    • D. 

      Duty to Act

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      There was proximate cause of the damages.

    • B. 

      The good samaritan law was not in effect.

    • C. 

      Protocols were not followed.

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct.