EMR: Can You Pass This First Responder Test? Trivia Quiz

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EMR: Can You Pass This First Responder Test? Emergency responders are the first people who reach a place where a disaster has occurred and get to offer first aid services to those unconscious or hurt. Take the test and see how much you know based on how high you score and at the same time refresh your understanding. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which lab indicates how well kidneys are functioning?

    • A.

      PO2

    • B.

      AST

    • C.

      CK-MB

    • D.

      Cr

    • E.

      BUN

    Correct Answer(s)
    D. Cr
    E. BUN
    Explanation
    BUN and Cr are direct measurements of renal function.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following information is important to obtain from the bedside RN?

    • A.

      Current neurological status

    • B.

      Pharmacy is taking too long to deliver medications

    • C.

      Current Vitals signs

    • D.

      Labs have not been drawn

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Current neurological status
    C. Current Vitals signs
    Explanation
    Identifying current neurological status and vitals signs are the MOST important information.

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  • 3. 

    Which is NOT a vasopressor?

    • A.

      Dopamine

    • B.

      Levophed

    • C.

      Nipride

    • D.

      Epinephrine

    Correct Answer
    C. Nipride
    Explanation
    Dopamine, levophed, and Epinephrine are all vasopressors.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following medications could mask a patient's true neurological status?

    • A.

      Vecuronium

    • B.

      Vasopressin

    • C.

      Versed

    • D.

      Fentanyl

    • E.

      Dopamine

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Vecuronium
    C. Versed
    D. Fentanyl
    Explanation
    Vasopressin treates diabetes insipidus and dopamine treats hypotension.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following evaluates liver function?

    • A.

      BUN

    • B.

      Na

    • C.

      Total bilirubin

    • D.

      K

    Correct Answer
    C. Total bilirubin
    Explanation
    T. bili is a measurement of liver function found in a liver function test. All of the other responses are found in a chemistry panel.

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  • 6. 

    The bedside RN informs you that the patient is excreting large amounts of urine and thinks the patient is in DI. What medications treat DI?

    • A.

      Dopamine

    • B.

      DDAVP

    • C.

      Nimbex

    • D.

      Vasopressin

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. DDAVP
    D. Vasopressin
    Explanation
    Vasopressin and DDAVP control diabetes insipidus.

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  • 7. 

    You are on-site evaluating a patient for potential donation. After reviewing the chart and speaking to the RN, you notice the patient's blood pressure is 60/30. Is this normal or abnormal?

    • A.

      Normal

    • B.

      Abnormal

    Correct Answer
    B. Abnormal
    Explanation
    Abnormal is correct. This blood pressure is very low.

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  • 8. 

    Based on the information from above, what should be started in order to maintain the option of donation?

    • A.

      Vasopressors to maintain SBP>90

    • B.

      Nothing: There is nothing concerning

    • C.

      Blood products due to a low H/H

    • D.

      Replacing electrolytes that are abnormal

    Correct Answer
    A. Vasopressors to maintain SBP>90
    Explanation
    Vasopressors is the correct answer. If no interventions are started, the option of donation may be lost.

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  • 9. 

    The first responder understands that Nipride is a medication to:

    • A.

      Increase blood pressure

    • B.

      Decrease blood pressure

    • C.

      Do nothing to the blood pressure

    • D.

      Sedate the patient

    Correct Answer
    B. Decrease blood pressure
    Explanation
    Nipride is used to treat high blood pressure.

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  • 10. 

    The ___________ gives information on past medical history and home medications.

    • A.

      Lab Values

    • B.

      History & Physical

    • C.

      Nursing Flow Sheet

    • D.

      CT Report

    Correct Answer
    B. History & Physical
    Explanation
    H&P gives you information on past medical history, home medications and events surrounding a patient's admission to the hospital.

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  • 11. 

    The nursing flowsheet contains which of the following information:

    • A.

      Vital signs

    • B.

      Dosages of vasopressors

    • C.

      Dosages of sedation and paralytics

    • D.

      Urine output

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Vital signs
    B. Dosages of vasopressors
    C. Dosages of sedation and paralytics
    D. Urine output
    Explanation
    All of the above are found on the nursing flowsheet.

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  • 12. 

    Prior to leaving the hospital, it is important to call:

    • A.

      Team Leader

    • B.

      Nursing Supervisor

    • C.

      Transplant Surgeon

    • D.

      Transplant Coordinator

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Team Leader
    D. Transplant Coordinator
    Explanation
    The TL or TC may have further questions for you. It is important to call them and report your findings.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following assesses the patient's neurological status?

    • A.

      Movement to painful stimuli

    • B.

      Presence of a cough and gag

    • C.

      Spontaneous respirations

    • D.

      Pupil response

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Movement to painful stimuli
    B. Presence of a cough and gag
    C. Spontaneous respirations
    D. Pupil response
    Explanation
    All of these brainstem reflexes are easily assessed and can give useful information regarding a patient's neurological status.

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