Ld-34 - First Aid & CPR

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Learning Domain 34 - First Aid & CPR


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  • 1. 
    A peace officer acting as a First Responder may lawfully administeremergency medical services to a victim when the:
    • A. 

      Victim has given clear consent.

    • B. 

      Aid rendered is within the scope of the officer's training.

    • C. 

      Victim is unable to give consent due to a developmental disability.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and c) only.

  • 2. 
    After a peace officer encounters an unresponsive adult victim and determinesthe scene is safe, the first action the officer should take is to:
    • A. 

      Check for a pulse.

    • B. 

      Attempt to determine if the victim is breathing.

    • C. 

      Ensure that the victim has an open airway.

    • D. 

      Immediately begin CPR.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a means of transmission for the hepatitis virus fromthe reservoir to a susceptible host?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Airborne particles

    • C. 

      Contact with the victim's clothing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Peace officers should treat all body fluids as if they are contaminated bypathogens such as hepatitis or HIV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An officer should assess a victim's breathing by:
    • A. 

      Looking for the rise and fall of the victim's chest.

    • B. 

      Listening for breathing sounds.

    • C. 

      Feeling for breath from the victim's nose or mouth.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and b) only.

  • 6. 
    A peace officer can determine the victim's level of consciousness by:
    • A. 

      Checking the victim's response to painful stimuli.

    • B. 

      Moving the victim's head side-to-side.

    • C. 

      Checking the victim's pulse.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    When assessing an adult's circulation, which artery is preferred for feeling avictim's pulse?
    • A. 

      Carotid

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Brachial

    • D. 

      Either a) or c)

  • 8. 
    In a situation where there are multiple victims, the order of consideration fordetermining treatment priorities is:
    • A. 

      Circulation, breathing, mental status.

    • B. 

      Breathing, circulation, mental status.

    • C. 

      Mental status, breathing, circulation.

    • D. 

      Circulation, mental status, breathing.

  • 9. 
    Generally, a rapid head-to-toe examination of a victim is conducted with thevictim in which one of the following positions?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      The position in which the victim was found

  • 10. 
    If a newborn fails to begin breathing on its own after birth, the officerassisting with the birth should:
    • A. 

      Rub the infant's back or tap the infant's feet to stimulate breathing.

    • B. 

      Immediately begin rescue breathing.

    • C. 

      Immediately begin CPR.

    • D. 

      Pick the infant up by its feet and slap it on its buttocks.

  • 11. 
    An unconscious victim should be moved from the site where found only if:
    • A. 

      The victim's original position makes it inconvenient for the officer to do a secondary survey.

    • B. 

      The original location places the victim or officer in imminent danger.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

    • D. 

      None of the above; an unconscious victim should never be moved under any conditions.

  • 12. 
    If it becomes necessary to move an unconscious victim to a different location,the peace officer should:
    • A. 

      Move the victim by pulling on the arm and leg on one side to limit strain on the head and torso.

    • B. 

      Keep the victim's head and shoulders as close as possible to the ground.

    • C. 

      Move the victim as slowly as possible.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and b) only.

  • 13. 
    When a spinal cord injury is suspected, which of the following maneuversshould be used to open the victim's airway?
    • A. 

      Head-tilt chin-lift maneuver

    • B. 

      Chin tilt maneuver

    • C. 

      Neck extension maneuver

    • D. 

      Jaw-thrust maneuver

  • 14. 
    If a victim indicates that he is choking but can still speak or cough, a peaceofficer may presume that the victim is experiencing a partial airwayobstruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Abdominal thrusts may be used to clear a complete airway obstruction onwhich of the following victims?
    • A. 

      Unconscious infant

    • B. 

      Conscious pregnant woman

    • C. 

      Conscious, morbidly obese man

    • D. 

      Conscious ten-year-old child

    • E. 

      A) and d) only

  • 16. 
    A seven-year-old girl has been bitten on the arm by the neighbor's dog. Thearea of the bite is red and a bit swollen, but the bite itself has left only a smallset of puncture marks. There was only minimal bleeding, which had stoppedwhen the peace officer arrived on the scene. The girl is being cared for by hermother. The officer should advise the mother to:
    • A. 

      Wash the site with soap and water.

    • B. 

      Run cool water over the wound and apply hydrogen peroxide.

    • C. 

      Cover the site with a clean occlusive bandage.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    Officers should attempt to cool a heat stroke victim as quickly as possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A victim has suffered a closed chest wound in a vehicle collision. The victimcomplains of painful breathing and one segment of the chest wall does notmove with the rest of the chest. Based on this information, which of thefollowing injuries would you suspect the victim has suffered?
    • A. 

      Sucking chest wound

    • B. 

      Flail chest

    • C. 

      Collapsed lung

    • D. 

      Pneumatic chest wound

  • 19. 
    When performing rescue breathing on an unconscious l4-year-old victim, apeace officer should use only enough air to create a gentle rise in the victim'schest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When performing CPR on an unconscious adult, the officer should check thevictim's pulse at which artery?
    • A. 

      Brachial

    • B. 

      Femoral

    • C. 

      Radia

    • D. 

      Carotid

  • 21. 
    When applying external compressions during CPR on a six-year-old child, thechest should be compressed:
    • A. 

      1/2 - 1 inch.

    • B. 

      1 - 1 1/2 inch.

    • C. 

      1 1/2 - 2 inches.

  • 22. 
    A peace officer stops to assist a motorist along the roadside in the high desert.The officer discovers that the driver, who was trying to change atire, has beenbitten by a snake. The motorist is not sure what type of snake bit him. Whatfirst aid measures should the officer take?
    • A. 

      Make two small incisions near the marks of the fangs and attempt to suck out some of the poison

    • B. 

      Keep the victim calm

    • C. 

      Place the affected area below the level of the victim's heart

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B) and c) only

  • 23. 
    When performing CPR on an adult, a peace officer should deliver chestcompressions at the rate of:
    • A. 

      60-80 per minute.

    • B. 

      80-100 per minute.

    • C. 

      80 per minute.

    • D. 

      100 per minute.

  • 24. 
    A young boy swimming at the beach with his older sibling is stung by anumber of jellyfish. The enzymes of the jellyfish's venom can be deactivatedby:
    • A. 

      Applying cold packs to the area.

    • B. 

      Applying heat packs to the area.

    • C. 

      Elevating the area above the level of the hear1.

    • D. 

      Washing the area with soap and water.

  • 25. 
    When performing CPR on an infant, the officer should deliver cycles of :
    • A. 

      5 compressions to 1 breath.

    • B. 

      5 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • C. 

      10 compressions to 2 breaths.

    • D. 

      15 compressions to 2 breaths.

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