Tmc Lifeguard Drill 6/27-7/3

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READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY! This drill test is for TMC Lifeguards. This will count as drill for the week of 6/27-7/3. You must pass with an 80%. If you do not pass, Sara will let you know and we will talk about how you can make it up. No exceptions! For your user name, make sure you use your full real name. If I cannot figure out who you are, you will not receive credit. Make sure you enter a valid email address. Have your ID be as close to your real name as possible. At the end, please print out your certificate and return to Sara's desk or email it to her. If you have questions, ask! You are being timed for 1 hour (you will be paid for 1 hour). You may use


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a City of Plano recreation center?
    • A. 

      Tom Muehlenbeck

    • B. 

      Carpenter Park

    • C. 

      Huffhines

    • D. 

      Liberty

    • E. 

      Oak Point

  • 2. 
    Good Samaritan laws are designed to protect you from—
    • A. 

      Yourself.

    • B. 

      The risk of legal action as long as they act in good faith, within the scope of their training and are not negligent.

    • C. 

      The need to legally document what was seen, heard and done at the scene.

    • D. 

      The need to obtain consent before providing care.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of lifeguards at TMC?
    • A. 

      Educating patrons about facility rules and regulations.

    • B. 

      Watching TV.

    • C. 

      Minimizing or eliminating hazardous situations or behaviors.

    • D. 

      Providing needed care for the victim.

    • E. 

      Cleaning the bathrooms.

  • 4. 
    If a victim of injury or illness refuses care, you should—
    • A. 

      Continue to provide care as needed.

    • B. 

      Explain to the victim why he or she needs care and request the victim to at least allow someone more highly trained, such as EMS personnel, to evaluate the situation.

    • C. 

      Interview bystanders and fill out the incident report behind their back.

    • D. 

      Ignore the victim.

  • 5. 
    The “F” in the FIND decision-making model stands for—
    • A. 

      Features of lifeguarding.

    • B. 

      Figure out the problem.

    • C. 

      FVAP

    • D. 

      Focus on lifeguarding

  • 6. 
    What does FVAP stand for?
    • A. 

      Floater Vomit Activity Procedure

    • B. 

      Fecal Vomit Arrival Procedure

    • C. 

      For Vacation Always Prepare

    • D. 

      Fecal Vomit Action Plan

  • 7. 
    You are cleaning up a blood spill. An untrained employee picks up gauze with blood on it. She is not wearing disposable gloves. Her action is an example of exposure through—
    • A. 

      Direct contact.

    • B. 

      Droplet transmission.

    • C. 

      Indirect contact.

    • D. 

      Vector-borne transmission.

  • 8. 
    One of the first steps to follow during an emergency is—
    • A. 

      Conducting an initial assessment.

    • B. 

      Documenting what happened.

    • C. 

      Planning for an emergency.

    • D. 

      Transporting the victim to the hospital.

  • 9. 
    The steps you perform in an initial assessment are—
    • A. 

      Perform 5 abdominal thrusts and 5 back blows.

    • B. 

      Check for consciousness, signs of life, a pulse and severe bleeding.

    • C. 

      Place the victim in a modified-H.A.IN.E.S. recovery position and monitor the ABCs.

    • D. 

      Roll the victim onto his or her back and provide rescue breaths at a rate of 1 breath about every 3 seconds

  • 10. 
    The care provided to an adult who is not moving or breathing, but has a pulse (respiratory arrest), is—
    • A. 

      Perform 5 abdominal thrusts, with each thrust being a distinct attempt to dislodge the object.

    • B. 

      Place the adult in a modified-H.A.IN.E.S. recovery position.

    • C. 

      Give rescue breaths at a rate of 1 rescue breath about every 3 seconds.

    • D. 

      Give rescue breaths at a rate of 1 rescue breath about every 5 seconds.

  • 11. 
    A mother yells to you that something is wrong with her infant. You obtain consent and put on the appropriate personal protective equipment. During the initial assessment, you determine the unconscious infant has an airway obstruction. What is the proper sequence of care for an unconscious infant?
    • A. 

      Give 5 back blows followed by 5 chest thrusts

    • B. 

      Give 3 chest thrusts, look for an object and give 1 rescue breaths

    • C. 

      Give 5 chest thrusts, immediately do a finger sweep and give 2 rescue breaths

    • D. 

      Give 5 chest thrusts, look for an object and give 2 rescue breaths

  • 12. 
    Signs and symptoms of a heart attack include—
    • A. 

      Chest pain that lasts less than 1 minute.

    • B. 

      Dry, red, hot skin.

    • C. 

      Inability to speak in full sentences.

    • D. 

      Nausea, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is NOT a specific link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival?
    • A. 

      Early CPR

    • B. 

      Early defibrillation

    • C. 

      Early recognition of the emergency and early access to EMS

    • D. 

      Early rescue

  • 14. 
    The pads of an AED for an adult should be placed—
    • A. 

      On the lower right chest and lower left side.

    • B. 

      On the lower right side and upper left chest.

    • C. 

      On the upper right chest and lower left side.

    • D. 

      On the upper right and upper left side of the chest.

  • 15. 
    Since a child’s chest may be small, it is alright to defibrillate if the pads touch each other when placed on the chest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    During a near drowning, the lifeguard recognizes an emergency in the water, activates the EAP, uses rescue equipment and follows the general procedures for a water emergency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The “S” in the mnemonic SAMPLE stands for—
    • A. 

      Secondary assessment.

    • B. 

      Signs and symptoms.

    • C. 

      Signs of life.

    • D. 

      Sara Farris

  • 18. 
    What is Paul David's Middle name?
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      Morgan

    • D. 

      John

  • 19. 
    Who is TMC's complex supervisor?
    • A. 

      Paul David Morgan

    • B. 

      Steve McGuill

    • C. 

      Jana Glass

    • D. 

      Amy Fortenberry

  • 20. 
    Which of the following are not allowed in the pool? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Noodles

    • B. 

      Face Masks

    • C. 

      US Coast Guard approved life jackets

    • D. 

      Glass

    • E. 

      Water Shoes

  • 21. 
    How tall must someone be to ride the water slides?
    • A. 

      48 inches

    • B. 

      47 inches

    • C. 

      84 inches

    • D. 

      48 centimeters

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a sign or symptom of hypoxia?
    • A. 

      Restlessness

    • B. 

      Shortness

    • C. 

      Hypothermia

    • D. 

      Can't raise their left hand

  • 23. 
    What percentage of oxygen do we exhale?
    • A. 

      21%

    • B. 

      16%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 24. 
    What is the phone number to the guard office?
  • 25. 
    A child is in the river with a kickboard. How many whistles should you blow?
    • A. 

      One long

    • B. 

      2 short

    • C. 

      3 short

    • D. 

      2 short and one long

    • E. 

      1 short

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