Lifeguard Quiz # 3 : Head, Neck, And Back Injuries (Ch. 10)

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Lifeguard Quiz # 3 : Head, Neck, And Back Injuries (Ch. 10) - Quiz

SELA Aquatics requires all lifeguard training participants to complete quizzes on or before the due dates given by their instructors. Failure to complete quizzes may result in a participant's forfeiture to take the final written exam and receive certification. Upon completing this quiz, please print out the achievement card that indicates a passing score and show it to your instructor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Victims with a head, neck or back injury may show specific signs and symptoms, such as—
    • A. 

      Elevated body temperature.

    • B. 

      Tingling or loss of sensation in the hands, fingers, feet or toes.

    • C. 

      Excessive thirst.

    • D. 

      Painful muscle spasms in the legs and abdomen.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following techniques can be used in the water to minimize movement of the victim’s head and neck during a suspected head, neck or back injury rescue?
    • A. 

      Chin splint

    • B. 

      Head and back support

    • C. 

      Head splint technique

    • D. 

      Back splint technique

  • 3. 
    Head, neck and back injuries frequently happen during supervised diving activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To remove a victim from the water with a head, neck or back injury, you must  first secure the victim on a backboard.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    If the victim of a head, neck or back injury in the water is not breathing, immediately remove the victim from the water using a backboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When using the head and chin support or the head splint technique on a victim of a head, neck or back injury in shallow water, you should submerge your body to about shoulder depth before touching the victim.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Most head, neck and back injuries occur during ____________ activities.
    • A. 

      Supervised

    • B. 

      Unsupervised

  • 8. 
    At least___________ lifeguards are needed to place and secure a victim on a backboard.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 9. 
    When performing the head splint technique--
    • A. 

      Grasp the victim’s arms midway between the wrist and the elbow.

    • B. 

      Grasp the victim’s arms midway between the shoulder and the elbow.

    • C. 

      Grasp the victim's arms on the victims elbow

    • D. 

      Reposition/move the victim's head so it fits between their arms

  • 10. 
    When securing a victim of head, neck, or back injury to backboard, after you strap high across the chest --
    • A. 

      Strap low across the victim's feet

    • B. 

      Strap the victim's head piece into positioning

    • C. 

      Strap across the victim's thighs and under their arms/hands

    • D. 

      Strap across the victim's thighs and over their arms/hands

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