Sherman BLS For Hcp

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Sherman BLS For Hcp

This pretest is required in order to attend a Healthcare Provider CPR renewal and full provider course. Please be sure to print your results and bring it with you to class, along with your BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to page 2 of your BLS for Healthcare Provider manual, which of the following is NOT a critical concept of high quality CPR?
    • A. 

      Push hard, push fast

    • B. 

      Start compressions within 30 seconds of recognition of cardiac arrest

    • C. 

      Avoid excessive ventilation

    • D. 

      Allow full chest recoil

  • 2. 
     How many seconds do Healthcare providers check for a pulse on an unresponsive victim? (Page 8).
    • A. 

      5-10

    • B. 

      10-15

    • C. 

      3-5

    • D. 

      20-30

  • 3. 
    Compressions are performed at a rate of ______ per minute (page 10).
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      15

  • 4. 
    All of the following are steps in using an AED except… (page 20)
    • A. 

      Turn it on

    • B. 

      Apply pads to victim

    • C. 

      Analyze heart rhythm

    • D. 

      Turn off following delivery of shock

  • 5. 
     Once the AED delivers a shock, what is the next most important step for the rescuer? (page 26)
    • A. 

      Analyze the rhythm again

    • B. 

      Resume chest compressions

    • C. 

      Deliver 2 rescue breaths

    • D. 

      Remove the AED pads

  • 6. 
    What is the compression to ventilation ratio for one rescuer BLS? (page 10)
    • A. 

      15:2

    • B. 

      30:2

    • C. 

      100:2

    • D. 

      3:1

  • 7. 
    According to page 43 of the BLS manual, what is the appropriate ventilation strategy for a victim that has an advanced airway (i.e. endotracheal tube) in place during CPR?
    • A. 

      One breath every 3-5 seconds

    • B. 

      One breath every 5-6 seconds

    • C. 

      Two breaths after every 30 compressions

    • D. 

      One breath every 6-8 seconds

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes the proper sequence of steps in BLS? (Pages 8-10)
    • A. 

      Call for help, check responsiveness, deliver breaths

    • B. 

      Check responsiveness, call for help, apply AED

    • C. 

      Check pulse, call for help, begin compressions

    • D. 

      Scene safety, check responsiveness, call for help

  • 9. 
     When there is more than one rescuer available at the scene of a cardiac arrest, how often should they rotate their roles as compressors/ventilators? (page 15)
    • A. 

      Every 2 minutes

    • B. 

      Every 5 minutes

    • C. 

      After every cycle of 30 compressions

    • D. 

      After each pulse check

  • 10. 
    Pulse checks on infants are performed by palpating which artery? (page 35)
    • A. 

      Femoral

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Carotid

    • D. 

      Brachial

  • 11. 
    Adult sized AED pads can be used on an infant if no pediatric pads or a pediatric capable AED is available. (page 41)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the correct course of action for a responsive person with a mild foreign body airway obstruction who is able to cough? (page 51)
    • A. 

      Smack them on the back

    • B. 

      Perform abdominal thrusts

    • C. 

      Monitor their condition

    • D. 

      Do chest compressions

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the correct technique for chest compressions during two rescuer infant BLS? (page 37)
    • A. 

      Use two thumbs

    • B. 

      Use two hands

    • C. 

      Use two fingers

    • D. 

      Compress two inches

  • 14. 
    Ventilations during two rescuer BLS are best performed using which technique/device? (page 16)
    • A. 

      Pocket mask

    • B. 

      Bag valve mask

    • C. 

      Mouth to mouth

    • D. 

      Mouth to mask

  • 15. 
    What is the compression to ventilation ratio for two rescuer child and infant CPR? (page 31 &37)
    • A. 

      30:2

    • B. 

      15:2

    • C. 

      5:1

    • D. 

      3:1

  • 16. 
    Whenever possible, interruptions in chest compressions should be limited to how many seconds? (page 2)
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

  • 17. 
    What is the appropriate depth of compressions for adults and children? (page 4)
    • A. 

      Approximately two inches

    • B. 

      At least one and a half inches

    • C. 

      At least two inches

    • D. 

      About one inch

  • 18. 
    If you suspect the victim has a neck or spine injury, you should use which maneuver to open the airway? (page 17)
    • A. 

      Head tilt-chin lift

    • B. 

      Chin to chest

    • C. 

      Jaw thrust

    • D. 

      Neck bend-spine twist

  • 19. 
    If the AED states "No Shock Advised", what is the next most appropriate action? (page 25)
    • A. 

      Begin compressions

    • B. 

      Give two breaths

    • C. 

      Reanalyze the rhythm

    • D. 

      Remove and reposition AED pads

  • 20. 
    Regardless of the ventilation method/device used, what is the expected outcome when delivering rescue breaths? (page 14)
    • A. 

      Maximum tidal volume

    • B. 

      Hyperinflation of the chest

    • C. 

      Visible chest rise

    • D. 

      Distention of the adbomen

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