You're A Nurse, You Should Know - Part 1

37 Questions | Total Attempts: 311

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Nurse Quizzes & Trivia

First aid may mean the difference between life and death, between rapid recovery and long hospitalization, between temporary disability and permanent injury. First aid is not just for other people- it can be for yourself as well.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Did this on-line continuing education presentation contain valuable information? (Y/N)
  • 2. 
    Was this online continuing education presentation easily accessible? (Y/N)
  • 3. 
    Do you believe that you will be able to retain the information presented? (Y/N)
  • 4. 
    Name 2 concepts that you learned from this online continuing education presentation:
  • 5. 
    Review the study guide and complete your quiz for 5 FREE CEs!
  • 6. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for a victim that has signs and symptoms of shock?
    • A. 

      Give the victim something to drink.

    • B. 

      A shock victim with breathing difficulty or chest injury should be placed on his or her back with the legs raised.

    • C. 

      Most severely injured victims should have their legs raised and placing blankets under and over the victim to prevent heat loss.

    • D. 

      Place a shock victim with suspected neck injury on his or her side for body heat.

  • 7. 
    A victim that has experienced hypothermia from outdoor cold exposure requires rewarming from which of the following:
    • A. 

      Adding blankets around and under the victim

    • B. 

      Applying chemical heat packs or using a rescuer’s body heat.

  • 8. 
    A victim that has experienced hyperthermia from outdoor heat exposure requires which of the following for cooling:
    • A. 

      Administering salt tablets

    • B. 

      Applying rubbing alcohol to the victim’s skin

    • C. 

      Moving victim out of the heat to a cool place

    • D. 

      Appling ice packs to the neck, armpits, and groin

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the most severe hyperthermic condition and requires immediate medical attention?
    • A. 

      Heat cramps

    • B. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • C. 

      Heat stroke

  • 10. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for a victim that is bleeding?
    • A. 

      Direct pressure and elevation and if pressure and elevation fails to control the bleeding, the next step would be to apply a tourniquet. B. Elevate the legs.

    • B. 

      Elevating the arm or leg alone will not control bleeding and must be used in combination with direct pressure over the wound.

    • C. 

      Remove and replace blood-soaked dressings

  • 11. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for a victim that has signs and symptoms of shock?
    • A. 

      Give the victim something to drink.

    • B. 

      A shock victim with breathing difficulty or chest injury should be placed on his or her back with the legs raised.

    • C. 

      Most severely injured victims should have their legs raised and placing blankets under and over the victim to prevent heat loss.

    • D. 

      Place a shock victim with suspected neck injury on his or her side for body heat.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following describes anaphylaxis?
    • A. 

      Anaphylaxis is another form of fainting

    • B. 

      Anaphylaxis can kill

  • 13. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for the thermal (heat) burn?
    • A. 

      Butter can be effective on first- and second-degree burns.

    • B. 

      Relieve pain and tissue damage from a burn by holding the part in a sink filled with running water and later applying a layer of antibiotic ointment or aloe vera gel on the burned area.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for the chemical burn?
    • A. 

      When washing chemicals off the body, flush with water for at least five minutes.

    • B. 

      Brush dry powder chemicals from the skin before flushing unless large amounts of water are immediately available.

    • C. 

      When washing chemicals off the body, use high pressure water.

  • 15. 
    Which intervention would you provide for the victim that has been electrocuted?
    • A. 

      If a victim is in contact with an outdoor electrical wire, try to move it with a wooden pole or handle.

    • B. 

      For a victim who is inside a building, turn off the electricity at the fuse box, circuit-breaker, outside switch box, or unplug the appliance.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements are true for the care of a suspected head injury?
    • A. 

      Victims of head injuries should be suspected to have a spinal injury and neck immobilization should be provided.

    • B. 

      Remove any embedded objects from a head wound and cover with a sterile dressing.

    • C. 

      Bleeding from the ears or nose is an indication cerebral spinal fluid leakage

  • 17. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide to someone with an eye injury?
    • A. 

      After a blow to an eye, apply a cold pack for about 15 minutes

    • B. 

      Cover only the affected eye

    • C. 

      Do not remove any objects from the eyeball’s surface.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide to someone with a knocked-out tooth?
    • A. 

      Preserve a knocked-out tooth in mouthwash or rubbing alcohol

    • B. 

      Scrub a knocked-out tooth before taking the victim to the dentist

    • C. 

      Sometimes a knock-out tooth should be reinserted.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following interventions would you provide for a victim with spinal injury?
    • A. 

      Move the victim, even if the victim is in water.

    • B. 

      If he is breathing and has a pulse place him in the recovery position.

    • C. 

      Victims of suspected spinal injury require cervical collars provided by EMS or manual immobilization

  • 20. 
    Induce vomiting with ipecac syrup only if so advised by a poison control center or doctor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Place a swallowed poison victim on his or her left side to delay the poison reaching the small intestine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Do not let an intoxicated person sleep on his or her back.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    In an intoxicated or drugged person becomes violent, leave the scene and let law enforcement officers handle the situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Seek medical attention for all carbon monoxide victims.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Calamine lotion can help to relieve itching caused by poison ivy, oak, or sumac.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top