Emergency Medical Dispatch Protocol Quiz

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Emergency Medical Dispatch Protocol Quiz

Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) refers to a system that enhances services provided by Public Safety Answering Point (emergency) call takers, such as municipal emergency services dispatchers. Everybody should know about EMD. Take this quiz and know more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A caller reports that her 86 year old Father has a sudden onset headache and slurred speach, choose the most correct chief complaint type.
    • A. 

      18 Headache

    • B. 

      26 Sick Person

    • C. 

      28 Stroke

    • D. 

      32 Unknown

  • 2. 
    A 52 year old male reports that he fell 2 weeks ago and has been having back pain for the last 2 hours, choose the most correct chief complaint type.
    • A. 

      17 Falls

    • B. 

      5 Back Pain

    • C. 

      30 Traumatic Injuries

    • D. 

      10 Chest Pain

  • 3. 
    A caller reports his 35 year old wife just had a seizure and is unconscious, choose the most correct chief complaint type.
    • A. 

      9 Cardiac

    • B. 

      31 Unconscious/Fainting

    • C. 

      12 Convulsions/Seizures

    • D. 

      26 Sick Person

  • 4. 
    A 52 yr male calls and reports that he is having a hard time breathing and has been vomiting , choose the most correct chief complaint type.
    • A. 

      26 Sick Person

    • B. 

      32 Unknown Problem

    • C. 

      11 Choking

    • D. 

      6 Breathing Problems

  • 5. 
    A caller reports that his 84 yr old mother is vomiting blood for the past 30 minutes, choose the most correct chief compaint.
    • A. 

      21 Hemorrhage/Lacerations

    • B. 

      13 Diabetic Problems

    • C. 

      26 Sick Person

    • D. 

      28 Stroke

  • 6. 
    A 34 yr old female calls and reports that she is having pain in her stomach and has a fever, choose the most correct chief complaint.
    • A. 

      26 Sick Person

    • B. 

      1 Abdominal Pain

    • C. 

      24 Pregnancy/Childbirth

    • D. 

      32 Unknown Problem

  • 7. 
    A caller reports that he found his neighbor passed out and breathing, choose the most correct chief complaint.
    • A. 

      31 Unconscious/Fainting

    • B. 

      9 Cardiac or Respiratory Arrest

    • C. 

      13 Diabetic Problems

    • D. 

      12 Convulsions/Seizure

  • 8. 
    A passerby reports a male passed out on the side of the road, the caller is not able to provide any more information, choose the most correct chief complaint.
    • A. 

      9 Cardiac or Respiratory Arrest

    • B. 

      31 Unconscious/Fainting

    • C. 

      32 Unknown Problem

    • D. 

      17 Falls

  • 9. 
    A medical alarm company called reporting that a client pressed their medical alert button and the client advised them they fell and are injured, choose the most correct chief complaint.
    • A. 

      32 Unknown Problem

    • B. 

      26 Sick Person

    • C. 

      30 Traumatic Injuries

    • D. 

      17 Falls

  • 10. 
    A mother calls and reports that her 2 year old daughter accidentally injested a small amount of bleach and is conscious and breathing, choose the most correct chief complaint.
    • A. 

      23 Overdose/Poisoning

    • B. 

      26 Sick Person

    • C. 

      6 Breathing Problems

    • D. 

      11 Choking

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