HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Quiz: Test!

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HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your responsibility as a first aider requires you to:
    • A. 

      Always be aware of casualty’s feelings and feelings of any bystanders or family members

    • B. 

      Assess for dangers, hazards and perform your duty of care

    • C. 

      Do not make assumptions – ask questions if you are not sure of anything

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A co-worker collapses unconscious in front of you. After assessing for Dangers, and checking for a Response and Sending for Help - your next action would be to:
    • A. 

      Check the patient’s airway, look for regular movement of chest, listen for normal breath sounds, feel for regular, rhythmic movement of chest or upper abdomen.

    • B. 

      Check for a pulse and see if the patient is breathing. blood loss and slow shock

    • C. 

      Commence Expired Air Resuscitation.

    • D. 

      Place Defibrillator pads on the patient’s chest ready to go.

  • 3. 
    When performing Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation by yourself on an adult, the correct ratio of compressions to breaths is:
    • A. 

      20 Compressions and 5 Breaths.

    • B. 

      30 Compressions and 2 Breaths.

    • C. 

      15 Compressions and 5 Breaths.

    • D. 

      25 Compressions and 2 Breaths.

  • 4. 
    When performing Compression only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation on an adult the correct rate of compressions is:
    • A. 

      85 Compressions per minute.

    • B. 

      100 Compressions per minute.

    • C. 

      160 Compressions every 2 minutes.

    • D. 

      30 Compressions per minute

  • 5. 
    The provision of CPR should continue until:
    • A. 

      The spontaneous return of normal breathing

    • B. 

      A health professional or trained help arrives

    • C. 

      Physically impossible to continue

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    When performing CPR the correct position of the first aider’s hands should be:
    • A. 

      Place the heel of one hand on the lower third of the chest (below the sternum), and place the heel of the other hand on top of the first.

    • B. 

      Place the heel of one hand on the middle of the chest (lower sternum, between the nipples) and place the other hand of top of the first.

    • C. 

      Place one hand flat across the chest to cover as much of the sternum and place the other hand directly on top, ensuring your fingers engage with the casualty’s chest.

  • 7. 
    A lady has fallen from a ladder and landed heavily on her back. On assessment you find no dangers present and she is unconscious. You have sent for help, cleared her airway and noticed that she is breathing normally. What position would you place her in?
    • A. 

      Keep her very still and check that her airway is clear.

    • B. 

      Place the lady on her back and support the jaw open in an open position.

    • C. 

      Place the lady in the recovery position to maintain a clear airway and monitor her breathing until help arrives.

    • D. 

      Keep her very still and check for any broken bones and foreign objects she might have fallen on.

  • 8. 
    The main indicator for commencing CPR would be:
    • A. 

      A choking patient that is able to talk

    • B. 

      A patient that is unconscious and breathing

    • C. 

      Absence of normal breathing, unresponsive, not moving, no signs of life.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The correct first aid management of an unconscious patient who is breathing but lying on their back is to place them into recovery position and open their airway, as this prevents the tongue from blocking the airway and prevents any potential harm from regurgitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When would you use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?
    • A. 

      When the patient is choking

    • B. 

      Collapsed, unresponsive, not breathing normally or effectively, CPR is in progress

    • C. 

      Unconscious, breathing patient

    • D. 

      With every casualty

  • 11. 
    Which statements are correct in relation to the use of an AED?
    • A. 

      Each minute that passes before an AED is used decreases a casualty’s chance of survival.

    • B. 

      Continue CPR until AED advises to stop or “do not touch the patient”

    • C. 

      Resume CPR after shock delivered or if shock not advised by AED

    • D. 

      Monitor casualty for any response or normal breathing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    The steps of Primary Survey are expressed in the Basic Life Support flow chart as:
    • A. 

      DRABCD

    • B. 

      CPR, AED, 000

    • C. 

      DRSABCD

    • D. 

      DRSACDC

  • 13. 
    What is CPR? 
    • A. 

      CPR Compression, Pressure, Rest

    • B. 

      CPR is the process of providing chest compressions combined with rescue breathing to preserve brain

    • C. 

      Combined Pulmonary Reserve = how much air both the lungs hold

    • D. 

      Counselling Post Resuscitation

    • E. 

      Cars Per Region

  • 14. 
    What might you ask a casualty you find lying on the floor? 
    • A. 

      Can you hear me?

    • B. 

      Open your eyes if you can hear me

    • C. 

      What is your name?

    • D. 

      Squeeze my hand and let go if you can hear me.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) also known as Standard precautions, are to prevent exposure to infection and may include:
    • A. 

      Gloves, goggles or a resuscitation device

    • B. 

      Foot, body or head protection

    • C. 

      Remembering to wash hands before and as soon as possible after contact with casualty

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What does the Secondary Survey Include?
    • A. 

      Conduct a careful head-to-toe assessment of casualty (if casualty is conscious explain what you are doing and ask permission)

    • B. 

      Question casualty and any witnesses about history of incident

    • C. 

      Checking, monitoring and recording a casualty’s vital signs such as pulse, breathing, level of consciousness, skin colour and temperature

    • D. 

      If there is more than one casualty care for casualty with most serious injury or illness first

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What is most important to manage in an unconscious person? 
    • A. 

      Bleeding

    • B. 

      Head injury

    • C. 

      Fractures

    • D. 

      Airway

  • 18. 
    An unconscious casualty is unable to cough or swallow to keep their airway clear, their tongue may also block their airway.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The 3 main legal considerations with relation to first aid are:
    • A. 

      Consent, Duty of Care, Negligence

    • B. 

      WH&S, Duty of Care, Volunteers and Recording

    • C. 

      Dangers, Response, Negligence and Safety

  • 20. 
    It is important to maintain confidentiality of any details of a person(s) you have assisted as the first aider. It is also a legal requirement to obtain written consent from the patient before any details may be released. (Note: Special conditions apply if the patient is under 18 years of age)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    There has been an accident in your workplace with four people injured. Which person do you assess first:
    • A. 

      The person complaining of chest pain. Call 000.

    • B. 

      The person yelling in pain. Call 000.

    • C. 

      The person who is on their back and appears unconscious. Call 000.

    • D. 

      The person with a broken leg. Call 000.

  • 22. 
    The pain of Angina is usually relieved by:
    • A. 

      Increasing the amount of exercise the patient is doing.

    • B. 

      Allowing the patient to take aspirin.

    • C. 

      Resting the patient and allowing them to administer their own medication.

    • D. 

      Applying a cold compress to the chest.

  • 23. 
    You are out having a coffee with a friend when they complain of severe pain in the chest. Your friend is pale, sweaty and quite distressed. Which of the following is the most appropriate referral:
    • A. 

      Contact a local doctor for an appointment.

    • B. 

      Phone a taxi to take you both to hospital.

    • C. 

      Call the waiter over and order a strong short black for your friend.

    • D. 

      Arrange for an ambulance to attend ASAP.

  • 24. 
    A heart attack occurs when which of the following occurs:
    • A. 

      Because the patient did not take an aspirin a day.

    • B. 

      When an area of the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen and dies.

    • C. 

      When the heart stops beating.

    • D. 

      When the blood becomes too thick from drinking short black coffee, to move through the blood vessels.

  • 25. 
    You suspect a person has had a heart attack. Whilst waiting for an ambulance the person collapses and becomes unconscious. You should immediately:
    • A. 

      Undertake a Secondary Survey.

    • B. 

      Follow the principles of the ‘DRSABCD’.

    • C. 

      Complete a Vital Signs Survey.

    • D. 

      Try to give the person fluids to drink.