Paramedic School Drug Quiz

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Paramedic Drug Quizzes & Trivia

Medic School drug Quiz. Up to and inculing Cardiac drugs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book What is the description of Amiodarone/Cordarone?
    • A. 

      Calcium Channel Blocker

    • B. 

      Antidysrhythmic

    • C. 

      Beta Blocker

    • D. 

      Chlorinergic Adrenergic

  • 2. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book What are some of the indications for Amiodarone/Cordarone?
    • A. 

      Shock Resistant V-Fib, Pulseless V-Tach, Stable V-Tach.

    • B. 

      Unstable V-Tach, V-Tach with Pulsess, V-Fib.

    • C. 

      Shockable V-Fib, Pulseless V-tach, Unstable V-Tach.

    • D. 

      Shock Resistant V-Tach, Pulseless V-tach, Unstable V-Tach

  • 3. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the Adult Dosage of Amiodarone/Cordarone for a Stable VT Bolus and Maintenance Doses?
    • A. 

      Bolus: 150 mg in 50 cc over 10 min. (60 gtts/cc at 10 gtts/min). 1 gtts/10 sec. Maintenance: 150 mg in 50 cc over 30 min. (60 gtts/cc at 20 gtts/min).

    • B. 

      Bolus: 150 mg in 50 cc over 10 min. (10 gtts/cc at 60 gtts/min). 1 gtt/sec Maintenance: 150 mg in 50 cc over 10 min. (60 gtts/cc at 20 gtts/min) 1 gtt/3 sec.

    • C. 

      Bolus: 300 mg in 50 cc over 10 min. ( 10 gtts/cc at 60 gtts/min). 1gtts/sec. Maintenance: 150 mg in 50 cc over 10 min. (60 gtts/cc at 20 gtts/min). 1 gtts/3 sec.

    • D. 

      Bolus 300 mg slow IV: Maintenance 150 mg slow IV over 10 minutes

  • 4. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What are some of the indications of ASA/Asprin?
    • A. 

      Unstable Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI.

    • B. 

      Stable Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI

    • C. 

      Unstable Angina, Chronic Coronary Syndrome, Hemorrhagic Stroke.

    • D. 

      Stable Angina, Chronic Coronary Syndrome

  • 5. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. The adult dosage of Asprin is?
    • A. 

      161-324 mg

    • B. 

      81-324 mg

    • C. 

      81-325 mg

    • D. 

      161-325 mg

  • 6. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. what are some Contraindications of Asprin/ASA?
    • A. 

      Asprin allergy, active bleeding ulcer, hemorrhagic stroke, bleeding disorder.

    • B. 

      Asprin allergy, active bleeding, STEMI, bleeding disorder.

    • C. 

      Tachycardia, active bleeding, hemorrhagic stroke, bleeding disorder.

    • D. 

      Hypotension, Asprin allergy, active bleeding ulcer, hemorragic stroke, bleeding disorder.

  • 7. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best description of calcium chloride?
    • A. 

      Natural Catecholamine

    • B. 

      Electrolyte

    • C. 

      Parasympathomimetic

    • D. 

      Sympatholytic

  • 8. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What are some of the indications for Calcium chloride?
    • A. 

      Digitalis toxicity

    • B. 

      Hypokalemia

    • C. 

      Calcium channel blocker toxicity

    • D. 

      AV Blocks

  • 9. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the correct dosage for calcium chloride?
    • A. 

      10-20 mg/kg slow IV

    • B. 

      8-16 mg slow IV

    • C. 

      8-16 mg/kg slow IV

    • D. 

      20 mg/kg slow IV/IM

  • 10. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. It is important to flush IV between administration of calcium Chloride and ________ to avoid precipitation.
    • A. 

      Naloxine

    • B. 

      Dextrose

    • C. 

      Nacl

    • D. 

      Sodium Bicarb

  • 11. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best description for Diltiazem/Cardizem?
    • A. 

      Slow Ca+ channel blocker

    • B. 

      Decreases Inotropic Response

    • C. 

      Decreases Chonotropic Response

    • D. 

      Increases Inotropic response

  • 12. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. which are the BEST indications for Diltiazem/Cardizem?
    • A. 

      2nd or 3rd degree AV block. A-Fib/A-Flutter from Wolf Parkinson Wolfe Syndrome

    • B. 

      A-Fib, A-Flutter, PSVT Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia Short P-R interval syndrome

    • C. 

      A-Fib with PVCs with a ventricular response >150 A-Flutter with a 2:1 conduction with a ventricular response >150 Multifocal atrial tachycardia PSVT

    • D. 

      A-Fib with Ventricular response > 150. A-Flutter with ventricular response >150 Multifocal atrial tachycardias. PSVT

  • 13. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What are the dosages for Diltiazem/Cardizem?
    • A. 

      Bolus .25 mg/kg (15-20 mg) IV over 2 min; repeat in 10 min at .35 mg/kg (20-25 mg) over 2 min.

    • B. 

      Bolus .25 mg IV over 2 min; repeat in 10 min at .35 mg over 2 min.

    • C. 

      Bolus 25 mg IV over 2 min; repeat in 10 min at 35 mg over 2 min.

    • D. 

      Bolus 2.5 mg/kg (15-20 mg) IV over 2 min; repeat in 10 min at 3.5 mg/kg (20-25 mg) over 2 min.

  • 14. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best description for Digoxin/Lanoxin?
    • A. 

      Cardiac glycoside, Antidysrhythmic. Increased Vagel tone, Decreased SA rate, decreased sympathetic tone, decreased AV node conduction velocity

    • B. 

      Elctrolyte, Antidysrhythmic. Decreases vagel tone, decreased SA rate, decreased sympathetic tone, decreased AV node conduction velocity.

    • C. 

      Cardiac glycoside, antidysrhythmic. Decreased vagel tone, decreased SA rate, decreased sympathetic tone, decreased AV node conduction velocity.

    • D. 

      Cardiac glycoside, antidysrythmic. Increased vagal tone, increased SA rate, increased sympathetic tone, increased AV node conduction velocity

  • 15. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best decription for Dobutamine/Dobutrex?
    • A. 

      Sympathomimetic. Stimulates beta 1 adrenergic receptors.

    • B. 

      Sympathomimetic. stimulates beta 1 chlorinergic receptors

    • C. 

      Parasympathomimetic. stimulates alpha 1 adrenergic receptors

    • D. 

      Parasympatholytic. stimulates beta 1 chlorinergic receptors

  • 16. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the dosage for dobutamine/dobutrex?
    • A. 

      2-20 mg/kg IV/IO

    • B. 

      2-20 mg IV/IO

    • C. 

      2-20 mcg IV/IO

    • D. 

      2-20 mcg/kg/min IV/IO

  • 17. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What class of drug is Fentanly/Sublimaze?
    • A. 

      Benzodiazapine

    • B. 

      Opiod analgesic

    • C. 

      Sympatholytic

    • D. 

      Parasympatholytic

  • 18. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What are the inications for fentanyl/sublimaze?
    • A. 

      Pain control, Sedation for RSI

    • B. 

      Pain control, neuromuscular blocker

    • C. 

      Sedation for RSI, neuromuscular blocker

    • D. 

      Sedation for RSI, burn injuries

  • 19. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. what is the dosage for fentanyl/sublimaze?
    • A. 

      1-3 mg IV/IM

    • B. 

      1-3 mg/kg IV/IM

    • C. 

      1-3 mcg IV/IM

    • D. 

      1-3 mcg/kg IV/IM

  • 20. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. what class of drug is Atropine sulfate?
    • A. 

      Parasympathomimetic

    • B. 

      Parasympatholytic

    • C. 

      Sympathomimetic

    • D. 

      Sympatholytic

  • 21. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. what are the indications for Atropine Sulfate?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia sustained above 150. PEA. Asystole. Organophosphate poisoning.

    • B. 

      Pulseless electrical Activity and Asystole.

    • C. 

      Tachycardias, Asystole, PEA sustained above 100, organophosphate poisoning, Pre-RSI for Peds.

    • D. 

      Hemodynacically significant bradycardia. Asystole.bradycardia PEA. Organophosphate Poisoning. Pre-RSI for Peds.

  • 22. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What are the adult dosages for Atrpine Sulfate?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia: 0.5 mg q 3-5 min. PEA or asystole: 1 mg IV/IO q 3-5 min. Anticholinesterase: 1-2 mg IV/IO q 5-15 min.

    • B. 

      Bradycardia: 5 mg q 3-5 min. PEA or asystole: 1 mg IV/IO q 3-5 min. Anticholinesterase: 1-2 mg IV/IO q 5-15 min.

    • C. 

      Bradycardia: 0.5 mg/kg q 3-5 min. PEA or asystole: 1 mg/kg IV/IO q 3-5 min. Anticholinesterase: 1-2 mg/kg IV/IO q 5-15 min.

    • D. 

      Bradycardia: 0.5/kg mg q 3-5 min. PEA or asystole: 1 mg IV/IO q 3-5 min. Anticholinesterase: 1-2 mg IV/IO q 5-15 min.

  • 23. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best description for Dopamine/Intropin?
    • A. 

      Parasympathomimetic. Acts primarily on alpha 1 and beta 1 adrenergic receptors in a dose-dependent fashion.

    • B. 

      Parasympathomimetic. Acts primarily on alpha 2 and beta 2 adrenergic receptors in a dose-dependent fashion.

    • C. 

      Sympathomimetic. Acts primarily on alpha 1 and beta 1 adrenergic receptors in a dose-dependent fashion.

    • D. 

      Sympatholytic. Acts primarily on alpha 2 and beta 2 adrenergic receptors in a dose-dependent fashion.

  • 24. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is the best description for Dopamine/Intropin?
    • A. 

      At Low dose, it acts on dopaminergic receptors causing renal, mesenteric and cerebral vascular dilation. At moderate dose, it stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors causing enhanced myocardial contractility, increased cardiac output and rise in BP. At high dose it has an alpha adrenergic effect producing peripheral arterial and venous constriction.

    • B. 

      At Low dose, it stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors causing enhanced myocardial contractility, increased cardiac output and rise in BP. At moderate dose, it acts on dopaminergic receptors causing renal, mesenteric and cerebral vascular dilation At high dose it has an alpha adrenergic effect producing peripheral arterial and venous constriction.

    • C. 

      At Low dose, it acts on dopaminergic receptors causing renal, mesenteric and cerebral vascular dilation. At moderate dose, it has an alpha adrenergic effect producing a peripheral arterial and venous constriction At high dose it stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors causing enhanced myocardial contractility, increased cardiac output and rise in BP.

    • D. 

      At Low dose, it has an alpha adrenergic effect producing peripheral arterial and venous constriction. At moderate dose, it stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors causing enhanced myocardial contractility, increased cardiac output and rise in BP. At high dose it acts on dopaminergic receptors causing renal, mesenteric and cerebral vascular dilation.

  • 25. 
    According to the Drug Reference Guide Book. What is are the dosages for Dopamine/Intropin?
    • A. 

      Renal: 2-5 mcg/kg/min (flushes liver& Kidneys) Cardiac: 5-10 mcg/kg/min (+inotropic) Vasopressor: 10-20 mcg/kg/min (+chronotrop)

    • B. 

      Cardiac: 2-5 mcg/kg/min (+inotropic) Renal: 5-10 mcg/kg/min (flushes liver & Kidneys) Vasopressor: 10-20 mcg/kg/min (+chonotrop)

    • C. 

      Vasopressor: 2-5 mcg/kg/min (+chonotrop) Cardiac: 5-10 mcg/kg/min (+ inotropic) Renal 10-20 mcg/kg/min (flushes liver & Kidneys)

    • D. 

      Renal: 2-5 mcg/kg/min (flushes liver & Kidneys) Vasopressor: 5-10 mcg/kg/min (+chonotrop) Cardiac: 10-20 mcg/kg/min (+inotropic)