Respiratory System Test Quiz!

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Respiratory System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What role does the respiratory therapist have in keeping our patients safe? 
    • A. 

      Assisting with hourly rounding

    • B. 

      Assure bed alarms are on, especially at night

    • C. 

      Assuring the call light, remote, and phone are accessible to the patient before leaving the room.

    • D. 

      Ask the patient if there is anything you can do before you leave.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How do RT's assure proper cleaning of the ventilators? 
    • A. 

      By following established disinfecting procedures that include following the instructions on the disinfectant.

    • B. 

      Ventilators are technically "clean" items, so as long as the dirty circuit is removed prior to bringing it out of the patient room, it is considered clean and ready to be placed on another patient.

    • C. 

      Dispatch Wipes.

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 3. 
    Some patient safety initiatives that we have in place include: 
    • A. 

      Leaving respiratory medications at the desk in the RT cubby area so they are visible when needed

    • B. 

      Unit huddles and bedside report.

    • C. 

      Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiatives, such as the ventilator bundle

    • D. 

      Seeking input from patients and families

    • E. 

      B and C

    • F. 

      B,C,D

  • 4. 
    How are respiratory patients involved in their care? 
    • A. 

      Goal Planning

    • B. 

      Daily activities such as weaning trials, ambulation, PMV trials, etc.

    • C. 

      Take 5: We encourage patient questions.

    • D. 

      AIDET

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    CCH uses the Ventilator Bundle suggested by IHI. which includes which of the following? 
    • A. 

      HOB 30 degrees or greater

    • B. 

      Sedation Vacations

    • C. 

      PUD prophylaxis

    • D. 

      DVT prophylaxis

    • E. 

      Daily oral care with chlorhexidine

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A and E only

  • 6. 
    A MET team is established at St. Luke's and is available to CCH whenever a caregiver is uncomfortable with the patient's condition or the patient is deteriorating. Calls can be initiated by: 
    • A. 

      The Charge RN

    • B. 

      The housekeeper

    • C. 

      The patient care nurse

    • D. 

      The RT after consult with RN

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      ABCD

    • G. 

      ACD

  • 7. 
    Interim Safety Life Measures (ILSM) are put into place when CCH or an adjacent area is under construction or the fire safety system is not operational. ILSM's are a group of strategies used to provide equivalent safeguards for any life (fire) safety deficiency or construction hazard. Which of the following is part of an ILSM?
    • A. 

      Staff awareness of the procedure to call a code RED

    • B. 

      Rules are in place to reduce the rise and spread of fire

    • C. 

      Staff awareness of any alternate exits as appropriate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What do we do when a patient brings in his or her home BiPAP or CPAP? 
    • A. 

      Verify orders

    • B. 

      Use whatever settings they have regardless of orders because it is what they used at home

    • C. 

      Call the biomed department to look over the machine.

    • D. 

      A and C only

  • 9. 
    To verify that all RT associates can use the SDS online, please find any chemical used in our area. Print off the SDS sheet from online and return it to Cindi. 
    • A. 

      I did this.

    • B. 

      I need help!

    • C. 

      JUST CLICK THIS ONE :)

    • D. 

      Option4