What's Your Aed IQ?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "AED" stand for?
    • A. 

      Automated Electrical Defibrillator

    • B. 

      Analyzing External Defibrillator

    • C. 

      Automated External Defibrillator

    • D. 

      Automatic Electrical Defibrillator

  • 2. 
    For every minute of delay in delivering the shock, survival rates for Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) victims decrease by _____ percent.
    • A. 

      1 to 3

    • B. 

      4 to 6

    • C. 

      7 to 10

    • D. 

      11 - 15

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following rhythms is NOT a shockable rhythm?
    • A. 

      Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)

    • B. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

  • 4. 
    An AED can be used on a child who is at least 1 year old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If an AED gives a "NO SHOCK ADVISED" message, the next step is:
    • A. 

      Power off the AED

    • B. 

      Place patient in the recovery position

    • C. 

      Wait for ambulance to arrive before touching the patient again

    • D. 

      Follow the audio instructions on the AED

  • 6. 
    After successfully resuscitating a patient, DO NOT:
    • A. 

      Continually monitor your patient

    • B. 

      Power off the AED

    • C. 

      Ensure the patient is breathing effectively

    • D. 

      Update emergency medical services (911)

  • 7. 
    An AED should not be used on a patient with a pacemaker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An AED can be used on pregnant women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If the patient shows signs of life (breathing, coughing, movement) at any time during a cardiac arrest event, the rescuer should:
    • A. 

      Power off the AED

    • B. 

      Obtain the patients medical history

    • C. 

      Start CPR

    • D. 

      Ensure everyone is "all clear" and press shock

    • E. 

      Re-assess the patients ABCs

  • 10. 
    An AED is safe to operate on a wet surface such as a pool deck or rain soaked surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False