1. Attempt on your own.
2. Do not refer any text material for the assessment
3. If you fail on the first attempt, you have second attempt.
4. Failure to pass total of 3rd assessment , will have to retake the whole module.

5 Sample Questions

Intravenous cannulation is best defined as:

  • A. Placing a catheter into an artery to obtain a blood sample
  • B. Any procedure that allows access to the arterial system
  • C. Delivering medications through a stainless steel, sterile needle into a vein
  • D. Placing a catheter into a vein to administer fluids

Which of the following is considered a “large-bore” intravenous catheter?

  • A. 28 to 30 gauge
  • B. 22 to 24 gauge
  • C. 18 to 20 gauge
  • D. 14 to 16 gauge

Indications for establishing an intravenous access site in the prehospital setting include:

  • A. Testing the blood for HIV
  • B. Determining the patient’s blood type
  • C. Determining the exact oxygen content of the patient’s arterial blood
  • D. Administering fluid to a patient who is dehydrated

Because of a fractured pelvis, your patient has lost approximately 2 liters of circulating blood volume. What amount of lactated Ringer’s solution would you need to administer intravenously to replace this amount of blood loss?

  • A. 8 liters
  • B. 2 liters
  • C. 6 liters
  • D. 3 liters

Another term for intravenous colloid solutions is:

  • A. Crystalloid fluid
  • B. Volume expanders
  • C. Retention agents
  • D. Redistributing fluids