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Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
You should remove the first dressing from an actively bleeding wound when it becomes saturated with blood.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Chemical burns should be flushed with copious amounts of water.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
CPR should be administered at at least 100 compressions a minute.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
All thermal burns should be covered with a dry, sterile dressing.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
An 88yo male with history of CHF presents with shortness of breath on exertion and pedal edema. His lungs auscultate bilateral Rales. You place the pt on CPAP and place an IV. His initial blood pressure is 189/102. You administer NTG 0.4mg SL and elect to administer a bolus dose of Lasix. The correct dose of Lasix for this patient would be               .
  1. 10mg
  2. 20mg
  3. 30mg
  4. 40mg
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
A victim is exhibiting blue lips, uncontrollable shivering, a weak pulse, and confusion. What might they be experienceing ?
  1. Shock
  2. Hypothermia
  3. External Bleeding
  4. Sprained Ankle
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Pulse rate is the number of time a heart beats in 1 minute. A normal adult pulse rate is:
  1. 40-50 beats per min
  2. 60-100 beats per min
  3. 75-110 beats per min
  4. over a 100 beats per min
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Body Substance Isolation is necessary in any situation where body fluids are present.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Under which one of the following standing orders may Solu-Medrol be given without first contacting medical command?
  1. Allergic Reaction
  2. COPD
  3. Asthma/Reactive Airway Disease
  4. None of the above
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
When a victim is partially obstructed, you should:
  1. Encourage them to continue coughing
  2. Give them back blows and abdominal thrusts
  3. Go call 911
  4. Get them to stop coughing
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
A 1 year old patient presents to EMS with a three day history of diarrhea. The patent appears weak and lethargic. You are unable to establish IV access. The next step would be to establish               access and administer               NSS.
  1. IO, 20ml/kg
  2. IO, 2ml/kg
  3. EJ, 20ml/min
  4. IO, 200cc
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Your patient is a 4 year old female with a barking cough for the past two days. Enroute to the hospital, you elect to administer the patient a medication. The correct initial medication to administer to this patient would be               .
  1. Epi 1:1000
  2. Epi 1:10000
  3. Normal Saline
  4. Albuerol
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
When a spinal injury is suspected a back board is NOT needed because the basket immobilizes the spine enough already.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
What is the ratio for chest compression to breaths during CPR?
  1. 15 compressions, 1 breath
  2. 30 compressions, 1 breath
  3. 15 compressions, 2 breaths
  4. 30 compressions, 2 breaths
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
A 69yo female is being treated by you and your partner for suspected SVT. Initially the patient was CAOx3. You administered two doses of Adenosine, 6mg & 12mg. The patient remains in SVT and has now become unresponsive and hypotensive. You elect to use synchronized cardioversion due to the patient current condition. The correct initial dose for synchronized cardioversion is 50J.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
A 6 year old male was at a friends house when he ate a peanut butter cookie. Upon returning home he developed gross urticaria, shortness of breath, and wheezing. His mother calls EMS, and on your arrival you establish IV access and administer oxygen. Your partner administer's Epi 1:1000 0.3mg IM, and asks you which medication he should administer next. The next medication to administer to this patient would be Benadryl 1mg/kg.
  1. True
  2. False
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Prior to contacting medical command, you may give which medication to the Asthmatic/COPD patient under standing orders?
  1. Albuterol
  2. Duo-neb
  3. Solu-medrol
  4. Magnesium Sulfate
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
The total number of intubation attempts by an ALS crew may not exceed               before a backup airway device must be used.
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
What is R.I.C.E the treatment for?
  1. Shock
  2. External Bleeding
  3. Broken Bones
  4. Sprains and Strains
Continuing Education Emergency Medical Services
Adult CPR is for victims                 years of age and older.
  1. 5yrs
  2. 8yrs
  3. 10yrs
  4. 2yrs
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