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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Public Safety Questions

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Grade 9 Public Health
This is a disease outbreak in which the infectious disease is occurring within a community, but increases in the number affected and extends outward to other parts of community.
  1. Pandemic
  2. Endemic
  3. Epidemic
  4. Peridemic
Grade 9 Public Health
This is a disease outbreak which spreads beyond a region and into other countries and continents worldwide.
  1. Epidemic
  2. Endemic
  3. Pandemic
  4. Outbreak
Grade 9 Public Health
Vaccinations can                 diseases in humans.
  1. cure
  2. cause
  3. prevent
  4. increase
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
Under "Good Samaritan" laws, this law protects the first responder from what
  1. duty to act
  2. being sued by the patient
  3. treated under implied consent
Grade 9 Public Health
The practice of protecting and improving the health of people in a community.
  1. wellness
  2. public health
  3. advocate
  4. health literacy
Grade 9 Public Health
Which of the following is NOT a common cause of death for your age group?
  1. heart disease
  2. motor vehicle accidents
  3. suicide
  4. homicide
Grade 9 Public Health
Recently many parents have decided not to vaccinate their children with common childhood vaccines. Because of this decision, health officials expect to see a(n)
  1. increase in the occurrence of infectious diseases in children.
  2. decrease in the occurrence of infectious diseases in children.
  3. increase in the occurrence of autism in children.
  4. decrease in the occurrence of autism in children.
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
permission to provide medical care
  1. duty to act
  2. scope of practice
  3. consent
  4. duties
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
A competent adult is one who is?
  1. any person over the age of 18 or 21
  2. Lucid and able to make an informed decision
  3. married , a parent, or a memeber of the armed forces
  4. seriously ill or injuried, whick could affect judgement
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
If        neck        or         spine         injury is suspected, the victim should not be moved unless necessary.
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
Whose responsibility is it to make sure the patient understands the first responder's plan for emergency care, including the risks?
  1. first responder
  2. patient's lawyer
  3. patient's doctor
  4. EMS medical director
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
Mentally competent adults of legal age who accept care from an EMS crew are said to give:
  1. guardian consent
  2. implied consent
  3. partial consent
  4. expressed consent
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
In general,                        includes the patients' history, condition, and emergency care .
  1. assault and battery
  2. confidential information
  3. the public right to know
  4. preservation of evidence
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
If a first responder's care deviates from the accepted standard of care and results in further injury to the patient, the first responder may be found guilty of:
  1. assault
  2. battery
  3. negligence
  4. abandonment
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
EMS work under standing orders. They are an example of:
  1. online medical control
  2. off medical control
  3. doctor
  4. protocols
Grade 9 Public Health
Identify which of the following areas addresses community health through governmental decisions.
  1. public policy
  2. medical advances
  3. technology
  4. education
Grade 9 Public Health
Identify the way in which society teaches others to live healthy lives.
  1. medical advances
  2. education
  3. technology
  4. public policy
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
The patient must be                     and the consent must be                     in order for consent to be valid.
  1. alert, understood
  2. informed , written
  3. competent , informed
  4. persuaded, expressed
Grade 9 Emergency Medical Services
Emergency care that deviates from accepted standard of care and results in further injury to the patient.
  1. scope of act
  2. negligence
  3. abandonment
  4. refusal
Grade 9 Public Health
One way bacteria can be spread is                           not washing hands, etc.                          
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