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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  What is the main advantage of the E 9-1-1 system?
A: It allows for faster ambulance response times.
B: It automatically displays the caller's address and phone number on the screen.
C: It prompts the dispatcher to initiate pre-arrival instructions.
D: It displays the caller's exact GPS coordinates.

2:  Which communication system would the EMT-I use to simultaneously give a radio report and transmit an electrocardiogram (ECG) to a receiving facility?
A: Simplex
B: Duplex
C: Multiplex
D: Triplex

3:  Pre-arrival instructions provided by the emergency medical dispatcher include all of the following EXCEPT:
A: bleeding control.
B: CPR.
C: emotional support.
D: hospital designation.

4:  When receiving orders from online medical control that seem unclear, inappropriate, or incorrect the EMT-I should:
A: repeat the order back, word for word, and then follow the order.
B: follow the order and question the physician upon arrival at the hospital.
C: follow the order and document your concerns in your patient care report.
D: promptly question the physician's orders to rule out any misunderstanding or miscommunication.

5:  Rapport is best defined as:
A: building a trusting relationship.
B: understanding another's situation, feelings, and motives.
C: acting thoughtfully, deliberately, and analytically.
D: gestures, mannerisms, and postures by which a person communicates.

6:  What does "R" stand for in the acronym CHART?
A: Reassessment
B: Transport
C: Treatment
D: Response

7:  If an EMT-I is unsure how to spell a word it is best to:
A: spell it the best they can.
B: use an abbreviation.
C: look it up.
D: omit it from the narrative.

8:  When writing a narrative for a patient complaining of abdominal pain, you note that their abdomen was soft and non-tender. This is an example of what kind of information?
A: Chief complaint
B: Pertinent negative
C: SAMPLE history
D: General impression

9:  When assessing an elderly patient it is best to keep in mind that older patients are:
A: hard of hearing.
B: senile or confused.
C: visually impaired.
D: able to think clearly.

10:  Which of the following is an example of a subjective statement that could be considered judgmental?
A: "The patient was drunk and obnoxious."
B: "The patient walked with a staggering gait."
C: "The patient used abusive language and spoke with slurred speech."
D: "The patient smelled of beer."

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