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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:  The term that describes blood settling to the lowest point of the body causing discoloration of the skin is:'
A: dependent lividity.
B: morbidity.
C: rigor mortis.
D: definitive death.

2:  The EMT-I will recognize that patients who are critically ill or dying might express their concerns about survival in many ways. All of the following might be noted, EXCEPT:
A: anger and hostility.
B: anxiety.
C: fear.
D: general adaptation response.

3:  A critical incident stress debriefing should occur within how many hours of the precipitating event?
A: 12 - 20 hours
B: 30 - 36 hours
C: 24 - 72 hours
D: Immediately after event

4:  The EMT-I can ensure safety on the scene for bystanders as well as the emergency response personnel by:
A: rocking vehicles to determine if they are stable.
B: parking the ambulance a safe distance from the scene.
C: wearing a seat belt only if you are using the lights and siren.
D: placing warning devices right next to the crash scene.

5:  A microorganism that is capable of causing disease in a host is called:
A: a pathogen.
B: an infection.
C: transmission.
D: communicable disease.

6:  The organization responsible for developing and publishing guidelines to reduce risk in the workplace is:
A: the CDC.
B: the FAA.
C: OSHA.
D: PPE.

7:  The type of exposure or transmission of a disease from one person to another by contact with a contaminated object is:
A: direct contact.
B: indirect contact.
C: universal precautions.
D: a droplet.

8:  One of the most effective ways to control disease transmission is to:
A: wear gowns for each patient contact.
B: wash hands thoroughly with soap and water.
C: always wear gloves when treating a patient.
D: use 409 cleaner to scrub all ambulance surfaces.

9:  Which type of PPE (personal protective equipment) will provide the best protection when you are caring for a patient suspected of having TB?
A: Impervious gown
B: HEPA respirator
C: Full face mask with goggles
D: Negative airflow mask

10:  After bagging all contaminated waste in a biohazard bag, the EMT-I should clean the ambulance surfaces with which solution?
A: Detergent and water
B: An abrasive cleanser followed by a rinse with clear water
C: Bleach and water solution mixed in a 1:10 dilution
D: Any commercial cleaning product

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