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  1. Which of the following is NOT an expected role of a respiratory therapist?

    promoting lung health and wellness
    providing patient education
    assessing the patient's cardiopulmonary health status
    selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
    selling oxygen therapy devices to patients
  2. Where are the majority of respiratory therapists employed?

    skilled nursing facilities
    diagnostic laboratories
    hospitals or acute care settings
    outpatient physician offices
    hospitals or acute care settings
  3. Who is considered to be the "father of medicine"?

    Hippocrates
    Galen
    Erasistratus
    Aristotle
    Hippocrates
  4. In 1662, a chemist published a book that described the relationship between gas, volume, and pressure. What was the chemist's name?

    Sir Isaac Newton
    Robert Boyle
    Anthony van Leeuwenhoek
    Nicolaus Copernicus
    Robert Boyle
  5. Who discovered oxygen in 1774 and described it as "dephlogisticated air"?

    Robert Boyle
    Jacque Charles
    Thomas Beddoes
    Joseph Priestley
    Joseph Priestley
  6. Who is credited with first describing the law of partial pressures for a gas mixture?
    John Dalton
    Joseph Prestley
    Jacque Charles
    Thomas Young
    John Dalton
  7. Who was the first scientist in 1865 to suggest that many diseases were caused by microorganisms?

    Thomas Young
    Louis Pasteur
    Henry Graham
    Robert Koch
    Louis Pasteur
  8. Who discovered the x-ray and opened the door for the modern field of radiology?

    John Dalton
    William Smith
    William Roentgen
    Thomas Young
    William Roentgen
  9. What was the primary duty of the first inhalation therapists?

    provide airway care
    support oxygen therapy
    aerosol therapy to patients
    maintain patients on mechanical ventilation
    support oxygen therapy
  10. When did the designation "respiratory therapist" become standard?

    1954
    1964
    1974
    1984
    1974
  11. Who was the first to develop the large-scale production of oxygen in 1907?
    Robert Dalton
    David Boyle
    Thomas Anderson
    Karl von Linde
    Karl von Linde
  12. When was the first Ventimask introduced that allows the precise delivery of 24%, 28%, 35%, and 40% oxygen?

    1945
    1954
    1960
    1972
    1960
  13. When were aerosolized glucocorticoids for the maintenance of patients with moderate to severe asthma first introduced?

    in the 1950s
    in the 1960s
    in the 1970s
    in the 1980s
    in the 1970s
  14. Which of the following medications has NOT been delivered as an aerosol by a respiratory therapist?

    inotropics
    bronchodilators
    mucolytics
    antibiotics
    inotropics
  15. Which two names are linked with the development of the iron lung, which was extensively used to treat the polio epidemic in the 1950s?

    Allison and Smyth
    Drinker and Emerson
    Drager and Bennett
    Byrd and Tyler
    Drinker and Emerson
  16. Which of the following was one of the first positive-pressure ventilators developed?

    MA-1
    Bird Mark 7
    Drèger Pulmotor
    Engstrom
    Drèger Pulmotor
  17. When was positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) first introduced to treat patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome?

    1935
    1946
    1958
    1967
    1967
  18. When was synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) first introduced?

    1975
    1985
    1995
    2005
    1975
  19. Who introduced the first laryngoscope in 1913?

    Thomas Allen
    Chevalier Jackson
    Jack Emerson
    Forrest Bird
    Chevalier Jackson
  20. Who introduced the use of soft rubber endotracheal tubes around 1930?

    Davidson
    MaGill
    Haight
    Murphy
    MaGill
  21. In 1846, who developed a water seal spirometer, which allowed accurate measurement of the patient's vital capacity?

    Hutchinson
    Strohl
    Tiffeneau
    Davis
    Hutchinson
  22. What was the name of the first professional organization for the field of respiratory care?

    American Association for Inhalation Therapy
    National Organization for Inhalation Therapy
    Inhalation Therapy Association
    Better Breathers Organization
    Inhalation Therapy Association
  23. In what year did the respiratory care professional organization Inhalational Therapy Association (ITA) change its name to American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)?

    1954
    1966
    1975
    1982
    1954
  24. What organization has developed an examination to enable respiratory therapists to become licensed?
    American Respiratory Care Board
    National Board for Respiratory Care
    American Association for Respiratory Care
    National Organization for Respiratory Therapist
    American Association for Respiratory Care
  25. Today, respiratory care educational programs in the United States are accredited by what organization?

    National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
    Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education (JRCRTE)
    Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  26. The majority of respiratory care education programs in the United States offer what degree?

    associate's degree
    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
    none of the above
    associate's degree
  27. Which of the following is NOT predicted to be a growing trend in respiratory care for the future?

    greater use of respiratory therapy protocols
    increased need for patient assessment skills
    increased involvement in smoking cessation programs
    increased use of intravascular lines for patient monitoring
    increased use of intravascular lines for patient monitoring
  28. How is the education of respiratory therapists expected to change over the next decade?

    stay about the same
    decrease
    increase
    unknown
    increase
  29. Quality in the practice of respiratory care encompasses which of the following?

    personnel performing care
    equipment used
    method or manner in which care is provided
    level of experience of respiratory care providers
    all of the above
    all of the above
  30. Who is professionally responsible for the clinical function of the respiratory care department?

    shift supervisor
    department head
    medical director
    clinical superviso
    rsenior pulmonologist
    medical director
  31. What is the most essential aspect of providing quality respiratory care?
    Care being provided is indicated.
    Care is delivered competently and appropriately.
    Patient is appropriately evaluated by physician before care is initiated.
    A and B.
    A, B, and C.
    A, B, and C.

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