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Quiz 1.1 - Intro to Advanced pre-hospital care, safety & wellness, med legal, ethics, public health, communications
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  1. "Case" law and "judge-made" law are other names for _____ law.

    A. constitutional
    B. legislative
    C. administrative
    D. common
    B. legislative
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Components  of a paramedic's education include all of the following, EXCEPT:

    A. refresher courses
    B. continuing education
    C. initial education
    D. disciplinary action
    D. disciplinary action
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Standard precautions are utilized on the assumption that:

    A. patients who look healthy are not contagious
    B. paramedics are mainly threatened by airborne pathogens
    C. the blood and body fluids of all patients are potentially infectious
    D. hemorrhage is likely in most patients who call EMS
    C. the blood and body fluids of all patients are potentially infectious
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The acronym ANOVA stands for:

    A. An over-variable analog
    B. A novel analysis
    C. Analysis of variance
    D. Abstract null overaction
    C. Analysis of variance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The duties and skills paramedics are allowed and expected to perform while carrying out their jobs are called the:

    A. Scope of practice
    B. National Standard Curriculum
    C. Standing orders
    D. Treatment guidelines
    A. Scope of practice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. When students are working with patients under a preceptor in an EMS system, at what point should the preceptor inform the patients that their care, or part of it, is being performed by a student?

    A. The patient should be informed after the procedure but only if there are no complications from the procedure
    B. The patient should be informed before procedures are performed, and the student should be allowed to proceed only with the patient's consent
    C. This information should not be revealed to the patient
    D. The patient should be informed if he asks what the caregiver's qualifications are
    B. The patient should be informed before procedures are performed, and the student should be allowed to proceed only with the patient's consent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The transfer of care to the receiving facility staff should always include:

    A. Having the nurse sign the pre-hospital chart
    B. Having the physician examine the report
    C. Giving a formal verbal briefing
    D. Immediately notifying the dispatcher that the unit is back in service
    C. Giving a formal verbal briefing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. To minimize the stress of shift work, on their days off paramedics should sleep:

    A. at night regardless of when they sleep on workdays
    B. at least 12 hours to catch up on lost sleep
    C. at the times they sleep on workdays
    D. after a heavy meal or strenuous exercise
    C. at the times they sleep on workdays
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The principle of law that prohibits the release of medical or other personal information about a patient without the patient's permission is known as:

    A. Privilege
    B. Primum non nocere
    C. Privacy
    D. Confidentiality
    D. Confidentiality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following certification levels is currently NOT recognized by the National EMS Scope of Practice model?

    A. Paramedic
    B. Emergency Medical Technician
    C. Emergency Medical Responder
    D. Critical Care Paramedic
    D. Critical Care Paramedic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Medical audits, research, and policy changes can improve patient care through information collected from:

    A. disciplinary action records
    B. crew activity logs
    C. pre-hospital care reports
    D. vehicle maintenance logs
    C. pre-hospital care reports
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. All of the following are matters of civil law, EXCEPT:

    A. Marriage
    B. Homicide
    C. Malpractice
    D. Negligence
    B. Homicide
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. A specific question that a research study sets out to answer is called the:

    A. Hypothesis
    B. Metaanalysis
    C. Experiment
    D. Odds ratio
    A. Hypothesis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. In a lawsuit in which a paramedic has been charged with negligence, the paramedic is called the:

    A. magistrate
    B. defendant
    C. suspect
    D. plaintiff
    B. defendant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. _____ often occurs in patients who have used CNS depressants and results from the patient being in a physical position that interferes with his airway or with ventilation.

    A. Defamation
    B. Excited delirium
    C. Restraint asphyxia
    D. Res ipsa loquitur
    C. Restraint asphyxia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Which of the following choices best explains the difference between an EMT-Intermediate and an EMT-Paramedic?

    A. Scope of practice
    B. Scope of knowledge
    C. The legal requirement for medical direction
    D. Licensure versus certification
    A. Scope of practice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of physical fitness?

    A. enhanced quality of life
    B. maintenance of motor skills
    C. increased irritability
    D. improved self-image
    C. increased irritablity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. The emergency medical dispatcher has just finished interrogating a called.  The next step would be for the dispatcher to:

    A. contact the patient's physician to determine the legitimacy of the call
    B. send a first responder engine company and paramedics
    C. call the patient's insurance company for preapproval
    D. follow established guidelines to determine the appropriate level of response
    D. follow established guidelines to determine the appropriate level of response
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. When comparing and contrasting between a retrospective and prospective study, which of the following is a TRUE statement?

    A. There is more chance for the introduction of bias in the data gathering for prospective studies
    B. Retrospective studies use a research form or instrument specifically designed for the study
    C. Prospective studies are generally less expensive than retrospective methodologies
    D. Prospective studies have greater validity than retrospective studies
    D. Prospective studies have greater validity than retrospective studies
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. The National EMS Education Instructional Guidelines are divided into three domains of learning.  The affective domain refers to which of the following:

    A. Physical skills used for patient care
    B. Critical thinking and decision making
    C. Attitudes, values, and emotions
    D. Recall of basic facts and information
    C. Attitudes, values, and emotions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. As part of a healthy diet to control weight, you should:

    A. eat one "fast food" meal a day
    B. cut back on fluids
    C. reduce by half the serving size on a food label
    D. eat low calorie snacks
    D. eat low calorie snacks
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. Which of the following can increase the risk of back injury?

    a. smoking
    b. weak abdominal muscles
    c. poor nutrition
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  23. The prehospital care report is all of the following, EXCEPT a(n):

    A. legal record of the incident
    B. indicator of professionalism
    C. part of the patient's permanent medical record
    D. public record
    D. public record
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. When analyzing an ethical problem, the method in which you ask yourself whether you can vindicate your actions to others is known as the:

    A. universalizability test
    B. rationalization test
    C. impartiality test
    D. interpersonal justifiability test
    D. interpersonal justifiability test
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. A(n) _____ system uses a computer to route transmissions to the first available frequency.

    A. encrypted
    B. trunked
    C. repeater
    D. digital
    B. trunked
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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