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  1. The direct carry is used to transfer a patient:
    A. from a bed to the ambulance stretcher. 
    B. with a possible cervical spine injury.
    C. with multiple long bone injuries.
    D. who cannot be placed on a backboard.
    A. from a bed to the ambulance stretcher.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. While at the scene of a motor vehicle crash, you determine that there are two critically injured patients and that another ambulance is needed. You attempt to contact the dispatcher with your portable radio but are unsuccessful.  You should:
    A. place both patients in the ambulance and transport at once.
    B. use the mobile radio in the ambulance to contact dispatch. 
    C. reattempt to contact dispatch from an area of higher terrain.
    D. ask a police officer to call dispatch with his portable radio.
    B. use the mobile radio in the ambulance to contact dispatch.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following MOST accurately defines negligence?
    A. deviation from the standard of care that may result in further injury
    B. providing care that is consistent with care provided by other EMTs
    C. transferring patient care to a provider with a lower level of training
    D. transport of a mentally incompetent patient against his or her will
    A. deviation from the standard of care that may result in further injury
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The _________ is both the mechanical weight-bearing base of the spinal column and the fused central posterior section of the pelvic girdle.
    A. coccyx
    B. thorax
    C. sacrum 
    D. ischium
    C. sacrum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. You are caring for a 40-year-old female who was involved in a motor vehicle crash. Her husband, who was driving the vehicle, was killed. When the patient asks you if her husband is all right, you should:
    A. avoid answering her questions and focus on her injuries.
    B. let clergy or hospital staff relay the bad news if possible. 
    C. tell her that he is being resuscitated by other EMTs.
    D. immediately tell her of his death so that she may grieve.
    B. let clergy or hospital staff relay the bad news if possible.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of the following statements regarding a “dedicated line” is MOST correct?
    A. It is an exclusive frequency that is used by EMTs to communicate with each other in the field.
    B. It is a constantly open line of communication that cannot be accessed by outside users.
    C. It is a designated frequency on a portable radio that provides direct access to medical control.
    D. It is a constantly open line of communication that is under exclusive control of a single user.
    B. It is a constantly open line of communication that cannot be accessed by outside users.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. In order for a do not resuscitate (DNR) order to be valid, it must:
    A. be dated within the previous 24 months.
    B. be updated a minimum of every 6 months.
    C. be signed by the local justice of the peace.
    D. clearly state the patient's medical problem.
    D. clearly state the patient's medical problem.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following scenarios MOST accurately depicts informed consent?
    A. An EMT initiates immediate care for an unconscious adult.
    B. A patient advises an EMT of why he or she is refusing care.
    C. A patient is advised by an EMT of the risks of refusing care.
    D. An EMT advises a patient of the risks of receiving treatment. 
    D. An EMT advises a patient of the risks of receiving treatment.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following general statements regarding consent is MOST correct?
    A. A patient can consent to transport but can legally refuse to be treated. 
    B. Patients who are intoxicated are generally allowed to refuse treatment.
    C. All patients older than 18 years can legally refuse treatment or transport.
    D. Expressed consent is valid only if given in writing by a family member.
    A. A patient can consent to transport but can legally refuse to be treated.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. After being dispatched on an emergency call, you should expect the dispatcher to provide you with all of the following information, EXCEPT:
    A. other agencies that are responding to the scene.
    B. the general geographic location of the incident. 
    C. the time at which your unit was dispatched.
    D. the number of patients involved in the incident.
    B. the general geographic location of the incident.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Acting in such a way as to make another person fear immediate bodily harm is called:
    A. negligence.
    B. assault. 
    C. battery.
    D. libel.
    B. assault.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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