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1. Law enforcement officers are generally not immune from liability for the administration of emergency medical care
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
2
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2. The decision to transport an injured or ill person in a patrol unit will depend on _______________.
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• the individual’s status in the community (i.e., mayor).
• the estimated time of arrival of the media.
• department policy/procedure. (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• all of the above.
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3. When providing medical assistance to a person with a bleeding wound, a tourniquet should not be used when direct pressure has failed to control the bleeding.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
4
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4. A person may go into shock for which of the following reasons.
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• Genetics and fright
• Injuries and allergic reactions (Correct Answer)
• Fright and injuries (Your Answer)
• None of the above
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5. When providing medical assistance to a person with an amputated appendage, officers should remember the appendage may be surgically reattached in the case of ___________ amputations.
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• Intabated
• Guillotine (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Crushing
• None of the above
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6. When providing medical assistance to a person experiencing a seizure, the best procedure is to ________________.
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• hold the person down, insert a non-metallic object between the person’s teeth, and seek medical assistance
• hold the person down, loosen any restrictive clothing, and seek the assistance of family members
• protect the victim, wait for the seizure to end, loosen any restrictive clothing, and correctly position the person (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• none of the above
7
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7. A person suffering from low blood sugar may be recognized by which of the following sign(s)?
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• excellent coordination
• clear mental awareness
• staggering (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• none of the above
8
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8. A person suffering from a heat stroke will have what type of skin temperature/color?
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• Normal/clammy
• Elevated/red (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Normal/pale
• none of the above
9
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9. _______________ should be notified of a suspected overdose and/or the administration of an opioid antagonist?
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• The person’s family
• Dispatch (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• The chief or sheriff
• None of the above
10
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1. Law enforcement officers are generally immune from liability for the administration of emergency medical care unless their actions are ___________.
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• appropriate
• successful
• willful and wanton misconduct (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• none of the above.
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2. It is generally best to wait for emergency medical personnel to arrive and to transport an injured person rather than transport the person in a patrol vehicle.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
12
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3. When providing medical assistance, officers should recognize these two different types of bleeding.
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• Superficial and exterior
• Interior and excessive
• Internal and external (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• None of the above
13
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4. When providing medical assistance to a person in shock, which of the following procedures should be used?
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• Have the person lie on the ground, raise the legs 8-12 inches, keep the victim warm (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• Have the person the lie on the ground, raise the legs 12-24inches, and keep the person cool
• Have the person lie on the ground, raise the legs 12-24 inches, and keep the person warm
• None of the above
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6. When providing medical assistance to a person who has just experienced a seizure, medical assistance should be requested when the _______.
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• person is not known to have epilepsy
• seizure has lasted more than five minutes
• person is slow to recover
• all of the above (Correct Answer/ Your Answer)
15
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7. A person suffering from low blood sugar may be recognized by which of the following sign(s)?
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• poor coordination
• disorientation
• staggering
• all of the above (Correct Answer/ Your Answer)
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8. When providing medical assistance to a person with heat exhaustion, which of the following procedures should be used?
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• Have the person sit in the shade, provide the person with lightly salted water, and apply wet towels to the person’s body (Correct Answer)
• Have the person stand and apply ice packs to the person’s armpits and groin area
• Have the person lie down in the heat, provide the person with a sports drink, and apply ice packs to the person’s armpits and groin area
• None of the above
17
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1. Law enforcement officers are generally immune from liability for the administration of emergency medical care, including the administration of an opioid antagonist.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
18
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4. When providing medical assistance to a person in shock, the person should lie on the ground, with the feet raised _______, and kept warm.
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• 4 to 8 inches
• 8 to 12 inches (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• 12 to 24 inches
• None of the above
19
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6. When providing medical assistance to a person experiencing a seizure, the best procedure is to hold the person down and insert a non-metallic object between the person’s teeth.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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7. When providing medical assistance to a person known to be diabetic with low blood sugar and who is able to swallow, the best procedure is to provide a fast-acting sugar, such as ½ a can of soda or 4 ounces of orange juice.
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• True (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• False
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9. Agencies are not required to possess an opioid antagonist and/or have a written policy to cover training and deployment; the officer must be trained by EMS.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
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5. When providing medical assistance to a person with a guillotine type of amputation, the severed appendage should be directly submerged in ice to increase the possibility of surgical reattachment.
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• True
• False (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
23
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9. The administration of an opioid antagonist should only be used for a suspected or confirmed overdose of ____________.
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• alcohol
• heroin (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
• cannabis
• all of the above
24
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2. The decision to transport an injured or ill person in a patrol unit will depend on _______________.
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• the nature of the injury.
• the location of the incident.
• department policy/procedure.
• all of the above (Correct Answer / Your Answer)
25
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8. A person suffering from heat exhaustion will have what type of skin temperature/color?
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• Elevated/pale (Your Answer)
• Normal/pale (Correct Answer)
• Elevated/blue
• none of the above