Quiz 1.1

  1. "Case" law and "judge-made" law are other names for _____ law.

    B. legislative
  2. Components  of a paramedic's education include all of the following, EXCEPT:

    A. disciplinary action
  3. Standard precautions are utilized on the assumption that:

    D. the blood and body fluids of all patients are potentially infectious
  4. The acronym ANOVA stands for:

    B. Analysis of variance
  5. The duties and skills paramedics are allowed and expected to perform while carrying out their jobs are called the:

    B. Scope of practice
  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?

    C. The patient should be informed before procedures are performed, and the student should be allowed to proceed only with the patient's consent
  7. The transfer of care to the receiving facility staff should always include:

    D. Giving a formal verbal briefing
  8. To minimize the stress of shift work, on their days off paramedics should sleep:

    B. at the times they sleep on workdays
  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:

    B. Confidentiality
  10. Which of the following certification levels is currently NOT recognized by the National EMS Scope of Practice model?

    A. Critical Care Paramedic
  11. Medical audits, research, and policy changes can improve patient care through information collected from:

    A. pre-hospital care reports
  12. All of the following are matters of civil law, EXCEPT:

    D. Homicide
  13. A specific question that a research study sets out to answer is called the:

    D. Hypothesis
  14. In a lawsuit in which a paramedic has been charged with negligence, the paramedic is called the:

    B. defendant
  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.

    C. Restraint asphyxia
  16. Which of the following choices best explains the difference between an EMT-Intermediate and an EMT-Paramedic?

    D. Scope of practice
  17. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of physical fitness?

    B. increased irritablity
  18. The emergency medical dispatcher has just finished interrogating a called.  The next step would be for the dispatcher to:

    B. follow established guidelines to determine the appropriate level of response
  19. When comparing and contrasting between a retrospective and prospective study, which of the following is a TRUE statement?

    B. Prospective studies have greater validity than retrospective studies
  20. The National EMS Education Instructional Guidelines are divided into three domains of learning.  The affective domain refers to which of the following:

    A. Attitudes, values, and emotions
  21. As part of a healthy diet to control weight, you should:

    B. eat low calorie snacks
  22. Which of the following can increase the risk of back injury?

    D. all of the above
  23. The prehospital care report is all of the following, EXCEPT a(n):

    B. public record
  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:

    B. interpersonal justifiability test
  25. A(n) _____ system uses a computer to route transmissions to the first available frequency.

    A. trunked
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Quiz 1.1
Quiz 1.1 - Intro to Advanced pre-hospital care, safety & wellness, med legal, ethics, public health, communications