EMT Jeopardy

  EMT Jeopardy Instructor Guide Level of Instruction: Time Required: One to Two Hours Materials:• Chalk Board or White Board • Questions as Provided • Game Board (create on chalk/white board) • Individual to keep score and watch for...

   2. Answer: There was a duty to act, you acted above your standard of care, and the patient suffered further injury.

Question: What is gross negligence?

   3. Answer: Leaving a patient before turning him or her over to someone of the same or higher level of care.

Question: What is abandonment?

   4. Answer: Allows you to treat an unconscious patient.

Question: What is implied consent?

   5. Answer: Protects the emergency care provider from civil law suits.

Question: What is the Good Samaritan Law.


   1. Answer: The point farthest away from the body or attaching point.

Question: What is distal?

   2. Answer: The back surface of the body.

Question: What is posterior?

   3. Answer: The topographical term meaning towards the feet.

Question: What is inferior?

   4. Answer: Movement towards the midline.

Question: What is adduction?

   5. Answer: The clavicles, scapula, and sternum.

Question: What are the parts of the thorax (thoracic cavity)?


   1. Answer: Where the spleen is located.

Question: What is the left, upper quadrant.

   2. Answer: Consists of the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries.

Question: What is the circulatory system?

   3. Answer: The tenth to fourteenth pairs of ribs.

Question: Which are most commonly fractured?

   4. Answer: The system responsible for removing waste gases.

Question: What is the respiratory system?

   5. Answer: The system responsible for taking oxygen to the body tissues.

Question: What is the circulatory system.

   6. Extra question (if needed)

Answer: The organ that can be injured from a sharp blow to the back.

Question: What is the kidney?


   1. Answer: The bluish, gray skin coloring resulting from asphyxia.

Question: What is cyanosis?

   2. Answer: Pulse, blood pressure, respiration, and relative skin temperature.

Question: What are vital signs?

   3. Answer: What the patient tells you he or she is feeling.

Question: What is a symptom?

   4. Answer: 60 to 80 times per minute.

Question: What is the average pulse rate for an adult?

   5. Answer: 12 to 20 times per minute.

Question: What is the average respiratory rate for an adult?

   6. EXTRA: Answer: The acronym used to find contusions, punctures, lacerations, etc.

Question: What is DCAPBTLS?

   7. EXTRA: Answer: Taken for thirty seconds and multiplied by 2.

Question: What are pulse and respiratory rates?


   1. Answer: Used to check for pulselessness on an unconscious, adult patient.

Question: What is the carotid pulse?

   2. Answer: The first action that an EMT would take when coming upon an unconscious person.

Question: What is determine responsiveness?

   3. Answer: When breathing and heart action stops.

Question: What is clinical death?

   4. Answer: First action to take when a patient is not breathing.

Question: What is give two breaths?

   5. Answer: From birth to one year of age.

Question: What is an infant?


   1. Answer: Should be treated by repositioning the airway and reducing the size of ventilations.

Question: What is stomach (gastric) distention?

   2. Answer: Repeat 6 to 10 abdominal thrusts until the patient becomes unconscious.

Question: What is the treatment of a complete obstruction in a conscious adult?

   3. Answer: Alternate back blows, chest thrusts, and ventilation attempts.

Question: How do you clear an infant's obstructed airway?

   4. Answer: The technique used to provide ventilations to a patient with a fractured mandible.

Question: What is mouth-to-nose ventilation?

May accept mouth to mask with further explanation.

   5. Answer: Modified jaw thrust.

Question: What is the technique used to open the airway in a patient with suspected cervical injuries.