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...


II. Questions (1-2)


       1. Answer: Based on individual and community conduct, standards imposed by force of law, and

           professional or institutional standards.

                   Question: What is standard of conduct?

        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


                     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?